Omnes Capital's exits

Sector 
Industry
Entry Date 
1998
Exit Date 
2014
Buyer 
Schor family
Business 
Mid-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€200 million in 2014

CPC

A packaging and labelling solutions specialist

CPC, which has 9 plants and a workforce of around 800 employees, offers an extensive range of labelling and packaging solutions.

Sector 
Industry
Entry Date 
2004
Exit Date 
2014
Buyer 
Management
Business 
Mid-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital

Salins

One of Europe’s leading salt producers

The Salins group has production facilities in France, Spain, Italy and Africa. It is the only European producer with expertise in the three different salt production techniques–agricultural (sea salt), industrial (refined salt) and mining (rock salt). Its activities are fully integrated (from production through to distribution) and highly diversified (ranging from a 125g box of Camargue flower salt, to a bulk shipment of 30,000 tonnes).

Sector 
Industry
Entry Date 
2009
Exit Date 
2014
Business 
Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€60 million in 2014

Compin Group

Leader in train interiors

Compin designs and delivers turnkey solutions for mass transit operators and equipment manufacturers. Compin is one of the top European players in the rail and bus seat market. It has installed over 5 million seats and installs or renovates tens of thousands of seats every year.
After arranging the mezzanine debt in the primary leveraged buy-out (LBO) of Compin led by LBO France, Mezzanis arranged the mezzanine financing for the secondary LBO led by Barclays Private Equity in March 2009.

 

Sector 
Business services
Entry Date 
2007
Exit Date 
2014
Buyer 
GALIENA CAPITAL, OTC AGREGATOR
Business 
Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€62 million in 2014

SCT

Specialist provider of telecoms solutions for SMEs and micro-companies

SCT is one of France’s leading providers of telecoms solutions for SMEs and micro-companies and offers a full range of telephony services (service reselling, unbundling, VoIP, MVNO) via its network of branches across France. Mezzanis co-arranged the €10 million in mezzanine financing put in place during October 2007 to fund Astorg Partners’ leveraged buy-out (LBO) of SCT together with the group’s founders and management.

Sector 
Construction and building materials
Entry Date 
2007
Exit Date 
2014
Buyer 
Bpifrance et Capitem
Business 
Mid-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital

Legoupil Industrie

Key design partner for rapid-assembly industrial facilities available for sale, for rental or under lease and fully compliant with building regulations.

Established at Vire (Calvados department) since its inception in 1976, the Legoupil Industrie group specialises in the design, manufacture, rental and sale of industrial buildings and modular constructions for storage and production purposes. The group has also developed an interior furnishing and fittings business. Its customers consist predominantly of industrial companies, major groups and SMEs, as well as service companies and local authorities.

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Sector 
Telecom
Entry Date 
2008
Exit Date 
2014
Business 
Co-Investment

Major telecom operator
Headquartered in France, the company is a leading player on the French, Belgian and Swiss cable market.
Sector 
Industry
Entry Date 
2010
Exit Date 
2014
Buyer 
IK investment
Business 
Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital

Exxelia

Manufacturer of so-called passive electronic components

Eurofarad, Exxelia Group’s parent company, was founded in 1965. It expanded rapidly around its main activity of designing and manufacturing passive components (ceramic capacitors, plastic film, mica, filters, position sensors, rotary joints and precision mechanics). Exxelia was acquired through an LBO led by LBO France alongside management in December 2010. As part of the transaction, Mezzanis acted as lead-arranger of €25 million in mezzanine debt.

Sector 
Consumer goods
Entry Date 
2011
Exit Date 
2014
Buyer 
Management
Business 
Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital

Olly Gan

Ready-to-wear sportswear for men

Headquartered in Aix-en-Provence, Olly Gan is a ready-to-wear fashion chain for men with 138 stores, including 101 operating as branches, the others on a commission-based affiliation basis.
The chain has positioned itself in the “casual chic” segment and serves higher socio-professional categories. Its stores are located mainly in shopping centres (80%). 

 

Sector 
Infrastructure
Entry Date 
2010
Exit Date 
2014
Business 
Renewable Energy

Ikaros Solar Park 1

15 MW portfolio of solar power plants in Belgium
Founded in 2010, ISP 1 is a holding company set up to invest in photovoltaic power plants built by Ikaros Solar. Ikaros Solar, a Belgian company in the Capenergie 2 portfolio, develops turnkey solar photovoltaic power plants. The ISP 1 holding company owns 15 MWp in generation projects, including the Kluizen facility. It is one of the largest ground-based photovoltaic facilities in Belgium. It consists of 5 MWp in capacity on the banks of an artificial lake acting as a potable water reservoir for the Flanders region. This sale was the first exit from the Capenergie 2 fund and the first exit from the Capenergie funds outside France.
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Sector 
Business services
Entry Date 
2006
Exit Date 
2014
Buyer 
Ortec Groupe
Business 
Mezzanine Buyout & Growth Capital

Sonovision-ITEP

Specialist in engineering documentation

Sonovision-ITEP is a major force in technical documentation and document engineering. The group has a presence in the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada, France and Romania. Its core business–preparing technical documents–principally serves aerospace and energy sector manufacturers and operators. 

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26 April 2018
Omnes makes partial exit from telecoms construction group Circet
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Press release
12 April 2018
Appointments at Omnes
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Press release
21 February 2018
Omnes has been selected by MEDEF, France’s largest employer federation, as a partner for the MEDEF Accelerator of Investment (MAI) platform aimed at financing SMEs
Omnes has been selected by MEDEF, France’s largest employer federation, as a partner for the MEDEF Accelerator of Investment (MAI) platform aimed at financing SMEs
Press release
31 January 2018
French Smart City Software Publisher ForCity Raises €8m in its Initial Round
French Smart City Software Publisher ForCity Raises €8m in its Initial Round
Press release
17 January 2018
VSORA closes series A financing with investment from
Omnes Capital, Partech Ventures, Angel Investors

Set to Launch Game-Changing Multicore DSP IP to Power 5G Wireless Networks

VSORA closes series A financing with investment from Omnes Capital, Partech Ventures, Angel Investors Set to Launch Game-Changing Multicore DSP IP to Power 5G Wireless Networks

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