We offer our expertise in arranging flexible financing to leading European mid-market companies helping them to develop and complete buyouts. We can act as sole lender (Direct Lending) or through club deals (Leveraged Loans), applying investment criteria that include the strength of the borrower’ business model, the quality of its management team or its growth potential.
companiesfunded from our offices in Paris,
Frankfurt and Madrid
billionof investments in total in the space of 15 years
million per deala long time partner to our portfolio companies
Our Direct Lending funds support European SMEs with various aspects of their strategy: LBO/MBOs, spin-offs, refinancing, development, changes in shareholder structure and delistings. We arrange senior or subordinated debt in amounts ranging from €5 million to €100 million and we are particularly keen to support build-up strategies.
We are experts in Leveraged Loans (term loan B / term loan C, both on the primary and secondary markets). We have built up strong partnerships with funds and banks and we provide funding of between €10 million and €50 million per transaction. We take a flexible and proactive approach and we can quickly provide the right solutions for European SMEs in relation to transactions such as LBOs, refinancings or acquisitions.
Our flexible multi-funding solutions are designed for French companies that are majority-owned by families or their management. To fund organic growth, acquisitions, a particular investment strategy or a change in ownership structure, our experts provide small and medium-sized companies with custom private debt, preferred equity and minority equity funding solutions.
The innovative Novi 2 fund
The first fund we raised in this segment – the innovative and responsible Novi 2 fund – focuses on French companies that are more than five year old, generate revenue of between €30 million and €200 million and have been profitable for at least three years.
An integrated ESG approach
Since 2015, we have required our investees to commit to a social and environmental responsibility trajectory. This is a key strategic issue for Eurazeo, and we stepped up our commitment in this area in 2020 with the launch of our O+ program.