July 28th, 2015 Sale of Stella Group (La Toulousaine – Profalux – Eveno) to ICG
Natixis Partners advised Equistone and the other shareholders of Stella Group

Equistone Partners Europe, majority shareholder of Stella Group since June 2010, LFPI Gestion and CM-CIC Investissement have agreed to sell the group to ICG. The new shareholder which has achieved with this transaction a new majority equity investment in France, teams up with the group’s historical management to strengthen its position as a leader on its market while continuing its development through external growth.

Stella Group is the leading French manufacturer commercial metallic gates and curtains, industrial sectional doors and residential gates, garage doors and roller shutters. It is composed of three companies: La Toulousaine, Profalux and Eveno. It achieved a strong internal growth over the last 10 years, reinforced through build up (Profalux in 2007, Eveno in 2012). The group has a workforce of 650 employees and generates sales of €150M.

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M&A team:

bruno stern
managing partner

jérôme vivien
executive director

thomas flori