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    INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP (ICG)

    Add-on: Biogroup Acquires Medical Biology Company CMA-Medina

    Backed by Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), EMZ Partners and Andera Partners, Biogroup (€930 million of revenue in 2019, Grand Est / FRA), a network of laboratories that provide diagnostic and analytical services for patients and physicians, acquires the activities of CMA-Medina (Flemish Region / BEL), a provider of innovative diagnostic solutions for prescribing physicians and healthcare providers. EMZ Partners renewed its support to Biogroup by investing for the fifth time since 2015. Thanks to this acquisition, Biogroup will expand its activities in Europe with the support of its founders, existing investors and financial partners
    (EMZ Partners, press release)
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    EMZ PARTNERS (EX EUROMEZZANINE)

    Add-on: Biogroup Acquires Medical Biology Company CMA-Medina

    Backed by Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), EMZ Partners and Andera Partners, Biogroup (€930 million of revenue in 2019, Grand Est / FRA), a network of laboratories that provide diagnostic and analytical services for patients and physicians, acquires the activities of CMA-Medina (Flemish Region / BEL), a provider of innovative diagnostic solutions for prescribing physicians and healthcare providers. EMZ Partners renewed its support to Biogroup by investing for the fifth time since 2015. Thanks to this acquisition, Biogroup will expand its activities in Europe with the support of its founders, existing investors and financial partners
    (EMZ Partners, press release)
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    ANDERA PARTNERS (EX EDRIP)

    Add-on: Biogroup Acquires Medical Biology Company CMA-Medina

    Backed by Intermediate Capital Group (ICG), EMZ Partners and Andera Partners, Biogroup (€930 million of revenue in 2019, Grand Est / FRA), a network of laboratories that provide diagnostic and analytical services for patients and physicians, acquires the activities of CMA-Medina (Flemish Region / BEL), a provider of innovative diagnostic solutions for prescribing physicians and healthcare providers. EMZ Partners renewed its support to Biogroup by investing for the fifth time since 2015. Thanks to this acquisition, Biogroup will expand its activities in Europe with the support of its founders, existing investors and financial partners
    (EMZ Partners, press release)
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    VR EQUITYPARTNER

    Add-on: Publishing Industry Digital Media Supplier Bookwire Acquires Readbox Publishing

    Backed by VR Equitypartner, Bookwire (Hesse / DEU), a company that develops software used for the delivery of media in audio and digital form, acquires Readbox Publishing (North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), a company that offers services in the field of design, production, distribution and marketing of digital products for publishers. This transaction is part of Bookwire’s buy and build strategy
    (Bookwire, press release)
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    AUGUST EQUITY

    Add-on: Technology Company Air IT Partners with Two Managed Services Providers Netstar and Microtrading

    Backed by August Equity, Air IT (£4 million of revenue in 2017, East Midlands / ENG), a provider of IT consulting services, management and delivery of IT projects, cybersecurity and digital transformation, joins forces with two managed service providers Netstar (London / ENG) and Microtrading (West Midlands / ENG). The synergy of the three companies combined will allow them to provide additional products and better serve their customers
    (Air IT, press release)
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    EURAZEO

    Add-on: Contentsquare Acquires Web Performance Monitoring Company Dareboost

    Backed by Eurazeo, Idinvest Partners, KKR and Highland Europe, Contentsquare (€6 million of revenue in 2016, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in the publishing of Saas solutions dedicated to optimizing the experience in line of users and content, acquires Dareboost (Bretagne / FRA), a company that provides web performance services. Following this transaction, Contentsquare will add Dareboost to its Find & Fix product to resolve revenue-killing errors
    (Contentsquare, press release)
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    IDINVEST PARTNERS

    Add-on: Contentsquare Acquires Web Performance Monitoring Company Dareboost

    Backed by Eurazeo, Idinvest Partners, KKR and Highland Europe, Contentsquare (€6 million of revenue in 2016, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in the publishing of Saas solutions dedicated to optimizing the experience in line of users and content, acquires Dareboost (Bretagne / FRA), a company that provides web performance services. Following this transaction, Contentsquare will add Dareboost to its Find & Fix product to resolve revenue-killing errors
    (Contentsquare, press release)
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    KKR

    Add-on: Contentsquare Acquires Web Performance Monitoring Company Dareboost

    Backed by Eurazeo, Idinvest Partners, KKR and Highland Europe, Contentsquare (€6 million of revenue in 2016, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in the publishing of Saas solutions dedicated to optimizing the experience in line of users and content, acquires Dareboost (Bretagne / FRA), a company that provides web performance services. Following this transaction, Contentsquare will add Dareboost to its Find & Fix product to resolve revenue-killing errors
    (Contentsquare, press release)
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    SYNOVA CAPITAL

    Add-on: Financial Advisory Firm Fairstone Takes over Andrew Cohen Associates

    Backed by Synova Capital, Fairstone (£63.7 million of revenue in 2019, North East / ENG), a company that offers financial advice via an online platform for professionals and individuals, acquires Andrew Cohen Associates (East / ENG ), a provider of advisory and management services for retirement and investment portfolios. This takeover will allow Fairstone to acquire 850 additional customers
    (Fairstone, press release)
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    BPIFRANCE INVESTISSEMENT CAP DEV

    Add-on: LPCR Buys Private Nursery School Network Les Petites Merveilles

    Backed by Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap and Eurazeo, Les Petits Chaperons Rouges (€227 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a specialist in the management of private day-nurseries in France, acquires Les Petites Merveilles (Île-de-France / FRA), a group of six micro-nurseries. This acquisition is in line with Les Petits Chaperons Rouges’ growth strategy and allows it to expand its territorial coverage
    (Grandir, press release)
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    EURAZEO

    Add-on: LPCR Buys Private Nursery School Network Les Petites Merveilles

    Backed by Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap and Eurazeo, Les Petits Chaperons Rouges (€227 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a specialist in the management of private day-nurseries in France, acquires Les Petites Merveilles (Île-de-France / FRA), a group of six micro-nurseries. This acquisition is in line with Les Petits Chaperons Rouges’ growth strategy and allows it to expand its territorial coverage
    (Grandir, press release)
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    EMK CAPITAL (EX BREGAL CAPITAL)

    Add-on: Recycling Specialist Reconomy Acquires its Counterpart Noventiz

    Backed by EMK Capital, Reconomy (£146 million of revenue in 2018, West Midlands / ENG), a company specialized in the management and recycling of all kinds of waste, acquires Noventiz (€39 million of revenue in 2019, North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), a company also specialized in waste recycling, transport and disposal services. This transaction is the first foreign acquisition carried out by Reconomy, and leads to the exit of Seafort Advisors from Noventiz
    (Reconomy, press release)
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    VESPA CAPITAL FRANCE

    Add-on: Curve Digital Acquires Video Games Developer IronOak Games

    Curve Digital (London / ENG), a video game publishing specialist and subsidiary of Catalis Group (£39 million of revenue in 2019, London / ENG), a specialist in the publishing of digital solutions notably for the film industry, acquires IronOak Games (British Columbia / CAN), a video game publisher. As a reminder, Catalis Group is backed by Vespa Capital France, Vespa Capital and NorthEdge Capital. The transaction is part of the acquisition strategy of Curve Digital
    (Vespa Capital, press release)
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    VESPA CAPITAL

    Add-on: Curve Digital Acquires Video Games Developer IronOak Games

    Curve Digital (London / ENG), a video game publishing specialist and subsidiary of Catalis Group (£39 million of revenue in 2019, London / ENG), a specialist in the publishing of digital solutions notably for the film industry, acquires IronOak Games (British Columbia / CAN), a video game publisher. As a reminder, Catalis Group is backed by Vespa Capital France, Vespa Capital and NorthEdge Capital. The transaction is part of the acquisition strategy of Curve Digital
    (Vespa Capital, press release)
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    NORTHEDGE CAPITAL

    Add-on: Curve Digital Acquires Video Games Developer IronOak Games

    Curve Digital (London / ENG), a video game publishing specialist and subsidiary of Catalis Group (£39 million of revenue in 2019, London / ENG), a specialist in the publishing of digital solutions notably for the film industry, acquires IronOak Games (British Columbia / CAN), a video game publisher. As a reminder, Catalis Group is backed by Vespa Capital France, Vespa Capital and NorthEdge Capital. The transaction is part of the acquisition strategy of Curve Digital
    (Vespa Capital, press release)
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    NEXT WAVE PARTNERS

    Add-on: Postal Logistics and Mail Management Specialist The Delivery Group Joins Forces with Parcel Monkey Group

    Backed by Next Wave Partners, The Delivery Group (£325 million of revenue in 2018, North West / ENG), a company specialized in postal logistics and mail management, joins forces with Parcel Monkey Group (South East / ENG ), a company that develops a cross-border shipping services platform. Following this transaction, a new e-commerce delivery solution to simplify the international shipping process for online retailers, Etrak, is launched
    (Next Wave Partners, press release)
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    WATERLAND PRIVATE EQUITY

    Add-on: Consulting Firm Intracto Takes over Booming

    Backed by Waterland Private Equity, Intracto (€30 million of revenue in 2017, Flemish Region / BEL), a digital consulting firm specialized in strategic management, acquires Booming (North Holland / NLD), a digital marketing agency. Intracto aims to position itself as a major player in digital services on the Dutch market
    (Intracto, press release)
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    CAPITAL EXPORT

