May 28th, 2015 Sale of Exclusive Networks to Cobepa
Natixis Partners advised the shareholders of Exclusive Networks

A group of investors led by Cobepa has acquired the share capital held by Omnes Capital in Exclusive Networks. The €1.6bn Belgium fund teamed up with Société Générale Capital Partners and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, the latter reinvesting in the group for the third time.

This transaction was financed by the historical investor and lender of the group, ICG.

Based in Boulogne-Billancourt, Exclusive Networks is the first independent European value-added EMEA distributor specialized in IT security solutions, data center virtualization and related added-value services.

Active in over 100 countries worldwide, with 36 offices in 5 continents, the company achieved sales of €627M last year. The group targets revenues over €1bn within the next two years, thanks to a budget of more than €100M to fund the main axes of its Business Plan.

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M&A team:

jean-baptiste marchand
managing partner

benjamin giner
executive director

jad hariri

romain azoulai

Debt Advisory Team:

philippe charbonnier
managing director