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Stirling Square Capital Partners wins the Real Deals Private Equity Award 2012 – Mediterranean Deal of the Year, for its investment in Microtecnica

April 2012

London, 17 April 2012 - Real Deals Magazine has awarded Stirling Square Capital Partners the Private Equity Award 2012 (Mediterranean Deal of the Year) for its investment in Microtecnica.

The award is made annually by Real Deals Magazine in conjunction with CASS Business School for deals exited in the previous year. CASS Business School review all the private equity deal exits in the year and recommend those which demonstrate the best aspects of private equity ownership.

A pre-eminent panel of judges from the private equity market then determine the winner. For Microtecnica, the judges made particular reference to the multiple strands of change implemented during the period of private equity ownership and the text book example of value creation.

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About Stirling Square Capital Partners
Stirling Square Capital Partners is a private equity firm which invests in mid-market companies with enterprise values of between €50m and €500m.  The firm manages two funds, totalling €777m capital under management and has made seventeen investments since it was established in 2003.

About Microtecnica
Based in Turin and operating three plants in total across Northern Italy, Microtecnica is a diversified global provider of highly engineered innovative flight critical products to the aerospace and defence industries.

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For Stirling Square
Fergus Wheeler at FTI Consulting:
+44 (20) 7269 7259