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JV Group has raised funds from a new majority shareholder

JV Group has successfully raised funds from Tikehau Capital to support its strong business recovery, which involves the need for additional financial resources to finance the necessary investment strategy.

JV Group, a portfolio company of iXO Private Equity, is a leading provider of composite and metal machined structure parts for the aerospace and defense industry. The company offers a one-stop-shop solution to its clients, ranging from machining, surface treatment and NDT painting to MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) of aircraft parts and assembly. JV Group currently employs 250 people and achieve revenues of US$22 million in 2022.

Tikehau Capital is a PE investor with over US$5.2 billion of assets under management. Tikehau usually invests tickets ranging from US$20–150 million, targeting minority investments in mid-cap companies in several sectors. ACE Aero Capital is Tikehau’s investment vehicle, dedicated to the aerospace and defense sector. AAP invests tickets ranging from US$10–100 million in strategic industries, focusing on innovative players with the capacity to act as consolidation platforms in their markets and sectors. AAP is a joint venture of French aerospace and defense players (Airbus, Safran, Thales, Dassault) and French banks (BPI, Crédit-Agricole).

Based in Toulouse, Bordeaux, Marseille, and Lyon, iXO Private Equity is a French independent and generalist PE investor with US$500 million assets under management. iXO invests tickets range from US$2–40 million, targeting minority and majority investments in small to mid-cap companies of diverse sectors.

Oaklins’ team in France served as the exclusive financial advisor to JV Group in this fundraising process.

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Raphaël Petit

Managing Partner
Toulouse, France
Oaklins France

Sophie Zanella

Associate Director
Toulouse, France
Oaklins France

Théo Cavalière

Analyst
Toulouse, France
Oaklins France

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