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Providence, advised by Raphaël, co-leads a new LBO on A2MAC1. A2MAC1 is the 2nd deal done by Providence in France advised by Raphaël, after La Centrale. A2MAC1 is the world leader in data benchmarking for the auto industry
WYZ Group has raised over €21m from Bpifrance (Fonds Avenir Automobile 2), BNP Paribas Développement and Generis to accelerate its growth. The transaction also allows the exit of some shareholders and includes moderate leverage. WYZ Group designs and develops digital B2B solutions, mainly for major automotive accounts (manufacturers, after-sales networks, and corporate fleets) to manage and optimize their tire supply. WYZ Group achieved c.€60m in revenues in 2020, with an average growth of more than 30% per year since 2012.
Raphaël acted as M&A advisor to Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned perfume and taste company (€3.7bn turnover) based in Switzerland, in its acquisition of DRT (€550m turnover) from private equity fund Ardian. DRT is a world leading producer of plant-based, renewable ingredients. On this landmark transaction (1,7 billions of euros), Firmenich leveraged on Raphaël insight on the company and expertise on the sector to rapidly enter into one-to-one discussions despite the launch of an auction process.
The founders of Le Wagon opened up their capital to boost the company’s growth mainly through external growth, new verticals development (with a focus on data science) and expanding its international footprint. PE funds Cathay and AfricInvest have invested €17 million. Le Wagon is one of the leading independent players in the sector of bootcamps (accelerated training) dedicated to digital and technology fields. It is present in Europe and Asia, with campuses in many countries.
The French leader of the fine art logistics market (museums, galleries, fair trades, collectors) becomes n°1 in Asia with the acquisition of a leading player well established on active art markets like Hong Kong. The group is dedicated to warehousing, pack and carry fine art to exhibitions
The family holding Horus Finance sold its investment in Eurodislog to Staci. Eurodislog is a leading player of the logistics market of communication materials, promotional objects and POS materials. Horus Finance wants to focus on fine art logistics.
Raphaël advises founders and investors of WayKonect (Partech, Breega Capital, 360 Capital Partners and business angels including Olivier Mathiot and Thierry Petit) regarding sale of the company to Total Group. WayKonect develops B2B SaaS solutions for intelligent and connected fleet management. With the backing of Total Marketing services, WayKonect will be able to accelerate its development
Inovelan founders and their partners sell 100% of the share capital to Agfa-Gevaert (Agfa Healthcare division), after a selective competitive process including large international IT services groups dedicated to the healthcare sector. Inovelan is a reference e-healthcare player in France.
Digiteka, an ad tech/ video technology company that helps publishers and media companies generate and monetize premium and contextualized instream video inventory, has been sold to media groups Rossel and Ouest France. Set up in 2017, Digiteka had closed several funding rounds with VCs and business angels