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EMZ ACCOMPANIES RAIL INDUSTRIES MANAGEMENT TEAM IN ITS STRATEGY AIMING AT BUILDING A GROUP AROUND MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS FOR THE RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE

EMZ ACCOMPANIES RAIL INDUSTRIES MANAGEMENT TEAM IN ITS STRATEGY AIMING AT BUILDING A GROUP AROUND MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS FOR THE RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE

Founded and managed by Xavier Payet and Vincent Menudier, Rail Industries is the holding company of SNIC, a company manufacturing connectors for safety relays for the railway industry. In October […]

EMZ TEAMS-UP WITH ROMUALD GADRAT FOR THE ACQUISITION OF WEYOU GROUP

EMZ TEAMS-UP WITH ROMUALD GADRAT FOR THE ACQUISITION OF WEYOU GROUP

In October 2019, EMZ structured a management-sponsored transaction allowing Romuald Gadrat, CEO of Weyou, to remain the majority shareholder of the group. Weyou is the French leader in the organization […]

EMZ accompanies Marc le Flohic within Lumibird’s controlling holding company

Lumibird, a listed company at Euronext, is a French laser device manufacturer, created at the initiative of Marc Le Flohic, the company’s CEO and majority shareholder. With 50 years of […]

EMZ structured a management-sponsored transaction allowing Frédéric Brun alongside four other managers to regain full control of the group

EMZ structured a management-sponsored transaction allowing Frédéric Brun alongside four other managers to regain full control of the group

Founded by Frédéric Brun in Grenoble, France, in 1999, Arturia specialises in the development of music software and hardware for professional and amateur musicians. Operating in 55 countries, we have […]

EMZ ACCOMPANIES THE CREATION OF THE HEROIKS GROUP, THE FRENCH LEADING INDEPENDENT PLAYER IN COMMUNICATION

My Media Group as well as advertising agencies Business and Aubert Stroch (ASAP) team-up to form Heroiks group. My Media Group, specialized in media buying, partners with advertising agencies Business, […]

EMZ INVESTS IN SPIE BATIGNOLLES ALONGSIDE MORE THAN 360 MANAGERS

EMZ INVESTS IN SPIE BATIGNOLLES ALONGSIDE MORE THAN 360 MANAGERS

In January 2019, EMZ structured a management-sponsored transaction allowing more than 200 new managers to invest in their company. Spie Batignolles is a major construction, infrastructure and services group. It […]

EMZ TEAMS-UP WITH VIGNAL LIGHTING GROUP’S MANAGEMENT TEAM

Vignal Lighting Group is specialized in designing, manufacturing and marketing of lighting and signalling products and systems for industrial and commercial vehicles. The acquisition and integration of ABL Lights (2014) […]

EMZ renews its support to the Safic Alcan’s management team

EMZ renews its support to the Safic Alcan’s management team

In September 2018, EMZ accompanied the group in a management-sponsored transaction allowing over 450 managers to invest in the company. Safic Alcan is one of Europe’s leading distributors of specialty […]

EMZ structured a management-sponsored transaction on Diam

In July 2018, EMZ structured a management-sponsored transaction allowing 120 managers to gain control over the group. DIAM Group is the world leader in point of sale merchandising solutions for […]

EMZ accompanies LBO France in the LBO transaction performed on My Media Group

EMZ accompanies LBO France in the LBO transaction performed on My Media Group

In June 2018, EMZ has arranged a €32 million bond financing for the LBO transaction led by LBO France on My Media Group. Founded in 2005 by Anthony Ravau, David […]

EMZ accompanied Crouzet management team and LBO France providing a subordinated financing

In January 2018, EMZ accompanied Crouzet management team and LBO France providing a subordinated financing in the buy-out transaction from CST, a former subsidiary of Schneider Electric owned by Carlyle […]

EMZ Partners raises €815m for its new EMZ 8 fund

EMZ Partners raises €815m for its new EMZ 8 fund

EMZ Partners raises €815m for its new fund EMZ 8, exceeded its initial target of €750m. EMZ 8 investment strategy is in line with previous EMZ funds.

