Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance has advised Equistone and the founding families on the capital reorganization of Sicame Group

Corporate Finance - 2/10/2016

In the context of a capital reorganization relating to the exit of  Siparex, Etoile ID, Banque Tarneaud and some family shareholders, Equistone is to become the majority shareholder of Groupe SICAME alongside the Lachaud and Brahimi families, the management and Crédit du Nord.

SICAME is located in Pompadour (center of France) and designs, manufactures and distributes a full range of equipment for energy transport networks, overhead and underground distribution networks, connectors as well as electric safety and protection equipment.

Relying on a cutting edge industrial know-how and a portfolio of widely recognized brands, the group is a leading world player on its market segments.

SICAME has more than 2400 employees worldwide and generated over €326m sales in 2014.  The Group is present in circa 25 countries and exports to 170 countries, with over 60% of sales overseas.

Led by Vincent Roy, chairman of the management board since June 2015, SICAME is positioned on growth markets and is aiming for further expansion both through internal and external growth.

Edmond de Rothschild Corporate Finance advised Equistone, the founding families and the management on this transaction and on the raising of a financing among a pool formed by leading French banks

Deal participants

  • Team ERCF M&A : Christophe Marchand (Member of the board), Sébastien Auger (Executive Director), Sébastien Mitton (Director)
  • Team ERCF Financing : Paul O'Mahony (Senior Advisor), Alexandre Aron-Brunetière (Analyst), Mohamed  Rtel Bennani (Analyst)
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