Omnes Capital's exits

Sector 
Pharma
Entry Date 
2006
Exit Date 
2015
Buyer 
IPO
Business 
Venture Capital

uniQure

One of the world leaders in gene therapy research and development

uniQure purchased the assets of AMT in April 2012, making it one of the world leaders in gene therapy research and development. Its Glybera® product is the first gene therapy drug to have gained marketing approval in Europe, and is used to treat adult patients diagnosed with familial lipoprotein lipase deficiency (LPLD), a rare condition in which patients do not have the gene for an enzyme responsible for breaking down fats.

 uniQure is developing products to treat various other conditions such as Haemophilia B, acute intermittent porphyria (AIP) and Parkinson’s disease.
February 2014: uniQure (QURE) successfully completed its IPO on the Nasdaq, raising $82 million. 
Market capitalisation at IPO date: $300 million 

Sector 
Industry
Entry Date 
2006
Exit Date 
2015
Buyer 
Management supported by BPI, NCI, et BNP Paribas Développement
Business 
Mid-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€70 million in 2014

Groupe Pommier

Active in the industrial vehicle equipment and accessories market since 1945

Headquartered in Saint-Ouen-l’Aumône (Val d’Oise department), the Pommier group designs, manufactures and distributes equipment and accessories for industrial vehicle bodywork. It is the leading player in the French market and has production and distribution facilities in France and Europe.

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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%). 

 

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Press release
19 December 2018
Omnes and Bpifrance acquire a stake in UNITe, an independent renewable energy producer, to support its growth over the long term
Omnes and Bpifrance acquire a stake in UNITe, an independent renewable energy producer, to support its growth over the long term
Publication
Omnes Newsletter no 32: Nicolas Ricart, CEO Batiweb Group
Press release
14 December 2018
Repower is partnering with Omnes via its Capenergie3 fund for the recently launched joint venture, Repower Renewable
Repower is partnering with Omnes via its Capenergie3 fund for the recently launched joint venture, Repower Renewable
Press release
13 December 2018
Captain Tortue accelerates its growth with Omnes and BIP Capital Partners
Captain Tortue accelerates its growth with Omnes and BIP Capital Partners
Press release
03 December 2018
Sentryo raises a new round of €10M
Sentryo raises a new round of €10M
Publication
Omnes Newsletter no 32: Laurent Saint-Martin, MP (LREM) for Val-de-Marne and Vice-President of the Finance Committee of the French National Assembly

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