Founded in 2019, ACI is a group expert in industrial field. The group has been developed as a specialist in defense, energy, nuclear, medical, mobility and aeronautic sectors.
Created by two associates, Philippe Rivière and Patrice Rives, the group is mainly located in the Rhône-Alpes region and counts no less than 17 strong industrial sites such as RABOURDIN or COMEFOR. They respond to markets needs by guaranteeing parts and sub-assemblies “French Quality”, thanks to their growth strategy, based on niche technology expertise.
Created in 1925 by Marcel Lamboley, LBY MECA is headed by two brothers : Eric and Stephan Lamboley. Specialist in large dimension machining and assembly of sub-assemblies, LBY MECA intervenes mainly to major clients on the aeronautic, automotive and armament sectors.
The company has diversified over the years to become an experienced and recognized company in fields of design and realization of tooling for three sectors of industries. It’s also reconized for manufacture of elementary precision parts in prototype phase of small and medium series.
Located in Aulnay-Sous-Bois, the company has also a commercial representation office based in Toulouse, gives to it a presence in the South of France to be more reactive with their customers and suppliers.
LBY MECA is composed of about forty peoples and end its 2021 exercise up on a turnover of over €4 million.
The interests of this acquisition for LBY MECA are :
- New perspectives and scopes for the company,
- New growth relays by participating to the development project,
- To develop the customer base, especially internationally,
- To benefit from strong operational synergies, particularly in the aerospace and defense customer base.
For ACI Groupe, this acquisition will allow to :
- Develop his offer thanks to several assembly, large-scale machining, and molding trades,
- Strengthen its presence in Ile-de-France and its aeronautical business wheel.
The I-Deal Development team exclusively advised Mrs. Philippe Rivière and Patrice Rives in this acquisition project.
Philippe Rivière, ACI Group President : “Thanks to I-Deal Development for its creativity in the framework of this deal. As all of societies in the aeronautic and defense sectors, the period isn’t optimal for a selling. Outside of the complementarity explained above, we are pleased to able to be a consolidator of these high value and medium volume sectors.”