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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10/01/2018

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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30/10/2017

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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04/05/2017

Vulcain Ingénierie expands its activity into the pharmaceutical industry

Following the acquisition by NiXEN in 2014 of a majority interest in the company, Vulcain Ingénierie announces its expansion into the pharmaceutical industry through a strategic acquisition.  After two already completed build-ups during the 1st half of 2016, Vulcain Ingénierie pursue its development strategy with the acquisition of Consultys, the French leader in engineering consulting specialized on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. Since its creation in 2005, Consultys has experienced an outstanding growth path with an increase of its turnover in the range of 20% per year over the last years, such a growth mostly relying on the accompaniment of leading pharmaceutical...

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02/11/2016