Groupe Artémis Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Family Office Profile

Groupe Artémis’ most common sectors for investment arepublishing (34%) and apparel/textiles (23%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (45%) and stake purchase (23%). In total, Groupe Artémis has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 1998 when it acquired Christie s for $1.2B.

The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (100%). Groupe Artémis’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold Skyscanner for $2.2B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity10
    • M&A Buy Activity9
    • M&A Sell Activity1
  • Total Sectors Invested 6
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Groupe Artémis

Paris, 75008
France
www.groupeartemis.com

Artémis Group is a holding company formed by French entrepreneur François Pinault. Artémis looks to acquire and manage and diverse range of entities In Western Europe and North America. The Group was formed in 1992 and is headquartered in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Beverages, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Internet Software and Services, Restaurants, Technology Hardware

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

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, United Kingdom, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Nordic

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

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 9 - - - - - 9
vol $1.2B $1.2B
Sell (0.0/yr) # 1 - - - - - 1
vol $2.2B $2.2B
  10

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Courrèges 2018-09-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.courreges.com
Point de Vue 2018-07-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.pointdevue.fr
Giambattista Valli SAS 2017-06-29 - Stake Purchase
Paris, France · www.giambattistavalli.com
Skyscanner Ltd. 2016-11-23 2.2B GBP Trade Sale
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · ww.skyscanner.net
Skyscanner Ltd. 2016-01-11 - Growth Capital
Edinburgh, United Kingdom · ww.skyscanner.net
Breizh Café 2016-01-01 - Stake Purchase
Paris, France · www.breizhcafe.com
Compagnie du Ponant SA 2015-07-27 - Secondary Buyout
Marseilles, France · www.ponant.com
Editions Tallandier 1999-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.tallandier.com
Christie's 1998-05-18 1.2B USD Going Private
London, United Kingdom · www.christies.com
Le Point 1992-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Paris, France · www.lepoint.fr
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Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Christie's 1998-05-18 Christie’s International Real Estate, Inc. 2021-11-17 1
London, United Kingdom · www.christies.com New York, New York · www.christiesrealestate.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Publishing 3 (38%) - 3 (33%) -
Apparel/Textiles 2 (25%) - 2 (22%) -
Consumer Services 1 (13%) 1.2B (100%) 1 (11%) 1.2B (100%)
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (11%) -
Leisure 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Restaurants 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 8 $1.2B 9 $1.2B

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 7 (88%) - 7 (78%) -
United Kingdom 1 (13%) 1.2B (100%) 2 (22%) 1.2B (100%)
Total 8 $1.2B 9 $1.2B

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 4 (50%) - 4 (44%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (25%) - 2 (22%) -
Going Private 1 (13%) 1.2B (100%) 1 (11%) 1.2B (100%)
Growth Capital - - 1 (11%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (13%) - 1 (11%) -
Total 8 $1.2B 9 $1.2B

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (100%) 2.2B (100%)
Total 1 $2.2B

Deal Values

buy # Total
> $1B 1 $1.2B
TOTAL $1.2B
Largest Christie's
$1.2B (1998-05-18)
sell # Total
> $1B 1 $2.2B
TOTAL $2.2B
Largest Skyscanner Ltd.
$2.2B (2016-11-23)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
11%
1 (11%)
Exited to
Strategic(s)
100%
1 (100%)

FAQ

When was Groupe Artémis founded?

Groupe Artémis was founded in 1992.

What type of investor is Groupe Artémis?

Groupe Artémis is a family office.

Where is Groupe Artémis headquartered?

Groupe Artémis is headquartered in Paris, France.

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