10 November 2021 Private equity


Funds Managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation Acquire Majority Stake and Bpifrance Acquires Minority Stake in Point Vision Paris, October 12th, 2021 – Point Vision, the leading national network of eye care centers in France, announced today that funds managed by the Private Equity Group of Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) […]

5 November 2021 Private equity

Abénex strengthens its ESG commitment and releases its first Sustainability Report

Abénex announces the release of its first Sustainability Report, focusing on its ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) performance as well as its portfolio companies’, and highlighting its resolute commitment towards a more sustainable future. The United Nations at COP26 Climate Summit warned that goals of the global climate pledges are off track and could lead […]

19 July 2021 Private equity

IK Investment Partners has reached an agreement to invest in Blanchon, the European specialist in woodcare products, alongside Abénex who are reinvesting

Abénex announces the signing of an agreement with IK Investment Partners (“IK”) for the sale of Blanchon (“the Group”), one of the leading European manufacturers of woodcare solutions serving both professionals and individuals. Abénex will significantly reinvest in the new transaction alongside IK and the management team headed by Guillaume Clément. Completion of the transaction […]

4 June 2021 Private equity

Blanchon accelerates its international expansion with the acquisition of Ciranova in Belgium

Blanchon Group announces the acquisition of Debal Finance (known under Ciranova brand), a Belgian family-owned business generating €15m turnover, specialized in the design and manufacturing of finishing products for parquet and wood floorings for more than 90 years, dedicated to professional and industrial customers. This acquisition is part of Blanchon Group strategy to accelerate its […]

11 May 2021 Private equity

The founders of EDL, a leading software provider for medical imaging services, join forces with Abénex to boost its development

Jean Lordet, Alain Lopez and Jean-Louis Marx have partnered in Edition et Développement Logiciels (“EDL”) since 1993, creating the leading software vendor for the medical imagery department for both public and private organizations in France. The three founders welcome Abénex as a new shareholder of EDL. The transaction aims at accelerating the Group’s development while […]

15 April 2021 Private equity

LP Promotion, a leading residential real estate player, welcomes a new shareholder, Aermont

LP Promotion (the “Group”) is pleased to welcome Aermont Capital Real Estate Fund IV, advised by Aermont Capital (together, “Aermont”), as a new shareholder alongside the management. The operation allows Abénex, shareholder since 2017, and the Group’s founder Lucien Ponsot to sell their stake in the Group. Twenty-five years after it was created in Toulouse […]

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 […]