    Add-on: SFP Group Acquires Communications Agency Global Media Santé

    Backed by Capital Export, Groupe SFP (SantéFormaPro) (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur / FRA), a company specialised in the design and marketing of online training courses dedicated to healthcare professionals, acquires Global Media Santé (GMSanté) (€2 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a communication agency specialising in the publishing of magazines and websites for healthcare professionals. The deal sees the exit of EPF (Apax Development), a minority shareholder in Global Média Santé since 2008
    (press)
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    AUGENS CAPITAL

    Add-on: HOFI Takes over Event Management Services Provider Specialist Concordia

    HOFI (Lombardia / ITA), holding company that controls San Siro American Funeral (Lombardia / ITA), a company involved in funeral services, takes over Concordia (c. €8 million of revenue in 2020, Piemonte / ITA), a provider of management services for events, meetings, conferences, workshops, tours, press office and indoor and outdoor events, from Eurolegno (Campania / ITA), a funeral services company. As part of the transaction, Eurolegno subscribes to a capital increase in HOFI, and will become a shareholder of HOFI alongside Augens Capital, which created HOFI with the private equity firm BMO Global Asset Management
    (Augens Capital, press release)
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    CASTIK CAPITAL

    Add-on: AddSecure Acquires Telematics Services Provider RTL Telematics

    Backed by Castik Capital, AddSecure (c. SEK1 billion of revenue in 2019, Uppland / SWE), a provider of monitored alarm and data communication services, acquires RTL Telematics (East Midlands / ENG), a provider of camera and vehicle tracking solutions mainly dedicated to logistics companies transporting dangerous goods. AddSecure acquired the company via Connexas Group (£19.4 million of revenue in 2019, East Midlands / ENG), a company that specializes in the publishing of vehicle location software. This acquisition consolidates AddSecure’s position in the transport and logistics market
    (Castik Capital, press release)
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    AVEDON CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Dental Laboratory Platform DELABO Group Completes a Triple Acquisition

    Backed by Avedon Capital Partners, DELABO Group (€10 million of revenue in 2019, North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), a group of laboratories that offers services, dental care and a variety of dental prostheses, acquires Rauschelbach Zahntechnik (Schleswig-Holstein / DEU), a dental laboratory specialized in the field of implantology, combined technology and anterior aesthetics, Dentaltechnik Knebelsberger (Baden-Württemberg / DEU), a company specialized in digital dental technology, and Laufer Zahntechnik (Baden-Württemberg / DEU), a dental laboratory specialized in the field of implantology and combined prostheses. Following these acquisitions, DELABO Group will strengthen its position in the German dental laboratory market
    (Avedon Capital Partners, press release)
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    VALEDO PARTNERS

    Add-on: Norva24 Takes over UIM Services Provider Kanal-Türpe

    Majority owned by Valedo Partners, Norva24 (€1.3 billion of revenue in 2018, Western Norway / NOR), a company that provides cleaning services, including high-pressure cleaning, drainage, tank and pipe cleaning, has acquired Kanal-Türpe (c. €20 million of revenue in 2019, Bavaria / DEU), a provider of underground infrastructure maintenance services. This acquisition consolidates Norva24’s presence on the UIM market in Northern Europe
    (Valedo Partners, press release)
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    SEGULAH

    Add-on: Refrigeration System Manufacturer Francks Kylindustri Acquires Mats Servicepartner

    Backed by Segulah, Francks Kylindustri (SEK474 million of revenue in 2019, Skane / SWE), a company specialized in the design, installation and maintenance of refrigeration systems for cold rooms, ice rinks, production industries, supermarkets, etc., acquires Mats Servicepartner (Sodermanland / SWE), a company that provides nstallation and maintenance services for refrigeration and freezing systems. This acquisition will strengthen Francks Kylindustri’s position in southwestern Sweden
    (Segulah, press release)
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    VORNDRAN MANNHEIMS CAPITAL (VM)

    Add-on: Pavoy Acquires Storage Division of Coating Specialist Otto Kind

    Owned by Vorndran Mannheims Capital (VM), Pavoy (Rhineland-Palatinate, DEU), a company specialized in the manufacture of high-quality steel storage systems, acquires the storage systems division of Otto Kind (North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), a company that manufactures antimicrobial surface coating solutions. The acquired activities will be combined into a single company that will operate as a subsidiary of Pavoy and will be named Kind Betriebseinrichtungen
    (VM capital, press release)
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    FSI

    Add-on: Adler Pelzer Acquires Acoustics Division of Vehicle Parts Supplier STS Group

    Backed by FSI, Adler Pelzer (€1.4 billion of revenue in 2018, North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), an engineering company that specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of thermal and acoustic systems and components for the automotive industry, acquires the acoustics division of STS Group (€363 million of revenue in 2019, Bavaria / DEU), a company involved in the manufacture of interior and exterior trim parts for the automotive industry, solutions for acoustic and thermal insulation and plastic or composite material components for commercial vehicles, light and heavy trucks. STS Group has been majority owned by Mutares since 2013
    (Adler Plezer, press release)
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    WATERLAND PRIVATE EQUITY

    Add-on: Enreach Acquires Conversational Chatbot Application Developer Botsquad

    Backed by Waterland Private Equity, Enreach (c. €180 million of revenue in 2019, Flevoland / NLD), a company specialized in information technology and telecommunications that provides a comprehensive portfolio of IT and communication solutions for businesses, takes over Botsquad (North Holland / NLD), a developer of conversational chatbot application using artificial intelligence. This acquisition will allow Enreach to provide its customers with highly advanced yet easy to program chatbots
    (Enreach, press release)
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    BREGAL UNTERNEHMERKAPITAL

    Add-on: PDV Acquires the Entire Software Supplier CC e-gov

    Majority owned by Bregal Unternehmerkapital, PDV (€26.2 million of revenue in 2018, Thüringen / DEU), a company that develops software and provides electronic file management services for the public sector, acquires the entire business of CC e-gov (Hamburg / DEU), a provider of server hosting solutions for the modernization of public administration. CC e-gov will continue to operate as an independent company under the same name and with the same management team
    (PDV, press release)
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    SAGARD PRIVATE EQUITY PARTNERS

    Add-on: Sabena Technics Acquires Aeronautical Maintenance Company AeroTech Pro

    Backed by Sagard Private Equity Partners, TowerBrook Capital Partners and Bpifrance Investissement, Sabena Technics (€490 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a provider of civil and military aircraft maintenance services, is buying AeroTech Pro (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur / FRA), a provider of technical assistance and maintenance services for military aircraft. Through this acquisition, Sabena Technics consolidates its presence in the military markets
    (Sabena Technics, press release)
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    TOWERBROOK CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Sabena Technics Acquires Aeronautical Maintenance Company AeroTech Pro

    Backed by Sagard Private Equity Partners, TowerBrook Capital Partners and Bpifrance Investissement, Sabena Technics (€490 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a provider of civil and military aircraft maintenance services, is buying AeroTech Pro (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur / FRA), a provider of technical assistance and maintenance services for military aircraft. Through this acquisition, Sabena Technics consolidates its presence in the military markets
    (Sabena Technics, press release)
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    BPIFRANCE INVESTISSEMENT CAP DEV

    Add-on: Sabena Technics Acquires Aeronautical Maintenance Company AeroTech Pro

    Backed by Sagard Private Equity Partners, TowerBrook Capital Partners and Bpifrance Investissement, Sabena Technics (€490 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a provider of civil and military aircraft maintenance services, is buying AeroTech Pro (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur / FRA), a provider of technical assistance and maintenance services for military aircraft. Through this acquisition, Sabena Technics consolidates its presence in the military markets
    (Sabena Technics, press release)
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    TA ASSOCIATES MANAGEMENT

    Add-on: ITRS Group Acquires Site Monitoring Platform Uptrends

    Majority owned by TA Associates Management, ITRS Group (£24.1 million of revenue in 2019, London / ENG), a company that designs and develops business software mainly for financial professionals, announces the acquisition of Uptrends (Florida / USA), a platform for controlling website functionalities. Following this acquisition, Uptrends will retain its brand and will continue to operate as an independent company but fully owned by ITRS
    (ITRS group, press release)
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    ELVASTON CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

    Add-on: Infoniqa Takes over Payroll Accounting Specialist StoneData

    Owned by Elvastone Capital Management and Warburg Pincus, Infoniqa (€32.5 million of revenue in 2019, Upper Austria / AUT), a company that develops a human resources management software solution providing a wide range of functionalities, from payroll management to time and attendance recording, takes over StoneData (Lower Saxony / DEU), a provider of payroll accounting software and services. This acquisition allows Infoniqa to expand its payroll services
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    WARBURG PINCUS

    Add-on: Infoniqa Takes over Payroll Accounting Specialist StoneData

    Owned by Elvastone Capital Management and Warburg Pincus, Infoniqa (€32.5 million of revenue in 2019, Upper Austria / AUT), a company that develops a human resources management software solution providing a wide range of functionalities, from payroll management to time and attendance recording, takes over StoneData (Lower Saxony / DEU), a provider of payroll accounting software and services. This acquisition allows Infoniqa to expand its payroll services
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    COBEPA

    Add-on: Socotec Acquires Infrastructure Monitoring Specialist Cementys

    Backed by Cobepa and Clayton Dubilier & Rice, Socotec (€900 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in inspection, measurement, assistance and advice, training and certification, on behalf of professionals, acquires Cementys (€9.7 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in auscultation, monitoring, inspection, surveillance and monitoring of the behavior of infrastructures and works. Following this strategic acquisition, Socotec will be able to expand its service offering and triple its capacities on the infrastructure market in France
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    AMBIENTA

