SagardSince 2011

  • After joining Sagard as an Associate in 2011, Maxime was promoted to Director in 2014 and Principal in 2017.
  • As a member of the investment team, he plays an active role in originating and executing deals, as well as in tracking investment performance.

Previously

Maxime started his career at McKinsey & Company in 2008, first as an Analyst, then as an Associate and Engagement Manager at the Paris office. He primarily served clients in the consumer goods and telecommunications industries, dealing mainly with marketing and strategy issues.

Prior to joining McKinsey, his first job experience was in private equity at Goldman Sachs in London.

Nutrisens (since 2021)

Organic growth and industry consolidation
Majority stake
Medical nutrition

Nutrisens a a leading European specialist in medical nutrition for health institutions and pharmacies.

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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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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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Kartesia (Since 2013)

Start-up
Anchor Limited Partner
Debt financing

Kartesia is an independent, privately-owned specialist that finances small and middle-market companies. It provides long-term liquidity and credit solutions following a fundamental and disciplined credit analysis.

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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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Santiane (2013 - 2015)

Organic growth and build-up
Majority stake
Health and disability insurance broker and online aggregator

Health and disability insurance broker and online aggregator
Online insurance broker and wholesaler.

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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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