SMEs with EBITDA ranging from €3m to €10m
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 out over 70 transactions 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.
transactions since 2004
25Feb’ 2021CAPZA supports Oui Care in its developmentSupported by CAPZA, Oui Care is strengthening its financial resources and reaffirming its development ambitions.Read more
23Feb’ 2021CAPZA supports Magellan Partners' external growthCAPZA supports Magellan Partners in its first external growth transaction as part of its Strategic Plan to 2025.Read more
22Feb’ 2021CAPZA acquires a stake in WinncareCAPZA acquires a stake in Winncare, a major player in the manufacture of medical equipment.Read more
8Feb’ 2021CAPZA arranges an unitranche facility to support the acquisition of MVGCAPZA arranges an unitranche facility to finance the acquisition of a majority stake in MVG by HLD Europe.Read more