Initiative & Finance Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

Initiative & Finance’s most common sectors for investment areconsumer products (25%) and internet software and services (25%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (75%) and divestiture (25%).

In the last 3 years, Initiative & Finance has exited 5 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is trade sale (60%). Initiative & Finance’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold Cycle Me SAS for $169M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity9
    • M&A Buy Activity4
    • M&A Sell Activity5
  • Total Sectors Invested 4
  • Total Countries Invested 1
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 6

Initiative & Finance

20, rue Quentin Bauchart,
Paris, 75008
France
+33 1 56 89 97 00
www.initiative-finance.com


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Consumer Products, Software

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 5 75
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 5 60
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 4 - - - - - 4
Sell (1.0/yr) # - - 2 1 1 1 5
vol $169M $169M
  9

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
NP6 SAS 2021-01-21 - Add-on Acquisition
Bordeaux, France · www.np6.com
Azman Groupe 2020-02-17 - Add-on Acquisition
Maisons-Alfort, France · www.azmangroupe.fr
Cycle Me SAS 2019-02-26 169M EUR Secondary Buyout
Thaon-les-Vosges, France · www.moustachebikes.com
Fil Rouge Agence Trade Marketing 2018-10-29 - Add-on Acquisition
Carrière sur Seine, France · www.filrouge.com
AKANEA Développement 2018-09-26 - Divestiture
Limonest, France · www.akanea.com
Cycle Me SAS 2015-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Thaon-les-Vosges, France · www.moustachebikes.com
AKANEA Développement 2013-05-02 - Divestiture
Limonest, France · www.akanea.com
NP6 SAS 2012-11-20 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bordeaux, France · www.np6.com
Fil Rouge Agence Trade Marketing 2012-09-17 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Carrière sur Seine, France · www.filrouge.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Consumer Products - - 1 (25%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (25%) -
Marketing - - 1 (25%) -
Software - - 1 (25%) -
Total - - 4 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France - - 4 (100%) -
Total - - 4 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 3 (75%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (25%) -
Total - - 4 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Trade Sale 3 (60%) -
Secondary Sale 1 (20%) 169M (100%)
Divestiture 1 (20%) -
Total 5 $169M

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $169M
TOTAL $169M
Largest Cycle Me SAS
$169M (2019-02-26)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Strategic(s)
25%
1 (25%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
20%
1 (20%)
Strategic(s)
80%
4 (80%)

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