InnovaFonds Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, InnovaFonds has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 3 others.

InnovaFonds’ most common sectors for investment are machinery (24%) and test/measurement equipment (16%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (31%) and secondary buyout (24%). In total, InnovaFonds has invested in 2 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2014 when it acquired Avidsen for $26M.

In the last 3 years, InnovaFonds has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (100%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity14
    • M&A Buy Activity12
    • M&A Sell Activity2
  • Total Sectors Invested 10
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 2

InnovaFonds

19 avenue Victor Hugo,
Paris, 75116
France
+33 (0)1 84 79 49 80
www.innovafonds.fr
contact@innovafonds.fr

InnovaFonds is a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in small to mid-sized French companies. The Firm looks to invest €2 to €10 million to support a variety of businesses with proven industrial, technological, and commercial expertise. InnovaFonds will consider both majority or minority positions. InnovaFonds was formed in 2008 and is headquartered in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Business Services, Communications, Consumer Services, Electrical Equipment, Electronics, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Machinery, Manufacturing, Packaging, Test/Measurement Equipment, Transportation

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 10 100
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 2 10
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 6 1 4 1 - - 12
vol $26M $26M
Sell (0.4/yr) # - - - 1 1 - 2
  14

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Pages Group 2020-05-28 - Secondary Buyout
Foncine-le-Haut, France · www.pagesgroup.net
JRI SAS 2019-10-07 - Secondary Buyout
Île-de-France, France · www.jri.fr
BARTEC Group 2019-10-01 - Stake Purchase
Meyzieu, France · www.bartec.eu
SPC Group 2018-10-01 - Growth Capital
Rilleux-la-Pape, France · www.spc.fr
ECP SAS 2018-09-26 - Divestiture
Montpellier, France · www.ecp-cleaning.com
SPI Group 2018-09-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Saint-Vulbas, France · www.spiservices.fr
CAN Groupe 2018-02-08 - Stake Purchase
Mirmande, France · www.can.fr
PHYSITEK Devices SAS 2017-07-18 - Secondary Buyout
Voisins-le-Bretonneux, France · www.physitek.fr
Pages Group 2016-07-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Foncine-le-Haut, France · www.pagesgroup.net
Lotronic S.A. 2015-12-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Bruxelles, Belgium · www.lotronic.net
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Numalliance SAS 2015-04-23 Addition Mfg. Technologies 2020-01-20 1
Saint Michel, France · www.numalliance.com Lebanon, Ohio · www.additionmt.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Machinery 2 (18%) - 3 (23%) -
Test/Measurement Equipment 1 (9%) - 2 (15%) -
Electronics 1 (9%) 26M (100%) 1 (8%) 26M (100%)
Business Services 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Communications 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Consumer Services 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Engineering 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Manufacturing 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Transportation 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 $26M 13 $26M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 10 (91%) 26M (100%) 12 (92%) 26M (100%)
Belgium 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 $26M 13 $26M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 2 (18%) - 4 (31%) -
Secondary Buyout 3 (27%) - 3 (23%) -
Divestiture 2 (18%) 26M (100%) 2 (15%) 26M (100%)
Stake Purchase 2 (18%) - 2 (15%) -
Growth Capital 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Venture 1 (9%) - 1 (8%) -
Total 11 $26M 13 $26M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 2 (100%) -
Total 2 -

Top M&A Advisors

Legal Deals
Hogan Lovells
1
VAUGHAN Avocats
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $26M
TOTAL $26M
Largest Avidsen
$26M (2014-05-19)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
23%
3 (23%)
Strategic(s)
15%
2 (15%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
100%
2 (100%)

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