Date of investment
Previous round of investment(s)
2009, 2013, 2014
Deal type
Niche Manufacturing

Aquafil I – Realised

Aquafil II – Realised

Aquafil III – Realised

Aquafil IV – Realised

A world leading player in the production of nylon filaments

Aquafil is a world leading player in the production of nylon filaments for textile floorings and of synthetic fibres for the apparel and sports industries. The company has a presence in seven countries on three continents with 16 plants employing more than 2,900 people in Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Thailand and China.

  • The company has an excellent financial track record and a leading market position on a global scale
  • Aquafil has pioneered the use of recycled materials in its manufacturing process, providing it with a leading-edge technology advantage with much value: the Econyl project (first Nylon 6 fibre in the world made by 100% recycled material)
  • The Company is managed by an outstanding, successful and highly professional management team led by Giulio Bonazzi.
    The principle and the story behind the creation of ECONYL® brand, 100% regenerated nylon