Acquisition of Eye-Lite by B Live group

Sector(s)
Business Services
Deal type
Buy a business
Date
July 2018
Countries involved
France / Benelux

Client

B Live group is a French leading independent provider of technical equipment & services (audio, lighting, video, energy, cranes, machineries, etc.) dedicated to clients among public & corporate entertainments and cinema universes

Deal

B Live group acquired Eye-Lite, the Belgian leader in technical services to the cinema industry

Parties

Lead team

  • Michel Degryck

    Michel Degryck

    Managing Partner France
  • Kilian de Gourcuff

    Kilian de Gourcuff

    Partner France

What we did

Capitalmind assisted B Live group all along the acquisition process: financial analysis, preliminary negotiations, LOI drafting and negotiation, valuation and structuring guidance, execution support up to closing, selection, briefing and management of DD providers, negotiation of the final legal documentation, financing execution, etc.

About the deal

Founded in 2014 by Eric Barthélémy and Yannick Bétis, B Live is a leading French provider of technical equipment & services (audio, lighting, video, energy, cranes, machinery, etc.) for the entertainment and cinema industries. The group, which has grown mainly through targeted acquisitions, has generated in 2017 an annual turnover of 70 million euros and employs 250+ employees across 12 sites in France.