13 January 2021 Private equity

Abénex invests in Squad, the Cybersecurity and DevOps specialist

Squad welcomes Abénex into its shareholder base, alongside Founders Eric Guillerm and Marc Brua as well as 15 of the group’s executives. Squad is an IT services company specialized in Cybersecurity and DevOps. Relying on a network of seven branch offices in France and one in Australia, Squad stands out thanks to its robust organic […]

7 September 2020 Private equity

Abénex announces sale of Laboratoire Lescuyer to Groupe Lehning

Founded in La Rochelle in 1994 by Jean-François Lescuyer, Laboratoire Lescuyer is one of the French leaders in healthcare food supplements. Thanks to a seasoned highly experienced R&D team, the company’s healthcare solutions are internally formulated, with high-quality and natural active ingredients supported by clinical studies. Promoted by healthcare professionals for the last 25 years, […]

31 July 2020 Private equity

Eureka Education, a major player in private professional and higher education, completes 5 new acquisitions

Paris (France), July 31, 2020 – Eureka Education announces the completion of 5 new acquisitions, thus strengthening its territorial coverage and adding nearly a thousand students to its campuses. These transactions are financed by the unitranche line of credit provided by Tikehau Capital in January 2020. The group is firstly strengthening Euridis Business School, dedicated […]

2 March 2020 Private equity

Abénex acquires the Aerow Group alongside the managers and the two founders

Aerow est la référence du conseil et de l’intégration de solutions d’Intelligent Information Management (IIM) à destination des grandes entreprises et des ETI. La stratégie d’Aerow est d’enrichir sans cesse son expertise technique au service de ses clients en nouant de nouveaux partenariats avec des éditeurs et en saisissant des opportunités de croissance externe qui […]

19 November 2019 Private equity

Square optimises its capital structure and secures additional financing to accelerate plans for external growth

Less than two years after Abénex became a minority shareholder, Square, an international consulting group, has completed a capital refinancing to support its future growth, primarily through acquisitions. “Square has been supported by its historical partners (Crédit du Nord, LCL, Banque Populaire Val de France, Banque Populaire Rives de Paris and Idinvest) and two new […]

19 September 2019 Private equity

Point Vision Group, the leading French network of ophthalmologist centers, is strengthening to accelerate its development

Founded in 2011 by Dr. François Pelen, Patrice Pouts and Raphaël Schnitzer, Point Vision Group is the leading network of ophthalmologist centers in France, with more than one million appointments in 2018. The transaction aims at accelerating the growth of Point Vision Group by establishing a new governance and strengthening its capital structure. Since 2011, […]

26 April 2019 Private equity

Abénex and Cisbio’s management announce the sale of Cisbio Bioassays to PerkinElmer

Abenex and Cisbio’s management are delighted to announce the acquisition by PerkinElmer from Abénex of Cisbio Bioassays, a leading custom assay service provider with a broad portfolio of Homogeneous Time Resolved Fluorescence (HTRF)® kits and reagents. Founded in 1974, and headquartered in Codolet, France, Cisbio has more than 200 employees. Cisbio develops, manufactures, and markets […]

27 November 2017 Private equity

Abénex invests in Square, a rising international consulting group

Square and Abénex announce the acquisition of a minority stake in the company by Abénex, alongside the founders (Jérôme Boucheron, Vincent Canchon, Eric Bonnel and Patrick Meyer) and around twenty Partners of the company. With offices in Paris, Brussels, Geneva and Luxembourg, Square is an international consulting group specialising in strategy, organisation and operations consulting. […]

27 October 2017 Private equity

Cisbio’s outstanding performance has enabled a refinancing of the company twelve months after its acquisition by Abénex

Cisbio, controlled by Abénex and its Management since June 2016, structured an additional unitranche financing this summer. This Euro-denominated facility comes in addition to the initial US-dollar one. This financing was enabled by Cisbio’s solid performance over the past 12 months. Performing this new financing allowed the company to decrease its cost of financing whilst […]

11 April 2017 Private equity

Abénex acquires Hygeco, the French leader of funeral products and services, from de Facultatieve group

Abénex joins Hygeco Management team in its newly found independence from the Dutch group de Facultatieve, in order to further develop the company, both in France and internationally. Established in 1887, Hygeco has historically specialised in deceased embalming care. For more than 30 years, the group has extended its activities to the manufacturing of post-mortem […]