Qualium Investissement Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Qualium Investissement has acquired 3 companies. It has also invested in 2 others.

Qualium Investissement’s most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (11%) and distribution (9%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (58%) and secondary buyout (25%). In total, Qualium Investissement has invested in 1 US state and 4 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2004 when it acquired Autobar Group for $958M.

In the last 3 years, Qualium Investissement has exited 3 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (64%). Qualium Investissement’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2006 when it sold Cegelec SAS for $3.4B.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity85
    • M&A Buy Activity49
    • M&A Sell Activity36
  • Total Sectors Invested 26
  • Total Countries Invested 4
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 20
  • M&A Advisors 11

Qualium Investissement

Qualium Investissement

41 avenue de Friedland,
Paris, 75008
France
+33 1 81 80 47 00
www.qualium-investissement.com
contact@qualium-investissement.com

Qualium Investissement is a large private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in French companies. The Firm does not have any sector preferences and prefers buyouts of family-owned or closely held companies that are seeking a change of ownership. Qualium's looks to invest €20 to €75 million in transactions valued up to €250 million. Qualium Investissement is based in Paris.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Business Services, Construction, Consumer Products, Education, Electrical Equipment, Energy Services and Equipment, Engineering, Financial Services, Food, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Insurance, Life Science, Machinery, Manufacturing, Retail

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

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 20 75
Enterprise Value 40 250
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (1.2/yr) # 43 1 1 3 1 - 49
vol $958M $958M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 33 - 2 1 - - 36
vol $5.4B $295M $5.7B
  85

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
REALEASE Capital 2023-01-16 - Secondary Buyout
Suresnes, France · www.realease-capital.fr
AmeXio 2022-09-05 - Growth Capital
Paris, France · www.amexio.fr
Verdot Ips2 2022-07-27 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Riom, France · www.verdot-biotechnologies.com
Vulcanic SA 2022-07-04 295M EUR Trade Sale
Neuilly sur Marne, France · www.vulcanic.com
Recocash SAS 2022-04-14 - Secondary Buyout
Rambouillet, France · www.recocash.com
Constellation SAS 2021-11-16 - Stake Purchase
Saint-Cloud, France · www.constellation.fr
Labelium 2021-07-02 - Secondary Sale
New York, New York · www.labelium.com
IMV Technologies SA 2021-01-20 - Secondary Sale
Normandy, France · www.imv-technologies.com
ProEngin SA 2020-12-10 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Saint Cyr l’Ecole, France · www.proengin.com
Biscuit International S.A.S. 2019-11-22 - Secondary Sale
Paris, France · www.biscuitinternational.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Acolad Group 2019-08-28 Ubiqus SA 2022-03-22 1
Boulogne-Billancourt, France · www.acolad.com Paris, France · www.ubiqus.fr

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 3 (23%) - 5 (10%) -
Distribution - - 4 (8%) -
Consumer Products 1 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Information Technology 2 (15%) - 3 (6%) -
Life Science 1 (8%) - 3 (6%) -
Retail - - 3 (6%) -
Apparel/Textiles 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 2 (4%) -
Food - - 2 (4%) -
Furniture - - 2 (4%) -
Insurance 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Real Estate 1 (8%) - 2 (4%) -
Restaurants - - 2 (4%) -
Software - - 2 (4%) -
Consumer Services - - 1 (2%) 958M (100%)
Agriculture - - 1 (2%) -
Automotive - - 1 (2%) -
Construction - - 1 (2%) -
Defense 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Education 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Energy Services and Equipment - - 1 (2%) -
Financial Services 1 (8%) - 1 (2%) -
Machinery - - 1 (2%) -
Manufacturing - - 1 (2%) -
Plastics - - 1 (2%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (2%) -
Total 13 - 49 $958M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
France 13 (100%) - 46 (94%) -
United Kingdom - - 1 (2%) 958M (100%)
United States - - 1 (2%) -
  New York - - 1 (2%) -
Finland - - 1 (2%) -
Domestic 13 (100%) - 46 (94%) -
Cross-border - - 3 (6%) 958M (100%)
Total 13 - 49 $958M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 3 (23%) - 28 (57%) -
Secondary Buyout 4 (31%) - 12 (24%) -
Stake Purchase 3 (23%) - 4 (8%) 958M (100%)
Growth Capital 3 (23%) - 4 (8%) -
Divestiture - - 1 (2%) -
Total 13 - 49 $958M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 24 (67%) 5.4B (95%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 7 (19%) 298M (5%)
Trade Sale 3 (8%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Total 36 $5.7B

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Gimar & Co
1
KPMG Corporate Finance LLC
1
Natixis Partners
1
Legal Deals
Mayer Brown
2
Paul Hastings
2
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
1

Deal Values

buy # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $958M
TOTAL $958M
Largest Autobar Group Ltd.
$958M (2004-05-17)
sell # Total
> $1B 2 $4.7B
$100M to $1B 2 $970M
< $100M 1 $3M
TOTAL $5.7B
Largest Cegelec SAS
$3.4B (2006-04-28)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
22%
11 (22%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
67%
24 (67%)
Strategic(s)
22%
8 (22%)

FAQ

When was Qualium Investissement founded?

Qualium Investissement was founded in 1998.

What type of investor is Qualium Investissement?

Qualium Investissement is a private equity firm.

Where is Qualium Investissement headquartered?

Qualium Investissement is headquartered in Paris, France.

How much capital does Qualium Investissement have under management?

Qualium Investissement has 1.6B EUR under management.

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