Since its inception in 2005, Callisto has conducted more than a hundred mandates on behalf of Management teams in transactions of various size, on both primary and secondary Buy-Outs.

Callisto has been exposed to a number of various transaction situations and buyers (french and international investment funds, long term funds, infrastructure funds, industrial buyers etc.).

Callisto is mainly active in France, but also in other European countries.

Hereafter are some references:

All references

Mid cap

Large cap

  • European Digital Group

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    European Digital Group (EDG) is a leading multi-dimensional & multi-specialist digital acceleration group

    Callisto advised the founders and the management team of EDG:

    2023: Acquisition of a stake by Latour alonside Montefiore (already present) (Valuation: ca. €1.1bn)

  • Sogelink

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    Software, Cloud and mobile solutions provider, Sogelink supports the digitization of the construction and public works sector

    Callisto advised the management team of Sogelink:

    2023: acquisition by CVC and Keensight from Keensight (Valuation: €1.1bn)

  • Coriance

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    Coriance is a major player in district heating and cooling networks

    Callisto advised the management team of Coriance:

    2023: acquisition by CDC and Vauban from Igneo (Valuation: €1.6bn)

     

  • Saverglass

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    Saverglass is the global leader in the fine wines and spirits upmarket glass bottles industry

    Callisto advised the management team of Saverglass:

    2023: acquisition by Orora from Carlyle Group (Valuation: €1.4bn)

     

  • Nomios

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    Nomios is a leading security and networking company

    Callisto advised the management team of Nomios: 

    2023: acquisition by Keensight Capital from IK Investment Partners (Valuation: ca. €700m)

  • Infopro Digital

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    Infopro Digital is a leader in professional information in France

    Callisto advised the management team of Infopro Digital: 

    2023: new investment from Towerbrook through its latest flagship fund (Valuation: c.a. €2.0bn)

  • Vilavi

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    Vilavi is a French Insurance broker

    Callisto advised the founders and the management team of Vilavi: 

    2023: acquisition by HLD from the founders (Valuation: nd)

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    Soeur is a French brand of women's clothing and accessories

    Callisto advised the founders and the management team of Soeur: 

    2023: acquisition by Style Capital from Experienced Capital Partners (Valuation: ca. €70m)

  • VALORIA Capital

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    VALORIA Capital is a fast-growing acquisition platform of independent financial advisors

    Callisto advised the management team of VALORIA Capital:

    2023: acquisition by TA Associates from IK Investment Partners (Valuation: nd)

  • Tennaxia

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    Tennaxia designs, develops and implements solutions to help companies and investors manage their sustainable performance.

    Callisto advised the management team of Tennaxia:

    2023 : acquisition by Marlin Equity Partners from his founders (Valuation: nd)

  • Amarenco

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    Amarenco is an independent solar energy producer

    Callisto advised the management team of Amarenco:

    2023: acquisition of a minority stake by Arjun Infrastructure alongside Tikehau (Valuation: nd)

  • A2MAC1

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    A2MAC1 is a global leader in automotive and mobility technology benchmarking

    Callisto advised the management team of A2MAC1:

    2022: acquisition by Providence Equity Partners from FAPI (Valuation: ca. €1.5bn)

  • Vivacy

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    Vivacy is a producer and distributor of injectable medical devices which are used in aesthetic treatments

    Callisto advised the management team of Vivacy:

    2022: acquisition by Bridgepoint from Waldemar Kita and TA Associates (Valuation: ca. €900m)

  • April

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    April is a French insurance broker

    Callisto advised the management team:

    2019: acquisition by CVC of a controlling stake from the founder, entailing a public tender offer (Valuation: ca. €900m)

    2022: acquisition by KKR from CVC (Valuation: ca. €2.4bn)

  • Equans

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    Equans is the world leader in multi-technical services

    Callisto advised the management team of Equans:

    2022 : acquisition by Bouygues of the multi-technical services division of Engie (Valuation: €6.5bn)

  • TSS

    TSS operates in the payment terminals industry (Wordline carve-out)

    Callisto advised the management team of TSS:

    2022: acquisition by Apollo of the payment terminals division of Worldline / Ingénico (Valuation: €2.4bn)

  • Tractel

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    Tractel provides material handling and lifting, load measurement, suspended working platforms and fall arrest safety equipment

    Callisto advised the management team of Tractel:

    2015: acquisition by Cinven from LBO France (Valuation: ca. €375m)

    2022: acquisition by Alimak from Cinven (Valuation: ca. €500m)

  • Altema

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    Altema operates as an hyper-specialist distributor in metal solutions for Building Envelope and Wood Heating Systems

    Callisto advised the management team of Altema:

    2022: acquisition by Siparex ETI from Chequers Capital (Valuation: nd)

  • Batisanté

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    Batisanté is a leading compliance and safety services provider, primarily servicing residential buildings and professional customers

    Callisto advised the management team of Batisanté:

    2022: acquisition by IK Investment Partners from LGT Capital Partners (Valuation: > €250m)

  • Zeplug

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    Zeplug is an European provider of Electric Vehicle charging services

    Callisto advised the management team of Zeplug:

    2022: fundraising alongside ICG Infra (amount raised: > €240m)

  • Sevetys

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    Sevetys is a veterinary services provider in France

    Callisto advised the management team of Sevetys:

    2022: investment by Eurazeo alongside the management team and veterinarian partners (Valuation: nd)

  • Akiem

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    Akiem is a leading provider of freight locomotive leasing services in France and Europe

    Callisto advised the management team of Akiem:

    2022: acquisition by CDPQ from the SNCF and DWS (Valuation: > €2.5bn)

  • SQLI

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    SQLI is a European digital services group

    Callisto advised the management team of SQLI:

    2022: Takeover bid by DBAY Advisors following the purchase of a majority stake (Valuation: ca. €150m)

  • Minlay

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    Minlay is a European providers to dental surgeons of high-quality prosthetics and value-add services

    Callisto advised the management team of Minlay:

    2022: acquisition by Adagia Partners from Motion Equity Partners (Valuation: > €350m)