Acquisition of Missler Software by its management and a pool of financial investors
Sycomore Corporate Finance acted as exclusive financial advisor to Missler Software and its management
Founded in 1984, Missler is a leading global supplier of CAD, CAM, and ERP solutions, generating consolidated revenues of €45 million and numbering over 300 employees in 2018.
Over the years, Missler has developed an extensive range of proprietary software under the brand “Topsolid”, which offer complete and integrated solutions for the design and manufacture of technical parts and modules mainly dedicated to the mechanical sector (machinery, tools, etc.) as well as to the metal and wood industries.
In addition to the sale of its licenses, Missler offers a large range of maintenance contracts and training programs to an extensive client base of SMEs-SMIs and large international groups (over 50,000 clients).
The Company’s activities are conducted through a network of 5 agencies in France (Paris, Lyon, Nantes, Toulouse and Nancy) in addition to an increasingly wide international distribution network in Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa and North and South America.
Established in 1972 by Dominique Nouvellet, Groupe Siparex is a France-based private equity firm focusing on small to mid-sized companies with revenues of up to €300 million as well as on start-up companies under its XAnge banner. The firm boats over €1.8 billion in AUM managed by its Midmarket, Mezzanine, Small Caps, and Innovation business segments.
Siparex operations are conducted through a network of offices in France (8 regional offices), in Germany and in Italy. In addition, the firm has developed strategic partnerships in Canada (€75 million fund co-managed by Siparex and Desjardins Capital) and in Tunisia (€20 million fund co-managed by Siparex and AfricInvest).
Siparex focuses on creating tailored solutions for start-ups to mid-sized companies and their managers in the following areas: Growth Capital, Minority or Majority Buyouts and Venture Capital. Among its investments: Plurima, NG Travel, Mathevon, SAS Eurpean Homes, Automobiles Ligier.