EMZ SUPPORTS GILLES LARRIVE IN THE ACQUISITION OF A PORTFOLIO OF 16 HOTELS

EMZ has arranged a bond facility and invested as a minority shareholder in the group capital. The Castellet Hospitality group was formed by the acquisition of a portfolio of 16 […]

EMZ PARTNERS ENABLES GROUPE GINGER’S MANAGEMENT TEAM TO STRENGTHEN ITS CAPITAL SHARE

EMZ PARTNERS ENABLES GROUPE GINGER’S MANAGEMENT TEAM TO STRENGTHEN ITS CAPITAL SHARE

Founded in 1933, Groupe Ginger is the leader in France for expertise engineering related to construction, industry, environment and land planning across 4 main segments: engineering of soils, engineering of […]

EMZ SUPPORTS THE SPIN-OFF OF FORLAM LED BY RENAUD FONTANILLES

Renaud Fontanilles, co-director and shareholder of one of the founding families of the Experton-Revollier group, founded more than two hundred years ago, gained his independence by acquiring the Forlam branch […]

EMZ invests in MCI Group in a management sponsored transaction

EMZ invests in MCI Group in a management sponsored transaction

Sébastien Tondeur together with the group’s top managers open the capital of MCI Group in order to finance the exit of minority financial shareholders, and prefinance their external growth strategy. […]

EMZ accompanies Onet in a new stage of its development

This new chapter will enable Onet to reinforce its engineering know-how within its business segments, to integrate new technologies in order to bring even more value added to its clients […]

EMZ participates in the ownership increase of Azae’s founders in the share capital of their company

EMZ participates in the ownership increase of Azae’s founders in the share capital of their company

Founded in 2005 and listed on Alternext since 2010, Azae has experienced a strong development of its activity and has become, in 10 years, one of the leading players in […]

EMZ renews its confidence in the management of Groupe Carso

Bruno Schnepp, CEO of the Group, performs a new management-sponsored transaction backed by a pool of financial investors Carso is a provider of bioanalytical services in environment, health and food […]

EMZ invests alongside Silverfleet Capital in the LBO of Coventya

EMZ invests alongside Silverfleet Capital in the LBO of Coventya

EMZ arranged a bond financing and took a minority stake in the equity Coventya is an international specialty chemicals business, headquartered in France. Coventya develops, manufactures and supplies specialty chemicals […]

EMZ invests alongside Olivier Bertrand on the occasion of the acquisition of Quick

EMZ finances an add-on investment in Burger King France alongside Olivier Bertrand in order to partly finance the acquisition of Quick. EMZ has invested in Burger King France in 2013 […]

EMZ supports Biogroup LCD’s external growth strategy

EMZ supports Biogroup LCD’s external growth strategy

EMZ has arranged a bond financing at the occasion of the acquisition of LCD laboratories by Biogroup Biogroup LCD is a group of routine medical biology held by its funder […]

The management team of My Media gains full control of the company with the support of EMZ

EMZ has arranged a management-sponsored transaction enabling the group to pursue its organic development and to accelerate its external growth strategy. Founded in 2005 by Anthony Ravau, David Ringrave and […]

EMZ teams up with the management of Linedata in a Management sponsored deal

EMZ teams up with the management of Linedata in a Management sponsored deal

EMZ has arranged and underwritten a mezzanine financing in order to fund the increase in ownership in the listed group Linedata by Amanaat, holding of the Jiva family Founded in […]

The Management team of Safic-Alcan gains the majority control of the company with the support of EMZ & Sagard

The management team of Safic-Alcan, together with the private equity funds EMZ and Sagard, acquired the group from Parquest Capital, Management holding thereby a majority control position. The management team […]

EMZ supports LBO France in performing the primary LBO of the Chryso Group

EMZ supports LBO France in performing the primary LBO of the Chryso Group

EMZ participates to the financing of the primary LBO of the Chryso Group, arranging a junior mezzanine, as well as taking a participation in the equity of the transaction. Chryso […]

