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iXO Private Equity will support LBA in the achievement of its development plan in France and internationally

La Barrière Automatique (LBA Group) has completed an LBO alongside iXO Private Equity.

LBA Group is a security and access control specialist enabling the management of flows and the cohabitation of different mobilities. It designs, manufactures and distributes robust, high quality and reliable products, including automatic lifting barriers, pedestrian access turnstiles, retractable and security bollards, and anti-intrusion obstacles. In the last two years, the group has launched two new product ranges: hydroalcoholic gel dispenser terminals and design bollards. In 2019, LBA Group acquired AMCO Les Escamotables, specializing in retractable bollards and anti-intrusion obstacles. LBA Group operates in a market with significant growth dynamics: increasing demand for security measures deployment, and the revolution of urban land use planning, including massive pedestrianization programs. The group has generated strong organic growth (12% of CAGR 2011–2021).

Based in Toulouse, Marseille and Lyon, iXO Private Equity meets the equity needs for the best companies in southwest and southeast of France and the Rhône-Alpes region. It focuses on venture capital for high potential startup firms and small businesses, growth capital for restructuring or expanding further for ambitious small and medium-sized enterprises, and LBO/OBO/MBOs.

Oaklins’ team in France assisted LBA Group and its shareholders throughout this four-month sale process to structure the most attractive transaction.

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 Éric  Félix-Faure

Éric Félix-Faure

Managing Partner
Paris, France
Oaklins France
 Marie-Astrid  Bourquin

Marie-Astrid Bourquin

Director
Paris, France
Oaklins France
 Alizée  Benollet

Alizée Benollet

Analyst
Paris, France
Oaklins France

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