SMEs with EBITDA ranging from €4m to €12m
Projects: MBO, development capital, external growth, organic growth
Sectors: no sector restrictions but a list of preferred sectors (tech, healthcare, financial and BtoB services, training/education, etc.)
Regions: Eurozone, primarily France, Spain, Italy and Germany.
CAPZA’s Flex Equity funds support small and mid-caps in their development plans as a reference shareholder (majority or minority).
The Flex Equity teams have carried 83 transactions(1) since 2004 combining equity and mezzanine financing. We maintain close ties with the entrepreneurs and can offer flexible top balance sheet solutions that can be adapted to the business’s goals.
An experienced team: the team benefits from a dual mezzanine/capital expertise and relies on senior partners who have weathered various economic cycles.
A focus on creating value: we establish close ties with the management teams, leaving them plenty of managerial freedom while supporting them in their strategic development plans: structural organization, organic growth in France or abroad, external growth.
Importance of primary deals: we support businesses in their first partnership with a fund, by informing them about the operation, supporting their development, establishing key indicators, giving employees a stake in the capital, reinforcing governance and helping them take decisions on strategic issues.
Strong sector verticals: the team has built up considerable expertise in growth sectors such as tech, healthcare, financial services and BtoB services.
Local sourcing capacity: the team has built up long-term relationships with an ecosystem of business facilitators. We operate locally with offices in France, Germany, Spain and Italy, and partners in the rest of the world. Our sector expertise makes us the go-to intermediary ahead of transactions.
1 As of june 2021
transactions since 2004
12Apr’ 2022CAPZA Transition supports Tevah SystèmesCAPZA acquires a stake in Tevah Systèmes, an independent distributor of security systems.Read more
30Mar’ 2022CAPZA signs the acquisition of WifirstWifirst is a European leader in Wifi managed services.Read more
17Mar’ 2022CAPZA Transition supports Komvida’s Growth PlansCAPZA supports Komvida, a Spanish leader in the manufacture and distribution of Kombucha beverage (probiotic bio drink rich in antioxidants and vitamins which presents various health benefits).Read more
17Feb’ 2022CAPZA accelerates its developmentCAPZA and AXA strengthen their partnership to further develop a leader in European private equity and private debt for SMEs.Read more