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July 25th, 2017Natixis Partners advised ICG and other minority shareholders, on their disposal of the Staci Group to Cobepa, associated to Management

Staci is a pan-European B2B logistic solutions & services provider, specializing in retail logistics. With an unrivalled expertise in the preparation of multi-references packages, single-unit picking and in the distribution to...

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July 11th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Synerlab Group, the niche pharmaceutical manufacturing expert controlled by 21 Centrale Partners, for the refinancing of its existing debt

Synerlab refinanced its existing debt by setting up a new €M 160 financing arranged and subscribed by its current partner ICG together with Goldman Sachs. Synerlab will benefit from additional financial resources to finance its future...

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June 26th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Philippe Ginestet Group for the acquisition of the French textile and bazaar group Tati

GPG, holding of Philippe Ginestet, strengthens its specialized retail activity thanks to the acquisition of the main assets of Tati from Eram Group, former parent company. Created in 1993, GPG carries out activities of retail, real estate,...

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June 6th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Tikehau Capital for the sale of its stake in Asten Santé to the La Poste Group

Tikehau Capital alongside Gemmes Venture and pioneering associations in chronic disease management, sold a minority stake in Asten Santé to La Poste. Asten Santé is an innovative healthcare group and a leading player in the home...

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April 28th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Denis Dumont for the reorganization of its ownership structure

Ardian, the independent private investment company, announced the signing of a deal to acquire a majority stake in Prosol group, the principal player of Grand Frais, the quality fresh food retailer. Denis Dumont, founder and majority...

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April 20th, 2017Natixis Partners advised PAI Partners to sell Cerba Healthcare to Partners Group et PSP Investments

Partners Group and PSP Investments have finalized the acquisition of Cerba HealthCare, a leading European operator of clinical pathology laboratories, from PAI Partners. Partners Group, the global private markets investment manager,...

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April 13th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Natixis on the disposal of French business intelligence provider Ellisphere, a subsidiary of Natixis, to the pan-European private equity firm AnaCap

AnaCap Financial Partners (« AnaCap »), the specialist European financial services private equity firm, has acquired Ellisphere, a leading French business intelligence company, from Natixis SA. A historic market leader in the business...

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April 6th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Abénex for the acquisition of a minority stake of LP Promotion

Abénex acquired a minority stake in the share capital of LP Promotion, the leading real estate development group in the South-West of France, and will support the group in its new growth initiatives. The operation allows a...

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March 20th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Activa Capital, the minority shareholders and the managers of Findis for the sale of the Group to Naxicap

Findis is the French leader of the B2B2C’s home furnishing products distribution: mainly household appliances, image and sound, but also DIY and gardening products and cookware and dining products (35,000 references). Findis also indirectly...

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February 28th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Yeled Invest, majority shareholder of Orchestra-Prémaman (OP), in the framework of the issuance of bonds redeemable into existing OP shares that was entirely subscribed by CM CIC Investissement

Orchestra-Prémaman is a specialized retailer, the European market leader in children’s apparel and childcare equipment. The Group was founded in 1995 in Montpellier, France and manages a network of more than 650 stores. The Group has more than...

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February 15th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Cerea Capital, Bpifrance and the managers of Ipackchem for the sale of the Group to Sagard

Ipackchem designs and manufactures high performance and UN (United Nations) certified rigid plastic containers, enabling the transportation of products which permeability, contamination and evaporation constraints are critical. Those products...

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January 24th, 2017Natixis Partners advised Pragma Capital and Jean-Luc Bret, founding partner, on the disposal of La Croissanterie to CM-CIC Investissement alongside the Management

Created in 1977, La Croissanterie is one of the leading players in the French style fast food market in France with a network of c.250 outlets, generating approximately €100m outlet revenues. The Group has shifted towards a...

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January 12th, 2017Natixis Partners advised the Rebouah family in the disposal of its 54.11% stake in Tessi to HLDI and HLD Europe

Natixis Partners advised the Rebouah family in the disposal of its 54.11% stake in Tessi to HLDI and HLD Europe. The company Pixel Holding, owned by HLDI and HLD Europe, realized today the acquisition of 54.11% of the capital and 53.97%...

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December 21st, 2016Natixis Partners advised Capzanine and its management in relation to the disposal of Laboratoires Polivé to a Chinese group listed in Hong-Kong

Laboratoires Polivé manages Dodie, a leading historical French brand, initially created by L’Oréal in the 1950s. The Dodie brand is dedicated to the juvenile accessories market and especially well known for its baby bottle range. 100% of...

