Portefeuille

Capzanine 4 Private Debt
https://www.eurodommages.fr/
Wholesale insurance broker, specialized in aggravated risks
2017 sales €14M
Unitranche July 2018

Founded in 1995, Eurodommages is one of the leaders of the wholesale insurance brokerage market in France. Specialized in aggravated risks for the automobile insurance market (“conducteurs malusés”, drivers having at some point lost their driving license…), Eurodommages plays a central role in the insurance value chain by acting as an intermediate between the brokers and the insurance companies.

  • Chairman: Yann Dévrillon
  • Nature of the deal: LBO
  • Date of investment: July 2018
Capzanine 3
https://www.questel.com
Service provider on the industrial property segment
2017 sales €45M
MBO July 2018

Founded in 1978, Questel is a software publisher and consultancy firm specialising in intellectual property, and one of the world’s leading companies on this sector.Questel’s SaaS (software as a Service) solutions and consultancy services cover the entire innovation cycle, from idea to product: competitive and technological intelligence, invention capture, prior-art research, freedom-to-operate, and patent and licence portfolio valuation. Questel  is a French company and also established in Washington, Tokyo and Shanghai. It counts among its 3,000 clients major French and international groups, such as IBM, Michelin, Safran, etc.

  • Implication of Capzanine in 2015
  • Nature of the deal: MBO

 

 

Capzanine 4 Private Debt
https://www.questel.com
Service provider on the industrial property segment
2017 sales €45M
Unitranche July 2018

Questel, a provider of intellectual property software and services, is one of the global leaders in its market. It sells its solutions to 3,000 clients in more than thirty countries. Since 2015, Questel has seen strong growth boosted in particular by five acquisitions, including that of ITIP, a US company specialising in international patent filing, in February 2017. Based in Paris, Questel now has locations in the United States, Japan and China, and currently employs some 250 people.

  • Chairman: Charles Besson
  • Nature of the deal: LBO
  • Date of investment: July 2018

 

Capzanine 4 Private Debt
https://www.goikogrill.com/en/
Leading gourmet-burger restaurant chain in Spain
2017 sales €26M
Unitranche June 2018

Founded in 2013 by Andoni Goicoechea, Goiko Grill is the leading gourmet-burger restaurant chain in Spain. Goiko Grill serves its customers with premium burgers, at affordable prices made with local ingredients and served in a warm atmosphere.
In just five years, Goiko Grill has grown rapidly and now operates some 44 restaurants in 8 Spanish cities, being one of the country's leading chains. Goiko Grill is based in Madrid and currently employs more than 500 people.

  • Chairman: Andoni Goicoechea
  • Nature of the deal: LBO
  • Date of investment: June 2018
Capzanine 4 Private Debt
https://www.evernex.com/
Leader in third-party IT maintenance
2017 sales €81M
Unitranche June 2018

Founded in 1983 and initially focused on IT spare part trading, Evernex has become a global leader in high value IT hardware maintenance, offering quality of service commitments for servers, storage facilities and network infrastructures. The Group employs around 430 people in its 27 branches on all continents and covers 160 countries.

  • Chairman: Stanislas Pilot
  • Nature of the deal: Refinancing
  • Date of investment: June 2018
Capzanine 4 Private Debt
https://www.neoxam.com/
Global financial software provider
2017 sales €62M
Unitranche June 2018

Founded in 2014, Neoxam is specialized in the edition of back, middle and front office software solutions mainly dedicated to major asset managers and investment funds. The group employs around 400 people and has branches in Europe, the USA, Singapore, China, Hong-Kong, Tunisia and South Africa.

  • Chairman: Serge Delpla
  • Nature of the deal: LBO
  • Date of investment: June 2018
Capzanine 4 Flex Equity
https://www.hsoftware.com/
Tech provider to financial industry
2017 sales €12 M
LBO June 2018

From its inception in 1998, Horizon has worked with investment banks in the design of its first electronic trading platform. Today, with 90 clients in 26 countries and connectivity to over 70 exchanges, multi award-winning Horizon provides advanced trading technology for investment banks, brokers and hedge funds.

