April 2019

  • Client : Camerus SAS
  • Activity : French leader in the rental and leasing of furniture to decorators, trade fairs and event agencies
  • Sector : Camerus SAS / Omnes Capital
  • Acquired by: Omnes Capital
  • Transaction Type: Sell-side

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  • “We have greatly enjoyed working with Cavendish over the past few years. As a family owned business, we definitely needed good advice and we felt very well supported by the team at Cavendish. I never imagined we would end up with an Estonian buyer but it is clear that there is an excellent fit with PR Foods, which will be good for the business, our customers and suppliers and for Chris and...

    Andrew Leigh | Founder and Shareholder of John Ross Junior (Aberdeen) Limited
  • “This new investment and partnership is a very exciting opportunity for myself and our fantastic management team to both consolidate and nurture our existing long-term client relationships as well as attract and develop new clients. Many thanks to the Cavendish team who provided invaluable advice throughout the process and helped us achieve this great outcome for the...

    John Stevenson | CEO ACT Clean
  • Thank you so much for your efforts and teamwork in selling RPS! Your approach and process was vital to our successful sale of the Company. In particular, the initiation of a excellent and professional process enabled us to get the actual sales process launched and resourced effectively, which facilitated the smooth initiation of selling discussions in a thorough...

    Adrienne MacMillan | CFO Rapidscan Pharm Solutions Inc
  • “This marks a significant opportunity for our partners, customers and people as we become part of the global Kyocera family and continue the journey we started back in 1988. When looking for an advisor we wanted someone with an international network and experience of working with buyers both here and overseas. Cavendish had the expertise to facilitate the transaction and the support they...

    Andrew Harman | co-founder of Annodata
  • I’d like to warmly congratulate Jonathan Buxton, Michael Jewell and the team at Cavendish on the successful sale of Tristar Worldwide Ltd to the Addison Lee Group. I’d like to place on record our gratitude for their international reach, sound advice, good humour and professional service which was greatly appreciated by all parties. It was a real pleasure to work with them on this...

    Andy Nash | Chairman of Tristar Worldwide
  • The Cavendish Team, led by Michael Jewell, did an excellent job managing a well-orchestrated auction process and ensuring the smooth closing of the transaction in a timely manner. They were professional and easy to deal with throughout and committed to achieving a successful outcome for the...

    Rhian Griffith | Representative of the Shareholders at SG Court
  • The Cavendish team worked seamlessly with their international partners to find the right buyer and guide us through every step of the sale process. This is a great outcome for both the shareholders and ongoing management team. We would happily recommend Cavendish to other business...

    Ben Lane | Co-founder of ALC
  • “It was a great pleasure to be working with Cavendish again, following the Aurum sale process. The Cavendish team worked hard and were very committed to achieving the best result for the shareholders and then closing the deal. I am delighted to be partnering with Freshstream, who are the ideal partner to take Radley onto the next...

    Justin Stead | CEO of Radley
  • “This is an exciting deal for our business. Baird Capital’s experience and resources will be invaluable as we seek to further enhance our services and global reach. Baird’s deep understanding of the financial services industry and its global network will be valuable as we look to drive our growth both domestically and abroad. Our improved capabilities will also help us better serve our...

    David Vafai | Founder and CEO of bfinance

Through this secondary buy-out, Omnes Capital has acquired a minority stake in Camerus SAS alongside Bpifrance, Siparex Mezzanine and the management team. Created in 1992 and based in the Paris region, Camerus SAS is a French leader in the rental and leasing of furniture to decorators, trade fairs and event agencies. Camerus provides its clients with an integrated service offering, combining rental services, transport and installation. In 2018, the company generated revenues of US$19 million and an EBITDA of US$4.4 million.

Omnes Capital is a leading Paris-based European investor in private equity and infrastructure. The firm has dedicated investment teams across three key areas: venture capital, buy-out and growth capital and infrastructure.

Bpifrance is a French national investment bank that finances businesses – at every stage of their development – through loans, guarantees, equity investments and export insurances. Bpifrance also provides extra financial services, such as training and consultancy, to help entrepreneurs meet their challenges.

Siparex Mezzanine is one of France’s leading independent private equity groups. As a key partner to mid-market and intermediate-sized companies, as well as to startups under the XAnge banner, the firm makes equity investments, acting as a force for growth. Siparex has US$2 billion in assets managed by its Mid-market, Mezzanine, Small Caps, and Innovation business segments.

Oaklins’ team in France advised the sellers in this transaction.

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