Bpifrance Investissement Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Bpifrance Investissement has acquired 15 companies. It has also invested in 7 others.

Bpifrance Investissement’s most common sectors for investment are software (11%) and renewable energy (7%). The Firm’s most common investment types include secondary buyout (35%) and buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (25%). In total, Bpifrance Investissement has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2016 when it acquired Ducatillon for $9M.

In the last 3 years, Bpifrance Investissement has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (50%).

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity31
    • M&A Buy Activity29
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 22
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 17
  • M&A Advisors 1

Bpifrance Investissement

www.bpifrance.fr


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: N/A

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (5.0/yr) # 4 3 8 6 6 2 29
vol $9M $9M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 2 - - 2
  31

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Groupe Axium S.A. 2020-06-25 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Andrézieux -Bouthéon, France · www.groupe-axium.eu
Galileo Global Education 2020-03-06 - Secondary Buyout
Paris, France · www.ggeedu.com
Eksaé 2019-09-30 - Divestiture
Rueil-Malmaison, France · www.eksae.fr
Rougnon SARL 2019-07-30 - Secondary Buyout
Velizy Villacoublay Cedex, France · www.grouperougnon.fr
Ellisphere 2019-07-15 - Secondary Buyout
Nanterre, France · www.ellisphere.com
Early Makers Group SA 2019-06-17 - Growth Capital
Ecully, France · ww.em-lyon.com
360Learning 2019-04-17 - Venture
Paris, France · www.360learning.com
Tournus Equipement 2019-04-03 - Secondary Buyout
Tournus, France · www.tournus.com
UNITe SA 2018-12-19 - Divestiture
Lyon, France · www.unit-e.fr
Sogetrel SAS 2018-10-18 - Secondary Buyout
Issy-les-Moulineaux, France · www.sogetrel.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Active Assurances SAS 2018-05-23 Cabinet WILHELM SA 2020-09-11 2
Boulogne-Billancourt, France · www.activeassurances.fr Lons, France · www.cabinetwilhelm.fr
Numalliance SAS 2015-04-23 Addition Mfg. Technologies 2020-01-20 1
Saint Michel, France · www.numalliance.com Lebanon, Ohio · www.additionmt.com
Atelier Mériguet-Carrère 2017-12-07 SINNEX Innenausbau GmbH 2019-05-07 1
Paris, France · www.ateliermeriguet.fr Steinheim, Germany · www.sinnex.com
Active Assurances SAS 2018-05-23 AFI Assurances SAS 2019-02-22 1
Boulogne-Billancourt, France · www.activeassurances.fr Évry, France · www.afiassurances.fr
Groupe JVS 2016-07-01 Start ABI 2018-11-13 1
Saint-Martin-sur-le-Pré, France · www.groupe-jvs.fr 56270, France · www.startabi.fr

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Software 3 (11%) - 3 (10%) -
Education 2 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Machinery 2 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Renewable Energy 2 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Technology Hardware 1 (4%) - 2 (7%) -
Transportation 2 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
E-Commerce 1 (4%) 9M (100%) 1 (3%) 9M (100%)
Business Services 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Communications 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Construction 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Consumer Products 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Distribution 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Information Services 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Insurance 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Internet Software and Services 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Life Science 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Manufacturing 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Marine 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Packaging 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Plastics 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 28 $9M 29 $9M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 27 (96%) 9M (100%) 28 (97%) 9M (100%)
Luxembourg 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 28 $9M 29 $9M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Secondary Buyout 10 (36%) - 10 (34%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (25%) 9M (100%) 7 (24%) 9M (100%)
Venture 3 (11%) - 4 (14%) -
Growth Capital 3 (11%) - 3 (10%) -
Divestiture 2 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (7%) - 2 (7%) -
Recapitalization 1 (4%) - 1 (3%) -
Total 28 $9M 29 $9M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 1 (50%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (50%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Capitalmind International B.V.
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $9M
TOTAL $9M
Largest Ducatillon
$9M (2016-11-28)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
86%
12 86%
Strategic(s)
14%
2 14%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
50%
1 50%
Strategic(s)
50%
1 50%

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