Capital Development

In our view, investment goes far beyond mere financing.

Standing by your sides to accelerate your company’s growth

We commit ourselves wholeheartedly to business projects we believe in and we appreciate the fact that it takes time to build a relationship based on trust and sharing. Whatever the size of the company, we develop bespoke solutions that take into account the company’s growth priorities and form part of a long-term partnership. And because a company’s success relies first and foremost on its people, we establish a governance system that respects the prerogatives of its directors.

Business projects are always at the center of our investment decisions.

Our investment criteria

We support companies that meet the following criteria:

Healthy growth

A history of profitable growth

International scale

Significant volume of overseas business and capacity to export a product or service

Shared values

A shared vision between the directors and Dentressangle in order to generate long-term value-added

Available cash

Free cash flow available to fund growth

Healthy growth

A history of profitable growth

Shared values

A shared vision between the directors and Dentressangle in order to generate long-term value-added

International scale

Significant volume of overseas business and capacity to export a product or service

Available cash

Free cash flow available to fund growth

Our experts

We assign a dedicated team of Dentressangle experts with a variety of complementary profiles, who are committed, responsive and tuned in to the concerns of entrepreneurs.

Small & Mid Cap

Majority equity investment of up to €40 million
Laurent Savinelli

Laurent Savinelli

Managing Partner

A specialist in French SMEs with global aspirations, he has proved his expertise via an impressive track record of deals spanning a wide variety of sectors.
Armed with a Finance major from HEC (Paris Business School), he began his career at ODDO financial services group, working in the financial analysis department. He then joined private equity group 3i, holding the positions of Private Equity Director then Associate Director and investing in dozens of transactions in a wide range of sectors. He joined Dentressangle in 2011 to take charge of Small & Mid Cap, a €100 million fund investing in majority shareholdings in French SMEs.
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Raphaël Feuillet

Raphaël Feuillet

Director

With a double competence, technical and financial, and a solid experience in M&A, he joined
DENTRESSANGLE SMALL & MID CAP in 2019.
Graduate engineer from Ecole Centrale Marseille and holder of a Specialised Master’s
degree in Financial Engineering from EM Lyon, Raphaël Feuillet has been working for
Rothschild & Co since 2007 as Director, Mergers and Acquisitions, with more than fifty transactions to his credit over the past eleven years, in various sectors, issues and sizes on
behalf of investment funds. He joined DENTRESSANGLE SMALL & MID CAP in 2019.
Biography@rfeuillet@rfeuillet
Julien de Bussy

Julien de Bussy

PRIVATE EQUITY DIRECTOR

Having obtained extensive experience in the fields of auditing and financial control, Julien de Bussy joined Dentressangle in 2014 to support SMEs with their growth plans.
A gradate of Montpellier Business School with a DESS specialized post-graduate diploma in Finance, he worked at E&Y as an auditor for three years before moving to the Mars group, where he held various positions in audit and financial control from 2009 to 2014. He made a particularly valuable contribution towards organizing the finance department at Royal Canin, besides implementing a number of organizational optimization projects (logistics, marketing, cash). He joined Dentressangle Small & Mid Cap in 2014 to support companies with their development programs.
Biography@jdebussy

Mid & Large Cap

Majority investment or as principal shareholder in equity of over €40 million
Thierry Coloigner

Thierry Coloigner

Managing partner

Specializing in investment and senior management of companies, Thierry offers all of his expertise to medium and large-scale companies.
A graduate of Ecole Polytechnique and MINES ParisTech school of mining, Thierry Coloigner began his career with the French Government defense procurement and technology agency (DGA) . before joining the state holdings agency (APE) as deputy head of the aeronautics and defense office. In 2005 he was appointed Corporate Finance Manager at Plastic Omnium Group (automotive and environment sector) with responsibility for M&A. In 2007 he joined Financière Agache Private Equity, a company controlled by Arnault Group, as Chief Investment Officer. In 2009 he joined Paprec Group as Executive Vice-President Finance & Development and director. Since 2013 he has served as director at Bridgepoint Europe private equity investor tasked with originating, making and tracking investments in mid-tier companies. He joined Dentressangle in 2017.
Biography@tcoloigner
Olivier Verdet

Olivier Verdet

Director

With more than 10 years’ experience in M&A, in Paris and London, he joined
DENTRESSANGLE Mid & Large Cap in 2019.
Graduated from EDHEC in 2007, he joined HSBC in Paris as an M&A analyst and gained solid experience by taking part to numerous transactions with private equity investors and being exposed to various sectors. He joined the HSBC London Financial Sponsors Team in 2014, covering France as a Director in the M&A-Sponsor Coverage
team. He joined DENTRESSANGLE Mid & Large Cap in 2019.
Biography@overdet@overdet
Charles Wacheux

Charles Wacheux

Senior Associate

Drawing on his experience in mergers and acquisitions in banks and a top tier investment fund, he joined Dentressangle Mid & Large Cap in 2018.
As a graduate of EM Lyon Business School, he took up positions first at Sephora in business development, then at BNP Paribas in Large Cap M&A. He then took a position as an analyst at fund Bridgepoint Europe, where he primarily supported companies in the Healthcare and Media & Tech sectors. He joined Dentressangle Mid & Large Cap in 2018.
Biography@cwacheux

Our support teams

In order to offer global support for your project, we also provide you with our network, expertise in bank financing and all of our support services: legal, HR, Business Development, communication and strategic marketing.

Majority partnership
HLDI

HLDI is an industrial investment holding company controlled by Dentressangle. HLDI seeks to acquire controlling interests in partnership with HLDE, the J.B. Lafonta investment holding company.

Two investments were made: TESSI in 2017 and KILOUTOU in 2018

Success Stories

Infogene

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MARLE

Leading orthopaedic implant contract manufacturer.

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Acteon

French Medtech N°1 in dental equipment: Imaging, Equipment, Pharma, Medical.

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Synov

Circuit board manufacturer

Since 1980, Synov has designed and manufactured circuit boards for SMEs and major international groups.
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FlexDev

Heat transfers for textiles

For over 30 years, the specialist in the manufacture of hot transfer films for textile marking. Flexdev has three production units:
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Coverguard

Design, sourcing and distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Coverguard develops PPE offerings, with manufacturing primarily outsourced to China.
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Segepo Group

Industrial excellence in turning and machining

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Ogic

Premium property development

A major player in property development. For over 50 ans, Ogic has been an innovator in housing, town planning, corporate real estate, and the restoration and development of heritage buildings.
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Indépendance Royale

Autonomy and comfort for seniors

The specialist in home-care equipment for seniors
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Ifop

No. 1 in France in published surveys

Extensive experience in opinion polls and market research for the industry
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Tessi

A key player in Business Process Services

A leader in business processes and customer experience management.
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Kiloutou

By professionals, for professionals

Founded by Franky Mulliez in 1980, No. 2 in the equipment rental market for industry and construction
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A+A

Creating a key French market research player

Founded in 1989, A+A group its a renowned market research specialist, specializing in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as biotechnology, medical devices and consumer health.
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