La Maison Bleue has completed an LBO and a capital raising with Activa Capital and EPF Partners.
La Maison Bleue creates and manages nurseries in France.
Activa Capital Fund II invests in companies, with an enterprise value of US$25–250 million. The fund focuses on industrial products, consumer goods, food and drink, healthcare/pharmaceuticals, and business and financial services sectors. It seeks majority stakes in MBO investments and minority stakes in growth capital investments. The fund can invest up to US$60 million as a single investor and US$120 million in co-investment deals.
EPF Partners SA (EPF) is a private equity investment management firm majority-owned by management. Natixis Private Equity (NPE), a subsidiary of Paris-based Natixis SA, holds a large minority interest. EPF operates within the expansion capital arm of NPE. The firm was established in 1996 and is located in Paris.
Oaklins' team in France assisted La Maison Bleue on the organization of an LBO and a capital raising.
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