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 […]

4 October 2016 Private equity

Abénex announces the sale of Hild group to Chequers Capital

Hild shareholders led by Abénex have finalized the sale of their participation to the Private Equity fund Chequers Capital, which partnered with Didier Namy, President of the Group. Didier Namy, together with the group’s managers remain shareholders in the Group. Abénex and Mr. Namy had bought the group in 2011 from the Hild family. At […]

26 July 2016 Private equity

Benefiting from a strong financial performance, Group RG refinances its debt

Groupe RG in which Abénex has been the majority shareholder since 2013, has refinanced its senior acquisition debt and mezzanine with a more flexible and less expensive new debt structure, allowing it to increase its financial capacity to seize external growth opportunities. This new debt mostly consists of a transferable senior debt provided by the […]

16 June 2016 Private equity

Abénex takes over French biotech Cisbio Bioassays from Argos Soditic to support its growth strategy

Argos Soditic announces the sale of Cisbio Bioassays to Abénex, which will partner with the French biotech company in a new stage of business growth. Cisbio Bioassays is a leading biotechnology company providing solutions to the pharmaceutical research and in vitro diagnostics markets. Cisbio Bioassays has a long history, originating as part of the CEA […]

21 April 2016 Private equity

Denis Dumont and Abénex announce a change in Prosol’s ownership

Denis Dumont, founder of Prosol group and Abénex have completed a transaction that enables Denis Dumont to increase its majority stake in Prosol capital while Abénex realizes a multiple in excess of three times its investment cost. The Grand Frais concept which originates from Prosol consists of a network of stores specializing in the distribution […]