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Mid Cap Buyout
Investment date : 27/04/2017
Country : France
Sector : Consumer goods and services
Website : https://www.grandfrais.com/

Created in 1992, Prosol group is the founder of the chain of Grand Frais stores, which are located primarily on the outskirts of major cities and cover areas of 1,000sqm, embodying the concept of the traditional indoor covered market. Each large market hall supplies five different types of produce: fruit and vegetables, dairy, fish (Prosol group), meat produce and grocery (supported by specialized partners). Based in the Lyon region of France, Prosol group experiences a strong and steady growth, with a turnover of more than one billion euros and approximately 185 stores and offers a wide variety of quality fresh products at an attractive price.

Ardian Growth
Investment date : 15/04/2017
Country : France
Sector : Consumer goods and services
Website : https://www.santediscount.com/

Santédiscount is an online health and beauty retailer established in 2008 by two pharmacists from Toulouse. Guided by the principle that pharmaceutical products should be available online, Santédiscount’s founders, together with Loïc Lagarde, previously a Strategy Associate at Google and now CEO at Santédiscount, have made every effort to place human beings at the centre of the web. Ever since it was founded, Santédiscount has pursued an ethical and sustainable e-commerce model that combines advice from pharmacists, highquality products and an attractive pricing policy.

Ardian Growth
Investment date : 31/03/2017
Country : France
Sector : Technology, Media and Telecom
Website : http://www.abvent.com/

Founded in 1985 by French architects, Abvent is a group currently based in Paris, the leader in software and services for architects and construction professionals (ARCHICAD, ClimaBIM, Rhino 3D, BIMoffice), and a key player in the imaging segment (Twinmotion, Artlantis, iVIsit360, RenderIn). Along with its expansion in France, and to support its international development, Abvent has opened several subsidiaries (Switzerland, the US, Luxembourg, Hungary) and has a network of distributors in 80 countries.

Real Estate
Investment date : 31/03/2017
Country : Italy
Sector : Office complex

Ardian acquired six assets owned by an Italian real estate fund named Cloe, managed by Prelios SGR. The deal is the first investment in Italy made by Ardian Real Estate Europe Fund (AREEF). The transaction consists in the acquisition of six real estate office buildings with an overall GLA of 91.000sqm. Three of the assets are located in Milan, two are located in Rome and a very small asset is located in Bari.

Mid Cap Buyout
Investment date : 02/03/2017
Country : France
Sector : Industrials
Website : http://www.unither-pharma.com/

Founded in 1993 from the takeover of a Sanofi facility in Amiens, Unither Pharmaceuticals is a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO). With annual revenues of +250 M€ and a team of more than 1,200 professionals, Unither Pharmaceuticals operates 6 manufacturing sites and 1 R&D center in France, USA and Brazil.

Co-Investment
Investment date : 24/02/2017
Country : United Kingdom
Sector : Consumer goods and services
Website : www.parkdeanholidays.co.uk

Parkdean Resorts is the largest holiday park operator in the UK. Services provided include the sale of holidays in Parkdean Resorts’ parks and the sale of caravans in its parks and subsequent right of use. With 73 caravan holiday parks, it employs over 6,000 people during the peak season and sells over 500,000 holidays and short breaks a year to 2 million customers.

Private Debt
Investment date : 15/02/2017
Country : France
Sector : Industrials
Website : http://www.ipackchem.com/

Founded in 1987 by Jean-Philippe Morvan, within the Air Products group, Ipackchem was one of the pioneers to introduce fluorination technology in the production of high quality containers used to package substances for which permeation, contamination and evaporation constraints are critical. This technology, which was patented by the Company, enables the production of packaging with enhanced physical and chemical resistance characteristics, alongside advanced permeation features, satisfying the highest quality standards worldwide. Ipackchem therefore benefits from leading positions on its markets, which result from its deep knowledge and superior expertise in the “barrier” packaging manufacturing process.
The Company has operations spanning three continents, through its five production sites located in France, the UK, Hungary, South Africa, and more recently Brazil. Ipackchem employs c. 350 people with total sales of c. € 60 million.

Co-Investment
Investment date : 14/02/2017
Country : United States
Sector : Consumer goods and services
Website : http://www.evansdelivery.com/

Evans is a provider of business process outsourcing services to a network of agents managing freight in containers. Evans provides full back office support for agents, including insurance, safety compliance requirements, invoices customers, IT etc. Evans currently has 237 employees and is present in 30 states in the U.S.

Real Estate
Investment date : 01/02/2017
Country : Germany
Sector : Office complex
Website : http://www.wappenhalle-muenchen.de/

Wappenhalle is a high-profile office and business center. The complex around the historic Wappenhalle (“Coat of Arms Hall”), which comprises 33,700 sqm of office space, 1,200 sqm of warehousing, and 544 parking spaces, is located directly opposite the new Munich convention and exhibition center in München-Riem, the city’s convention center district.

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