2 March 2020 Private equity

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

Aerow is the benchmark in consulting and integration of Intelligent Information Management (IIM) solutions for large companies and mid-caps. Aerow’s strategy is to continuously enrich its technical expertise to serve its customers by establishing new partnerships with publishers and seizing external growth opportunities that will complement Aerow. The Aerow group, IIM expert, based in France […]

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 […]

10 April 2017 Private equity

Abénex partners with a leading residential real estate developer, LP Promotion

Abénex announces its investment in LP Promotion. It will support the company in a new stage of its development. The operation allows a capital reorganization while ensuring the continuity of the current management team. Lucien Ponsot, founder of LP Promotion, passes on the helm to his son Laurent, who joined the Group in 2006. Pierre […]

3 November 2016 Private equity

BUFFALO GRILL FRANCE FAVORITE RESTAURANT CHAIN

Buffalo Grill was elected by French consumers as its favorite restaurant chain for the 2nd year in a row, and for the 3rd time in 4 years. This distinction awarded by a panel of 5000 people, rewards Buffalo Grill (which placed customer satisfaction at the heart of its strategy) as the leader of the thematic […]

17 October 2016 Private equity

Vulcanic continues its growth strategy with support from Qualium Investissement which takes over the control from Abénex

Qualium Investissement and Future French Champions announce the takeover of Vulcanic, a European specialist in electrical heating and cooling systems for industrial applications, from Abénex and its partner Cathay Capital. Qualium Fund, managed by Qualium Investissement, holds the majority of the Group’s capital alongside Future French Champions and the executives and managers of the company […]