August Debouzy was involved in the financing of the acquisition of Agora Technologies by Hivest Capital Partners
| 09/05/22 | 0 min. |
Emmanuel Le Galloc'h
August Debouzy advised the senior lenders in connection with the acquisition of the family-owned group Agora Technologies, the French leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of public lighting equipment, by the investment fund Hivest Capital Partners.
Following exclusive negotiations with Agora Technologies that started in March 2022, Hivest Capital Partners has just finalised the financing of the acquisition. With this transaction, Hivest Capital Partners intends to pursue the international growth strategy of the group, composed of 600 employees and with a turnover of €135 million, and to accelerate the development of innovative solutions for local authorities in the transformation of the urban landscape. In accordance with the policy and commitment of Agora Technologies, supported by Hivest Capital Partners, to reduce environmental and societal risks, this financing also includes the implementation of CSR criteria and objectives to be determined subsequently.
August Debouzy advised the senior lenders in connection with the financing of the LBO with a team composed of Laure Bonin (Partner) and Emmanuel le Galloc’h (Associate).