02 March 2020Latour Capital keeps reinforcing its investment team

Latour Capital keeps reinforcing its investment team with the support of two new Senior Advisors, Jérôme Chasques and Stéphane Le Mounier as well as a new collaborator.

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09 January 2020Build-up in Sweden for Sulo

Completion of a build-up operation for the portfolio company Sulo with the acquisition of San Sac Group, a Swedish company specializing in waste containerization solutions, mainly in Scandinavian countries.

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18 December 2019New hires and promotions

Latour Capital further strengthens its team with two new additions to the investment team and two internal promotions.

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15 October 2019Build up operation for ERI

Completion of a build-up operation for the portfolio company ERI with the acquisition of Elsia, integrator of energy management and safety & security systems.

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08 October 2019New milestone in Syclef's development

Latour Capital has announced a reorganisation of the shareholding structure of Syclef, the French multi-regional leader of commercial and industrial cold systems.

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10 September 2019Latour Capital invests in Primonial

For fund III's first investment, Latour Capital invests again in Primonial, by taking joint control alongside Bridgepoint and management.

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03 July 2019Latour Capital continues its development

Latour Capital keeps strengthening its team with the recruitment of a new collaborator.

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04 June 2019Latour Capital acquires Atlas For Men

Latour Capital acquires Atlas For Men, alongside its management team.

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14 January 2019Continued strengthening of the investment team

Latour Capital continues to strengthen its team with the promotion of Gaspard Lacoeuilhe to Director and the recruitment of Nicholas Whitbeck as Senior Associate, as well as Chloé Legrix de la Salle and Tatiana Gagey as Analysts.

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18 December 2018Latour Capital and bpifrance acquire Plastic Omnium Environnement

Latour Capital, in consortium with bpifrance and alongside management, acquires Plastic Omnium’s historical activity, Plastic Omnium Environnement.

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18 October 2018Latour Capital acquires Sogetrel

Latour Capital acquires Sogetrel, alongside Bpifrance and the management team. 

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18 September 2018Latour Capital acquires Charlois, concurrently with the company’s partnership with Nadalié

Latour Capital acquires Charlois, concurrently with the company’s partnership with Nadalié, one of the best French cooperages, the two companies now operating under the same group Oak Nation.

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10 January 2018Recruitment and promotions within the team

In 2017 Latour Capital continued its development and the reinforcement of its team with the recruitment at the beginning of the year of a new partner and the promotion at the end of the year of three collaborators.

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10 May 2017Thales and Latour Capital end exclusive negotiations

Thales and Latour Capital end exclusive negotiations on sale of revenue collection, road tolling and car park management systems business.

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08 December 2016Latour Capital receives the PEX "Rising Star" prize

Latour Capital receives the "Rising Star" prize in the Best French Small & Lower Mid-Market LBO Fund category at the 2016 Private Equity Exchange & Awards.

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30 June 2016Latour Capital acquires ERI alongside Management

Latour Capital has taken a majority stake in ERI, the electrical engineering and technical trades expert founded in 1957.

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14 June 2016Latour Capital appoints Franck Urbanski as Director in Lyon

Franck started his career in 1996 at Ernst&Young. In 2000, he joined the stock exchange transactions at CM-CIC before participating in the creation and subsequent development of two investment holdings.

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01 April 2016Nextpool completes two acquisitions since the beginning of 2016

In January 2016, Nextpool acquired Sokool, the third largest player in the French pool enclosure market, generating €12m turnover in 2015. Through this acquisition, Nextpool diversifies its product offering and distribution networks, thanks to Sokool’s direct distribution strategy. In February 2016, Nextpool completed a second build-up with the pool shutters specialist Hydra Système, located near Le Mans. Hydra Système realized €4m turnover in 2015, offering a complementary range of products and employing twenty people.

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17 December 2015Latour Capital II reaches €300m hard cap

Latour Capital II is more than two and a half times the size of Latour Capital I, raised in 2012, and was largely over subscribed. Latour Capital II received commitments from about 25 investors, and was strongly supported by existing investors. Latour Capital II also attracted significant interest from a number of new long-term investors.

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25 November 2015Latour Capital acquires Syclef

Concurrently with the completion of the fundraising for its latest investment vehicle of €300m, Latour Capital II made its first investment by acquiring a majority stake in Syclef alongside management and the Company's founders. This investment will enable Syclef to accelerate its development, notably through acquisitions in new markets.

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05 October 2015Latour Capital sells its stake in Multiposting

Latour Capital announces the completion of the disposal of Multiposting, French pioneer of online job offers, to SAP, the fourth Global Software editor. SAP acquires all the stakes of Latour Capital (56%), Kernel Investments, holding of Pierre Kosciusko Morizet and Pierre Krings (21%) and the two founders Gautier Machelon and Stéphane Le Viet (23%). Both entrepreneurs had opened the equity in 2012, on the occasion of a MBO operation.

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01 October 2015Latour Capital sells Proxiserve to the Management team and reinvests in the Company

Concurrently with the completion of the fundraising for its latest investment vehicle of €300m, Latour Capital announces that the Management of Proxiserve, a portfolio company since late 2011, has taken control of the Company over the summer of 2015 and has welcomed a new financial co-investor.

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01 September 2015YellowKorner acquisition by Latour Capital

Two years after the final closing of its maiden Fund, Latour Capital completes its sixth investment by tooking a stake in YellowKorner’s capital alongside the management and the historical shareholders.

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11 March 2013Latour Capital has acquired Oxand

Latour Capital, private equity fund dedicated to majority leveraged buyouts for small & mid caps took a majority stake in Oxand, an international engineering and consulting firm leader in the risk-based management of industrial infrastructure.

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