    Add-on: Welding Machine Manufacturer Amutec and Plastic Film and Bag Manufacturer Mobert Create In.Pack Machinery

    Ambienta acquires Mobert (€11.5 million of revenue in 2018, Lombardy / ITA), a company specialized in the manufacture of plastic films and plastic bags, and combines it with Amutec (€18.3 million of revenue in 2018, Toscane / ITA), a company specialized in the manufacture of welding machines for the production of biocompatible plastic bags, and Scae Europe, a company acquired by Amutec in June 2020, to create In.Pack Machinery. The newly formed company, In.Pack Machinery will be one of the leaders of packaging machinery in terms of product breadth, advanced durability and geographic reach
    (Ambienta, press release)
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    COBEPA

    Add-on: Testing, Inspection and Certification Specialist Socotec Acquires Veritas Advisory

    Backed by Cobepa and Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), Socotec (€900 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in inspection, measurement, assistance and consulting solutions, training and certification in the fields of construction, infrastructure and industry acquires Veritas Advisory (€17 million of revenue in 2019, Texas / USA), a consulting firm offering various services and advice in terms of assessment and resolution of construction disputes, management of construction projects, assessment of financial damages, etc. This acquisition strengthens Socotec’s presence in the United States, where it already has few companies established in several American states
    (Socotec, press release)
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    CLAYTON DUBILIER & RICE (CD&R)

    Add-on: Testing, Inspection and Certification Specialist Socotec Acquires Veritas Advisory

    Backed by Cobepa and Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R), Socotec (€900 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in inspection, measurement, assistance and consulting solutions, training and certification in the fields of construction, infrastructure and industry acquires Veritas Advisory (€17 million of revenue in 2019, Texas / USA), a consulting firm offering various services and advice in terms of assessment and resolution of construction disputes, management of construction projects, assessment of financial damages, etc. This acquisition strengthens Socotec’s presence in the United States, where it already has few companies established in several American states
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    ARGOS WITYU (EX ARGOS SODITIC)

    Add-on: Social Services Provider Cohedron Completes a Double Acquisition

    Backed by Argos Wityu, Cohedron (Utrecht / NLD), an outsourcing company that provides BPO, consulting, human resources management and communication services to businesses and local communities, acquires Argonaut Advies (Utrecht / NLD), specialist in the field of social medical advice and Zorg-Lokaal (Limbourg / NLD), administrator of innovative care services who provide municipalities or regions with valid and relevant data for information steering and management. Cohedron strengthens its position in social medicine consulting and adds expertise in budget and organizational management for municipalities’ social responsibilities
    (Argos Wityu, press release)
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    BOWMARK CAPITAL

    Add-on: Focus Group Acquires Telecommunications Equipments Supplier Resource Telecom Group

    Minority owned by Bowmark Capital, Focus Group (£68 million of revenue in 2019, South East / ENG), a technology company providing IT services including mobile and cloud applications, connectivity and hosted voice, acquires Resource Telecom Group (Greater Glasgow and Clyde Valley / SCT), a full service provider of advice and services for the sale, installation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment. This acquisition allows Focus Group to expand its presence in Scotland
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    EURAZEO

    Add-on: ContentSquare Acquires Accessibility Software Publisher Adapt My Web

    Backed by Eurazeo, Idinvest Partners, Highland Europe and KKR, ContentSquare (Île-de-France / FRA), a specialist in the publishing of SaaS solutions dedicated to optimising the online experience of users and content, announces the acquisition of Adapt My Web (AMW) ( / FRA), a technology company specialising in the publishing of customised accessibility software. At the same time, ContentSquare launches the ContentSquare Foundation, which aims to integrate AMW’s skills with those of ContentSquare, and thus broaden the availability of accessibility technology in universities and healthcare organisations
    (ContentSquare, press release)
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    IDINVEST PARTNERS

    Add-on: ContentSquare Acquires Accessibility Software Publisher Adapt My Web

    Backed by Eurazeo, Idinvest Partners, Highland Europe and KKR, ContentSquare (Île-de-France / FRA), a specialist in the publishing of SaaS solutions dedicated to optimising the online experience of users and content, announces the acquisition of Adapt My Web (AMW) ( / FRA), a technology company specialising in the publishing of customised accessibility software. At the same time, ContentSquare launches the ContentSquare Foundation, which aims to integrate AMW’s skills with those of ContentSquare, and thus broaden the availability of accessibility technology in universities and healthcare organisations
    (ContentSquare, press release)
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    KKR

    Add-on: ContentSquare Acquires Accessibility Software Publisher Adapt My Web

    Backed by Eurazeo, Idinvest Partners, Highland Europe and KKR, ContentSquare (Île-de-France / FRA), a specialist in the publishing of SaaS solutions dedicated to optimising the online experience of users and content, announces the acquisition of Adapt My Web (AMW) ( / FRA), a technology company specialising in the publishing of customised accessibility software. At the same time, ContentSquare launches the ContentSquare Foundation, which aims to integrate AMW’s skills with those of ContentSquare, and thus broaden the availability of accessibility technology in universities and healthcare organisations
    (ContentSquare, press release)
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    IK INVESTMENT PARTNERS

    Add-on: School of Architecture Cread Institut Becomes Part of EDH

    Backed by IK Investment Partners, Idinvest Partners, Quilvest Private Equity and CIC Private Debt, EDH (€50 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a group specialized in private higher education, acquires Cread Institut (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a higher school of architecture and interior design. The acquisition of Cread will enable EDH to extend its education and training network to architecture
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    IDINVEST PARTNERS

    Add-on: School of Architecture Cread Institut Becomes Part of EDH

    Backed by IK Investment Partners, Idinvest Partners, Quilvest Private Equity and CIC Private Debt, EDH (€50 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a group specialized in private higher education, acquires Cread Institut (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a higher school of architecture and interior design. The acquisition of Cread will enable EDH to extend its education and training network to architecture
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    QUILVEST PRIVATE EQUITY

    Add-on: School of Architecture Cread Institut Becomes Part of EDH

    Backed by IK Investment Partners, Idinvest Partners, Quilvest Private Equity and CIC Private Debt, EDH (€50 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a group specialized in private higher education, acquires Cread Institut (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a higher school of architecture and interior design. The acquisition of Cread will enable EDH to extend its education and training network to architecture
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    CIC PRIVATE DEBT

    Add-on: School of Architecture Cread Institut Becomes Part of EDH

    Backed by IK Investment Partners, Idinvest Partners, Quilvest Private Equity and CIC Private Debt, EDH (€50 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a group specialized in private higher education, acquires Cread Institut (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a higher school of architecture and interior design. The acquisition of Cread will enable EDH to extend its education and training network to architecture
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    ISATIS CAPITAL

    Add-on: Metaline Acquires Technical Services Company Aptech

    Owned by Isatis Capital and Siparex, Metaline (€20 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in the economic and operational management of information technologies, announces the acquisition of Aptech (Île-de-France / FRA), a supplier of technical services for the industry, technological information systems and telecommunications sectors, from the Alten group. Thanks to the acquisition of Aptech, Metaline will double its size while integrating specific services for data centers
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    SIPAREX

    Add-on: Metaline Acquires Technical Services Company Aptech

    Owned by Isatis Capital and Siparex, Metaline (€20 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in the economic and operational management of information technologies, announces the acquisition of Aptech (Île-de-France / FRA), a supplier of technical services for the industry, technological information systems and telecommunications sectors, from the Alten group. Thanks to the acquisition of Aptech, Metaline will double its size while integrating specific services for data centers
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    CAPZA (EX CAPZANINE)

    Add-on: Spare Parts Supplier Ital Express Acquires Anjou Diffusion

    Backed by Capza, Azulis Capital, BNP Paribas Développement and Crédit Agricole Nord Est, Ital Express (€36 million of revenue in 2019, Grand Est / FRA), a company specializing in the sale of spare parts for trucks, utility vehicles, agri-tractors, buses and trailers, acquires Anjou Diffusion (c. €10 million of revenue in 2019, Pays de la Loire / FRA), a supplier of transmission parts for agricultural machinery. Ital Express is thus carrying out its second external growth transaction since it was acquired by Capza in 2019. This acquisition allows Ital Express to expand its products for the agricultural world
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    AZULIS CAPITAL

    Add-on: Spare Parts Supplier Ital Express Acquires Anjou Diffusion

    Backed by Capza, Azulis Capital, BNP Paribas Développement and Crédit Agricole Nord Est, Ital Express (€36 million of revenue in 2019, Grand Est / FRA), a company specializing in the sale of spare parts for trucks, utility vehicles, agri-tractors, buses and trailers, acquires Anjou Diffusion (c. €10 million of revenue in 2019, Pays de la Loire / FRA), a supplier of transmission parts for agricultural machinery. Ital Express is thus carrying out its second external growth transaction since it was acquired by Capza in 2019. This acquisition allows Ital Express to expand its products for the agricultural world
    (Capza, press release)
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    BPIFRANCE INVESTISSEMENT MID & LARGE CAP

    Add-on: STMicroelectronics Acquires Semiconductor Manufacturer Somos

    Backed by Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap, STMicroelectronics (CHF9.6 billion of revenue in 2019, Lemanic Region / CHE), a company that provides semiconductor and component solutions for electronic devices and technologies, announces the acquisition of Somos Semiconductor (Île-de-France / FRA), a company backed by Omnes Capital, Siparex and Partech Partners and specialized in the manufacture of advanced semiconductors, amplifier systems and switches for IoT applications and smartphones. Following the acquisition of Somos, ST aims to expand its platforms in the 5G infrastructure market
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    BC PARTNERS

