“FCDE, with its institutional base, is the ideal partner for this new phase of our history as we move forward as an independent, autonomous group focused on an ambitious growth.”
“Thanks to the acquisition of Christian Bernard, we will be able to mutualize the skills of the two companies and create synergies favouring growth.”
“We are delighted to be backed by the FCDE team in our spin-off, since they are used to this kind of complex transaction.”
“FCDE has enabled us to construct a basis and a strong track record to support the steady continuous growth of our business.”
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With more than 1000 engineers and technicians, the group is established on 12 sites in France and Germany and has a turnover of €100 million.
It is also the technical expert for the French authorities in European and international bodies for the development of automotive regulations.
The group employs nearly 500 people and is present in France, China, Japan and the UK.
FCDE invested €20 million in January 2018.
FCDE invested €15 million in July 2017.
FCDE invested €5 million in January 2017.
FCDE invested €20 million in July 2016.
FCDE invested €7 million in April 2015.
FCDE invested €8.5 million in September 2011 and February 2014.
FCDE invested €9.1 million in September 2017.
December 10, 2020
UTAC CERAM and Millbrook are joining forces to form a market leading group.
October 07, 2020
Babcock Wanson finalizes its second acquisition in Europe;
September 30, 2020
FCDE divests the controlling interest in UTAC CERAM to Eurazeo, while remaining the second shareholder of the group.
September 15, 2020
Brice Carlot joins FCDE as a Partner
September 03, 2020
Anne-Laure Dupont is appointed Principal and becomes a shareholder of CDG.
July 30, 2020
Eurazeo enters into an exclusivity agreement with FCDE for the acquisition of UTAC Ceram.
February 25, 2020
FCDE becomes majority shareholder of the Récréa group alongside Gilles Sergent and senior managers
February 05, 2020
Canal Toys, winner of the Prix Ulysse 2020.
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December 10, 2019
On 27th November 2019, FCDE received the Gold Award of the Private Equity Exchange & Awards in the category Best French Turnaround Investor.