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Who
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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 €5.1 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, Expansion, Transition and Artemid Senior Loans.

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2004

Creation of CAPZA

€5.1bn

assets

As of 03/31/2021. Valuations as at 12/31/2020, also including funds raised until March 2021.
78

People

As at 03/31/2021
240

investments made

Since 2004. Data as at 03/31/2021
4

countries

Expertise
Private Debt
Private Debt
Leading mid-market
direct lender
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100 transactions since 2005
Source: CAPZA as of 03/31/2021
Flex Equity
Flex Equity
Flexible financing solutions combining equity and mezzanine
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77 transactions since 2004
Source: CAPZA as at 03/31/2021
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
Balance sheet solutions at strategic turning points
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Dedicated support from a team of experts
Artemid
Artemid
Senior Loans
The senior financing expert
for small and mid-sized corporates
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56 transactions since 2015
Source: Artemid as of 31/03/2020
Expansion
Expansion
Support French SMEs in the post-crisis rebound
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€500M total commitment
Source: CAPZA as of 03/01/2021
Laurent Benard
Laurent Bénard
CEO
@write
Christophe Karvelis
Christophe Karvelis Senn
Executive Chairman & 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 & 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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  • 17
    Jun’ 2021
    Exclusive agreement between CAPZA and Advens
    CAPZA signs an exclusive agreement to acquire a stake in Advens, the first pure player in cybersecurity and leader in Security-as-a-Service in France. An unprecedented operation that paves the way for a new corporate model with a societal impact.
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  • 16
    Jun’ 2021
    CAPZA acquires a stake in Dubbing Brothers
    CAPZA and IDI, accompanied by Pechel, organized the new LBO of Dubbing Brothers, the European leader in premium dubbing for movies and series, alongside the managers Alexandre and Mathieu Taïeb.
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  • 1
    Jun’ 2021
    CAPZA acquires a stake in WSHOP
    CAPZA is acquiring a minority stake in WSHOP, a publisher of a Digital Unified Commerce Solution.
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