    Add-on: LDC Sells Workforce Management Software Specialist Mitrefinch to Advanced

    Backed by BC Partners, Advanced (£254 million of revenue in 2018, South East / ENG), a company that specializes in digital support for businesses and organizations by offering a wide variety of modern IT services and tools, acquires Mitrefinch (£24 million of revenue in 2019, Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a company specialized in publishing software in the human resources field, from Lloyds Development Capital. As a reminder, LDC invested in Mitrefinch in 2016
    (Lloyds Development Capital, press release)
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    NAXICAP PARTNERS

    Add-on: Flat Roof Specialist Alwitra Acquires CB

    Backed by Naxicap Partners, Alwitra (€80 million of revenue in 2018, Rhineland-Palatinate / DEU), a company specializing in the construction and installation of flat roofs, acquires CB (Opole / POL), a company that produces and distributes professional building materials
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    BC PARTNERS

    Add-on: Advanced Acquires HRTech Company Clear Review

    Backed by BC Partners, Advanced (£254 million of revenue in 2018, South East / ENG), a company that specializes in digital support for businesses and organizations by offering a wide variety of modern IT services and tools, acquires Clear Review (London / ENG), an HRTech company that develops cloud-based software that enables organizations to continuously manage and assess performance development by fostering conversations between employees and managers, from AlbionVC. This is Advanced’s third acquisition in 2020
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    LEAD EQUITIES

    Add-on: MCL Acquires IT Consultant Elanity Network Partner

    Backed by Lead Equities, MCL (€112 million of revenue in 2019, Bade-Wurtemberg / DEU), a company that specializes in the online and in-store distribution of computer hardware and accessories, as well as the provision of related services, acquires Elanity Network Partner (Lower Saxony / DEU), a provider of managed services and clouds to businesses. The acquisition is in line with MCL’s growth strategy
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    GBK BETEILIGUNGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT

    Add-on: MediaShop Acquires Two Online Shops BtoC and UBTC

    Backed by GBK Beteiligungen Aktiengesellschaft and Hannover Finanz, MediaShop (€172 million of revenue in 2019, Lower Austria / AUT), a company that specializes in telesales of consumer goods including household products, cosmetics, wellness, fitness and leisure products, acquires two online shops for everyday products, BtoC AG (Central Switzerland / CHE), and UBTC (Central Switzerland / CHE). This double acquisition represents a further step in the growth of MediaShop
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    HANNOVER FINANZ

    Add-on: MediaShop Acquires Two Online Shops BtoC and UBTC

    Backed by GBK Beteiligungen Aktiengesellschaft and Hannover Finanz, MediaShop (€172 million of revenue in 2019, Lower Austria / AUT), a company that specializes in telesales of consumer goods including household products, cosmetics, wellness, fitness and leisure products, acquires two online shops for everyday products, BtoC AG (Central Switzerland / CHE), and UBTC (Central Switzerland / CHE). This double acquisition represents a further step in the growth of MediaShop
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    HG (EX HGCAPITAL)

    Add-on: Iris Acquires Edtech Company Isams

    Owned by HG and Intermediate Capital Group, Iris Software Group (£668 million of revenue in 2018, South East / ENG), a company that provides commercial software and services in the accounting and payment services sectors, announces the acquisition of Isams (East Midlands / ENG), a cloud-based online school management platform. Isams will support Iris’ expansion in the education sector and prepare it for further national and international expansion
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    INTERMEDIATE CAPITAL GROUP (ICG)

    Add-on: Iris Acquires Edtech Company Isams

    Owned by HG and Intermediate Capital Group, Iris Software Group (£668 million of revenue in 2018, South East / ENG), a company that provides commercial software and services in the accounting and payment services sectors, announces the acquisition of Isams (East Midlands / ENG), a cloud-based online school management platform. Isams will support Iris’ expansion in the education sector and prepare it for further national and international expansion
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    CINVEN

    Add-on: JLA Acquires Fire Safety Specialist MacDonald Martin

    Backed by Cinven, JLA Limited (£129 million of revenue in 2018, Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a provider of laundry services, rental and maintenance of washing machines, particularly for campervans and small hotels, acquires MacDonald Martin (North East / ENG), a full service provider ranging from design, installation and maintenance of fire alarm systems as well as various equipment. This acquisition allows JLA Limited to expand its fire alarm systems business
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    FIVE ARROWS (FAPI)

    Add-on: Softway Medical Acquires Pharmacists Network Santalis Group

    Backed by Five Arrows and Naxicap Partners, Softway Medical (€47 of revenue in 2019, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur / FRA), a company that provides management and support tools for healthcare professionals, announces the acquisition of Groupe Santalis (Brussels-Capital Region / BEL), a cooperative platform for pharmacists services. Softway also takes control of Idem Santé (Nouvelle-Aquitaine / FRA), a publisher of software for the management of health centers, and 2TP Santé (Nouvelle-Aquitaine / FRA), a company specialized in the management of third party payment for medical activities
    (Softway Medical, press release.
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    NAXICAP PARTNERS

    Add-on: Softway Medical Acquires Pharmacists Network Santalis Group

    Backed by Five Arrows and Naxicap Partners, Softway Medical (€47 of revenue in 2019, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur / FRA), a company that provides management and support tools for healthcare professionals, announces the acquisition of Groupe Santalis (Brussels-Capital Region / BEL), a cooperative platform for pharmacists services. Softway also takes control of Idem Santé (Nouvelle-Aquitaine / FRA), a publisher of software for the management of health centers, and 2TP Santé (Nouvelle-Aquitaine / FRA), a company specialized in the management of third party payment for medical activities
    (Softway Medical, press release.
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    BLACKSTONE

    Add-on: Schenck Process Acquires Engineering Company Baker Perkins

    Owned by Blackstone, Schenck Process (€600 million of revenue in 2019, Hesse / DEU), specialist in process technologies in industrial weighing, filtration, automation and air filtration technology, acquires Baker Pekins (East of England / ENG), an engineering company that specializes in the manufacture of food processing equipment. Upon completion of the transaction, the Baker Perkins executive management team will continue to manage the company. This external growth transaction is in line with Schenck Process’ development strategy
    (Schenck Process, press release)
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    ARGOS WITYU (EX ARGOS SODITIC)

    Add-on: Juratoys Acquires Toymaker Lilliputiens

    Backed by Argos Wityu, Juratoys (€52 million of revenue in 2019, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA), a company that designs and markets wooden toys for children, acquires Lilliputiens (Flemish Region / BEL), a brand of early learning and development toys for children aged 0 to 5 years, which has a revenue of over €12 million. This acquisition consolidates Juratoys’ early childhood segment
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    BUSINESS GROWTH FUND (BGF)

    Add-on: Kagool Buys Digital Agency Delete

    Backed by Business Growth Fund, Kagool (London / ENG), a digital marketing agency that specializes in the implementation and deployment of Sitecore technologies, acquires Delete (London / ENG), a digital agency supplying consultancy and services to support the digital transformation of businesses. This is Kagool’s first acquisition since the investment of Business Growth Fund in August 2020
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    PRIMARY CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: ICS Learn Acquires Online Training Provider Development Processes Group

    Majority owned by Primary Capital Partners, ICS Learn (Greater Glasgow & Clyde Valley / SCT), a company that supplies distance learning courses and training for students and professionals, acquires Development Processes Group (London / ENG), an online training provider. The acquisition is part of ICS Learn’s growth strategy
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    SEGULAH

    Add-on: Sandbäckens Acquires Service Provider Rörbolaget M Söderkvist AB

    Backed by Segulah, Sandbäckens (c. SEK1.3 billion of revenue in 2019, Ostergotland / SWE), a company that provides plumbing and heating services and develops sprinkler systems for industries, hospitals and homes, acquires Rörbolaget M Söderkvist AB (Smaland / SWE), a full service provider in the field of heating and sanitation. This acquisition allows Sandbäckens to consolidate its presence in an additional strategic location
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    VIA EQUITY

    Add-on: GleSYS Acquires Digital Transformation Specialist Cloudonline

    Backed by VIA Equity, GleSYS (c. SEK100 million of revenue in 2019, Halland / SWE), a company that provides the e-commerce industry with data centre services, including virtual servers, dedicated servers and colocation services, acquires Cloudonline (SEK9 million of revenue in 2019, Uppland / SWE), a provider of hybrid cloud service and support for the transformation and digital journey of businesses. Cloudonline will operate as a separate legal entity. This acquisition aims to consolidate GleSYS’ activities in the Stockholm area
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    HALDER

    Add-on: Anker Acquires Software Developer LocaFox

    Majority owned by Halder, Anker Kassensysteme (€13 million of revenue in 2019, North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), a company that provides cash register systems for the retail sector, acquires LocaFox (Berlin / DEU), a developer of cloud-based point-of-sale software solutions, from its founders and historical investors. LocaFox’ extensive expertise will provide a solid technology platform for many of Anker’s new products
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    BLUEGEM CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Hair Care Product Manufacturer Pool Service Acquires Panzeri Group

    Owned by BlueGem Capital Partners, Pool Service (c. €40 million of revenue in 2018, Lombardy / ITA), a company that manufactures and distributes hair care products, takes over its counterpart Panzeri Group (c. €49 million of revenue in 2019, Lombardy / ITA). BlueGem Capital Partners intends to form from Pool Service, owner of the Medavita brand, and Panzeri Group a new entity which will be the third largest manufacturer and distributor of hair care products in Italy and which will bear the name of BeautyNova
    (BlueGem Capital Partners, press release)
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    TIKEHAU CAPITAL

