SagardSince 2003

    • After joining Sagard as a Partner in 2003, Antoine helped to define the firm’s strategic vision and position Sagard among the most active funds in the French SME segment.
    • He is in charge of originating and executing a wide range of investments and tracking their performance.
    • Antoine has been promoted Managing Director in 2019.

Previously

Antoine began his career at CCF’s M&A Department in Milan, then relocated to Paris. In 1997, he joined the Salomon Brothers M&A Department in London, before moving on in 2000 to Goldman Sachs’ M&A Department in London, then in Paris.

Sterimed (Since 2019)

Organic growth and industrial consolidation
Minority stake
Medical packaging

Sterimed is a leading global provider of medical sterilization packaging solutions for hospitals and medical devices manufacturers.

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Vulcain (Since 2019)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Minority stake
Engineering

Vulcain Ingénierie is a leading specialized engineering company, with a focus on Energy, Oil&Gas, Pharma and Infrastructures.

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SABENA (Since 2019)

Organic growth
Minority stake
MRO

Sabena technics is a European leader of MRO (Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul) of civil and military aircrafts

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Climater (Since 2018)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Majority stake
Climate engineering

Climater is a leading French regional specialist in climate engineering (installation and maintenance of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems)

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SAFIC-ALCAN (Since 2015)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Minority stake
Speciality chemicals

A speciality chemicals distributor based in Europe and the United States.

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Ceva (Since 2010)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Minority stake
Animal health

Ceva is the world’s seventh largest veterinary pharmaceuticals company, one of the leading independent producers and number two worldwide in poultry vaccines.

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IPACKCHEM (2017 - 2021)

Organic growth
Majority stake
Plastic packaging

World’s leading manufacturer of high-performance rigid plastic containers.

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Les Délices des 7 Vallées (2015 - 2018)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Majority stake
Food products manufacturing

Les Délices des 7 Vallées is a leading French supplier of premium frozen pastries and cakes sold in hypermarkets, supermarkets and restaurants.

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FläktWoods (2007 - 2016)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Joint controlling interest
Air technology solutions provider

Fläkt Woods is a leading global provider of air climate solutions for buildings and of ventilation solutions for industrial applications.

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Cérélia (2011 - 2015)

Industry and market consolidation
Majority stake
Food products manufacturing

Cérélia is Europe’s leading manufacturer of pie and pizza dough sold under private labels.

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Vivarte (2004 - 2015)

Organic growth and build-up
Minority stake
Footwear and apparel retailing
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Kiloutou (2005 - 2018)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Minority stake
Construction equipment hire and specialised services for the building trades

Already France’s second largest equipment rental company, Kiloutou is now emerging as a market leader across Europe.

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Depolabo (2006 - 2008)

Organic growth
Majority stake
Pharmaceuticals pre-wholesaler

Outsourced supply chain services for pharmaceutical manufacturers and direct sales in chemist shops.

Groupe Moniteur (2004 - 2006)

Organic growth
Majority stake
Trade press

Groupe Moniteur owns 22 French trade newspapers, including the long-standing Le Moniteur des travaux publics founded in 1903 and La Gazette des communes. In recent years, it has also diversified into trade shows, training, digital services and database management.