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Scope of intervention

Sycomore Corporate Finance acted as financial advisor to IK Investment Partners

Date of closing

June 2017
IK Investment Partners, a leading PanEuropean private equity firm, has reached an agreement with Eurazeo PME and the management team to acquire through IK VIII Fund a majority stake in Colisée Group, a leading player in the elderly care segment in France.

The management team as well as the founder will reinvest alongside IK.

Spurred by Eurazeo PME and with the support of the founder Patrick Teycheney, the Colisée Group has bolstered its position as sector consolidator in France and launched its international expansion in Italy, Spain and China.

In 2014, the Company numbered 46 facilities and 2,200 employees. It now has 90 facilities, nearly 7,000 beds, 6,700 employees and close to 70 senior home care agencies.

Pro forma 2017 revenue should amount to around €390m, i.e. a twofold increase since 2014, demonstrating its operational excellence under the leadership of Christine Jeandel, the Group’s Chairwoman.


  • Support the Group acquisition strategy through selective buy-and-build opportunities
  • Develop innovative services for the elderly people

Colisée at a glance

Colisée is a leading provider of nursing home and homecare services. With more than 90 nursing home facilities and 70 home care services agencies, the Group has developed a geographical footprint across France, Italy, Spain, and more recently in China. Colisée employs approximately 6,700 people and has a turnover exceeding €390m.

IK Investment Partners at a glance

IK Investment Partners is a PanEuropean private equity firm focused on investments in the Nordics, DACH region, France and Benelux. Since 1989, IK has raised more than €9bn of capital and invested in over 100 European companies.