    Add-on: LNA Santé Completes the Acquisition of Clinique Développement

    Backed by Tikehau Capital, Siparex, Unexo and Turenne Capital, LNA Santé (€528 million of revenue in 2019, Pays de la Loire / FRA), a group involved in the operation of nursing homes, signs the acquisition of Clinique Développement (€76.6 million of revenue in 2019, Normandie / FRA), a group of private clinics. This transaction provides an exit opportunity for the minority shareholders of Clinique Développement, Tikehau, Capitem, Credit Mutuel Equity, Alliance Entreprendre and Bpifrance
    (LNA Santé, press release)
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    SIPAREX

    Add-on: LNA Santé Completes the Acquisition of Clinique Développement

    Backed by Tikehau Capital, Siparex, Unexo and Turenne Capital, LNA Santé (€528 million of revenue in 2019, Pays de la Loire / FRA), a group involved in the operation of nursing homes, signs the acquisition of Clinique Développement (€76.6 million of revenue in 2019, Normandie / FRA), a group of private clinics. This transaction provides an exit opportunity for the minority shareholders of Clinique Développement, Tikehau, Capitem, Credit Mutuel Equity, Alliance Entreprendre and Bpifrance
    (LNA Santé, press release)
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    UNEXO

    Add-on: LNA Santé Completes the Acquisition of Clinique Développement

    Backed by Tikehau Capital, Siparex, Unexo and Turenne Capital, LNA Santé (€528 million of revenue in 2019, Pays de la Loire / FRA), a group involved in the operation of nursing homes, signs the acquisition of Clinique Développement (€76.6 million of revenue in 2019, Normandie / FRA), a group of private clinics. This transaction provides an exit opportunity for the minority shareholders of Clinique Développement, Tikehau, Capitem, Credit Mutuel Equity, Alliance Entreprendre and Bpifrance
    (LNA Santé, press release)
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    TURENNE CAPITAL

    Add-on: LNA Santé Completes the Acquisition of Clinique Développement

    Backed by Tikehau Capital, Siparex, Unexo and Turenne Capital, LNA Santé (€528 million of revenue in 2019, Pays de la Loire / FRA), a group involved in the operation of nursing homes, signs the acquisition of Clinique Développement (€76.6 million of revenue in 2019, Normandie / FRA), a group of private clinics. This transaction provides an exit opportunity for the minority shareholders of Clinique Développement, Tikehau, Capitem, Credit Mutuel Equity, Alliance Entreprendre and Bpifrance
    (LNA Santé, press release)
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    INFLEXION PRIVATE EQUITY

    Add-on: Avantus Aerospace Acquires Engineering Company CalScrew

    Backed by Inflexion Private Equity, Avantus Aerospace (formerly Shimtech Industries) (London / ENG), a manufacturer of insulating components used by the commercial and military aerospace markets, acquires California Screw Products (CalScrew) (California / USA), a manufacturer of high quality, high precision aerospace fasteners
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    NORTHEDGE CAPITAL

    Add-on: Future Industrial Services Acquires Waste Management Company Neston

    Backed by Northedge Capital, Future Industrial Services (£32.2 million of revenue in 2018, North West / ENG), a company that provides waste management solutions and sanitation services to industries, completes the acquisition of Neston Environmental Services (North West / ENG), also specialized in waste management and industrial cleaning services. As a result of this acquisition, Future will integrate two DISAB-branded tankers and a wide range of industrial equipment into its energy services portfolio
    (Northedge Capital, press release)
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    SOVEREIGN CAPITAL

    Add-on: Car Park Management Solutions Provider Premier Park Acquires Park Watch

    Backed by Sovereign Capital, Premier Park (South West / ENG), a company specialized in parking management, acquires its counterpart Park Watch (North West / ENG), provides tailor-made parking management solutions in the private residential sectors and corporate
    (Sovereign Capital, press release)
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    REITEN & CO

    Add-on: Human Resources Service Provider Competentia Acquires Dare

    Backed by Reiten & Co, Competentia (NOK1.4 billion of revenue in 2019, Vestlandet / NOR), a company that provides human resources services, including staffing, payroll, solutions for staff mobility to the energy and resource industry, acquires Dare (Western Australia / AUS), a professional recruitment agency. Following this transaction, Competentia strengthens its presence in Australia and adds Singapore to its list of global offices
    (Reiten & Co, press release)
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    EVOLEM

    Add-on: Insign Buys Marketing Agency BMRP

    Majority owned by Evolem, Insign (€17 million of revenue in 2017, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a communications agency involved in event-driven communication for businesses, acquires BMRP (Île-de-France / FRA), an advertising agency that supplies consultancy services in influence strategy
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    SIPAREX

    Add-on: TAP Acquires Hotel Equipment Distributor Manusec

    Backed by Siparex, TAP France (Île-de-France / FRA), a company specialized in the design and manufacture of handling and storage equipment, takes control of Manusec (Île-de-France / FRA), a supplier of equipment for hotels. The acquisition will enable TAP to consolidate its position in the industrial equipment market
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    MBO & CO (EX MBO PARTENAIRES)

    Add-on: Arcado Acquires Charcuteries Producer Aux Produits Saugets

    Owned by MBO & CO, Amundi PEF and Siparex, Groupe Sipas (formerly Arcado) (€79 million of revenue in 2019, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA), specialized in the production of charcuterie, cured meats and local products, acquires Aux Produits Saugets (c. €11 million of revenue in 2019, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA), a company that produces and sells top-of-the-range charcuterie and cured meats. This acquisition strengthens the Sipas Group’s presence in the charcuteries and cured meat market
    (Crédit Agricole Group, press release)
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    AMUNDI PEF

    Add-on: Arcado Acquires Charcuteries Producer Aux Produits Saugets

    Owned by MBO & CO, Amundi PEF and Siparex, Groupe Sipas (formerly Arcado) (€79 million of revenue in 2019, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA), specialized in the production of charcuterie, cured meats and local products, acquires Aux Produits Saugets (c. €11 million of revenue in 2019, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA), a company that produces and sells top-of-the-range charcuterie and cured meats. This acquisition strengthens the Sipas Group’s presence in the charcuteries and cured meat market
    (Crédit Agricole Group, press release)
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    SIPAREX

    Add-on: Arcado Acquires Charcuteries Producer Aux Produits Saugets

    Owned by MBO & CO, Amundi PEF and Siparex, Groupe Sipas (formerly Arcado) (€79 million of revenue in 2019, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA), specialized in the production of charcuterie, cured meats and local products, acquires Aux Produits Saugets (c. €11 million of revenue in 2019, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA), a company that produces and sells top-of-the-range charcuterie and cured meats. This acquisition strengthens the Sipas Group’s presence in the charcuteries and cured meat market
    (Crédit Agricole Group, press release)
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    CVC CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Contact Center Service Provider Sabio Acquires Anana

    Backed by CVC Capital Partners and Horizon Capital, Sabio Group (£89.2 million in 2019, London / ENG), a company specialized in cloud hosting, consulting and training services for contact centers, acquires Anana (Sud-Ouest / ENG), a provider of multi-channel customer experience solutions. Through this acquisition, Sabio intends to become a major player in customer experience solutions on the European market
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    HORIZON CAPITAL (EX LYCEUM CAPITAL PARTNERS)

    Add-on: Contact Center Service Provider Sabio Acquires Anana

    Backed by CVC Capital Partners and Horizon Capital, Sabio Group (£89.2 million in 2019, London / ENG), a company specialized in cloud hosting, consulting and training services for contact centers, acquires Anana (Sud-Ouest / ENG), a provider of multi-channel customer experience solutions. Through this acquisition, Sabio intends to become a major player in customer experience solutions on the European market
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    MONTEFIORE INVESTMENT

    Add-on: European Digital Group Acquires Digital Advertising Consultancy Ad’s Up Consulting

    Backed by Montefiore Investment, European Digital Group (Île-de-France / FRA), a company that develops an investment platform that invests in companies involved in digital acceleration and transformation, acquires Ad’s Up Consulting (Île-de-France / FRA), a consulting firm focused on strategy and optimisation of SEA and Social Ads campaigns. This acquisition is part of European Digital Group’s development strategy
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    DOVESCO

    Add-on: Lansweeper Acquires Recognition Technology Company Fing

    Majority owned by Dovesco, Lansweeper (Flemish Region / BEL), a company that develops network management software for businesses, announces the acquisition of Fing (Leinster / IRL), a publisher of network scanning and device recognition applications. Fing’s expertise in device identification technologies will enable Lansweeper to expand its network management solutions and services
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    CINVEN

    Add-on: Food Ingredient Supplier Barentz Acquires Maroon Group

    Backed by Cinven, Barentz (c. €1.2 billion of revenue in 2019, North Holland / NLD), a company which manufactures and distributes food ingredients for the animal nutrition, food and personal care markets and the pharmaceutical industry, acquires Maroon Group (Ohio / USA), a supplier of life sciences ingredients and specialty chemicals. For information, Maroon Group was owned by CI Capital Partners
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    RIELLO INVESTIMENTI

    Add-on: First Advisory Acquires Brokerage Company Life & Wealth

    Majority owned by Riello Investimenti, First Advisory (Lombardy / ITA), an insurance broker specialized in private life insurance products, acquires the entire business of Life & Wealth (Lombardy / ITA), also involved in life insurance sector. The acquisition will allow to accelerate First Advisory’s business development project and its expansion in Italy and internationally
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    FIRST CAPITAL

