Capital Croissance makes equity investments in French SMEs through transfer or growth capital transactions with a dual objective: to accelerate their growth and make them bigger by offering tailor-made support to management teams for their strategic projects.
TYPES OF TRANSACTIONS
Capital Croissance specialises in 3 types of transactions for SMEs:
Transferring MBO / MBI
As the managing director of an SME, your majority shareholder (family, industrial group, etc.) wants to sell its shares and you are looking for a partner to help you to buy them back (MBO)
As the managing director and principal shareholder of your company, you want to sell your shares and transfer the management of the company (retirement, new project, etc.) but have no in-house successor (MBI)
Securing OBO & reclassification of securities
As managing director and principal shareholder you want to secure a portion of your assets while retaining control of the company’s capital and management (OBO)
You want to reorganise your round table to give your minority shareholders liquidity (reclassification of securities)
Growing Growth capital
You want to implement a capital increase for your development projects in France and abroad or to finance external growth transactions
OUR MAIN INVESTMENT CRITERIA
A turnover of between €3 and €50 million
A talented and ambitious management team
An EBITDA of between €1 million and €5 million
A ticket of between €2 and €15 million per transaction
All business sectors
A reference shareholder position (majority or minority stake)
HOW WE OPERATE
Customised support adapted to the needs of managers :
Availability to accompany the development of our holdings: we hold a fund at the beginning of the investment period and for a duration of 12 years. Two to three members of the team are dedicated to accompanying directors.
Close relationship of trust and cooperation with the management team of our holdings, but without interfering in the operational management of the company.
Making the Capital Croissance network in France and abroad available in the context of strategic discussions and/or business opportunities: our 110 entrepreneur-investors, our industrial and strategic advisors, our industry experts, etc.
3 founding values
pragmatism, responsiveness and action
a rigorous methodology and a solid reputation for over 20 years
continuous and fluid dialogue with directors and our business finders