sale of a majority stake to
February 28th, 2023
Natixis Partners advised Lacour’s CEO and main shareholder on the sale of a majority stake of the group
Founded in 1985, Lacour is a leading software provider for the automotive after-sales value chain. Lacour offers a comprehensive suite of products supporting vehicle repair and maintenance including document management systems, costing solutions, and parts databases. Lacour has over 300 employees and a diversified customer base of over 6,000 clients comprising independent automotive repair shops and repair shop networks, car dealerships, glazers, claim adjusters, insurers, and fleet managers. The acquisition by Carlyle will aim to support Lacour’s growth as a leading one-stop-shop solution provider for the automotive after-sales value chain with the objective of building a category leader at the forefront of innovation. It will do so by partnering with management to further penetrate existing and new market segments through its new SaaS delivery model and AI modules. Natixis Partners acted as exclusive financial advisor to Lacour’s CEO and main shareholder.