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Deal SABCA / February 2020
Deal SABCA / February 2020
« Vulcain has been a fool proof support in this complex process, in particular by building on its sector expertise and understanding of financial and valuation issues alongside the management of Sabena Aerospace. »
Stéphane Burton, Chief Executive Officer of Sabena Aerospace
Industrials
Industrials
Vulcain acted as exclusive M&A advisor to SFPI-FPIM and Sabena Aerospace in the acquisition of SABCA from Dassault Belgique Aviation, fully owned by Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault. The transaction is subject to conditions precedent, including merger control approval

SABCA offers a full range of services to the civil, space and military aviation markets and recently expanded into the commercial Unmanned Autonomous Systems market as an integrator of aerospace-grade solutions for the industry. SABCA conducts operations from all three Belgian regions (Brussels Capital Region, Charleroi in Wallonia, and Lummen in Flanders), as well as from Casablanca, Morocco. Today, SABCA benefits from a large palette of expertise, built over its 100 years of experience in designing, manufacturing, maintaining, and upgrading large and complex elements for aircraft and space launchers. Its customers and partners belong to the elite of the aerospace industry.

Dassault Belgique Aviation, fully owned by Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault (GIMD), has been the majority owner of SABCA since the late 1960s. GIMD is also the majority owner of Dassault Aviation.

SFPI-FPIM is the sovereign wealth fund of Belgium, driving long-term and sustainable economic and social prosperity. SFPI-FPIM acts as a trusted partner in helping Belgian companies to become a reference in their industry by providing smart capital solutions. In addition, SFPI-FPIM safeguards the long-term stability of the Belgian economy by contributing to the anchoring of strategic assets in both promising and established companies. SFPI-FPIM has c.€16bn in assets under management for the Federal State.

Sabena Aerospace is an independent Belgian MRO provider operating at international level and offering maintenance and operational solutions for both civil and military aircraft. The activities of Sabena Aerospace are structured in four Business Units: Engineering & Training, Operational Support, Components and Defense. Sabena Aerospace employs over 400 people and develops its activities from its historic headquarters at Brussels Airport, thanks to its facilities in 9 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Its international commercial motto perfectly summarizes the company’s strategy: “Keep Flying, We Take Care”.

The acquisition of SABCA and the joining of forces with Sabena Aerospace will create a Belgian industrial aviation champion.


VULCAIN'S INTERVENTION

Vulcain acted as exclusive buy-side M&A advisor to both SFPI-FPIM and Sabena Aerospace in the auction process. The team of Vulcain that supported this transaction was led by Chris Kodeck and Amaury Cavé.
« Vulcain has been a fool proof support in this complex process, in particular by building on its sector expertise and understanding of financial and valuation issues alongside the management of Sabena Aerospace. »
Stéphane Burton, Chief Executive Officer of Sabena Aerospace
Industrials
Industrials
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Deal EPI Center / January 2020
Deal EPI Center / January 2020
« Adeo no longer wishes to develop in the specialized PPE market and the choice of the Group RG, which will become the new shareholderand strategic partner of EPI Center, corresponds to our desire to help build a sustainable future for the teams and business of this company. EPI Center teams and members have been performing well in their market for many years. We are confident in the future of this great company, which will benefit from the leadership of the Group RG and its ambitious development policy. »
Pierre-Louis Gras, Development Leader of the Professional Platform of Adeo Group
B2B Distribution and Services
B2B Distribution and Services
Vulcain acted as exclusive M&A advisor to Adeo in the sale to Group RG, of 100% of its subsidiary EPI Center, a group of independent distributors specialized in personal protective equipment and clothing for professionals

Adeo Group is the 3rd largest global player and 1st European player in the distribution of DIY equipment to individuals and professionals. The sale of EPI Center comes from Adeo's decision to no longer expand in the specialized Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) market.

Founded 30 years ago and based in Villefranche-sur-Saône (France), EPI Center is a group of independent distributors specialized in PPE and clothing for professionals. EPI Center's activities cover the identification, negotiation and referencing of a wide range of PPE products and clothing. EPI Center also offers marketing and sales promotion services to its members and suppliers.

EPI Center offers more than 4,000 references in its catalogues and has a network of nearly 50 distributors with more than 60 points of sales throughout France and generating a cumulated revenue of c.€80m.

EPI Center joins Group RG, leader in the specialized distribution of PPE in France with revenue above €200m, 460 employees, 27 branches in France and Europe and 40,000 customers. This transaction is in line with Group RG’s strategy to expand its local distribution network in France. The affiliation with Group RG will also enable EPI Center to continue its development in particular with the deployment of new digital tools and the support of integrated logistics.


VULCAIN'S INTERVENTION

Vulcain acted as exclusive sell-side M&A advisor to Adeo, in an auction process leading to the selection of Group RG as sole investor, the leading French player in the distribution of PPE. The team of Vulcain that supported this transaction was led by Thierry Falque-Pierrotin and Pierre Roche.
« Adeo no longer wishes to develop in the specialized PPE market and the choice of the Group RG, which will become the new shareholderand strategic partner of EPI Center, corresponds to our desire to help build a sustainable future for the teams and business of this company. EPI Center teams and members have been performing well in their market for many years. We are confident in the future of this great company, which will benefit from the leadership of the Group RG and its ambitious development policy. »
Pierre-Louis Gras, Development Leader of the Professional Platform of Adeo Group
B2B Distribution and Services
B2B Distribution and Services