NiXEN concedes its majority control in Vulcain Ingenierie and reinvests alongside Equistone Partners and keep a minority stake

NiXEN conceded its majority control in Vulcain Ingenierie to Equistone Partners and continues to accompany the group, keeping a minority stake through a dedicated vehicule NiXEN DDI.Created in 1998, the Vulcain Ingenierie group is a French leader in engineering consultancy specialized in energy and health. The group has experienced an average annual growth of 28% over the last 5 years to reach € 160 million in revenue in 2019. «The operation with Equistone is an important milestone in a successful journey led since 2014 by the management team, thanks to a very strong commercial development and strategic external growth - both in France and abroad  », comments Jean-Paul...

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NiXEN and weave’s associates have sold the majority stake to the company Onepoint.

NiXEN and weave’s associates have sold the majority stake to the company Onepoint. This operation brings together a major player in the digital transformation of companies and public players, and a consulting firm in augmented strategy®.Founded in 2001, weave is an augmented strategy consulting firm resulting from a successful hybridization of operational strategy consulting and Design Thinking, Digital and Technology skills. Since the majority stake was acquired by NiXEN in 2014, the revenues have increased on average by 15% per year to reach almost €70 million in 2018. Today, weave gathers more than 400 expert consultants to address complex and strategic challenges, such as the...

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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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