Supporting business owners and their development projects
Crédit Mutuel Arkéa's private equity activity is handled by three complementary subsidiaries :
Arkéa Capital Investissement,
Arkéa Capital Partenaire,
Arkéa Capital Gestion.
Arkéa Capital Investissement, a partner of small and medium-sized companies, is today one of the leading financial investors in France's Grand Ouest region. It participates in expansion capital and buyout transactions involving small and medium-sized companies in all business segments, acquiring equity interests of €1 million to €10 million over a 7 to 10 year period. Over the past 30 years, Arkéa Capital Investissement has provided a total of €450 million in equity capital to over 325 companies.
Created in 2011, Arkéa Capital Partenaire’s mission is to make long-term investments in large regional groups that are leaders in their field alongside their directors and officers. Objective: to promote regional economic vitality by helping to create jobs and keep decision-making centers at the regional level. The subsidiary has already carried out five major transactions on behalf of Le Graët (agribusiness), Paprec (materials recycling), Armor (ink chemistry and printing technologies), Sermeta (manufacture of heat exchangers) and more recently Vivalto Santé (private clinics).
Arkéa Capital Gestion, a portfolio management company authorized by the French Financial Markets Authority (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) to manage venture capital funds, is the third private equity subsidiary. Venture capital funds are mutual funds that invest at least 50% of their assets in securities of unlisted companies.
4 locations : Brest, Rennes, Nantes and Paris
€50 million invested in 27 companies in 2015 (Arkéa Capital Investissement)
€224 million in portfolio assets invested in 100 companies (Arkéa Capital Investissement)