Activa Capital has sold Groupe Malherbe in a secondary buyout to Natixis Private Equity subsidiary N.I Partners. Following the deal the group’s CEO Alain Samson, whom Activa Partnered in an OBO in 2004, becomes the majority shareholder alongside N.I. Partners.
Deal is based on an EV of €1.4bn and will see minority owner Kirkbi maintain a stake
Following the deal, Plurima's CEO, Luca Marconi, will be appointed as CEO and chair of Log-Os
Calculus Capital invested €2.5m in the media management software provider in 2015
In additon to the equity deployed by Palladio, a debt package was provided by Intesa Sanpaolo