10 May 2023 Private equity

Abenex opens a new office in Amsterdam.

Abenex, a leading mid-market private equity firm, certified B Corp, focused on making investments in mid-cap businesses in Europe, is pleased to announce that it has opened an office in Amsterdam. Abenex has a strong connection with the Benelux as its founding partners spun-out from Dutch bank ABN AMRO in 2008. The mid-cap team of […]

13 January 2023 Private equity

Abénex signs L’Autre Cercle’s LGBT+ Charter

Abénex has signed L’Autre Cercle’s LGBT+ Charter, further reinforcing its commitment to promote diversity and inclusion within the private equity industry. L’Autre Cerle is a leading French inclusion advocate of LGBT+ people in the workplace, and by signing its Charter, companies commit to: – Creating an inclusive environment for LGBT+ employees – Maintaining a strict […]

22 November 2022 Private equity

Abénex has become a certified B Corp and confirms its pioneering spirit by becoming one of the first buyout firms to obtain the certification in Europe

At Abénex, we are convinced that in order to create long-term value and ensure that the companies we support thrive, it is essential to take into account sustainable growth. This is recognized by B Corp, which identifies companies that respect the environment, society and its stakeholders, and that see their businesses as a force for […]

30 September 2022 Private equity

Abénex acquires Origin, a distributor of industrial sealing solutions, from Initiative & Finance and Elige

We are pleased to announce that Abenex has acquired Origin Group, taking over from Initiative & Finance and Elige Capital, alongside its management team, led by Bertrand Sée. Origin Group, based in the Rhône-Alpes region, designs, manufactures and distributes industrial sealings solutions and generates €30 million of sales. The control of the entire value chain […]

28 September 2022 Private equity

Ekoscan Integrity has announced a fundraising round by partnering with Abénex, EDF Pulse Ventures and ALIAD

Founded in 2010, Ekoscan Integrity, a leading European end-to-end technology provider of ultrasonic (UT) non-destructive testing (NDT) advanced solutions, has announced that it has successfully raised €23 million by partnering with leading private equity firm Abenex, alongside a new strategic sponsor EDF Group through its corporate venture capital arm, EDF Pulse Ventures(1) , as well […]

16 September 2022 Private equity

Groupe ADF acquires Amrikart Ultraprecision Inc. in Quebec.

Based in Montreal since 2011 through its wholly owned subsidiary Solutions Latesys Canada, Groupe ADF now confirms its growth strategy with the acquisition of Amrikart Ultraprecision Inc., a company specialized in high precision dimensional metrology. Groupe ADF has been recognized in the field of metrology through its G2Metric brand name, and wished to complement its […]

5 July 2022 Private equity

Squad, a Cybersecurity specialist, carries out a refinancing

A year and a half after Abénex’s entry in the Group’s shareholding structure, alongside its founders and managers, Squad, a Cybersecurity and DevSecOps specialist, has capitalized on its solid growth dynamic to successfully complete a refinancing operation. The operation aims at replacing the Group’s mezzanine debt, set up in December 2020, by a more flexible […]

21 April 2022 Private equity

Blanchon accelerates its international growth with the acquisition of RIGO in the Netherlands

Blanchon Group announces the acquisition of Rigo Verffabriek and Rigo Verfcentrum, a Dutch family-owned business (“the Company”, “the Group” or “RIGO”), specialising in the design and manufacturing of finishing products for wood and paints for heritage buildings, dedicated to professional customers. This acquisition is part of the Blanchon Group strategy to accelerate its international growth […]

8 March 2022 Private equity

Abenex Croissance becomes a shareholder of ISCG Paris alongside its management team and Société Général Capital Partenaires

Abénex Croissance is pleased to announce that it has become a shareholder of ISCG Paris, alongside its management team, Pascal Müller, Jean-Christophe Delmas and Frédérique Martinez, and Société Générale Capital Partenaires (SGCP). Founded in 1993, the school provides undergraduate and post-graduate education to over 1 000 students per year (programs include ‘BTS’, Bachelor and Masters) […]

7 March 2022 Private equity

Prevost Laboratory Concept Optimises its financing structure

Less than two years after Abénex Croissance became its majority shareholder, Prévost Laboratory Concept, a company specialised in the conception and the manufacturing of cosmetics and dietary supplements, has completed a refinancing. “This operation intervenes in a context of the business’ outperformance, generating financial results above initial forecasts. The company is led by Marc-Henry […]