K2 Business Club

K2 Business Club, a €200m first ever
investment program

Launched in 2019, K2 Business Club is a €200m first ever investment program gathering 13 benevolent family-investors, with the ambition to finance and support French mid-sized companies with high-potential in the long run (up to 15 years) to ensure growth, durability and independence.

Target
Growth mid-sized companies
(turnover: €35-250m)
Program’s
size
€200m
Liquidity
Up to 15 years
LPs
13 families

The main advantages of the Club

13 benevolent family-investors, wishing to support promising entrepreneurial projects in the long run and to give meaning to investment

FAMILY

Entrepreneurial and familial DNA

LONG-TERM

Support without any time-related constraints

ADDED VALUE

Close partnership, relying on a vast ecosystem

The transactions

  • Securing of the managers’ industrial heritage
  • Securities reclassification / Minority shareholders’ exit
  • CEO’s departure and company’s transfer
  • Disposal of a non-strategic subsidiary
  • Change of control, from a financial investor or a family
  • Equity and quasi-equity injection to finance growth

THE TARGETS

  • Fast-growing mid-sized companies
  • All business sectors
  • Turnover: €35m - €250m
  • Investment ticket by transaction: €15m - €50m

OUR MAIN INVESTMENT CRITERIA

  • Talented and committed management team
  • Ambitious development plan (growth: 5-25% p.y.)
  • Underlying market with growth potential in the long run
  • Resilient business model and positive EBITDA