The investment group Tikehau Capital and Bpifrance, a French national investment bank, have acquired a minority stake in ADDEV Materials SAS.
Tikehau Capital is an asset management and investment group with US$24.8 billion of assets under management and shareholders’ equity of US$2.6 billion (as of 31 December 2018). The group invests in private debt, real estate, private equity and liquid strategies, including its asset management subsidiaries, on behalf of institutional and private investors. Controlled by its managers alongside leading institutional partners, Tikehau Capital employs 430 staff in Paris, London, Brussels, Madrid, Milan, New York, Seoul and Singapore offices.
Bpifrance finances businesses, at every stage of their development, through loans, guarantees, equity investments and export insurances. Bpifrance also provides extra financial services, such as training and consultancy, to help entrepreneurs meet their challenges.
Founded in 2006, ADDEV Materials is a leading convertor and distributor of high-performance materials. Through its four business units (adhesives and tapes, insulation and films, North America, and aerospace and defense), the company develops and distributes a highly extensive offering of value-added products, including adhesives, tapes, insulation, film, sealants, paper and fibers, laminates and chemicals. Headquartered in Lyon, France, the company serves a blue-chip international base of loyal customers in various sectors including aerospace and defense, automotive, construction, energy railway, and industrial sectors, through its 19 subsidiaries across Europe and North America. Mainly present in Europe and North America, ADDEV Materials employs 500 people and generates a turnover of approximately US$110 million.
Oaklins' team in France assisted Tikehau Capital in the acquisition of a minority stake in ADDEV Materials.
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