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December 15th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Dalkia in the disposal of a majority interest in a portfolio of gas-powered cogeneration plants to Amundi Energy Transition

Amundi Energy Transition (AET) has completed the acquisition of a majority interest in a portfolio of gas-powered cogeneration plants from Dalkia, a leading French energy services company. This is AET’s first transaction and is valued at over...

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December 6th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Galiena Capital with respect to the sale of their minority stake in Groupe Flexdev

Based in St Etienne, France, Groupe Flexdev is specialized in heat-transfer technologies for textile applications. Groupe Flexdev’s sales stood at c.€35m in FY2015. The Group enjoys double digit growth in a highly profitable sector with high...

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October 4th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Group HILD shareholders led by Abénex in the disposal of their stakes to Chequers Capital, alongside M. Didier Namy, President of the Group

Chequers Capital, alongside M. Didier Namy, President of the Group, and the Management, completed the acquisition of HILD in the context of a secondary LBO. After the buy-out in 2011 from the Hild family, with the support of Abénex, the...

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September 29th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Eurazeo for the acquisition of a majority stake of Assurcopro, French joint ownership insurance brokerage group

Assurcopro welcomes Eurazeo as new majority shareholder, with the two founders renewing their investment alongside the management. This transaction will enable the group to speed up the development of...

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September 27th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Vignal Lighting Group - held by Eurazeo PME - to refinance its existing debt

On the occasion of the acquisition of the business carried by the swiss Group C.E.A., Vignal Lighting Group proceeded to a complete refinancing of its existing senior debt as well as a refinancing of its quasi equity instruments held by its...

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September 7th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Partners Group for the acquisition of Foncia

Natixis Partners advised Partners Group for the acquisition – together with Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec and China Capital Corporation – of Foncia, European leader in residential real estate and property management services, from...

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July 28th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Digital Virgo’s shareholders for the reorganization of its ownership structure

Digital Virgo welcomes a new group of shareholders led by Sofival associated to BNP Paribas Développement. As one of the historical shareholders and part of the capital for more than 8 years, 21 Centrale Partners renews its confidence in the...

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July 27th, 2016Naxicap Partners, alongside the Management, completed the acquisition of Texa (secondary LBO), the leader in loss adjustment and services for insurance companies, from Apax Partners.

Created in 1987 through the merger of six independent companies, Texa has become the undisputed leader of loss adjustment and services to insurers. Historically specialized in large technical risks, the Group has built over the years a...

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July 6th, 2016Natixis Partners advised the Gifi Group with respect to the set-up of a financial and operational partnership with the Belgian group Trafic

Gifi, France’s leading budget-friendly homeware and family goods brand, accelerate its international expansion by partnering with the Belgian group Trafic. Family groups Gifi and Trafic, respectively mainly present in France and Belgium, have...

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June 30th, 2016Airbus Group and Safran have finalized the creation of their Airbus Safran Launchers 50/50 joint venture, a leader in the European space industry.
Natixis Partners, advisor of Safran.

On June 30th 2016, Airbus Group and Safran have finalized the creation of Airbus Safran Launchers, which becomes a fully-fledged operational company. Finalization of the original agreement signed in December 2014. JV becomes a fully-integrated...

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June 24th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Sequana in the disposal of Arjowiggins Healthcare to Meeschaert Private Equity

Arjowiggins (Sequana Group) completed the sale of Arjowiggins Healthcare to Meeschaert Private Equity in partnership with the company's executive management team. The proceeds from the sale will help strengthen Arjowiggins' financing...

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June 22nd, 2016Natixis Partners advised The Carlyle Group for the disposal of Marle to IK Investment Partners

Natixis Partners advised The Carlyle Group for the disposal of a majority stake in Marle International SAS (“Marle” or “the Company”), to IK Investment Partners, an independent implant contract manufacturing company in Europe. Carlyle’s Europe...

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June 10th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Edouard Denis and MBO Partenaires with respect to the sale of a majority stake in Group Edouard Denis to Nexity

Nexity acquired a 55% stake in the share capital of the real estate development group Edouard Denis from Mr Edouard Denis and the investment fund MBO Partenaires. The remaining 45% stake will be retained by Mr Edouard Denis, founder of the...

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June 10th, 2016Natixis Partners advised 21 Centrale Partners in the sale of CMG Sports Club

Founded in 1979, CMG Sports Club is Paris’ fitness industry leader, thanks to a large network of 23 sports clubs in Paris and its close suburbs. Strong of 64 000 members, CMG stands out by the proximity and personal support offered to...

