Acquisition of Latécoère Services by ADF Group

Business Services / Industrials
Deal type
Buy a business / Carve out / Debt Advisory
December 2016
Countries involved


ADF Group, specialized in industrial maintenance and engineering services for the Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Aerospace, Chemicals and Materials Industries


Capitalmind advised ADF on the acquisition of Latécoère Services


Lead team

  • Michel Degryck

    Michel Degryck

    Managing Partner France
  • Christopher Martin

    Christopher Martin

    Vice President France

What we did

Capitalmind actively supported ADF all along this acquisition process: from first talks with Latécoère to valuation and structuring guidance, preparation and negotiation of the letter of intent, execution support, due diligence management and assistance to the final negotiations.

Capitalmind also involved its financing advisory team to raise a mix of debt, mezzanine and equity to finance the transaction.

About the deal

ADF is a leading European player in industrial maintenance and engineering services, with 3,000+ employees in five countries and a blue-chip customer-base spread across a range of end-markets – Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Chemicals, Materials and Aerospace.

This acquisition responds to ADF three strategic objectives: to bolster its expertise as an industrial integrator, achieve €150m+ revenues in the aerospace industry and strengthen its international presence.