What we did

Capitalmind Investec actively supported Necotrans all along the process: financial diagnosis, preparation of marketing documentation, modeling of Business Plan, identification of lenders, organization of management presentations, Q&A sessions, and negotiation of the legal documentation.

Capitalmind Investec played a key role in modelling a rigorous business plan, anticipating key issues, providing understanding of the African market environment and defining the appropriate financing strategy.

About the deal

Necotrans, the €1bn Revenues French Group specialized in logistics activities in Africa raised €121M debts in a club deal involving 8 banks and a long-term loan underwritten by BPI (French Public Investment Bank)

Necotrans is a 100% family-owned French Group specialized in the Logistics industry with c.90% of its €1bn Revenues generated in or with Africa. The Group focuses on Freight Forwarding and Ports logistics activities with a strong footprint in Western Africa. 50% of its business is servicing the Oil & Gas industry, and 50% relates to ground logistics, cargo services and port terminal management.

This operation will enable Necotrans to finance its growth and strategic acquisitions over the coming years.

Deal Type
Target Headquarter
July 2014