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Who
we are

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 €3 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 4 complementary areas of expertise: Flex Equity, Private Debt, Transition and Artemid Senior Loans.

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2004

Creation of CAPZA

€3bn

assets

€3 billion as at 31/08/2019, of which assets advised by Artemid SAS and managed by a third party
50

People

As at 30/06/2019
182

investments made*

Since 2004. Data as at 31/12/2018
4

countries

Covid-19 Update

 

We hope you and your families are well in the current environment. We would like to share with you some of the actions that CAPZA has taken in the context of Covid-19.

 

 

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Expertise
Private Debt
Private Debt
Leading mid-market
direct lender
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86 transactions since 2005
Source: CAPZA as of 30/06/2019
Flex Equity
Flex Equity
Flexible financing solutions combining equity and mezzanine
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67 transactions since 2004
Source: CAPZA as of 30/06/2019
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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43 transactions since 2015
Source: Artemid as of 30/06/2019
Laurent Benard
Laurent Bénard
Managing Partner
@write
Christophe Karvelis
Christophe Karvelis Senn
CEO & 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
Laurent Benard
Laurent Bénard
Managing Partner
@write
Christophe Karvelis
Christophe Karvelis Senn
CEO & 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

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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  • 1
    Apr’ 2020
    Covid-19 Update
    We hope you and your families are well in the current environment. We would like to share with you some of the actions that CAPZA has taken in the context of Covid-19.
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  • 5
    Mar’ 2020
    CAPZA on how lenders have key role in driving ESG
    Our partner Jean-Marc Fiamma explains how Private Debt managers can play a role in driving ESG commitments across portfolio companies.
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  • 17
    Feb’ 2020
    Expert Talk
    4 questions to Laurent Bénard, Managing Partner of CAPZA.
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