    Add-on: Tinexta Completes a Triple Acquisition to Create a Cybersecurity Hub

    Backed by First Capital Tinexta (€259 million of revenue in 2019, Emilia-Romagna / ITA), a company which offers solutions in the field of digital trust, credit management and marketing innovation, acquires the projects and research and development division of IT service provider Corvallis (Veneto / ITA), as well as majority stakes in Yoroi (Lazio / ITA) and Swascan (Lombardy / ITA), providers of cybersecurity and data protection solutions. Tinexta intends to create a specialized cybersecurity pole
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    TRITON ADVISERS

    Add-on: Main Capital Sells Software Publisher RVC Medical IT to Nexus

    Main Capital announces the sale of its majority stake in RVC Medical IT (Utrecht / NLD), a company specialized in medical imaging management software for healthcare institutions, to Nexus (€136 million of revenue in 2018, Baden-Württemberg / DEU), a company backed by Triton Advisers and which is also engaged in the development of healthcare softwares. Backed by Main Capital since 2014, RVC has completed significant international growth through acquisitions
    (Main Capital Partners, press release)
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    MAIN CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Software Developer Cleversoft Acquires its Counterpart BusinessForensics

    Backed by Main Capital Partners, Cleversoft (€10 million of revenue in 2017, Bavaria / DEU), a software developer specialized in administration, document management and CRM for the financial sector, acquires BusinessForensics (South Holland / NLD), a provider of financial crime prevention softwares. The acquisition will allow Cleversoft to significantly diversify its product portfolio
    (Main Capital Partners, press release)
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    RATOS

    Add-on: TFS Joins Forces with American Clinical Research Company DCRI

    Backed by Ratos, TFS (€87.3 million of revenue in 2019, Skane / SWE), a contractual clinical research organization that provides clinical development services to companies operating in various industrial segments (pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical, diagnostics, functional food), enters into a strategic partnership with Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) (North Carolina / USA), a clinical research company that conducts innovative research work in the fields of cardiovascular diseases, respiratory diseases, nephrology, infectious diseases, etc. This merger will allow TFS to strengthen its presence in North America but also to enrich its offers for its European customers
    (Ratos, press release)
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    IDINVEST PARTNERS

    Add-on: C2S Welcomes the Saint-Vincent and Saint-Pierre Clinics into its Group

    Backed by Idinvest Partners and Eurazeo, La Compagnie Stéphanoise de Santé (C2S) (€222 million of revenue in 2019, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a group of private clinics (Clinics and home care services), acquires the clinics Saint-Vincent (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA) and Saint-Pierre (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA). The integration of the two clinics into the group will enable C2S to complete its offer and offer its services in the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region
    (C2S, press release)
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    EURAZEO

    Add-on: C2S Welcomes the Saint-Vincent and Saint-Pierre Clinics into its Group

    Backed by Idinvest Partners and Eurazeo, La Compagnie Stéphanoise de Santé (C2S) (€222 million of revenue in 2019, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a group of private clinics (Clinics and home care services), acquires the clinics Saint-Vincent (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA) and Saint-Pierre (Bourgogne-Franche-Comté / FRA). The integration of the two clinics into the group will enable C2S to complete its offer and offer its services in the Burgundy-Franche-Comté region
    (C2S, press release)
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    APPOSITE CAPITAL

    Add-on: Riverdale Healthcare Acquires Bridge Street Dental Practice

    Backed by Apposite Capital, Riverdale Healthcare (Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a company made up of an investment group that provides dental practices with the necessary infrastructure to deliver care, acquires Bridge Street Dental Practice (North West / ENG), a dental practice. This acquisition is in line with Riverdale Healthcare’s development strategy
    (Riverdale Healthcare, press release)
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    CAIRNGORM CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Grant & Stone Acquires Building Materials Supplier 3Counties Timber & Building Supplies

    Backed by Cairngorm Capital Partners, Grant & Stone (£100 million of revenue in 2019, South East / ENG), a company that provides products and services for the construction, plumbing and electrical sectors, acquires 3Counties Timber & Building Supplies (South East / ENG), a supplier of heavy and light building materials to individuals, contractors and commercial entities. This external growth transaction is in line with Grant & Stone’s growth strategy
    (Cairngorm Capital Partners, press release)
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    GHO CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Sterling Pharma Solutions Acquires a Factory from Pharmaceutical Products and Testing Manufacturer Alcami

    Backed by GHO Capital, Sterling Pharma Solutions (£56.4 million of revenues in 2019, North East / ENG), a pharmaceutical company that provides development and manufacturing services of small molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) to biopharmaceutical companies, acquires the Germantown plant of Alcami (North Carolina / USA), a company providing pharmaceutical product manufacturing and testing services. The acquisition will strengthen Sterling Pharma Solutions’ presence in the US market
    (GHO Capital, press release)
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    EURAZEO

    Add-on: Vitaprotech Acquires Security Systems Supplier Recas

    Majority owned by Eurazeo, Vitaprotech (€48 million of revenue in 2019, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a company specialized in the manufacture and development of perimeter intrusion detection systems for sensitive sites, announces the acquisition of Recas (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), a provider of cloud-based video surveillance solutions. Thanks to the acquisition of Recas, Vitaprotech will integrate the Saas mode in its security products
    (Vitaprotech, press release)
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    INSIGHT VENTURE PARTNERS

    Add-on: Staffbase Acquires Survey Software Developer Teambay

    Backed by Insight Ventures Partners, Staffbase (Saxony / DEU), a company that develops an employee application to enable companies to publish work-related information, acquires Teambay (Berlin / DEU), a developer of survey software for human resources departments. The acquisition of Teambay will allow Staffbase to develop a more integrated and simplified platform for internal communications and human resources
    (Staffbase, press release)
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    APOLLO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT

    Add-on: Covis Acquires Pharmaceutical Company AMAG Pharmaceuticals

    Backed by Apollo Global Management, Covis Group (Central Switzerland / CHE), a pharmaceutical company specialized in the development of innovative therapeutic solutions for the treatment of fatal and chronic diseases, has entered into an agreement to acquire AMAG Pharmaceuticals ($327 million of revenue in 2019, Massachusetts / USA), a company that develops products for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia in adult patients. Following this acquisition, AMAG will be merged with a subsidiary of Covis
    (AMAG Pharmaceuticals, press release)
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    BC PARTNERS

    Add-on: Veterinary Clinic Group VetPartners Acquires The Hyperthyroid Cat Centre

    Backed by BC Partners and Ares Management, VetPartners (£262 million of revenue in 2019, Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a group of veterinary clinics, acquires The Hyperthyroid Cat Center (Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a company specialized in treatment of feline hyperthyroidism. Following this transaction, The Hyperthyroid Cat Center will be able to offer its hyperthyroid cat care in the countries where VetPartners is present
    (VetPartners, press release)
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    ARES MANAGEMENT

    Add-on: Veterinary Clinic Group VetPartners Acquires The Hyperthyroid Cat Centre

    Backed by BC Partners and Ares Management, VetPartners (£262 million of revenue in 2019, Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a group of veterinary clinics, acquires The Hyperthyroid Cat Center (Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a company specialized in treatment of feline hyperthyroidism. Following this transaction, The Hyperthyroid Cat Center will be able to offer its hyperthyroid cat care in the countries where VetPartners is present
    (VetPartners, press release)
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    ARDIAN

    Add-on: Sedgwick Acquires Claims Management Specialist Perigest

    Backed by Ardian, Sedgwick ($2.7 billion of revenue in 2018, Tennessee / USA), a company that provides technology solutions for risk, benefits and operations and specializes in the management of workers’ compensation claims, disability and absence, acquires Perigest (North / PRT), a provider of claims management services to the marine and freight, property and liability industries. This acquisition will allow Sedgwick to diversify its customer base and support its international growth
    (Sedgwick, press release)
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    DEUTSCHE PRIVATE EQUITY (DPE)

    Add-on: Business Software Developer Valantic Acquires ADSCAPE

    Backed by Deutsche Private Equity (DPE), Valantic (€160 million of revenue in 2019, Bavaria / DEU), a company specialized in the development of software solutions for businesses, acquires ADSCAPE (North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), a provider of product information management (PIM) software consulting, development and integration services to businesses. This acquisition will strengthen Valantic’s expertise in product information management solutions, a branch that has a strong potential for growth and demand given the growth of e-commerce companies in recent years
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    INIZIATIVA GESTIONE INVESTIMENTI

    Add-on: Bracchi Acquires Transport Company Peterlini

    Backed by Iniziativa Gestione Investimenti and Siparex, Bracchi (€140 million of revenue in 2019, Lombardy / ITA), a company that operates in the transport and logistics sector by providing various services and integrated solutions for companies located in Italy but also around the world, takes over Peterlini (€5 million of revenue in 2019, Emilia-Romagna / ITA), a transport company specialized in the transport of heavy and exceptional loads. Bracchi intends to become a European leader in logistics and transport
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    SIPAREX

    Add-on: Bracchi Acquires Transport Company Peterlini

    Backed by Iniziativa Gestione Investimenti and Siparex, Bracchi (€140 million of revenue in 2019, Lombardy / ITA), a company that operates in the transport and logistics sector by providing various services and integrated solutions for companies located in Italy but also around the world, takes over Peterlini (€5 million of revenue in 2019, Emilia-Romagna / ITA), a transport company specialized in the transport of heavy and exceptional loads. Bracchi intends to become a European leader in logistics and transport
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    DROEGE GROUP