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June 10th, 2016Natixis Partners advised 21 Centrale Partners and SEC Partners in the sale of Silhouette Wellness

Founded in 2003, Silhouette is one of Switzerland’s fitness industry’s leaders, thanks to a large network of 22 sports clubs located between Geneva, Zurich and the canton of Vaud. Strong of a sound basis of 30 000 members, Silhouette...

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June 1st, 2016Natixis Partners advised b2s and its shareholders for the reorganisation of its ownership structure

b2s is a top player of BPO-CRM industry in France and generates €150 million of sales in a wide range of diversified services, of which consulting services, telesales, debt collection, customer services and technical assistance. The Group...

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May 26th, 2016Silverfleet Capital acquires Coventya together with its Management from Equistone

Founded in 1927, Coventya is a Paris headquartered company with a strong international presence. The Group manufactures and supplies  specialty chemicals used for surface treatment. Thanks to its capacity to innovate and the quality of its...

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May 19th, 2016Natixis Partners advises Pragma Capital on the disposal of Sandaya Group to Apax Partners alongside the Management

Established in 2010 by François Georges and Xavier Guilbert with the financial support of Pragma Capital, Sandaya Group is a key player in the French outdoor accommodation market. The Group has been built through acquisitions, the latest ones...

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April 21st, 2016Natixis Partners advised Denis Dumont, founder of Prosol Group, and Abenex with respect to its shareholder reorganization, leading to the investment of a pool of investors led by Sagard, associated to Siparex, Five Arrows and Carvest

Founded by Denis Dumont, Prosol Group was at the origin of the Grand Frais concept, reproducing in urban peripheries, within 1,000 sqm stores, the concept of city markets with a complete and large offer of fresh quality products at competitive...

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March 30th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Batisanté Group - held by European Capital - to refinance its existing debt

Batisanté proceeded to a complete refinancing of its existing senior debt as well as a partial refinancing of its mezzanine debt by the contraction of a new bank loan organized and underwritten by BNP Paribas, Bank of Ireland and Société...

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March 16th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Bridgepoint Development Capital with respect to the sale of Pénélope to LFPI, together with BPI France and the Management

Established in 1971, Pénélope is the French n°2 actor in the hostess services segment with more than 20% of market share. The Group also operates in operational marketing, telemarketing and event services. With revenues of more than €110m and...

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February 19th, 2016Astorg Partners together with its co-investor Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division acquire HRA Pharma

Established in 1996, headquartered in Paris with sales and marketing subsidiaries across Europe, HRA Pharma is a leading player in women’s health and rare diseases in endocrinology. The company is a European leader in emergency contraception,...

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February 17th, 2016Natixis Partners advised the owners of Chéreau with respect to the sale of a majority of its shares to Miura

Established in 1953, Chéreau is the French n°1 and European n°3 manufacturer of refrigerated vehicles. Present on 20 countries, Chéreau sales more than 3 000 units per year and generated more than €170m of revenues in 2015 (including 40%...

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February 3rd, 2016Natixis Partners advised Monosem family shareholders for the disposal of the Group to John Deere

Natixis Partners advised Monosem family shareholders for the disposal of the Group to John Deere, the worldwide leader in the agricultural machinery industry Founded in 1948 and owned by the Ribouleau family for three generations,...

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January 27th, 2016Natixis Partners co-advised IK Investment Partners (alongside ING) in the context of the acquisition of CID Lines

Natixis Partners co-advised IK Investment Partners (alongside ING) in the context of the acquisition of CID Lines, a manufacturer of cleaning agents and disinfectants for the agricultural production, for the transport industries and for food...

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January 19th, 2016Natixis Partners advised the founders of Finance Active for Capzanine investment into the Group

Founded in 2000 by Patrice Chatard and Jacques Descourtieux, Finance Active offers SaaS platforms to financial decision-makers in order to assist them in the management of debts, guarantees or foreign exchange risks. More than 10,000...

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January 12th, 2016Sale of AMS to IP Santé, supported by HLD, UI Gestion and SRS
Natixis Partners advised LBO Partners, Capzanine and CM-CIC Capital Privé on sell-side

AMS Group, which was created in 1995, is one of the largest homecare players in France. The Group operates on home respiratory assistance (HRA), insulin therapy, perfusion and nutrition activities. AMS ensures the supply and the maintenance of...

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January 7th, 2016Natixis Partners advised Omnes Capital, Parquest Capital and Vivalto with respect to the sale of Vivalto Santé to a consortium led by CDC International Capital together with Mubadala, MACSF and Vivalto

Vivalto Santé is one of the leading private hospitals groups in France with close to 1,000 health practitioners operating across 14 facilities and providing care to approximately 300,000 patients annually. Established in 2009 by Daniel...

