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).
Expertise: Private debtDate of investment: 2019Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: GermanySaal Digitalwww.saal-digital.com
Founded in 1970, Saal Digital is a leading international and vertically integrated provider of premium quality photo print products and services, mainly operating in the DACH region.
Expertise: Flex equityDate of investment: 2019Nature of the deal: OBOCountry: FranceCoutot-Roehrigwww.coutot-roehrig.com
Founded in 1894, Coutot-Roehrig’s core activity consists in identifying heirs in the context of successions, a profession of “long-term” investigator (from a few months to a few years, in France and across the world). The group has accumulated one of the largest private digital databases in the world. With its global network of correspondents spanning 47 branches (including 12 abroad and one exclusive correspondent in Poland), the group is de facto the European leader in probate genealogy and generates over €50 million in sales.