Azulis Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Azulis Capital’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer services (9%) and distribution (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (59%) and growth capital (27%). In total, Azulis Capital has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2007 when it acquired Novasep Holding S.A.S. for $425M.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (58%). Azulis Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Gibaud SAS for $114M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity113
    • M&A Buy Activity73
    • M&A Sell Activity40
  • Total Sectors Invested 28
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 4

Azulis Capital

24,rue Royale,
Paris, 75008
France
+33 (0)1 42 98 70 20
www.azuliscapital.fr
contact@azuliscapital.fr

Azulis Capital is a private equity investment firm that targets buyout, recapitalization, and growth capital investments in France. Azulis looks to invest in mid-sized businesses with €20 to €120 million in enterprise value. Sectors of interest include consumer products and services, manufacturing, communications, healthcare, and chemicals. Azulis generally seeks to commit between €7 and €30 million per transaction. Azulis Capital was formerly known as Banexi Capital and is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Chemicals, Construction, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, E-Commerce, Education, Engineering, Food, Healthcare Services, Manufacturing, Marketing, Retail, Software

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 30 80
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 7 30
Enterprise Value 20 120
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.2/yr) # 72 1 - - - - 73
vol $459M $459M
Sell (0.2/yr) # 39 1 - - - - 40
vol $114M $114M
  113

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Marcel & Fils, SAS 2020-12-17 - Secondary Sale
Venelles, France · www.marceletfils.com
Talis Business School 2020-01-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bordeaux, France · www.talis-bs.com
FRIO Entreprise 2019-10-07 - Secondary Buyout
Arnage, France · www.lasommeliere.com
Eksaé 2019-09-30 - Divestiture
Rueil-Malmaison, France · www.eksae.fr
Radiologie Paris Ouest (RPO) 2019-07-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Neuilly-sur-Seine, France · www.radiologieparisouest.com
Ital Passion 2019-06-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Monaco, Monaco · www.italpassion.com
Love & Green 2019-05-09 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lyon, France · www.loveandgreen.fr
Helios Group 2019-02-12 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
, France
Bio-clinic 2019-01-15 - Secondary Sale
Paris, France · www.bioclinic.fr
HolwegWeber Group 2018-05-30 - Secondary Sale
Molsheim, France · www.holwegweber.com
View All >>

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Services 1 (6%) - 6 (8%) -
Distribution 3 (19%) - 6 (8%) -
Consumer Products 1 (6%) - 5 (7%) -
Food 1 (6%) - 5 (7%) -
Retail - - 5 (7%) -
Medical Products - - 4 (5%) 425M (93%)
Business Services 1 (6%) - 4 (5%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (6%) - 4 (5%) -
Life Science - - 4 (5%) -
Furniture - - 3 (4%) -
Machinery - - 3 (4%) -
Marketing 1 (6%) - 3 (4%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Building Materials - - 2 (3%) -
Chemicals - - 2 (3%) -
Construction 1 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Manufacturing 1 (6%) - 2 (3%) -
Restaurants - - 1 (1%) 34M (7%)
E-Commerce 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Education 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (1%) -
Engineering 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Environmental - - 1 (1%) -
Publishing - - 1 (1%) -
Real Estate - - 1 (1%) -
Software 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation - - 1 (1%) -
Total 16 - 73 $459M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 15 (94%) - 72 (99%) 459M (100%)
Monaco 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 15 (94%) - 72 (99%) 459M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 16 - 73 $459M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 10 (63%) - 43 (59%) 459M (100%)
Growth Capital 3 (19%) - 19 (26%) -
Secondary Buyout 2 (13%) - 10 (14%) -
Divestiture 1 (6%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 16 - 73 $459M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 23 (58%) -
Unknown 11 (28%) -
Trade Sale 5 (13%) 114M (100%)
IPO 1 (3%) -
Total 40 $114M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Canaccord Genuity Corp.
1
Legal Deals
King & Wood Mallesons
2
Chammas & Marcheteau Avocats
1
SJ Berwin LLP
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $425M
< $100M 1 $34M
TOTAL $459M
Largest Novasep Holding S.A.S.
$425M (2007-01-22)
sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $114M
TOTAL $114M
Largest Gibaud SAS
$114M (2006-12-21)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
14%
10 (14%)
Strategic(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
60%
24 (60%)
Strategic(s)
13%
5 (13%)

FAQ

When was Azulis Capital founded?

Azulis Capital was founded in 2000.

What type of investor is Azulis Capital?

Azulis Capital is a private equity firm.

Where is Azulis Capital headquartered?

Azulis Capital is headquartered in Paris, France.

How much capital does Azulis Capital have under management?

Azulis Capital has 1.0B EUR under management.

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