Omnes Capital's exits

Sector 
Consumer goods
Entry Date 
2006
Exit Date 
2016
Business 
Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€75 million in 2014

Les Frères Blanc

One of the leading lights in French gastronomy
The group was formed in the 1950s by Pierre and Jacques Blanc, two brothers from a long line of restaurateurs. The Frères Blanc group currently runs 15 top restaurants in Paris, the rest of France and internationally, renowned for their dining experience, hospitality, cuisine and French art de vivre. In December 2005, CDC Entreprises purchased the company through a leveraged buy-out (LBO). Mezzanis purchased a portion of the mezzanine tranche put in place to finance the transaction.
Sector 
Consumer goods
Entry Date 
2008
Exit Date 
2016
Business 
Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€190 million in 2014

Gérard Darel

Mid/upscale ready-to-wear womenswear

The Gerard Darel fashion house was founded in the early 1970s by Gerard and Danièle Gerbi.
Using muses that are the very embodiment of refinement and elegance, such as Christy Turlington, Brooke Shields, Stephanie Seymour and Charlotte Gainsbourg, the French brand offers timeless fashion featuring sophisticated, modern and stylish designs. The banner now has a network of 310 points of sale in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, North America and China. In July 2008, Advent International together with the group’s founders and management acquired the company through a leveraged buy-out. Mezzanis supported the deal as lead arranger of €35 million in mezzanine financing.

 

Sector 
Consumer goods
Entry Date 
2006
Exit Date 
2016
Business 
Mid-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€75 million in 2014

Les Frères Blanc

One of the leading lights in French gastronomy

The group was formed in the 1950s by Pierre and Jacques Blanc, two brothers from a long line of restaurateurs. The Frères Blanc group currently runs 15 top restaurants in Paris, the rest of France and internationally, renowned for their dining experience, hospitality, cuisine and French art de vivre.

Sector 
Web
Entry Date 
2008
Exit Date 
2016
Buyer 
Voyage Privé
Business 
Venture Capital

Splendia

Leader in luxury hotel bookings with over half a million customers

Founded in 2004 by Elie Coignac and Benoit Durand, Splendia operates a hotel booking website and a seal of approval positioned in the “luxury and boutique hotels” segment. The company is well known as one of the leaders in this market, with over 3,000 hotels around the world owing to its presence in Europe, Miami and Hong Kong.

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Sector 
Construction and building materials
Entry Date 
1998
Exit Date 
2016
Business 
Mid-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€265 million in 2013

Porcher Industries

Fibreglass fabric specialist based in the Isère department

The Porcher Industries group based in the Isère department specialises in fibreglass fabrics for the construction (filtration and insulation fabrics), composite, automotive (airbag fabrics), electronics (fabric for electrical insulation) and sports equipment (paragliding fabric) markets.

Sector 
Utility services
Entry Date 
2008
Exit Date 
2016
Buyer 
Derichebourg Environnement
Business 
Mid-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€85 million in 2014

SLG Recycling

Deliver solutions to meet the entire spectrum of industrial and local authorities’ waste management needs (collection, sorting, recovery and reuse, demolition of buildings and structures).

In October 2008, the SLG Recycling group was formed through a merger between Ludovic Le Gall and Sepchat, two family-owned companies. The aim of the combination was to give the combined entity the resources it needed to continue its expansion. At present, the group operates 20 platforms equipped with efficient technical facilities and highly qualified staff committed to pursuing sustainable development.

Sector 
Infrastructure
Entry Date 
2008
Exit Date 
2016
Business 
Renewable Energy

Solar Participations

Acquisition of investments in photovoltaic power plants

Solar Participations is a French infrastructure holding company created by Capenergie and Urbasolar in 2010 with the aim of acquiring operating solar plants developed and built by Urbasolar. Solar Participations achieved the acquisition of 12 roof-top photovoltaic plants with a total installed capacity of 7 MW.

 

Sector 
Infrastructure
Entry Date 
2011
Exit Date 
2016
Business 
Renewable Energy

PI Energy & PI Energy 2 (Poste Immo)

Project to build photovoltaic power plants at buildings in La Poste’s property portfolio

Poste Immo is the subsidiary of La Poste group specialized in property and real estate. Urbasolar and Omnes Capital have formed a partnership with La Poste Immo to build photovoltaic power plants on properties owned by the La Poste group.

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Sector 
Infrastructure
Entry Date 
2013
Exit Date 
2016
Business 
Renewable Energy

Capenergie SGPS

Solar farm portfolio
The company’s activity is the majority shareholding in solar infrastructure projects in Portugal. Capenergie SGPS was held 100% by Capenergie 2 and Capenergie II Infrastructure.
Sector 
Retail & Distribution
Entry Date 
2003
Exit Date 
2016
Buyer 
Dessange International
Business 
Small-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€36 million in 2015

COIFF'Idis

France’s leading retailer of consumables and equipment for hairdressers and beauty salons

Formed from a combination of two regional family-owned groups, Coiff’Idis has 37 stores operating under the Coiff’Idis banner plus 80 field sales representatives and 6 logistics platforms serving close to 20,000 customers. It maintains close relationships with the leading industry names, including Revlon, L’Oréal Professionnel, Eugène Perma, Schwarzkopf, Wella. It is the exclusive distributor of Matrix brands (L’Oréal group) and Moroccanoil.Formed from a combination of two regional family-owned groups, Coiff’Idis has 37 stores operating under the Coiff’Idis banner plus 80 field sales representatives and 6 logistics platforms serving close to 20,000 customers. It maintains close relationships with the leading industry names, including Revlon, L’Oréal Professionnel, Eugène Perma, Schwarzkopf, Wella. It is the exclusive distributor of Matrix brands (L’Oréal group) and Moroccanoil.

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Press release
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Press release
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Appointments within Omnes: Omnes welcomes five newcomers as Director, Principal, Analyst, Middle Office Managers, and promotes four Principals
Appointments within Omnes: Omnes welcomes five newcomers as Director, Principal, Analyst, Middle Office Managers, and promotes four Principals
Press release
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Omnes announces a 15% investor net IRR on its Capenergie 2 fund, focused on renewable energy

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