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Investing in highly resilient activities: SK FireSafety

When Apax Partners invested in SK FireSafety in 2014, the company was already positioned in a growing market. But the support and restructuring provided for the Group’s activities, carried out in concert with its management, has enabled the company not only to develop new services but also to double its turnover. Repositioned as the leader for early intervention – describing itself as The First Fifteen Minutes Company – the SK FireSafety Group plans to continue its expansion in the Benelux countries and Scandinavia. Bertrand Pivin, Partner at Apax Partners, provides the analysis.

14.04.2020 Apax Partners’ value added

Digital innovation for new growth drivers

Digital is radically changing time and space. It also modifies ecosystems and the spaces they occupy. Given the risk of new, more flexible entrants, digital innovation has one significant advantage: it provides significant growth drivers and opens the door to sustainable outlooks for development. Two Apax Partners investments, Marlink and Expereo, chose to follow this direction. What follows is a review of the keys to their success.

4MN 08.01.2020 CEO Interviews

Quality At Scale: How BIP Makes Digital Data Count for its Clients

BIP is a primary multinational consulting firm employing more than 2700 people worldwide (in Italy, Great Britain, Spain, Turkey, Brazil, Belgium, Switzerland, Austria, the United States, the Arab Emirates, Chile and Colombia). BIP’s professionals offer management consulting services and business integration services, helping companies in the research and adoption of disruptive technological innovation. Fabio Troiani, CEO and Co-founder of BIP explains the company’s differentiating approach to embracing a future driven by technological innovation.

08.01.2020 CEO Interviews


InfraVia signs an agreement with Apax Partners to acquire a majority stake in Sandaya, a French leader in outdoor accommodation

Paris, le lundi 8 mars 2021

InfraVia annonce la signature d’un accord avec Apax Partners pour l’acquisition d’une participation majoritaire dans Sandaya, un des leaders de l’hôtellerie de plein air en France, au côté de ses deux fondateurs. Avec le soutien d’InfraVia en tant que nouvel actionnaire, Sandaya va continuer son développement et accélérer sa croissance en France et à l’étranger, après un triplement de son chiffre d’affaires depuis la prise de participation d’Apax Partners en 2016.

Bérenger Mistral appointed as Partner on the Development team of Apax Partners

Paris, le 10 février 2021

Apax Partners annonce la cooptation de Bérenger Mistral en tant qu’Associé au sein de son équipe Apax Development. L’équipe d’investissement d’Apax Partners est composée de 40 personnes, dont 13 Associés.

Vitruvian to acquire a majority of Expereo

Amsterdam, Netherlands – 01 February 2021

Vitruvian Partners, the international growth capital and buyout firm, has reached an agreement with Apax Partners sas, the European private equity firm based in Paris, to acquire a majority shareholding in Expereo, the world's leading provider of Managed Internet, Cloud access and SD-WAN solutions. Apax Partners will remain as a minority shareholder alongside Vitruvian Partners and the company's management team, who will continue to lead the business. The completion of the transaction is subject to obtaining customary merger control clearances.


🚨 @ApaxPartners_FR signs an agreement with InfraVia Capital Partners to sell its majority stake in Groupe Sandaya, a French leader in outdoor accommodation!

👉 Full press release: https://lnkd.in/edpfStt

🚨 @ApaxPartners_FR vient de signer un accord avec InfraVia Capital Partners pour céder sa participation majoritaire dans Sandaya, un des leaders français de l’hôtellerie de plein air !

👉 Communiqué de presse complet : https://lnkd.in/eFXZe33

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