Paris, March 25th 2008
SPEF LBO SUCCESSFULLY ACQUIRES GROUPE
SPEF LBO has recently acquired a majority stake in Groupe Athome alongside its general
manager Ivan DUMON.
Groupe Athome is specialized in the outsourcing of documentary flows for property managers.
Created in 1979, the group successfully managed to adapt to the regulatory evolutions and
constraints of the property managers’ activity, in order to propose them efficient services
together with providing them a real competitive advantage.
With a turnover of 15 M€ generated by 6 agencies throughout France, the group holds a leading
position in its sector with a unique offer adapted to its customers’ needs. Most of main property
managers national networks and many independents validated the company’s offer.
The transaction led by SPEF LBO aims to allow Groupe Athome to reinforce its leading position
through the implementation of new partnerships and accrued its presence on the national
SPEF LBO: Laurent Allégot, Sandra Pezet
Co-investors: Naxicap Partners (Bruno Denis)
Legal: Lovells (Pascal de Moidrey)
Financial: ACA (François Mahé)
Strategy: Neostrategy (Giovanni di Francesco)
Financial: Deloitte Finance (Christophe Canivet, Fabien Riou)
Legal: Quadratur (Gilles Fresel)
Senior Debt: Banque Palatine (Etienne Pirard, Pierre Orsini)
in Private Equity
SPEF LBO :
SPEF LBO is one of the French leading private equity groups specialized in small to mid-sized
buy-out). SPEF LBO currently manages 110M€ raised from Natixis Private Equity and third
parties French and international investors.
SPEF LBO invests in companies operating in high value-added businesses with a strong
position on their market, revenues between 10 and 100 M€ and enterprise values ranging from
10 to 50 M€.
Typically, SPEF LBO focuses on control transactions, alongside strong management teams,
with sound and ambitious business strategies.
SPEF LBO benefits from the support of Natixis Private Equity in particular for the international
development of its portfolio companies.
More information : www.natixis-pe.com
SPEF LBO HDL Communication
Laurent Allégot Delphine Rouget
Phone: +33 (0)1 58 19 22 59 Phone: +33 (0)1 58 65 00 78
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since 2006 by the Private Equity by NPE label. Natixis Private Equity has 18 teams in Europe (Germany,
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