Expertise: ExpansionDate of investment 2021Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: FranceEduserviceswww.groupe-eduservices.fr
With 30,000 students in 30 establishments throughout France, Eduservices is a leader in private higher and technical education. Founded in 2010, the Group trains students for careers in management and commerce, communication, hospitality (tourism-hospitality), digital, sports, and design-audiovisual through its national brands: Ipac Bachelor Factory, ISCOM, MBway, MyDigitalSchool, Pigier, StudioM, Ecole Internationale Tunon and Win. CAPZA has been accompanying the Group since 2016.
Expertise: ExpansionDate of investment 2021Nature of the deal: Growth FinancingCountry: FranceBig Mammawww.bigmammagroup.com
Big Mamma is a French Group of Italian restaurants founded in 2015. Since its inception, the Group has experienced a tremendous growth. At the end of 2020, the Group managed 13 restaurants in 5 cities (8 in Paris, 1 in Lille, 1 in Lyon, 2 in London and 1 in Madrid). The transaction consists in a convertible bonds investment to support the Group’s ambitious opening roadmap and the development of a dark kitchen activity.
Expertise: ExpansionDate of investment 2021Nature of the deal: EquityCountry: FranceNovarcwww.novarc.com
Founded in 1993 and based in the Drôme region, Novarc is an industrial Group historically specialized in the manufacturing and distribution of electrical safety equipment, which has gradually diversified into the market of premium maintenance products for the automotive and industrial sectors. The Group manufactures in-house 70% of its production via its 20 plants in Europe (including 17 in France) and distributes its products worldwide (70,000 references). Positioned as a leader in expanding niche markets, the Group has recorded growth of more than 10% per year over the last ten years. In 2020, Novarc achieved a turnover of 200 million euros, half of which generated internationally.
Expertise: Flex equityDate of investment 2021Nature of the deal: OBOCountry: FranceMT Systemswww.mt-systems.fr
Founded in 1994, MT Systems is a French specialist of industrial washing of reusable containers, with a leading position for the sorting, cleaning and repair of reusable plastic containers used by food stores to transport fresh products. Established in 6 countries in Europe and North America (United States, Canada, France, Spain, Portugal and Germany), the Group operates 75 washing lines and processed over 700 million containers in 2020. MT Systems is centrally positioned within a circular ecosystem that includes producers, large-scale food retailers and poolers (suppliers of reusable plastic containers), its activity allowing them to meet sustainable development challenges.
Expertise: Flex equityDate of investment 2021Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: FranceMagellan Partnerswww.magellan-partners.eu
Magellan Partners is an Organization and Information consulting Group anchored in Technology and Data. With more than 1,200 consultants and a turnover of nearly 140 million euros in 2020, it’s one of the leaders of digital transformation in France. Magellan Partners defines operational strategies, leads projects execution and implements innovative technological and digital solutions to support its customers. The strength of Magellan Partners is based on a dual competence: operational consulting with a strong technological expertise, which enables it to support its customers throughout all the steps of their digital transformation projects.
Expertise: Flex equityDate of investment 2020Nature of the deal: LBOCountry: FranceYnovwww.ynov.com
Founded in 2011, Ynov is a Group of private schools specialized in the computer science/digital and entertainment sectors. The Group, which developed gradually through successive acquisitions, counted approximately 7000 students in September 2021 and offers 5 main curriculums : Computer Science, Audio-visual & Cinema, 3D animation & video games, Marketing & Communication and Creation & Design. Ynov is the 9th largest private for-profit higher education player in France where it operates 9 campuses (Paris (x2), Bordeaux, Lyon (x2), Nantes, Aix-en-Provence, Toulouse, and Sophia Antipolis).