    Add-on: Weltbild Acquires Book Publisher teNeues

    Backed by Droege Group, Weltbild (c. €450 million of revenue in 2018, Bavaria / DEU), a Catholic bookshop specialized in the publishing and sale of books and magazines worldwide, takes over teNeues (North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), an international publisher of business and illustrated books
    (Droege Group, press release)
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    SOCIETE GENERALE CAPITAL PARTENAIRES (SGCP)

    Add-on: Paprec Acquires Waste Recycling Specialist Privacia

    Backed by Société Générale Capital Partenaires, Crédit Mutuel Equity, Arkea Capital, Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap, and CIC Private Debt, Paprec (€1.5 billion of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in waste recycling and recovery, acquires Privacia (€6 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), also specialized in waste recycling and recovery. This acquisition completes the activities of La Corbeille Bleue, Paprec’s subsidiary dedicated to the collection and sorting of the tertiary sector waste
    (Paprec, press release)
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    ARKEA CAPITAL

    Add-on: Paprec Acquires Waste Recycling Specialist Privacia

    Backed by Société Générale Capital Partenaires, Crédit Mutuel Equity, Arkea Capital, Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap, and CIC Private Debt, Paprec (€1.5 billion of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in waste recycling and recovery, acquires Privacia (€6 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), also specialized in waste recycling and recovery. This acquisition completes the activities of La Corbeille Bleue, Paprec’s subsidiary dedicated to the collection and sorting of the tertiary sector waste
    (Paprec, press release)
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    CREDIT MUTUEL EQUITY (EX CM-CIC INVESTISSEMENT)

    Add-on: Paprec Acquires Waste Recycling Specialist Privacia

    Backed by Société Générale Capital Partenaires, Crédit Mutuel Equity, Arkea Capital, Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap, and CIC Private Debt, Paprec (€1.5 billion of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in waste recycling and recovery, acquires Privacia (€6 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), also specialized in waste recycling and recovery. This acquisition completes the activities of La Corbeille Bleue, Paprec’s subsidiary dedicated to the collection and sorting of the tertiary sector waste
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    BPIFRANCE INVESTISSEMENT MID & LARGE CAP

    Add-on: Paprec Acquires Waste Recycling Specialist Privacia

    Backed by Société Générale Capital Partenaires, Crédit Mutuel Equity, Arkea Capital, Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap, and CIC Private Debt, Paprec (€1.5 billion of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in waste recycling and recovery, acquires Privacia (€6 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), also specialized in waste recycling and recovery. This acquisition completes the activities of La Corbeille Bleue, Paprec’s subsidiary dedicated to the collection and sorting of the tertiary sector waste
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    CIC PRIVATE DEBT

    Add-on: Paprec Acquires Waste Recycling Specialist Privacia

    Backed by Société Générale Capital Partenaires, Crédit Mutuel Equity, Arkea Capital, Bpifrance Investissement Mid & Large Cap, and CIC Private Debt, Paprec (€1.5 billion of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in waste recycling and recovery, acquires Privacia (€6 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), also specialized in waste recycling and recovery. This acquisition completes the activities of La Corbeille Bleue, Paprec’s subsidiary dedicated to the collection and sorting of the tertiary sector waste
    (Paprec, press release)
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    ERGON CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Haudecoeur Acquires Green Tea Producer Palais Impérial

    Backed by Ergon Capital Partners and Idinvest Partners, Haudecoeur (€141 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in the import, production and distribution of food, acquires Palais Impérial (€14 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), producer of a complete range of green tea. This is Hautdecoeur’s first acquisition since Ergon Capital Partners became a majority shareholder in 2018, backed by unitranche debt set up by Idinvest Partners
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    IDINVEST PARTNERS

    Add-on: Haudecoeur Acquires Green Tea Producer Palais Impérial

    Backed by Ergon Capital Partners and Idinvest Partners, Haudecoeur (€141 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in the import, production and distribution of food, acquires Palais Impérial (€14 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), producer of a complete range of green tea. This is Hautdecoeur’s first acquisition since Ergon Capital Partners became a majority shareholder in 2018, backed by unitranche debt set up by Idinvest Partners
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    SIPAREX

    Financing: Siparex Provides a Mezzanine Debt to Telecom Network Specialist JLHF Conseils

    Siparex, via its Siparex Intermezzo 2 fund, arranges a mezzanine debt to JLHF Conseils (ATF, TEEC, Les Marines du Limay) (c. €40 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company that supplies comprehensive services in the deployment of mobile and fixed telecoms networks. As part of the deal, A Plus Finance, shareholder since 2014, exits the company’s capital in favour of Bpifrance
    (Siparex, press release)
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    AKSIA GROUP

    Add-on: COC Farmaceutici Acquires Pharmaceutical Company Tubilux Pharma

    Majority owned by Aksia Group, COC Farmaceutici (€41 million of revenue in 2019, Emilia-Romagna / ITA), a company specialized in the contract manufacturing of medical devices and pharmaceutical products mainly for the ophthalmology market, takes control of Tubilux Pharma (€30 million turnover in 2019, Lazio / ITA), a pharmaceutical specialist in the field of eye care. The new group will reach a revenue of €80 million by the end of the current financial year
    (COC Farmaceutici, press release)
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    LIMERSTON CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: Chromatography Consumables Supplier Arch Sciences Group Acquires Apex Scientific

    Backed by Limerston Capital Partners, Arch Sciences Group (£17.3 million of revenue in 2019, Edinburgh and Lothians / SCT), a supplier of chromatography consumables, instrument parts and technical services for the pharmaceutical, oil and gas industries, acquires its counterpart Apex Scientific (Leinster / IRL), a company specialized in chromatography, sample preparation, liquid handling and all related fields. Following this transaction, Arch Sciences Group expands its laboratory solutions activities outside the UK and enters the EU market
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    CVC CAPITAL PARTNERS

    Add-on: TMF Group Acquires Investment Company Selectra

    Backed by CVC Capital Partners and CIC Private Debt, TMF Group (€564 million of revenue in 2018, North Holland / NLD), a company that provides compliance outsourcing solutions for administrative services, announces the acquisition of Selectra Management Company (District of Luxembourg / LUX), a provider of investment fund creation, management and distribution services. The acquisition will enable TMF to further develop its fund services business
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    CIC PRIVATE DEBT

    Add-on: TMF Group Acquires Investment Company Selectra

    Backed by CVC Capital Partners and CIC Private Debt, TMF Group (€564 million of revenue in 2018, North Holland / NLD), a company that provides compliance outsourcing solutions for administrative services, announces the acquisition of Selectra Management Company (District of Luxembourg / LUX), a provider of investment fund creation, management and distribution services. The acquisition will enable TMF to further develop its fund services business
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    IDINVEST PARTNERS

    Add-on: P. Van De Veld Acquires Packaging Supplier Veerkarton

    Backed by Idinvest Partners, P. Van De Velde (Flemish Region / BEL), a group that produces cardboard packaging for the food industry, acquires Veerkarton (North Holland / NLD), also specialized in the design and distribution of cardboard packaging. The acquisition will strengthen the market share of both companies with promising growth opportunities in North-Western Europe
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    M80 CAPITAL

    Add-on: Tent Specialist Spantech Acquires Viewbox

    Backed by M80 Capital, Spantech (€25 million of revenue in 2019, Région Wallonne / BEL), a company which manufactures, sells and rents marquees, tents and various removable and temporary structures, acquires Viewbox (c. €3.5 million of revenue in 2019, Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / BEL), a company specialized in modular construction in containers including ceiling, floor, walls, doors and lighting. Thanks to this transaction, Spantech aims to grow and complete its product offering
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    INFLEXION PRIVATE EQUITY

    Add-on: Radius Acquires Telecommunications Company Nord Connect Total

    Supported by Inflexion Private Equity, Radius Payment Solutions (£2.48 billion of revenue in 2019, North West / ENG), a provider of payment and telematics solutions for fleet management, announces the acquisition of Nord Connect Total Communications (NIR), a business telecommunications provider. With this acquisition Radius expands its mobile base and geographic coverage
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    ARDIAN

    Add-on: Ingredient Solutions Developer Solina Acquires Bowman ingredients

    Backed by Cerea Partners and Ardian, Solina (c. €450 million of revenue in 2019, Bretagne / FRA), developer and supplier of a wide range of ingredient solutions to improve the taste, texture and visual appearance of cooked dishes, meat products, snacks, etc … takes over Bowman Ingredients (c. £60 million of revenue in 2019, East / ENG), producer of food coating products for the food processing industry. Thus, Solina completes its third acquisition of this year
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    CEREA PARTNERS

    Add-on: Ingredient Solutions Developer Solina Acquires Bowman ingredients

    Backed by Cerea Partners and Ardian, Solina (c. €450 million of revenue in 2019, Bretagne / FRA), developer and supplier of a wide range of ingredient solutions to improve the taste, texture and visual appearance of cooked dishes, meat products, snacks, etc … takes over Bowman Ingredients (c. £60 million of revenue in 2019, East / ENG), producer of food coating products for the food processing industry. Thus, Solina completes its third acquisition of this year
    (Solina, press release)
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    CLESSIDRA

    Add-on: Electronic Payments Specialist Nexi Merges With SIA

    Backed by Bain Capital, Clessidra and Advent International Corporation, Nexi (€984 million of revenue in 2019, Lombardy / ITA), a company specialized in the development and distribution of electronic payment solutions (payments by bank cards, mobile payments, online payments, etc.) for the banking and commerce industry, announces its merger with its counterpart SIA (€411 million of revenue in 2018, Lombardy / ITA). The new group will be a European leader in electronic payments with around 120 million cards managed across Europe
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    ADVENT INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION

