your partner to change dimension

Azulis Capital supports high-potential SMEs providing equity funding to accelerate dimension change and facilitate transition by committing to environmental and social responsibility.

/Le regard d'Azulis

5th release (December 2021)

Agroalimentaire : Croissance, transformation et RSE

« Les entreprises qui s’approprient aujourd’hui la RSE seront les plus performantes à long terme »

Les normes RSE peuvent-elles être des leviers de croissance et de différenciation pour les acteurs de l’agroalimentaire ? Pour Jean-Manuel Lévêque, Président de Novepan,...
12/07/2021 Read the article

Accompagner la transformation d’une entreprise familiale à forte croissance en groupe multimarque

Entreprise spécialisée dans la distribution de produits d’épicerie italienne créée en 2002 par Roberto Mengozzi, Ital Passion est devenu en peu de temps un groupe...
12/07/2021 Read the article

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NOVEPAN

Azulis Capital a cédé la participation majoritaire qu’il détenait dans le groupe NOVEPAN, leader de la fabrication de pains spéciaux et premium surgelés, de snacks salés et de pâte à pizza, qui dispose aujourd’hui de 5 implantations...
09/07/2022 Read more

EURADIF

Azulis Capital, with the participation of BNP Paribas Développement, has become the majority shareholder of EURADIF group. The founder and CEO Jean-Gabriel Creton and GEI are ploughing back while the management team is also investing in the transaction. Founded in 1994 and based in...
09/02/2022 Read more

MMF 6 HOLDS ITS FINAL CLOSING AT €280M

PRESS RELEASE Paris, January 11, 2022 - Azulis Capital ("Azulis"), one of France's leading independent private equity players in the mid-market segment, announces that its sixth fund, Middle Market Fund 6 (MMF 6), held its final closing at €280m. Pierre Jourdain, Managing Partner,...
01/11/2022 Read more

/Strategy

focuses on french middle market companies with growth potential

We offer buyout or expansion capital schemes to middle market companies with an enterprise value of €20 million to €120 million, with a priority on companies worth €30-€80 million, that are:
- independent, and most often family-owned companies
- managed by dynamic entrepreneurs
- usually with a leading position in their market segment
- with a proactive business plan, and a hub potential around which to structure other businesses
- willing to engage in measures to promote CSR.

  • We support the management team over a period of four to seven years. Our ambition is to significantly increase the value of the company by improving both its financial and non-financial performance.
  • We ensure that management maintains its managerial autonomy and benefits from profit-sharing incentives. We encourage the development of staff profit-sharing in the company.
  • We provide tailor-made solutions to enhance the company’s development capacity.
  • We place high value on management becoming shareholders in the company.
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/Expertise

supporting entrepreneurial projects with our sector know-how and experience

Health & Personal Services

Business Services

Food & Beverages

Consumer

A dedicated two-member team of professionals studies each deal opportunity using a double-sided approach combining a sector-based assessment with an in-depth financial review.

We invest as lead or co-lead investor in:

  • leveraged buy-out transactions
  • growth financing
  • capital replacement with leverage (owner buy-out) or not
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