Investment Summary

Exits Picot

On May 28, 2010, invested in safety/security company Picot from 3i Private Equity and Omnes Capital

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Safety/Security sector.
  • This is transaction in France.
Investment Fate
  • Picot was sold to a financial buyer in 2022.

Investment Summary

Date 2010-05-28
Target Picot
Sector Safety/Security
Sellers(s) 3i Private Equity
Omnes Capital
Deal Type Sold to Management

Target

Picot

Congrier, France
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Picot produces fencing and gates, distributes its products through various channels to the private and corporate markets, and is also active in the installation of fencing solutions. Picot was founded in 1921 and is based in Congrier, France.

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Seller(S) 2

SELLER

3i Private Equity

London, United Kingdom

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1945
PE ASSETS 16.7B GBP
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

3i Private Equity is the private equity arm of 3i Group, a publicly held, global investment firm focused on private equity and infrastructure investing. 3i Private Equity generally targets buyout and growth capital financings and looks for opportunities across Europe, North America, and Asia. The Firm's targeted transaction range is €100 to €500 million. Industries of interest include business services, healthcare, consumer, media, oil/gas & power, technology, and financial services. 3i Group was originally formed in 1945 and is based in London.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 106 of 191
Sector (Safety/Security) 2 of 2
Type (Sold to Management) 3 of 10
Country (France) 12 of 20
Year (2010) 4 of 11
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-05-01 Monitise

London, United Kingdom

Monitise plc is a specialist in financial services technology focused on accelerating the digital transformation of banks and financial institutions. Monitise FINkit® platform and associated capabilities builds upon over a decade of experience in delivering digital services to banks and financial services partners. Whether it is augmenting legacy systems with minimal impact on those systems, a greenfield project, or strategic digital transformation, FINkit® delivers innovation at speed, safely and securely.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-06-01 TouchTunes

New York, New York, United States

TouchTunes operates an out-of-home network of interactive entertainment systems in North America. The Company offers digital-downloading and pay-per-play commercial jukebox to bars, restaurants, retailers, and entertainment centers. TouchTunes was founded in 1998 and is based in New York City.

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SELLER

Omnes Capital

Paris, France

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2004
PE ASSETS 1.9B EUR
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Omnes Capital formerly known as Credit Agricole Private Equity (CAPE) is the investment arm of financial services group Credit Agricole. Omnes Capital looks to invest in a range of investment stages and transaction types, including LBO/expansion, venture capital, mezzanine, renewable energy, co-investment, infrastructure, and special situations. The Firm's LBO/expansion group looks to invest €25 to €80 million to support growth initiatives and buyouts of small and mid-cap businesses operating in a variety of industries. Omnes Capital generally invests in businesses operating in France and Italy. Omnes Capital's mezzanine area was formed in 2002 and looks to provide €5 to €30 million of junior capital to similar sized established businesses. In addition to Omnes Capital's traditional equity and subordinated debt investment arm, the Firm also invests in infrastructure projects as well as provides capital for distressed businesses with €10 to €150 million in revenue. Omnes Capital was formed in 2004 and is based in Paris.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 22 of 93
Sector (Safety/Security) 1 of 1
Type (Sold to Management) 1 of 8
Country (France) 18 of 71
Year (2010) 1 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-01-01 Adents High-Tech International

Massy, France

Adents High-Tech International is engages in the design, development, and distribution of traceability solutions. Adents High-Tech International was founded in 2007 and is based in Massy, France.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-07-15 Ontex Group

Aalst, Belgium

Ontex Group is an European private label manufacturer of baby diapers, adult incontinence products and feminine hygiene disposables. The company is headquartered in Belgium and has more than 4,000 employees and more than 10 manufacturing plants in the EU, CEE, Turkey, Algeria and China. Ontex Group was incorporated in 1979 and is based in Aalst, Belgium.

Sell €1.2B