VULCAIN

Specialist engineering consultancy

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Founded in 1998, Vulcain initially focused on the energy sector before gradually developing its skills in numerous other fields. Today, Vulcain is a recognized specialist in energy, the environment, the process industry (including pharmaceuticals) and major infrastructure. The Group now employs 1,600 people across around 30 countries and generates more than €150 million in revenues.

Having set up a first OBO with the founding CEO, Initiative & Finance turned in 2015 to a BIMBO along with NiXEN Partners, enabling Alban Guilloteau and Frédéric Grard to take operational control of the Group. To complement the Group's organic development, 9 add-on acquisitions were completed between 2016 and 2019, to reinforce its specialties or its geographical coverage.

In 2019, the Group's management and shareholders decided to move on to a new phase by welcoming Equistone Partners Europe as a new majority shareholder.

Investment date

Feb.-13

Turnover at acquisition

27M€

Type of investment

MBO

Changes in the number of employees

370 to 1600

Region

Île-de-France

Sector of activity

Tertiary

Add-on acquisitions

9

Associated Team

Matthieu Douchet

Matthieu Douchet

Partner

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François Golfier

François Golfier

Investment Manager

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