An active but low-profile
long-term support

An active but low-profile
long-term support

Portfolio companies


2022 CAPITAL DEVELOPPEMENT turnover: 35 M€

Resplantis is a diversified agricultural group (tomatoes, mushrooms, cereals), located in the Landes region of France, which is a reference in Europe in terms of innovation, energy efficiency and environmental approach. In December 2022, Pléiade Investissement acquired a minority stake, alongside the three founders, to provide long-term support for the group's development projects.

2022 OBO
2022 OBO turnover: 20 M€

PSI group is specialized in the management and treatment of industrial waste. In July 2022, Pléiade Investissement and the executive committee’s members become shareholders alongside the CEO to support the development plan of the group.

2022 GROWTH CAPITAL turnover: 10 M€

Go2roues is the leading multi-brand distributor of electric scooters and motorcycles in France, via an e-commerce website and agencies in Paris and the regions, and offers home delivery, rental, maintenance and repair services. Pléiade Investissement acquired a stake in the company in June 2022 to support the management team's development plan.

2019 GROWTH CAPITAL turnover: 12 M€

The Montana group is a network of premium Senior Service Residences. In September 2019, Pléiade Investissement invests alongside the founding CEO to support its development plan throughout the French territory.

2018 GROWTH CAPITAL turnover: undisclosed

The startup Early Metrics is the first agency offering a rating dedicated to startups or innovative small companies. Thanks to its own rating model, the firm is able to measure the potential growth of such companies for the next 2 to 3 years and to give an estimate of their sustainability, through a grade ranging from 0 to 100. In November 2018, Early Metrics closed its first fundraising led by Pléiade Investissement alongside Pleiade Venture, Raise Venture, Fimalac (Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière, ex-CEO of Fitch Ratings) and CF Partners (Carle family) to support the French and international development plan of the two founders.

logo Grenier a pain 2018 MBI / BUILD-UP turnover: 18 M€

Le Grenier à Pain is a traditional premium bakery group with nearly 30 shops in France and t10 abroad. Pléiade Investissement acquired a stake in September 2018 through an MBI operation to support the new management in the group's build-up development plan.

2018 MBI
Logo de Early Metrics 2018 MBI turnover: 8 M€

Euromip is a distributor of custom-made electronic components and sub-assemblies, particularly for the aeronautical, space and defense industries : applications with high specifications such as protection, electromagnetic compatibility, high voltage, power, high temperature, radio frequency … Pléiade Investissement acquired a stake in May 2018 through an MBI operation to support the new manager in the internal and external development of the company.

Logo Smart Trade 2017 MINORITY STAKE turnover: 35 M€

smartTrade Technologies is a worldwide leader in liquidity management software for international banks and funds. In November 2017, Pléiade Investissement has financed the founder’s exit alongside Pléiade Venture, historical shareholder since 2000. Hg Capital acquired the majority of the capital, along with the management,  in March 2020.

Logo du groupe ALLEVIO 2017 MBI / BUILD-UP turnover: 30 M€

Allevio (ex-Aeroplast group) is a high technicity plastic injection specialist (all kinds of plastics and all sizes, even extremely small). Its field of activity includes design, prototyping, plastic injection and mold manufacturing. Pléiade Investissement acquired a stake in July 2017 through an MBI operation to support the new management in the internal and external development of the company.

Logo La Maison 2015 PRIVATE EQUITY

La Maison, an investment holding founded in 2014 by Michel Cicurel and Marc Lévy, brings together several prestigious families in order to build up a minority stake portfolio, highly diversified on both geographical and sector basis, by investing jointly with Private Equity funds.

logo cafom 2011 BUILD-UP / RESTRUCTURING turnover: 390 M€

Cafom, a major French and overseas retailer (But, Darty and Habitat stores) and leading online player specialized in furniture and home decoration (, acquired the international group Habitat in September 2011. Pléiade Investissement financed the acquisition alongside the founding managers.

logo Aden Services 2011 GROWTH CAPITAL turnover: 300 M$

Aden Services (Hong Kong) is a group providing services in facilities management (catering, security, industrial cleaning and maintenance) mainly in China. In March 2011, Pléiade Investissement co-invested with one of its shareholders to finance the expansion of the group.

Logo Quietalis 2007 BUILD-UP turnover: 90 M€

Quiétalis is the French nation-wide leader in the installation and maintenance of professional kitchen equipment for restaurants. Since June 2007, Pléiade Investissement is supporting the management in the build-up of the group and in the related structuring.

