A leader in high-end residential and commercial furniture design. Investindustrial invested in Knoll via a convertible preferred stock deal which made Investindustrial the company’s largest shareholder.
Knoll, founded in 1938 in New York City, is an iconic brand and one of the market leaders in the high-end commercial and residential furniture market in North America. Knoll is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (Ticker: NYSE:KNL).
Knoll is well known for furniture pieces such as the Tulip Chair by Eero Saarinen, Barcelona Chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, or the Wassily Chair by Marcel Breuer. Many of the company's products are on permanent display at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC.
Knoll’s constellation of design-driven brands and people enable clients to create inspired modern interiors. Its internationally recognised portfolio includes furniture, textiles, leathers, lighting, accessories, and architectural and acoustical elements.
In recent years, Knoll has completed several key strategic transactions, including the acquisitions of leading Scandinavian brand Muuto and Fully, an Oregon-based ecommerce furniture brand that pioneered direct-to-consumer sales of high-quality, high-performance adjustable height desks, ergonomic chairs and accessories principally for individual home offices and small businesses.
Knoll has over 3,700 employees, is headquartered in East Greenville, Pennsylvania and has manufacturing sites in North America (East Greenville, Buffalo, New Milford, Getzville, Muskegon and Toronto) and Italy (Foligno and Graffignana).
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|Exit date:||May 2021|
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