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Andera Acto, alongside the founders and the management, leads a sponsorless LBO on Gosto Group

Client : FOUNDERS AND MANAGERS

Sectors : Business Services, Tech

Andera Acto, alongside the founders and the management, leads a sponsorless LBO on Gosto Group

LEADING FRENCH DISTRIBUTOR OF PROFESSIONAL FURNITURE AND EQUIPEMENT

LBO 2023
Lacour Group, majority-owned by Carlyle, acquires Kepler VO

Client : FOUNDERS, INVESTORS

Sectors : Tech, Business Services

Lacour Group, majority-owned by Carlyle, acquires Kepler VO

SAAS B2B SOLUTIONS FOR USED CARS SALES

Disposal 2023
Impaakt raises close to 8 million USD in latest fundraising round

Client : IMPAAKT

Sectors : Tech, Business Services, Sustainable development

Impaakt raises close to 8 million USD in latest fundraising round

IMPAAKT IS A FINTECH COMPANY THAT USES COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE AND AI TO MEASURE THE REAL IMPACT COMPANIES HAVE ON THE ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIETY

Fundraising 2023
Providence co-leads a 2nd LBO with Five Arrows, the exiting investor, on A2MAC1

Client : PROVIDENCE EQUITY

Sector : Tech

Providence co-leads a 2nd LBO with Five Arrows, the exiting investor, on A2MAC1

WORLD-LEADER IN AUTOMOTIVE BENCHMARKING DECODING DATA AND DERIVING MISSION-CRITICAL INSIGHTS

LBO 2023
Providence, advised by Raphaël, co-leads a new LBO on A2MAC1. A2MAC1 is the 2nd deal done by Providence in France advised by Raphaël, after La Centrale. A2MAC1 is the world leader in data benchmarking for the auto industry
Smart Traffik joins forces with Dékuple, a listed data marketing and business performance group

Client : FOUNDERS AND INVESTORS

Sectors : Business Services, Tech

Smart Traffik joins forces with Dékuple, a listed data marketing and business performance group

POINT OF SALE SAAS SOLUTIONS (DRIVE-TO-STORE, ATTRIBUTION MARKETING)

Disposal 2022
LBO France, alongside the management and the founders, leads an LBO on Size Factory

Client : FOUNDERS

Sector : Branded consumer and retail

LBO France, alongside the management and the founders, leads an LBO on Size Factory

LEADING FRENCH RETAILER OF PLUS-SIZE MEN’S APPARELS

LBO 2022
Disposal of Belisoft to Lovehoney Group.

Client : FOUNDERS

Sectors : Branded consumer and retail, Tech

Disposal of Belisoft to Lovehoney Group.

FRENCH LEADING ONLINE DISTRIBUTOR OF SEXUAL WELLNESS PRODUCTS

Disposal 2022
Vebio combines with Inovie owned by biologists and Ardian.

Client : OWNING MANAGEMENT

Sector : Healthcare

Vebio combines with Inovie owned by biologists and Ardian.

VETERINARY REFERENCE LAB.

Disposal 2022
Lifen raises €50m

Client : LIFEN

Sectors : Healthcare, Tech

Lifen raises €50m

E-HEALTH PLATFORM

Fundraising 2022
Tikehau acquires 40% of Egis from Caisse des Dépôts

Client : TIKEHAU CAPITAL

Sector : Business Services

Tikehau acquires 40% of Egis from Caisse des Dépôts

Egis is a world leader in mobility infrastructure engineering

Acquisition 2022
Charterhouse, alongside the Management, leads an LBO on Labelium.

Client : Charterhouse

Sectors : Tech, Business Services

Charterhouse, alongside the Management, leads an LBO on Labelium.

DIGITAL MARKETING AGENCY

LBO 2021
WYZ Group opens its capital to Bpifrance, BNP Paribas Développement and Generis Capital

Client : FOUNDERS, INVESTORS, WYZ Group

Sectors : Tech, Business Services

WYZ Group opens its capital to Bpifrance, BNP Paribas Développement and Generis Capital

DIGITAL B2B SOLUTIONS TO MANAGE AND OPTIMIZE TIRE SUPPLY

Growth capital 2021
WYZ Group has raised over €21m from Bpifrance (Fonds Avenir Automobile 2), BNP Paribas Développement and Generis to accelerate its growth. The transaction also allows the exit of some shareholders and includes moderate leverage. WYZ Group designs and develops digital B2B solutions, mainly for major automotive accounts (manufacturers, after-sales networks, and corporate fleets) to manage and optimize their tire supply. WYZ Group achieved c.€60m in revenues in 2020, with an average growth of more than 30% per year since 2012.
Disposal of Gault & Frémont to Groupe Guillin (listed)

Client : MANAGEMENT, UI INVESTISSEMENT

Sectors : Industry, Business Services

Disposal of Gault & Frémont to Groupe Guillin (listed)

MANUFACTURING OF PAPER AND CARDBOARD FOOD PACKAGING SOLUTIONS

Disposal 2021
Disposal of Uside to Sia Partners

Client : Founders

Sector : Business Services

Disposal of Uside to Sia Partners

Management and transformation consulting firm

Disposal 2021
LBO of Providence on Groupe La Centrale (La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac, maVoitureCash) disposed by Axel Springer

Client : PROVIDENCE EQUITY

Sectors : Media and communication, Tech

LBO of Providence on Groupe La Centrale (La Centrale, Promoneuve, Caradisiac, maVoitureCash) disposed by Axel Springer

LEADING ONLINE CAR CLASSIFIEDS IN FRANCE

LBO 2021
Sirsa opens its capital to Capza, Raise and Andera

Client : FOUNDERS, company

Sectors : Tech, Business Services, Sustainable development

Sirsa opens its capital to Capza, Raise and Andera

SAAS PLATFORM FOR ESG AND EXTRA-FINANCIAL DATA / RELATED ADVISORY SERVICES

Growth capital 2020
LBO of Ardian on Finaxy (price>=150 M€)

Client : ARDIAN

Sector : Business Services

LBO of Ardian on Finaxy (price>=150 M€)

INSURANCE BROKERAGE

LBO 2020
Acquisition of DRT from Ardian (1,7 € billions)

Client : FIRMENICH

Sectors : Ingredients , Sustainable development

Acquisition of DRT from Ardian (1,7 € billions)

INGREDIENTS, FLAVOURS AND FRAGRANCES, GREEN CHEMICALS

Acquisition 2020
Raphaël acted as M&A advisor to Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company (€3.7bn turnover) based in Switzerland, in its acquisition of DRT (€550m turnover) from private equity fund Ardian. DRT is a world leading producer of plant-based, renewable ingredients. On this landmark transaction (1,7 billions of euros), Firmenich leveraged on Raphaël insight on the company and expertise on the sector to rapidly enter into one-to-one discussions despite the launch of an auction process.
Le Wagon opens its capital to Cathay Capital and Africinvest

Client : FOUNDERS, LE WAGON

Sectors : Education , Tech, Sustainable development

Le Wagon opens its capital to Cathay Capital and Africinvest

LEADER IN CODING BOOTCAMP

Growth capital 2020
The founders of Le Wagon opened up their capital to boost the company’s growth mainly through external growth, new verticals development (with a focus on data science) and expanding its international footprint. PE funds Cathay and AfricInvest have invested €17 million. Le Wagon is one of the leading independent players in the sector of bootcamps (accelerated training) dedicated to digital and technology fields. It is present in Europe and Asia, with campuses in many