Omnes Capital's investments

Sector 
SaaS / Cloud
Entry Date 
2010
Business 
Venture Capital

Sigfox

First telecom operator dedicated to connected objects
Sigfox is the first and only company to provide global cellular connectivity for the Internet of Things, fully geared to low-throughput communications. Sigfox is reinventing connectivity by radically lowering the price and energy consumption of connected devices. Sigfox’s connectivity solution is based on an antenna and base station infrastructure that is completely independent of existing networks, such as the telecommunications network. Sigfox locations: Paris, Madrid and San Francisco.
Sector 
Web
Entry Date 
2009
Business 
Venture Capital

Blablacar

Ridesharing leader in Europe

BlaBlaCar is the leading French start-up in long-distance car-sharing across Europe, with 10 million members in 13 countries. Its site and mobile applications enable drivers with empty seats to search for passengers they can split the cost with on shared journeys. The up-and-coming Paris-based start-up now has over 180 employees in eight countries and has achieved dazzling global growth. Its car-sharing service is the most intuitive and sophisticated in the market, which gives it a decisive edge when it expands into new countries. Every month, BlaBlaCar helps two million people to save money by travelling together, while making journeys a more sociable experience and reducing environmental impact.

Sector 
Infrastructure
Entry Date 
2008
Business 
Renewable Energy

Solar Participations

Acquisition of investments in photovoltaic power plants

Investment holding company set up with Urbasolar to establish stakes in photovoltaic power plants.

Sector 
Independent power producer
Entry Date 
2008
Business 
Renewable Energy

Urbasolar

Leading independent French pure player in photovoltaics

The Urbasolar group designs, constructs, finances, and operates power plants on buildings and parking canopies as well as ground-mounted plants. An authentic partner to regional communities, mass retailers, and industry, Urbasolar has built and currently operates more than 450 power plants. The company offers turn-key service, including study and design of the plant, administrative and legal procedures, project financing, generator construction through commissioning, as well as the operation and maintenance of the power plant.
The company is ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and AQPV certified.
 

Sector 
Infrastructure
Entry Date 
2007
Business 
Renewable Energy

Solar Energies

Acquisition of investments in photovoltaic power plants

Solar Energies is a holding company set up to house shareholdings in renewable energy infrastructure. This represents the first investment made by Aérowatt Participations in photovoltaic plants, which will ultimately have 3 MWp in the French overseas departments.
Aérowatt Participations, which was set up in 2007 together with Aérowatt, is dedicated to making investments in renewable energy projects contributed by Capenergie.

 

Sector 
Industry
Entry Date 
2007
Business 
Small-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€305 million in 2014

Aryes

Unrivalled experience in France in turning businesses around

With 15 distressed businesses taken in hand under the aegis of the ABCIA and Phoenix groups and successfully turned around, Aryes’ managers have gained invaluable experience in assisting ailing businesses. Aryes plays an active role in drawing up and implementing effective redevelopment plans based on a fully-fledged industrial vision, while involving those already working for the companies it takes on in successfully turning them around.

Sector 
Consumer goods
Entry Date 
2007
Business 
Small-Cap Buyout & Growth Capital
Sales 
€131 million in 2014

Verywear

Design and specialised retailing - ready-to-wear sector

The Verywear group is a designer and specialised retailer active in the ready-to-wear arena. The group currently operates four store chains (Devianne, Stanford, Magvet and Julie Guerlande) and a joint purchasing hub (Cevimod) and has 1,000 employees. It is a multi-brand and multi-banner group with strong regional roots that runs a network of 100 wholly-owned stores and 900 independent multi-brand retailers, chiefly in urban and city-centre locations, which distributes a quality-oriented range of clothing for adults.

Sector 
Medical devices
Entry Date 
2006
Business 
Venture Capital
Sales 
€16.9 million in FY 2013

SuperSonic Imagine

UltraFast™ revolutionary ultrasound system for medical imaging

Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Aix-en-Provence (France), SuperSonic Imagine is a medical imaging specialist. The company has designed, developed and markets Aixplorer®, a next-generation ultrasound platform harnessing UltraFast™ technology at a data acquisition rate around 200 times faster than that of rival systems. Aixplorer® is the only ultrasound system able to image two types of waves: ultrasound waves to ensure impeccable quality; and shearwaves to measure and display in real time tissue elasticity using a reliable, replicable and non-invasive procedure. ShearWave™ Elastography helps to detect and characterise multiple conditions in numerous applications and in particular breast, thyroid, liver and prostate scans.

Sector 
SaaS / Cloud
Entry Date 
2003
Business 
Venture Capital

Eptica

European leader in multichannel and multilingual solutions for managing customer interactions

Eptica’s solutions are available under licence or on a SaaS basis, unlocking synergies between an organisation’s customer service and its various channels of interaction, i.e. the web, email, social media, fax, email and text messages. Today, over 330 businesses in 15 countries use Eptica solutions on a daily basis. Eptica has offices in France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Canada and Singapore and global reach via its network of partners.

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NewsRoom
Publication
Omnes Capital Newsletter n°31: small cap news H1 2017
Press release
24 April 2017
Omnes Capital took part in a €4 million fundraising round of portuguese startup 360imprimir
Omnes Capital took part in a €4 million fundraising round of portuguese startup 360imprimir
Press release
20 April 2017
Omnes Capital announces a solid year in 2016 and sets out its development priorities for 2017
Omnes Capital announces a solid year in 2016 and sets out its development priorities for 2017
Press release
30 March 2017
Omnes Capital, with the support of co-investors Capital Transmission and Bpifrance, acquires a stake in Groupe RGF as part of a management buy-in (MBI)
Omnes Capital, with the support of co-investors Capital Transmission and Bpifrance, acquires a stake in Groupe RGF as part of a management buy-in (MBI)
Publication
Omnes Capital Newsletter n°31: mid cap news H1 2017
Press release
17 March 2017
MultiX raises €3.5 million with Omnes Capital and its long-standing investors to launch production and secure its international business expansion
MultiX raises €3.5 million with Omnes Capital and its long-standing investors to launch production and secure its international business expansion

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