Atria Capital Partenaires has backed the MBO of Abcd from Affine. Atria will become the majority shareholder in the new holding vehicle Abcdgroup with the management team led, by founders Patrick Canac and Francis Robert, taking a minority stake.
Renewable energy service will also receive future growth funding from the GP
Relationship is set to facilitate access to Pantheon's offering for French institutional investors
Deal follows the acquisition of the company's bank debt by Idea CCR II in December 2017
Newly appointed partner Richard Goldsack previously worked at Grant Thornton and EY