Pléiade Investissement’s activities
in a few headlines


September 2022

After 16 years at the head of the group, Thierry Meynlé hands over the operational presidency to Jérôme Virey, previously Chief Executive Officer, and takes over the presidency of the Supervisory Board. Thierry Meynlé will continue to carry out support missions related to innovation and institutional relations. In this context, the capital reorganization operation, through a 5th LBO, allows Jérôme Virey, the Executive Committee and key employees to strengthen their capital ownership. Pléiade Investissement has held a stake in the company since 2006, when the founder left the company, and remains the group's reference shareholder. Thierry Meynlé keeps a significant stake and becomes a shareholder of Pléiade Investissement.


July 2022

Pléiade Investissement becomes shareholder of PSI Environnement alongside its CEO, Nicolas Tarrene, to support the business plan. The group is specialized in the management and treatment of industrial waste. It is involved at each stage (collection, recovery, storage, packaging, etc.) and on all types of waste: hazardous, non-hazardous, inert, asbestos …. With several sites in the Tarbes region, it processes more than 85% of its waste in-house and it operates its own waste analysis and characterisation laboratory.


July 2022

Pléiade Investissement  invests alongside the managing team to support the development plan throughout France. Go2roues is the leading multi-brand distributor of electric scooters and motorcycles in France. The company distributes its products through an e-commerce website and shops in Paris and Bordeaux. The company also offers home delivery, rental, maintenance and repair services. The objective is to open ten additional shops in Paris and all over France.


June 2022

Quiétalis Group pursues its expansion with the acquisition of FRACIM in the Greater Paris region. The two shareholders / managers remain within the group to support its ambitious development plan. The group will reach a consolidated turnover of nearly 85 M€ in 2022.


March 2022

Quiétalis Group further strengthens its network in the PACA region with the acquisition of the companies Rescotech and Sfecc located in the area of Nice and Toulon. The two founders remain operational in order to support the successful commercial and managerial transition. The consolidated entity will reach a turnover of nearly €70 million in 2022.

Le Grenier à Pain

October 2021

After the acquisition of a bakery in Sarzeau (Brittany) last February, Grenier à Pain continued its expansion in France with the acquisition of a shop in Saint Aubin de Médoc (Aquitaine). The group now has around 30 owned stores in France and fifteen licensed stores abroad for a turnover of €15 million in 2021. This operation also allows the bakers managing these new shops to become shareholders, as are alrealdy most of the managing bakers within the group.


June 2021

The Montana group acquires 50% of Cazam alongside Eiffage Immobilier. Cazam already has secured 3 residences under construction and 6 are identified fordevelopment, with the objective of opening 25 residences by 2027. As a result of this joint-venture, the Montana group aims to operate more than 50 residences in France by 2026, with a targeted turnover close to €90m.

Aéroplast Industries

April 2021

Aéroplast Industries has completed its third build-up with the acquisition of René Maire, a specialist in plastic injection and overmoulding of parts for filtration. The company is certified IATF 16949, a quality standard for the automotive market, and ISO 9001.


January 2021

Pléiade Investissement, the leading shareholder of Divalto since 2006, assisted the ERP and CRM software publisher in the sale of its subsidiary, a SaaS ERP dedicated to very small businesses, to the Xefi group, a leader in IT services for SMBs. completes Xefi's software offer and will be able to rely on its sales force and expertise to accelerate its growth.


December 2020

Quiétalis group acquires Sopreco, a company based in Marseille, thus strengthening its network in the South of France. The two shareholder-managers acquire a stake in Quiétalis and one of them joins the group as Deputy Managing Director. The consolidated revenue will reach nearly €60 million in 2020.


September 2020

Pléiade Investissement sells its minority stake of Nova Lease Solutions, a long-term leasing company in the field of medical and technological equipment. Pléiade Investissement acquired a stake in March 2017 through an OBO led by Francis Enguehard and Frédéric Sig, the two managers and shareholders. In April 2018, the acquisition of Technofinance almost doubled the company's medical equipment financing activity. Nova Lease Solutions joins the Verso Healthcare group, a subsidiary of the mutual insurance company for healthcare professionals MACSF, headed by its founder Christophe Sicot. Nova Lease Solutions' managers and team members are now stakeholders in Verso's strategic project to build a group of extended services for healthcare operators in France and Europe.


March 2020

Pléiade Investissement and Pléiade Venture sell to Hg Capital the majority of their stake in smartTrade Technologies, the world leader in software for financial trading, through its offices in London, Geneva, Milan, New York, Tokyo and Singapore. Pleiade Investissement invested in 2017 alongside Pléaide Venture (shareholder since inception in 1999) and Keensight Capital (investor since 2015). The management team holds now a significant share of the equity.


September 2019

Pléiade Investissement is investing alongside the founding CEO Richard Claverie to support its development plan throughout France. The Montana group is a network of premium Senior Service Residences for independent seniors. It designs, buids and operates its residences. Already operating 3 residences in Cholet, Aix en Provence and Avignon, the group is continuing its establishment in the center of major French cities with the opening of 7 residences in Marseille, Angoulême, Clichy, Compiègne, Arras, Chartres et Villemonble. The group aims for a 25 residences network by 2025.