Expertise: Flex equityDate of investment: 2020Nature of the deal: AcquisitionCountry: FranceEurofeuwww.eurofeu.fr
Founded in 1972, Eurofeu produces, markets, installs and maintains fire safety equipment, including fire extinguishers, emergency units and smoke extraction and fire detection systems. As the leading French fire extinguisher manufacturer, Eurofeu employs around 1,000 people spread over two production sites and a national network of 44 agencies. With a turnover of more than 100 million euros in 2019, the group benefits from a diversified activity serving approximately 85,000 customers and maintaining more than 2.2 million fire safety devices. Eurofeu is also deploying its innovative spirit to support the ecological transition, notably as the first player on the market to design and provide eco-friendly fire extinguishers and for its transition from a gasoline to electric vehicle fleet.
Expertise: Private debtDate of investment: 2020Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: GermanyMDT Technologieswww.mdt.de
MDT Technologies is a leading manufacturer of innovative smart building products for commercial and residential buildings based on the KNX technology, mainly operating in the DACH region. MDT Technologies is headquartered in Engelskirchen (Germany) and employs around 87 people.
Expertise: Private debtDate of investment: 2020Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: FranceDatawordswww.datawords.fr
Created in 2000, Datawords is today a fully integrated global group, offering its customers the ability to roll out digital and video content on an international scale, with the support of multilingual technologies. The Group has been expanding rapidly for several years, as illustrated, since 2015, by sustained organic growth linked to the successful deployment strategy in North America and the strengthening of the Group’s activity in Asia. In less than five years, its turnover rose from €30 to €70 million (at the end of 2019) and the number of employees doubled to reach 800 people. CAPZA accompanied Datawords for the first time in 2011 as a majority shareholder and is now arranging unitranche financing as part of its capital change.
Expertise: Private debtDate of investment: 2019Nature of the deal: RefinancingCountry: SpainASPYwww.aspyprevencion.com
ASPY is one of the leading companies in Spain specialized in providing externalized organizational health and security services and labour risk prevention training services to corporates and self-employed.
Expertise: Private debtDate of investment: 2019Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: FranceEFORwww.efor-group.fr
Founded in 2013, Efor is a specialist-consulting firm operating primarily on the healthcare market, but also providing engineering and IT consulting services.
Expertise: Private debtDate of investment: 2019Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: FranceMarlewww.marle.fr
Created in 1964, Marle is among the top three players in the world in hip prostheses and knee prostheses manufacturing. It is currently one of the only players to provide a one-stop-shop offer (finished products for hip and knee OEMs).