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Created in 2004, CAPZA (previously Capzanine) is an established European private investment platform focused on small & mid cap companies. The company is majority owned by its teams and supported by the AXA Group.

 

With €4.7 billion of assets, CAPZA puts its experience and passion for investing in businesses at the service of investors in Europe and around the world. CAPZA provides a platform of 6 complementary areas of expertise: Flex Equity, Private Debt, Growth Tech, Mid-Cap Expansion, Transition and Artemid Senior Loans.

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2004

Creation of CAPZA

€4.7bn

assets

Valuations as at 30/06/2020, also including funds raised until September 2020.
53

People

As at 31/03/2020
199

investments made*

Since 2004. Data as at 31/03/2020
4

countries

Expertise
Private Debt
Private Debt
Leading mid-market
direct lender
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95 transactions since 2005
Source: CAPZA as of 31/03/2020
Flex Equity
Flex Equity
Flexible financing solutions combining equity and mezzanine
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70 transactions since 2004
Source: CAPZA as at 31/03/2020
Growth Tech
Growth Tech
A partner of choice for high growth Tech companies
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24 transactions since 2005
Source: CAPZA as at 30/06/2020. Data based on the joint CAPZA and Time for Growth track-record.
Transition
Transition
Top balance-sheet solutions for strategic turning points
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Dedicated support from a team of experts
Artemid
Artemid
Senior Loans
The senior financing expert
for mid-sized corporates
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56 transactions since 2015
Source: Artemid as of 31/03/2020
Laurent Benard
Laurent Bénard
CEO
@write
Christophe Karvelis
Christophe Karvelis Senn
Executive Chairman & Co-founder
@write
Benedicte de Tissot
Bénédicte de Tissot
CFO
@write
Annie Laure Servel
Annie-Laure Servel
Managing Partner
Artemid SAS
@write
Benoit Choppin
Co-Head France Flex Equity
@write
Guillaume de Jongh
Guillaume de Jongh
Private Debt Partner
@write
Jean Marc Fiamma
Jean-Marc Fiamma
Private Debt Partner
@write
Oriane Mizrahi
Oriane Mizrahi
Director
@write
Maxence Radix
Maxence Radix
Co-Head France Flex Equity
@write
Bruno Bonnin
Bruno Bonnin
Flex Equity Partner
@write
Fabien Bernez
Fabien Bernez
Flex Equity Partner
@write
Emmanuel Bonnaud
Emmanuel Bonnaud
Managing Partner
CAPZA Transition SAS
@write
Clemence Megarbane
Clémence Megarbane
Senior Associate
@write
Laurent Benard
Laurent Bénard
CEO
@write
Christophe Karvelis
Christophe Karvelis Senn
Executive Chairman & Co-founder
@write
Benedicte de Tissot
Bénédicte de Tissot
CFO
@write
Annie Laure Servel
Annie-Laure Servel
Managing Partner
Artemid SAS
@write
Benoit Choppin
Co-Head France Flex Equity
@write
Guillaume de Jongh
Guillaume de Jongh
Private Debt Partner
@write
Jean Marc Fiamma
Jean-Marc Fiamma
Private Debt Partner
@write
Oriane Mizrahi
Oriane Mizrahi
Director
@write
Maxence Radix
Maxence Radix
Co-Head France Flex Equity
@write
Bruno Bonnin
Bruno Bonnin
Flex Equity Partner
@write
Fabien Bernez
Fabien Bernez
Flex Equity Partner
@write
Emmanuel Bonnaud
Emmanuel Bonnaud
Managing Partner
CAPZA Transition SAS
@write
Clemence Megarbane
Clémence Megarbane
Senior Associate
@write

Portfolio

CAPZA offers financing solutions to small & mid cap companies at every stage of their development. Its unique platform allows CAPZA to support them over the long term by providing flexible financing solutions.

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Horizon Software
CAPZA supports Horizon Software’s growth plans as a majority shareholder alongside the management team.
Publisher of software for financial institutions worldwide
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  • 23
    Sep’ 2020
    CAPZA realizes the first investment of its new Flex Equity fund
    CAPZA realizes the first investment of CAPZA 5 Flex Equity by acquiring a majority stake in IMF, one of the leading online business schools in Spain.
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  • 20
    Jul’ 2020
    CAPZA successfully raises €450m
    CAPZA successfully raises €450m in the first closing of the CAPZA 5 Flex Equity Fund
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  • 9
    Jul’ 2020
    CAPZA signs the acquisition of the Eurofeu group
    CAPZA acquires a majority stake in Eurofeu group*, a leader of the French fire safety market.
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