NiXEN to dispose of its CEVA shareholding

NiXEN announces the disposal of its shareholding in Ceva Santé Animale as a new round of funding takes shape NiXEN announces its withdrawal from the capital of Ceva Santé Animale, as the group builds its fourth LBO around the management team, holder of a majority interest, and a number of minority investors, including Temasek and CDH Investments, to consolidate the group’s international ambitions, notably in Asia. Ceva Santé Animale generated 2013 turnover of nearly €700 M, up from €350 M in 2007, and has continuously strengthened its position among the world’s top 10 veterinary groups, posting unbroken growth of business and profitability. Based on historic relations...

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NiXEN disposes of its Newrest shareholding

NiXEN announces the disposal of its shareholding in the Newrest catering services group NiXEN and Ardian have both decided to spin off their shares in Newrest Group as the management team led by Olivier Sadran and Jonathan Stent-Torriani opt for a third MBO, following those of 2005 and 2009. With turnover expected to exceed €900 million in 2014, compared with €408 million in 2009, Newrest is a specialist in out-of-home catering (in-flight catering and services, remote sites, rail catering, …). Since Newrest left the Compass mass catering group in 2005, NiXEN has supported its ongoing development, combining organic and external growth. Over the last nine years, Newrest...

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Johann Le Duigou appointed as Partner

Johann Le Duigou appointed as Partner Johann Le Duigou, 39 years old, graduated from ESSEC business school and INSA de Lyon engineering school, began his career in 1999 with Alstom before joining the strategy consulting firm Bain & Company in 2000. In 2005, he joined NiXEN where he has been involved especially in operations such as Babeau-Seguin (builder of single-family detached homes), Buffalo Grill (steakhouse restaurant chain), Car et Bus Maintenance (distributor of spare parts for buses and coaches), CTM Style (designer-distributor of nightwear and homewear), Newrest (multi-sector catering), Vedici (private clinics for medicine, surgery and...

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NiXEN obtained AIFM passport from the AMF

NiXEN obtained AIFM passport from the AMF On March 4th 2014, NiXEN Partners obtained AIFM passport from the French financial market authority (Autorité des Marchés Financiers, AMF) and as such complies with the new regulation under a guideline of the European directive on Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM).Jean-Paul Bernardini, NiXEN’s President and Managing Partner, said: "We are very pleased to have received this passport, which confirms the quality of the tools implemented by NiXEN Partners, in conjunction with its French, European and North-American institutional...

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