2006 LBOs / BUILD-UP
2006 LBOs / BUILD-UP turnover: 30 M€

Divalto is a publisher of an ERP software package designed for small and medium-sized companies. In June 2006, June 2009 and in July 2014. Pléiade Investissement financed the founder’s 3 step exit and simultaneous progressive buy-in of the company by the remaining managers and the staff.

2002 BUILD-UP / RESTRUCTURING turnover: 100 M€

Generix is a software company specializing in the management of physical and dematerialized supply chain flows, mainly in the distribution, logistics and industrial sectors. Since 2002, first as a reference shareholder when the company was listed, then as a co-shareholder with Montefiore Investment following the company's delisting in 2022, Pléiade Investissement has supported the group in its structuring (5 acquisitions) and the acceleration of its shift towards SaaS and internationalization.

Logo Cojean 2000 CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT turnover: 50 M€

Cojean is a high-end French fast-food concept which Pléiade Investissement has supported since its beginning. The first restaurant opened in 2001 in the area of La Madeleine in the center of Paris. Nowdays, the group counts around 30 restaurants in Paris and London area.

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2017-2020 OBO
Logo Novafinance 2017-2020 OBO turnover: 35 M€

Nova Lease Solutions is a key player in flexible financial leasing in France, in both medical and technological fields. Pléiade Investissement invested in March 2017 as part of an OBO transaction alongside the 2 executive shareholders and has supported the company’s growth projects in particular through an acquisition that doubled the company's medical activity. In September 2020, the company joined Verso Healthcare, a subsidiary of MACSF.

2010-2019 TURNAROUND
Logo de Alfi Technologies 2010-2019 TURNAROUND turnover: 30 M€

ALFI Technologies is an engineering group in the field of building materials and intralogistics. In July 2019, Pléiade Investissement sold its stake, acquired in December 2010, to the manager and majority shareholder.

Logo Harvest 2011-2019 MINORITY STAKE turnover: 25M€

Harvest (Alternext) is a software publisher with a presence in all segments of wealth management in France. In May 2019, Pléiade Investissement sold its stake, acquired in March 2011, through the takeover bid from Five Arrows Principal Investments.

Logo SES-Imagotag 2009-2018 MINORITY STAKE turnover: 110 M€

SES-Imagotag is the worldwide No.1 supplier for Electronic Shelf Labeling (ESL) solutions for mass retail. In March 2018, Pléiade Investissement sold its stake, acquired from 2009 to 2011, through the takeover bid from BOE Technology.

logo Environnement SA 2011-2017 MINORITY STAKE turnover: 70 M€

Environnement SA (Alternext) is the European leading company in air pollution measurement. The group exports worldwide with the key markets in China and India. Pléiade Investissement invested in March 2011 and sold its shares on the market in 2017 and 2018.

2010-2016 TURNAROUND
Logo Ceric Technologies 2010-2016 TURNAROUND turnover: 27 M€ (2014)

In 2010, Ceric Technologies took over the assets of Ceric SA, a leader in the engineering of clay brick and tile plants. After a good restart, Ceric filed for a legal redress late 2015, following the sharp downturn in the economies of emerging countries, its main markets.

Logo Ciblex 2004-2010 RESTRUCTURING turnover: 154 M€ (2009)

Ciblex is a specialist in express logistics and related maintenance services. In April 2004, Pléiade Investissement supported the management in the spin-off of the company from a British group and accompanied its strategic and commercial redeployment. In April 2010, Pléiade Investissement and the management sold Ciblex to the Géodis group.

logo Benchmark Group 2000-2010 MINORITY STAKE turnover: 16 M€ (2009)

Benchmark is one of the major French internet players. It is a leader in web publishing, market surveys and professional training. In October 2010, Pléiade Investissement sold its stake, acquired in June 2000, in connection with the 100% acquisition by CommentÇaMarche.

Logo Hologram Industries 2003-2008 MINORITY STAKE turnover: 15 M€ (2008)

Hologram Industries is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of security holograms and authentification. In November 2008, Pléiade Investissement sold its stake, acquired in November 2003, to Hughes Souparis – founder, CEO and main shareholder.

2001-2008 TURNAROUND
Logo Leon de Bruxelles 2001-2008 TURNAROUND turnover: 11 M€ (2008)

Léon de Bruxelles is a “mussels & fries” theme restaurant chain. In December 2001, Pléiade Investissement accompanied the turn-around of the company after its bankruptcy. Pléiade Investissement sold its shares in April 2008 though a LMBO with the Management and OFI Private Equity.