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 […]

20 January 2022 Private equity

Oryx Group (Proprietes-privees.com) raises €100 million and brings Abénex and Tikehau Capital on board to support its growth and expand its digital service offering

Oryx Group welcomes two shareholders, Abénex, a historical player in the French private equity market and Tikehau Capital, the global alternative asset management group – through one of its funds -, alongside Sparring Capital to enable the group to pursue its growth development plan in France and internationally. Within this new structure, the management team […]

7 January 2022 Private equity

Abénex invest in Groupe ESCG to optimize its development alongside its founder Gilles Samama

The founder of ESCG, Gilles Samama, welcomes Abénex as a reference shareholder in the group’s capital. Founded in 1987, Groupe ESCG specializes in work-study training in accounting (BTS CG, DCG, DSCG) with two campuses, located in Paris and Nice. The group is training more than 500 students for the year 2021-2022, thanks to a strong […]

10 November 2021 Private equity

Point Vision accelerates its growth with the addition of two strategic investors

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 […]

9 July 2021 Private equity

ADF Group acquires Tournaire’s equipment business and accelerates its diversification towards Biochemistry and Health

Grasse, July 2nd, 2021 – ADF Group, a major player in engineering and maintenance services for industry, announces the acquisition of Tournaire Equipement SAS, a subsidiary of Tournaire Group. With this additional expertise in the extraction of flavors and fragrances from natural raw materials, ADF Group confirms its positioning in the cosmetics, perfumery, food and […]

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 […]