Horizon's trading platform provides immediate access to a comprehensive range of features and the ability to execute sophisticated strategies and workflows through powerful customisation. The company, which employs 100 people, is headquartered in Paris with offices in France and operations worldwide, as well as a strong footprint in the APAC region

  • Chairman: Jean-Marc Delfarguiel
  • Nature of the deal: LBO
  • Date of investment: June 2018
Capzanine 3
http://www.ecsgroup.aero
World leader on GSA sector
2017 sales €83m
Secondary MBO May 2018

The European Cargo Service (ECS) Group was created in 1998, following the merger of several General Service Agents. Since then, the Roissy-based French group has established a major international presence through organic growth and acquisitions. It currently provides services to over 120 airlines in 32 countries, thanks to 54 subsidiaries and around 400 employees worldwide. The acknowledged leader on this sector, the group posted sales of € 414 m in 2012.

  • Chairman: Bertrand Schmoll
  • Type of operation: Secondary MBO 
  • Initial investment date: march 2013

After being backed by the funds Chequers for seven years, the air freight company has joined Alpha, with Capzanine acting as the mezzanine arranger, in partnership with management, led by Managing Director Mr Bertrand Schmoll.
ECS, which was named the best GSA in 2011 and 2012 at the World Air Cargo Awards, wants to continue its international development and focus expansion efforts on emerging markets, such as Asia and Latin America. 

Capzanine 4 Private Debt
https://www.magix.com/
Leading international multimedia software house
2017 sales €34 M
Unitranche May 2018

Founded in 1993, Magix provides software for designing, editing, archiving and presenting videos, music, photos, graphics and websites. Its solutions go beyond the PC platform and include seamlessly integrated online and mobile applications as well as cloud services. The company is one of the pioneers in Virtual Reality editing and markets its products to 15 million users in 179 countries across the globe. Via its academy, Magix also offers personalised training courses in Europe.


Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Magix has internationally diversified operations employing 243 people (mostly engineers) in Germany, the US, Canada, UK and the Netherlands.

  • Chairman: Klaus Schmidt
  • Nature of the deal: Unitranche
  • Date of investment: May 2018

 

Capzanine 4 Private Debt
https://www.iadfrance.fr/
Digital platform for real estate intermediation
2017 sales €112 M
Unitranche April 2018

Founded in 2008, I@D is a digital platform for real estate intermediation, which provides trainings and operational support required for the sale of residential properties to a network of independent, self-employed real estate consultants working from home and on the field. I@D has become in 10 years the first French network of real estate intermediaries without brickand-mortar agencies. In 2017, its network of more than 5,500 consultants completed 20,000 transactions.

Located in Lieusaint (France), the Group has developed its activities in Portugal (2015), but also in Spain and Italy at the beginning of 2018.

  • Chairman: Roland Tripard
  • Nature of the deal: Unitranche
  • Date of investment: April 2018

 

Capzanine 3
http://ouicare.com
French Leader in home services
LBO February 2018

The O2 group is the French leader on the home services market, with three business activities: the home segment, the “kids” segment and the “seniors” segment. The group has a network of 182 agencies and 14 franchises spread across France and caters to 50% of the French population. The group has 8,200 employees (around 7,500 working in private homes, 500 agency supervisors and a staff of 200 at its head office) and has been one of France’s leading job creators over the past few years.

  • Implication of Capzanine in 2015
  • Nature of the deal: LBO
Capzanine 4 Private Debt
http://www.labelium.com/
International online marketing agency
2017 sales €23 M
Unitranche February 2018

Founded in 2001, Labelium has rapidly established itself as a leading player in the digital marketing sector. In an ever-changing market, the company has become a trusted partner to numerous multinational groups (such as L'Oréal, LVMH, Carrefour, Sephora, SFR and Decathlon), supporting them in the development of their online strategies across all available platforms and media (SEO, SEA, YouTube, social media, RTB, video, etc.).

Labelium, which is headquartered in Paris, currently operates worldwide through 16 offices located in Europe, the United States, Mexico, Brazil and Australia. It employs some 200 consultants.

  • Chairman: Stéphane Levy
  • Nature of the deal: Unitranche
  • Date of investment: February 2018
Capzanine 3
https://alvest.fr/
The global leader in airport equipment design and distribution
LBO 3 February 2018

Alvest, through its TLD and Sage Parts subsidiaries, is the global leader in airport ground support equipment and replacement parts distribution. The group also manufactures and sells high-tech adhesive solutions through its Adhetec subsidiary, primarily for the aerospace industry. Alvest has 1,500 employees and its own worldwide sales and after-sales service network. The group operates nine plants in the United States, Canada, France and China, which serve customers in over 150 countries.

  • Involvment of Capzanine in 2015
  • Nature of the deal: LBO 3