EMZ teams up with the management of Ubiqus in a Management sponsored deal

EMZ has invested alongside the company managers in order to help them gain control over the group With sales of €57 million, Ubiqus is the leading French provider of transcription […]

EMZ participates in the ownerhsip increase of the Dmitrieff family in the share capital of CNIM

EMZ participates in the ownerhsip increase of the Dmitrieff family in the share capital of CNIM

EMZ has arranged and underwritten a mezzanine financing in order to fund the increase in ownership in the listed group CNIM by the Dmitrieff family CNIM operates 3 business units: […]

EMZ renews its confidence in the management of Ceva

Having financed the group without interruption since its spin-off from the Sanofi group in 1999, EMZ participates in the 4th LBO on the group. The Management of Ceva, majority shareholder […]

EMZ supports Eurodatacar’s management team in its Owner Buy-Out transaction

EMZ supports Eurodatacar’s management team in its Owner Buy-Out transaction

After 13 years and 2 successives LBOs, EMZ renews its support to Eurodatacar for a new phase of development alongside its CEO Jean-Paul Demoustier. Eurodatacar provides car insurance services for […]

EMZ supports Olivier Bertrand in the roll-out of Burger King in France

EMZ renews its confidence to Olivier Bertrand in this new promising project. In November 2013, Olivier Bertrand entered into an agreement with the Burger King group, and was awarded the […]

EMZ provides mezzanine financing to support the primary LBO of Cyrillus Vertbaudet

EMZ provides mezzanine financing to support the primary LBO of Cyrillus Vertbaudet

EMZ arranged the mezzanine tranche backing the acquisition of CVG by Alpha Associés and Management. Cyrillus Vertbaudet is the leading French multichannel childrenswear company, posting most of its turnover through […]

EMZ has provided a mezzanine facility to Alvest

EMZ participated in the new LBO alongside Management and LBO France. Alvest TLD is the global leader in airport ground support equipment, which encompasses all vehicles servicing the aircraft in […]

EMZ backs again IPH for a new phase of European expansion

EMZ backs again IPH for a new phase of European expansion

EMZ renews his confidence to the Management team at the occasion of the new LBO conducted by PAI Partners. IPH is one of Europe’s leading distributors of industrial supplies. Thanks […]

Atalian successfully refinanced its debt on the high-yield market

Backed by EMZ since 2009, Atalian has reached a new phase of its development by issuing a 250 million euros high-yield bond. With over 55,000 employees, 25,000 clients and revenues […]

EMZ provides financing to support the development of Paprec

EMZ provides financing to support the development of Paprec

EMZ invests alongside Paprec’s management team and FSI. Paprec is the leading independent recycling player in France. the group developed dynamically over the past years through both organic growth and […]

EMZ strengthens Orolia’s long-term financial resources

Orolia intends to amplify its consolidation strategy with the ambition to double in size over the next 3 years. Orolia designs and commercializes high-precision timing and synchronization systems for critical […]

EMZ has co-arranged Stokomani’s mezzanine facility

EMZ has co-arranged Stokomani’s mezzanine facility

EMZ supported the Stokomani group by investing in the LBO led by Sagard. Stokomani is a leading French discount retailer of branded products with a network of 37 stores. Stokomani […]

EMZ backed the management of Groupe Bertrand

EMZ cooperated with Naxicap Partners on the buyout of Bertrand Restauration, one of Paris’s leading restaurant operators, which manages Berts, Au Bureau, Café Leffe, Brasserie Lipp, Angelina (a tea room), […]

EMZ has provided a mezzanine facility to Ekkia Group

EMZ has provided a mezzanine facility to Ekkia Group

EMZ helped UI Gestion in its buyout of Ekkia, the leading designer and distributor of horse riding equipment. The group, based in Alsace, distributes over 17,000 products for horses and […]

EMZ invests in Trigo Group

EMZ assisted IK Investment Partners (“IK”) on the occasion of its LBO of Trigo group. Trigo provides quality control services mainly to the automotive industry (manufacturers and parts suppliers). It […]