Investindustrial and The Carlyle Group created a global high-end interior design group that brings together a collection of powerful and complementary brands like Flos, B&B Italia and Louis Poulsen. DVRCAPITAL co-invested alongaside Carlyle.
The new group is one of the first of its kind, focusing on the high-end design market made by B&B Italia Group active in the furniture segment, and Flos and Louis Poulsen active in the lighting market. All three companies are established and well regarded for their unique, iconic products, notably including B&B Italia’s Up chair by Gaetano Pesce, the Arco lamp designed for Flos by the Castiglioni brothers, and Louis Poulsen’s PH 5 lamp, designed by Poul Henningsen. DVRCAPITAL acquired a minority stake in the Company | November 2018