M&A Deal Summary

Ciclad Acquires Parera

On April 1, 2015, private equity firm Ciclad acquired business services company Parera from Grontmij NV for 8M EUR

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Ciclad’s 3rd transaction in the Business Services sector.
  • This is Ciclad’s 0th largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Ciclad’s 16th transaction in France.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2015-04-01
Target Parera
Sector Business Services
Buyer(s) Ciclad
Sellers(s) Grontmij NV
Deal Type Divestiture
Deal Value 8M EUR

Target

Parera

L'Isle-Jourdain, France
website
Parera is a provider of grid cartography and network detection for French utility clients. Parera has developed its activities around network operators, across the entire value chain from studies to maintenance.

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Buyer(S) 1

DESCRIPTION

Ciclad SAS is a growth-oriented investment firm focused on majority and minority investments in French companies valued up to €50 million. Ciclad looks to commit €2 to €15 million per transaction and will consider a variety of investment situations including capital for growth, transfer of family-owned companies, divestitures, and recapitalizations. Ciclad does not have any sector preferences. Ciclad was formed in 1988 and has offices in Paris and Lyon.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 16 of 33
Sector (Business Services) 3 of 6
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 2
Country (France) 16 of 30
Year (2015) 2 of 3
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Saultain, France

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
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Paris, France

Yxelia with expertise in Design, validation of electronic systems, radio, NFC, IT, infrastructure. Yxelia supports its clients in optimizing their costs, increasing their revenues, defining sustainable business strategies, switching to next-generation technologies and meeting their communication needs for the business of tomorrow. Yxelia was founded in 2014 and is based in Paris, France.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Grontmij NV

De Bilt, Netherlands

website


Category Company
Founded 1915
Sector Engineering
Revenue 110M EUR (2013)
DESCRIPTION

Grontmij NV is an engineering consultancy company principally operates through three business lines: planning & design, transportation & mobility, and water & energy. Grontmij was formed in 1915 and is based in De Bilt, Netherlands.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Business Services) 1 of 1
Type (Divestiture) 1 of 1
Country (France) 1 of 1
Year (2015) 1 of 1