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December 31st, 2015Natixis Partners advised Carlson WagonLit Travel with respect to the sale of Havas Voyages to Marietton group

Carlon Wagonlit Travel France, one of the world’s leading business travel management groups, has agreed to sell Havas Voyages to Voyages Marietton, backed by Edmond de Rothschild and Siparex. Created in 1938, Havas Voyages is a French...

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December 22nd, 2015Reorganisation of the share capital of Proplast Group. Natixis Partners advised the family shareholders of Proplast Group

Based in Flines-lez-Raches, the family group Proplast, created in 1990 by Pierre Berthe (Ernst & Young 2015 entrepreneur of the year award for the Northern region), is a leader in the food plastic packaging industry under two activities....

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September 24th, 2015Natixis Partners advised the shareholders of Balt Extrusion for its partnership with Bridgepoint

Established in 1977 by the Plowiecki family, Balt Extrusion is one of the leading and most innovative suppliers of neurovascular devices to all major French and international hospitals active in the field of  interventional Neuroradiology....

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July 31st, 2015Natixis Partners, advisor to AXA in the acquisition of a 18.6% stake in Eranove, a leading West African utility company

Thanks to the acquisition of a 18.6% stake in Eranove from Bouygues SA, AXA becomes a reference and long-term investor alongside Emerging Capital Partners (ECP), the majority shareholder since 2009. In a context of accelerating its...

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July 30th, 2015Reorganisation of the share capital of Datawords
Natixis partners advised the shareholders of Datawords

A new group of investors led by Cathay Capital, supported by Keensight Capital and BPI France acquires a majority stake in Datawords’ capital. Capzanine, which supported the group since 2011, is renewing its trust in the project. ...

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July 30th, 2015Debt refinancing of Elitech
Natixis Partners advised Ergon Capital

Elitech refinanced its existing debt package through a new syndicated bank loan arranged by Bank of Ireland. Elitech Group is a manufacturer of In-Vitro diagnostics equipment and laboratory reagents with sales of €120M in more than 100...

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July 29th, 2015Reorganisation of the share capital of Circet Group
Natixis Partners advised the founding partners of Circet Group

CM-CIC Investissement becomes the reference shareholder of Circet Group through an investment of 40M€. Created in 1993, Circet is an engineering group specialized in the deployment and maintenance of telecom infrastructures, contracting...

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July 28th, 2015Sale of Stella Group (La Toulousaine – Profalux – Eveno) to ICG
Natixis Partners advised Equistone and the other shareholders of Stella Group

Equistone Partners Europe, majority shareholder of Stella Group since June 2010, LFPI Gestion and CM-CIC Investissement have agreed to sell the group to ICG. The new shareholder which has achieved with this transaction a new majority equity...

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July 22nd, 2015OBO of Isla Delice, led by IDI
Natixis Partners advised the founding partners and Isla Delice

IDI, a quoted group specialized in capital investment, acquires a 49% equity stake in Isla Delice Group alongside its founders. Naxicap, a minority investor since 2011, sold its shares. Founded in 1990, Isla Delice is a major player in...

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July 9th, 2015Sale of Vacalians to Permira.
Natixis Partners advised 21 Centrale Partners and the shareholders of Vacalians

21 Centrale Partners (the reference shareholder of Vacalians Group since 2011) has agreed to sell its stake to Permira, a private equity  firm managing assets worth €25bn. Permira will support the management and historical shareholders...

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July 9th, 2015Sale of Cenexi to Cathay Capital.
Natixis Partners advised the shareholders of Cenexi

Chequers Capital (the reference shareholder of Cenexi Group since 2008) has agreed to sell its shareholding to Cathay Capital, a private equity group specialized in investing in Chinese, European and North-American companies. Cathay Capital was...

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May 28th, 2015Sale of Exclusive Networks to Cobepa
Natixis Partners advised the shareholders of Exclusive Networks

A group of investors led by Cobepa has acquired the share capital held by Omnes Capital in Exclusive Networks. The €1.6bn Belgium fund teamed up with Société Générale Capital Partners and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, the latter...

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January 20th, 2015Natixis Partners was mandated to advise the shareholders of Safic-Alcan, among which Parquest Capital, majority shareholder, in the disposal of the group

Safic-Alcan is among the largest European suppliers of specialty chemicals. Safic-Alcan generated 2014 revenues of €370M and 2014 EBITDA of €27.5M. Following the first round of a restricted auction process, the transaction was preempted...

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