Camerus SAS / Omnes Capital
Through this secondary buy-out, Omnes Capital has acquired a minority stake in Camerus SAS alongside Bpifrance, Siparex Mezzanine and the management team.
Created in 1992 and based in the Paris region, Camerus SAS is a French leader in the rental and leasing of furniture to decorators, trade fairs and event agencies. Camerus provides its clients with an integrated service offering, combining rental services, transport and installation. In 2018, the company generated revenues of US$19 million and an EBITDA of US$4.4 million.
Omnes Capital is a leading Paris-based European investor in private equity and infrastructure. The firm has dedicated investment teams across three key areas: venture capital, buy-out and growth capital and infrastructure.
Bpifrance is a French national investment bank that 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.
Siparex Mezzanine is one of France’s leading independent private equity groups. As a key partner to mid-market and intermediate-sized companies, as well as to startups under the XAnge banner, the firm makes equity investments, acting as a force for growth. Siparex has US$2 billion in assets managed by its Mid-market, Mezzanine, Small Caps, and Innovation business segments.
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