Capitalmind Investec has advised Groupe ADF’s shareholders on a minority buy-out backed by Andera Acto, SGCP and Siparex (Fonds France Nucléaire)

About the deal

Groupe ADF is a leading engineering group specialized in mission-critical operations and maintenance services for industrial facilities. Across five fast-growing industries (Energy, Mobility, Materials, Technology and Life Sciences), the Group ensures full availability and optimized performance of manufacturing lines and production processes.

Backed by Abenex since 2018, the Group enjoyed sustainable growth over the recent years (+15% p.a. since 2020) by serving blue-chip clients to become more digital, sustainable and efficient.

Groupe ADF is going through a new buy-out backed by Andera Acto to accelerate growth and reach €1bn in revenues in 5 years, by delivering strong organic growth and expanding internationally through build-ups.

What we did

Capitalmind Investec advised Groupe ADF shareholders throughout the whole process by (i) bringing in its expertise and deep knowledge of the Group, (ii) assisting the Group throughout the equity and debt funding process, (iii) supporting the management in defining its M&A strategy, (iv) negotiating transaction structure, and (v) assisting the Group during the negotiations.

Capitalmind Investec has been our partner for nearly a decade. During our latest transaction, we have established a co-mandate with two investment banks to ensure the success of our operation amidst significant market tension. The team at Capitalmind Investec distinguished themselves with their remarkable professionalism. Their dedication and expertise, bolstered by the presence of several experienced seniors, were crucial in successfully driving our project, which was vital for the future of our group.

Marc Eliayan, CEO, Groupe ADF
Target Headquarter
March 2024
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