Rhone Group – a global private equity firm
Rhone OriginsRhone was established in 1996. It is a global private equity firm with more than €3 billion under management. Rhone focus on private equity investments in market leading businesses with a pan-European or transatlantic presence and expansion prospects.
PhilosophyRhone’s investment philosophy includes the development of strong, strategic partnerships with the companies in which it invests. Rhonee has offices in London and New York and currently holds investments in a diversified portfolio of companies, including investments in the following:
LondonIn 2011, Rhone Group moved from their Knightsbridge office to Mayfair’s 40 Bruton Street, signing a 10-year lease for the top 3 floors covering 8,000 square feet, at £105 per sq ft. This marked the highest rent achieved in the West End.
Extract taken from the Wall Street JournalPrivate-equity firm Rhone Group is nearing a deal to buy packaging manufacturer Ranpak Corp., according to people familiar with the matter. The deal will value Ranpak at roughly $900 million, including debt, and could be announced in coming days, one of the people said. Ranpak, based in Concord Township, Ohio, traces its roots to 1972, and manufactures paper-based packaging for more than 25,000 companies in the electronics, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical industries, among others. The company in May completed the acquisition of Geami Ltd., a smaller rival that makes a paper-based alternative to materials like bubble wrap. Links: