Defi Gestion SA Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Defi Gestion SA’s most common sectors for investment arestaffing (20%) and machinery (20%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (80%) and venture (10%). In total, Defi Gestion SA has invested in 1 US state and 6 different countries.

The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (50%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity18
    • M&A Buy Activity10
    • M&A Sell Activity8
  • Total Sectors Invested 8
  • Total Countries Invested 6
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 5

Defi Gestion SA

Boulevard de Grancy 1,
Lausanne, CH-1006
Switzerland
+41 21 614 3444
www.defigestion.com
defi@defigestion.ch

Defi Gestion SA is a Swiss private investment firm that targets venture capital as well as later stage private equity investment opportunities. The Firm's buyout group looks to invest between 3 and 7 million CHF in growing businesses with at least €10 million in annual revenue. Areas of interest include consumer products, industrial, energy, manufacturing, and business services. Defi Gestion will consider both minority and majority investment situations and prefers businesses located in Switzerland, France, Germany, Italy and the Benelux. Defi Gestion SA was formed in 1990 and is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Building Materials, Business Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Energy Services and Equipment, Food, Healthcare Services, Machinery, Manufacturing, Oil/Gas Exploration, Real Estate, Retail, Safety/Security, Staffing, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 10 - - - - - 10
Sell (0.2/yr) # 7 1 - - - - 8
  18

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Kyotec Group SA 2020-11-30 - Stake Sale
Bissen, Luxembourg · www.kyotecgroup.com
Captain Tortue France 2018-12-13 - Secondary Sale
Aix-en-Provence, France · www.captaintortuegroup.com
Asic Robotics AG 2018-07-12 - Secondary Sale
Burgdorf, Switzerland · www.asic.ch
Asic Robotics AG 2013-05-08 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Burgdorf, Switzerland · www.asic.ch
Captain Tortue France 2011-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Aix-en-Provence, France · www.captaintortuegroup.com
Européenne Food SAS 2011-06-30 - Secondary Sale
Villeneneuve St Georges, France · www.efood.fr
Actief Interim NV 2011-03-29 - Secondary Sale
Lummen, Belgium · www.actief.be
Financiere Spigol 2009-09-28 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gemenos, France · www.spigol.fr
DS Care SA 2009-01-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Lombardy, Italy · www.argentovivospa.it
Stradeblu Srl 2008-10-01 - Trade Sale
Genova, Italy · www.strade-blu.it
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery 1 (33%) - 2 (20%) -
Staffing - - 2 (20%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (10%) -
Building Materials - - 1 (10%) -
Food 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Healthcare Services 1 (33%) - 1 (10%) -
Marine - - 1 (10%) -
Retail - - 1 (10%) -
Total 3 - 10 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 1 (33%) - 3 (30%) -
Italy 1 (33%) - 2 (20%) -
Switzerland 1 (33%) - 2 (20%) -
United States - - 1 (10%) -
  Michigan - - 1 (10%) -
Belgium - - 1 (10%) -
Luxembourg - - 1 (10%) -
Domestic 1 (33%) - 2 (20%) -
Cross-border 2 (67%) - 8 (80%) -
Total 3 - 10 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (100%) - 8 (80%) -
Secondary Buyout - - 1 (10%) -
Venture - - 1 (10%) -
Total 3 - 10 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 4 (50%) -
Trade Sale 3 (38%) -
Stake Sale 1 (13%) -
Total 8 -

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Investor(s)
50%
4 (50%)
Strategic(s)
38%
3 (38%)

FAQ

When was Defi Gestion SA founded?

Defi Gestion SA was founded in 1990.

What type of investor is Defi Gestion SA?

Defi Gestion SA is a private equity firm.

Where is Defi Gestion SA headquartered?

Defi Gestion SA is headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland.

How much capital does Defi Gestion SA have under management?

Defi Gestion SA has 200M CHF under management.

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