I-Deal Development advised GMS CEO, Mr. Fabrice Szegedi, in the LMBO operation.
I-Deal Development federated at its sides regional investment funds: Sodero Gestion (represented by Valérie Allain-Dupré) and Loire-Centre Capital (representend by Alexandre Pajot).
Founded by 1997, GMS group’s positionning was, since its beginning, to become an expert in the externatilzation of all business and marketing functions inside a company. Thanks to the expansion of the client portefolio and the consolidating of the existing clients, the chief executive since 2010, Mr. Fabrice Szegedi (ESSEC) drive the group to a successful growth performance (+60% between 2010 and 2016).
Their teams operate all over France, mainly for large costumers (IKEA, Orange, Mac Donald’s,…). With €26M revenues in 2016, and its 200 contributors, the group has established a innovative approach, more operational and numeric-oriented.
The I-Deal Development’s move proposed for the operation (majority operation) permitted to Mr. Szegedi to convince the leaving shareholders, the investment fund Ciclad and and Mr. Pascal Favier, the founding director of the project’s relevance.For notice, Mr. Pascal Favier reinvest, beside Mr. Fabrice Szegedi.
Sodero Gestion is a large investment capital actor in the West side of France, with more than 50 years of experience and more than hundreds of companies in portfolio. Specialized in private equity capital and growth capital, the fund intervene in multiple MBO, OBO and external growth operations.
Loire Centre Capital is deeply implicated in the French regional network and participate to its development. It exclusively advised local companies in their dynamic of development and growth.