Companies’ listing

Investment date : 26/10/2017
Country : United Kingdom
Sector : Industrials
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Praesidiad is a global supplier of perimeter security systems and solutions. It provides turnkey solutions, deployable barriers and body armors products for high security projects as well as medium and low-end security products (i.e. fencing, access control applications). Praesidiad employs 1,600 people in 9 manufacturing facilities, 2 assembly facilities and more than 30 sales offices worldwide.

Investment date : 28/09/2017
Country : France
Sector : Business services

Assystem Technologies has more than 9,000 employees in a dozen countries. Its activity is characterized in particular by a high technicality, and proven expertise in complex and critical systems. The company works with clients in the aerospace, defense, automotive, transportation and industrial sectors, from the design to the marketing of their products and services.

Investment date : 15/09/2017
Country : Germany
Sector : Industrials
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imes-icore was established in 2002 as a spin-off from the isel Group, which has been in business since 1972. The company currently has around 150 employees at its Eiterfeld site. It develops, produces and sells specialist CNC-CAD/CAM systems for milling, water jet and laser cutting as well as 3D-printing. The firm's products are used in dental laboratories, clinics and dental milling centres.

Investment date : 06/09/2017
Country : Belgium
Sector : Utilities
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In September 2017, Ardian acquired a stake in LBC Tank Terminals (“LBC”) from State Super and Sunsuper. LBC, headquartered in Belgium, is a global provider of responsible logistics solutions. They own and operate midstream and downstream facilities for bulk liquid chemicals, oil and refined petroleum products. The company has a total capacity of 2 million cubic meters, and its largest operations are located on the US Gulf Coast, in Houston and Baton Rouge. Safety, efficiency and sustainability are keywords for all their activities.
Following the transaction, Ardian holds a 35% stake in LBC. Current shareholders APG and PGGM remained invested in the company with a 32.5% stake each.

North America Direct Buyouts
Investment date : 13/07/2017
Country : Italy
Sector : Industrials
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Established in 1983, DT manufactures a large range of tubing for the automotive industry. It creates aluminum tubing and develops products such as transmission oil cooler lines, engine oil cooler lines, turbocharging cooler lines, exhaust gas recirculation, HVAC tubing and power steering tubing. Huron is a leading manufacturer of complex tubular assemblies and precision machined products for the automotive industry. The combination of DT and Huron creates the leading global supplier of automotive tubular components, achieving critical mass, product diversification, new materials capabilities, a worldwide manufacturing footprint, cross-selling opportunities, and a well-balanced customer base.

Private Debt
Investment date : 30/06/2017
Country : Belgium
Sector : Transport
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WKTS, founded in 1985 and headquartered in Brussels, provides its customers with “on demand” Transportation Management Software and Services, equally catering for all transport and logistics professionals. With over 100,000 users across 80 countries, and through the breadth of their service offerings, WKTS is one of the few providers able to address the needs of the entire logistics supply chain via carriers, freight forwarders, logistics providers, and shippers.

Real Estate
Investment date : 28/06/2017
Country : France
Sector : Office complex

Built in 1993, Europa is a 26,500 sq m. eight-storey headquarters-style building, offering flexible floor plates of 2,700 sq m., underground parking, numerous in-house services, gardens and terraces. The building will be subject to a complete refurbishment after the departure of the Lagardère Group, with the
aim of redeveloping it as a Grade A building, in line with the highest international building standards.

Ardian Growth
Investment date : 16/06/2017
Country : Spain
Sector : Technology, Media and Telecom
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T2O media is a Digital Media Agency founded in 2004, that designs and manages marketing and communication strategies with a results orientated approach (Paid, Owned, Earned Media, relying always on Technology). His team has achieved important awards: T2O media has been named National Champion in the UKTI Innovation category by the Europeans Business Awards 2016 and is one of the first companies in the world to have obtained the title of DoubleClick Certified Marketing Partner. Currently has permanent offices in Europe, LATAM and US, where is the partner of major brands. Its clients include Barceló Hotel Group, Honda, Unicredit, José Cuervo, Movistar, Nextel and AXA insurance.

Ardian Growth
Investment date : 01/06/2017
Country : France
Sector : Technology, Media and Telecom
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Sarbacane Software was founded in 2001 and has established itself over the past 15 years as a leader in email and digital marketing in France and Europe. The company is managed by Mathieu Tarnus and is based in Hem, near Lille, with offices in Barcelona and New York. It has 80 employees and over 10,000 customers worldwide. Sarbacane Software has delivered double-digit growth since its creation. The company is targeting €20 million within the next three years and is aiming to become one of the top three European companies in the sector.

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