NiXEN sells its stake in Buffalo Grill

NiXEN announces the selling of its stakes in Buffalo Grill, the French leader steakhouse chain specialized in the grill segment, to TDR Capital. Founded in 1980, Buffalo Grill is a wild-west themed steakhouse chain specialized in the grill segment. The group’s ambition is to offer to its customers a warm welcome and a change of scene, as they enjoy a quality meal at the most affordable price.NiXEN acquired Buffalo Grill stakes in 2008 alongside Abénex. They have supported the group’s development strategy based on the expansion of the restaurant network both through ownership and franchising, the quality of Buffalo Grill product offer and the management of its relation with its...

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NiXEN has sold a majority stake in Babeau-Seguin Group

NiXEN and Ardian announce the signing, with the management team and the other historical financial investors of Babeau-Seguin, of an agreement for the acquisition by Ardian of a majority stake in the group, the third builder of single-family detached houses in France. NiXEN acquired a majority stake in the group in December 2011 alongside its founder and President Bruno Babeau, as well as its management team and its financial co-investors, including Pechel Industries and the other historical investors. During the last years, NiXEN has supported the growth strategy implemented by Bruno Babeau and his teams. Since 2010, the Babeau-Seguin Group’s turnover has almost doubled and is...

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NiXEN reinforces its Investment Team

NiXEN reinforces its investment team and announces the arrival of Steven Barrois as an Associate.  Graduated from Centrale Supélec Scholl and the Imperial College of London, Steven Barrois started its career in the Transaction Services Department of EY in 2013. In 2015, he was promoted as a Senior Consultant in this department where he intervened on buy-side and sell-side financial due...

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NiXEN joins the Initiative Carbone 2020

NiXEN is committed in fighting global warming and has joined the Initiative Carbone 2020 created by the French private equity firms Apax Partners, Ardian, Eurazeo, LBO France and PAI Partners Launched in November 2015, the Initiative Carbone 2020 is the first private equity initiative to manage and reduce greenhouse gas emissions for their portfolio companies. NiXEN joins this initiative, confirming its commitment to meet the objectives set out during the COP21 aiming at reducing global warming. Aware that global warming will significantly impact the economy, and of its responsibility as a long-term shareholder, NiXEN joins this initiative in order to ensure the sustainable...

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