Investment Summary

Ardian and Andera Partners Invest In HR Path

On June 18, 2015, private equity firms Ardian and Andera Partners invested in staffing company HR Path

Investment Highlights
  • This is Ardian’s 2nd and Andera Partners’ 1st transaction in the Staffing sector.
  • This is Ardian’s 121st and Andera Partners’ 29th transaction in France.

Investment Summary

Date 2015-06-18
Target HR Path
Sector Staffing
Investor(s) Ardian
Andera Partners
Deal Type Stake Purchase

Target

HR Path

Paris, France
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HR Path is a human resource company offering comprehensive services ranging from strategic thinking to the deployment of integrated tools in the field of human resources. From strategic thinking to the deployment of software integrated, the company offers complete solutions within the field of human resources. HR Path was founded in 2001 and is based in Paris, France.

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Investor(S) 2

Investor

Ardian

Paris, France

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Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1996
PE ASSETS 125.0B USD
Size Mega
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

Ardian is a mega-sized diversified investment group focused on opportunities worldwide. Ardian invests across and manages funds focused on small and mid-sized buyouts, growth capital financings, mezzanine, infrastructure, real estate, and co-investment opportunities. Ardian's small-buyouts group targets controlling interests in French, German, and Italian businesses valued up to €100 million. It's mid-sized buyout group seeks businesses valued up €1.5 billion and does not have any geographic limitations. The Infrastructure team looks for European opportunities and can commit up to €150 million per transaction. The Mezzanine group supports junior capital commitments of €5 to €80 million. In addition to direct investing, Ardian also manages various private equity fund-of-funds. Ardian was founded in 1996 and is based in Paris.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 239 of 417
Sector (Staffing) 2 of 6
Type (Stake Purchase) 17 of 48
Country (France) 121 of 185
Year (2015) 13 of 25
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-06-17 Six Degrees

London, United Kingdom

Six Degrees is a converged technology infrastructure provider that is transforming the managed services landscape. 6DG has invested in its own data centres, cloud platforms, next generation data network and voice switching capability, and leverages these core assets to develop, manage and support its unique portfolio of solutions. Six Degrees was founded in 2011 and is based in London, United Kingdom.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-06-22 Biomnis SA

Lyon, France

Biomnis, formerly Laboratoire Marcel Mérieux, is a provider of pathological analysis in the fields of molecular diagnostics, tissue, fertility treatment and specialised biochemistry. It provides services on behalf of laboratories throughout France, operating two specialist sites in Paris and Lyon, with further sites in Paris, Lyon, Bordeaux, Dublin and Dubai. The group also owns a fully integrated logistics operation, TSE, handling five million samples per annum, collected daily throughout France.

Sell €220M
Investor
DESCRIPTION

Andera Partners is a private investment firm focused on several strategies. The Firm invests in life science opportunities through its BioDiscovery group. The Firm invests in Western European small to mid-sized companies (€30 to €300 million of revenue) through its Winch Capital group. Andera invests in small to mid-sized French companies (€10 to €100 million of revenue) through its Cabestan Capital team. Andera invests in €5 to €45 million of mezzanine capital to support small to mid-sized French companies. Andera Partners was established in 2001 and is headquartered in Paris.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 40 of 104
Sector (Staffing) 1 of 2
Type (Stake Purchase) 8 of 13
Country (France) 29 of 68
Year (2015) 4 of 6
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-05-05 Altavia

Saint-Ouen, France

Altavia is a communication group specialized in marketing communication for chain stores. Altavia was founded in 1983 and is based in Saint-Ouen, France.

Buy -
FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2015-09-11 Erget

Neuilly-sur-Seine, France

Erget is a specialist in claims appraisal on behalf of insurance companies. It intervenes in civil liability (operation, professional, products), in technical risks (breakage of machines, TRC, TRME) and in construction risks (DO, RCD, PUC) for companies. Erget was founded in 1986 and is based in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

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