Sale of group

Deal type
Sell your business
October 2011
Countries involved
France / Netherlands

Client is specialised in the management of consignment shops


Capitalmind has advised the shareholder of the Troc.comgroup in the disposal of 100% of his shares to Saphir Private Equity Fund


Lead team

  • Michel Degryck

    Michel Degryck

    Managing Partner France

About the deal

A group of Luxembourg investors led by Saphir Capital Partners completed the acquisition of 85% of the Troc de l’île SA / group (listed on the Euronext Marché Libre) and 100% of La Trocante, previously held by the personal holding of the founder, Mr. Jean-Pierre Boudier.

Created in 1982 by Mr. Boudier, the group, located in Les Angles (Gard department, in the vicinity of Avignon), is specialised in the management of consignment shops. This group, which has grown through franchising as well as the establishment of owned shops, encompasses today in excess of 200 shops accounting for a sale surface area of more than 250 000m2. With a presence in France, Benelux, Germany, Switzerland and Spain, the and La Trocante networks form together the largest European retail chain specialised in consignment shops. The annual turnover amounts to around €150m. operates as well the website boasting circa 500.000 unique visitors per month.