Companies’ listing

Ardian Growth
Investment date : 29/06/2005
Country : France
Sector : Technology, Media and Telecom
Website : http://www.pcsoft.fr

PC SOFT is a software publisher specializing in professional development tools for Internet, Intranet, Windows, Linux, Unix. Its best seller WINDEV, a development workshop for Windows, is the no. 1 in France. The company is the leader in the French market and competes with the big international publishers (MSN Visual Studio.net, Borland with Delphi).

Exited participation

Mid Cap Buyout
Investment date : 14/01/2005
Country : France
Sector : Consumer goods and services
Website : http://www.camaieu.fr


Camaïeu is the leader in France for ready-to-wear ladies fashion clothes in 2007. The group designs and markets its own collections, aimed at young women between 20 and 40 looking for seductive, easy to wear and affordable wear. It has 3 million customers and an excellent brand image.

Ardian Growth
Investment date : 07/01/2005
Country : France
Sector : Technology, Media and Telecom
Website : http://www.arpson.com

Founded in 1996, Arpson is an independent European software publishing company. Its Arpson Office suite covers the full range of needs in the fields of asset management, market transactions and cash management.

Exited participation

Mid Cap Buyout
Investment date : 10/12/2004
Country : Germany
Sector : Construction and building materials
Website : http://www.gealan.de


Gealan is one of the main manufacturers of PVC profiles for doors and windows. The group offers three ranges of products and operates across the whole of Europe, particularly in the emerging markets of Eastern Europe such as Romania, Slovakia and the Baltic states.

Exited participation

Ardian Growth
Investment date : 22/09/2004
Country : France
Sector : Technology, Media and Telecom
Website : http://www.modelabs.com


Customized design manufacturer specialising in the creation and development of made-to-measure mobile telecoms terminals.

Exited participation

Expansion
Investment date : 16/09/2004
Country : France
Sector : Business services
Website : http://www.lowendalmasai.com


Consultancy specialised in the reduction of social security, tax and operating costs for major industrials and for local authorities.

Exited participation

Mid Cap Buyout
Investment date : 08/01/2004
Country : France
Sector : Consumer goods and services
Website : http://www.irm-sa.fr


Based in Luçon (in the Vendée) and founded by Mister Jean Tessier, the IRM group (Idéal Résidence Mobile) is the French leader in the production and sale of mobile homes.
A pioneer in the market in 2004, the group has increased sales over the last 10 years at an average rate of 25%. Based on an aggressive sales strategy, high quality and innovative products, the competence of its management and an efficient business organization IRM’s market share has risen from around 6% in 1993 to 30% today. The IRM group produces more than 7,500 mobile homes at its 4 production sites in France and in the year 2005-2006 posted revenues of €108 million with an EBITDA margin of more than 11%. The group employs around 550 people.
The IRM product range falls into two categories: (i) “rental” models intended for camp sites and tour operators who rent mobile homes to individuals for seasonal holidays;(ii) “residential” models intended for individuals who use their mobile home as a second residence.

Exited participation

Expansion
Investment date : 08/01/2004
Country : France
Sector : Construction and building materials
Website : http://www.sateco.fr


Sateco was founded in Morocco in 1953. The company specialises in the design and production of metal structures for the construction industry.

Sateco offers shuttering in a complete range of materials for poured concrete, and for on-site safety.
Sateco also works in close collaboration with the leading buyers of sub-contract work in the design and production of machine-welded assemblies;
Sateco also offers servicing activities.

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