Abenex sells Hild group


Manufacturing of drainage and sealing products

Hild distributes its products via a network of 22 points of sales and a B2B channel mainly composed of large houses builders and “Do It Yourself” chains. Hild operates two main factories (East of France and the Paris area). Products sold are mainly made of copper and zinc for rainwater and drainage systems, while gas flue systems related products are mostly made of stainless steel.

Date of capital investment

January 2011

Type of deal




Number of employees


Date of transfer

October 2016

Type of transfer

Secondary LBO to Chequers Capital
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