    Add-on: Electronic Payments Specialist Nexi Merges With SIA

    Backed by Bain Capital, Clessidra and Advent International Corporation, Nexi (€984 million of revenue in 2019, Lombardy / ITA), a company specialized in the development and distribution of electronic payment solutions (payments by bank cards, mobile payments, online payments, etc.) for the banking and commerce industry, announces its merger with its counterpart SIA (€411 million of revenue in 2018, Lombardy / ITA). The new group will be a European leader in electronic payments with around 120 million cards managed across Europe
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    BAIN CAPITAL

    Add-on: Electronic Payments Specialist Nexi Merges With SIA

    Backed by Bain Capital, Clessidra and Advent International Corporation, Nexi (€984 million of revenue in 2019, Lombardy / ITA), a company specialized in the development and distribution of electronic payment solutions (payments by bank cards, mobile payments, online payments, etc.) for the banking and commerce industry, announces its merger with its counterpart SIA (€411 million of revenue in 2018, Lombardy / ITA). The new group will be a European leader in electronic payments with around 120 million cards managed across Europe
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    TRITON ADVISERS

    Add-on: Professional Directory Development Specialist European Directories Acquires Profihost

    Backed by Triton Fund III, European Directories (€216 million of revenue in 2019, North Holland / NLD), a company specialized in the development of professional directories, via its subsidiary Dogado (North Rhine-Westphalia / DEU), a cloud hosting service provider, acquires Profihost (Lower Saxony / DEU), a company providing managed servers for websites and online stores. Following this transaction, Dogado and Profihost will merge to become the largest provider of managed servers for websites and online stores in Germany
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    INVESTMENT AB LATOUR

    Add-on: Architectural Consulting Firm Sweco Acquires A-RES

    Backed by Investment AB Latour, Sweco (SEK20.7 billion of revenue 2019, Uppland / SWE), an architectural consultancy firm specialized in the design and construction of urban infrastructure, acquires ARIES Real Estate Solutions (Flemish Region / BEL), a provider of management services for small and large construction projects. Following this transaction, Sweco continues to expand its service offering
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    ANDERA PARTNERS (EX EDRIP)

    Financing: Andera Partners Supports Holding Company Groupe Baelen

    Andera Partners, through its fund ActoMezz IV, has provided €40 million in mezzanine to Groupe Baelen (Île-de-France / FRA), a holding company which invests in small and medium-sized French and international companies, to support it in the acquisition of Factoria (c. €60 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a group specialized in the distribution and integration of printing systems within companies as well as in outsourcing and document management services. With this transaction, ActoMezz IV marks its first investment after its closing at more than €500 million last July
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    APAX PARTNERS SAS

    Add-on: Destiny Acquires Telecommunications Solutions Provider Voips

    Majority-owned by Apax Partners SAS, Destiny (€65 million of revenue in 2019, Flemish Region / BEL), a provider of telecommunications solutions and private network services to businesses, acquires Voips (North Brabant / NLD), a provider of telecommunication solutions, particularly in the field of VoIP business telephony. With this acquisition, Destiny strengthens its product line and its position in the cloud telecommunications market in the Netherlands
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    UNIGRAINS

    Add-on: Transport and Logistics Company Trasporti Romagna Acquires Logistica 2

    Backed by Fondo Agroalimentaro Italiano (Unigrains) and Fondo Atlante of Neuberger Berman, Trasporti Romagna (€179 million of revenue in 2019, Veneto / ITA), a company that offers logistics and transport services to the food, cosmetics and pharmacy industries, takes over Logistica 2 (€34.6 million of revenue in 2019, Trentino-Alto Adige / ITA), logistics and transport company specialized in the storage and temperature-controlled transport of fruits and vegetables on behalf of Italian food companies. With this acquisition, Trasporti Romagna is enriched with 120 transport vehicles as well as 2 warehouses located in the region of Trento, in north-eastern Italy
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    LLOYDS DEVELOPMENT CAPITAL (LDC)

    Add-on: Linley & Simpson Acquires Estate Agency Simon Blyth

    Backed by Lloyds Development Capital, Linley & Simpson (Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a property agency that offers its clients residences for rent and for sale, buys Simon Blyth (Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), also a property agency. From now on, both companies will work closely together. Under the terms of the transaction, Simon Blyth’s director and management team will remain in place
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    TRITON ADVISERS

    Add-on: Meine Radiology Holding Acquires Medical Care Center Diagnostikum Berlin

    Backed by Triton, Meine Radiologie Holding (€25 million of revenue in 2018, Hesse / DEU), a professional management partner that provides financing and advice on the process of transferring personal and technical skills to radiologists and radiotherapists, acquires Diagnostikum Berlin (Berlin / DEU), a company that supplies radiological examinations. The acquisition is part of Meine Radiologie Holding’s growth strategy
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    21 INVEST (EX 21 PARTNERS)

    Add-on: ProductLife Group Acquires Pharmacovigilance Specialist Axpharma

    Majority owned by 21 Invest (formerly 21 Partners), ProductLife Group (€23.7 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company involved in outsourcing and consulting services for regulatory, safety and quality functions in the life sciences and pharmaceutical industries, acquires Axpharma (Île-de-France / FRA), a company that supplies comprehensive services including case management, medical writing, monitoring of medical literature, delegation of responsibilities for pharmacovigilance and ongoing medical information. As a reminder, Axpharma is backed by Galiena Capital
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    ECI PARTNERS

    Add-on: Clear Group and Investis Digital Complete Acquisitions

    Two companies majority-owned by ECI Partners realize acquisitions. Clear Group (£17.3 million of revenue in 2018, London / ENG), a company specialized in niche insurance sectors, acquires Brokerbility Holdings (East Midlands / ENG), a group of independent brokers, while Investis Digital (£20.4 million of revenue in 2018, London / ENG), a company specialized in the creation and management of websites and applications for businesses, acquires Microserve (South West / ENG), a company that provides companies with solutions and consulting services in IT
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    CINVEN

    Add-on: JLA Acquires Two Fire Alarm suppliers Firewatch South West and ITS Fire & Security

    Majority owned by Cinven, JLA Limited (£105 million of revenue in 2016, Yorkshire and the Humber / ENG), a provider of laundry services, rental and maintenance of washing machines, particularly for motor homes and small hotels, acquires two suppliers of fire protection services and products, Firewatch South West (South West / ENG) and ITS Fire & Security (East / ENG). This double acquisition consolidates the fire protection branch of JLA Limited
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    MULTICROISSANCE

    Add-on Jardel to Acquire Road Transport Company Sarrazain

    Backed by Bpifrance and Multicroissance, Jardel Transports (Occitanie / FRA), a company involved in customized logistics solutions, is about to acquire Sarrazain Transports (€53.4 million of revenue in 2018, Occitanie / FRA), a provider of transport and logistics services. As a reminder, Multicroissance and Bpifrance acquired Jardel in September 2015
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    APAX PARTNERS SAS

    Add-on: Internet Solutions Provider Expereo International Acquires its Counterpart Globalinternet

    Backed by Apax Partners SAS, Expereo International (€122 million of revenue in 2019, North Holland / NLD), an Internet Network and Cloud Connectivity solutions provider, acquires Globalinternet (North Holland / NLD), specialist in internet access managed services. The acquisition will allow Expereo to consolidate its position in the global internet managed services market
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    STENA ADACTUM

    Add-on: BWB Partners Sells Healthy Snack Supplier System Frugt to Midsona

    BWB Partners exits System Frugt (DKK385 million of revenue in 2019, Jutland Central / DNK), an owner of a brand of healthy snacks such as dried fruits, nuts, fresh fruits and vegetables and hand-baked crisps, to Stena Adactum’s portfolio company Midsona (SEK3 billion of revenue in 2019, Skåne / SWE), a company which develops and markets health products such as organic food, beauty products, hygiene products and sports nutrition , whose main buyers are pharmacies as well as specialist dealers in this field. As a reminder, BWB Partners invested in System Frugt in 2010
    (BWB Partners, press release)
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    INNOVAFONDS

    Add-on: Railway Signaling Equipment Provider Rail Industries Acquires S.A.I.B Connectique

    Backed by Innovafonds and EMZ Partners, Rail Industries (€14 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company which manufactures and markets various equipment for railway signaling, acquires SAIB Connectique (€7 million of revenue in 2019, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), manufacturer of connectors dedicated to the railway, defense and nuclear sectors. Thanks to this acquisition, Rail Industries crosses the €20 million of revenue milestone
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    EMZ PARTNERS (EX EUROMEZZANINE)

    Add-on: Railway Signaling Equipment Provider Rail Industries Acquires S.A.I.B Connectique

    Backed by Innovafonds and EMZ Partners, Rail Industries (€14 million of revenue in 2019, Île-de-France / FRA), a company which manufactures and markets various equipment for railway signaling, acquires SAIB Connectique (€7 million of revenue in 2019, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes / FRA), manufacturer of connectors dedicated to the railway, defense and nuclear sectors. Thanks to this acquisition, Rail Industries crosses the €20 million of revenue milestone
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    ALTOR EQUITY PARTNERS

    Add-on: Management Consulting Firm Cupole Joins ARC Group

    Supported by Altor Equity Partners, Arise Consultants Group (ARC) (SEK402 million of revenue in 2019, Uppland / SWE), a group of companies that provides management and digital marketing consulting, acquires Cupole (Uppland / SWE), a company also involved in management consulting services. Cupole will provide the strategic and operational support needed to accelerate ARC’s development. As a reminder, ARC is also known as Curamando Group
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