Videlio group accelerates its development with the support of a new majority shareholder : Trévise Participations.   

Videlio is pleased to announce the entry of a new majority shareholder : Trévise Participations. This strategic milestone will enable Videlio to further accelerate its development, in France and worldwide.  

The investment by Trévise Participations, as majority shareholder alongside Hivest Capital Partners and historical shareholder Talis, was closed today, Friday June 14th.   

Trévise Participations has expressed its deep confidence in Videlio’s management team. “We are investing in the company over the long term, as we believe in its excellence and strong growth potential. Videlio is a unique French company with an international dimension, a leader in its industry and we are looking forward to this new partnership”, saidLionel Yvant, President of Trévise Participations’ governance body.

Foucauld Triebel, Principal at Hivest Capital Partners, also commented : “Hivest Capital Partners successfully took Videlio private in 2021. We are very proud of the company’s progress since then, the integration of FUNA (acquired by the group in 2021) in particular, and its opening to international markets. We trust the company still has strong potential for growth, which is why wanted to remain onboard for the next years.”

Videlio’s teams, led by their President Xavier Renaud, are all staying on; the commitment, passion and talent of Videlio’s c.1000 employees remain its greatest asset.

Videlio is ready to write the next chapter of its growth story  

With the support of its new shareholders, Videlio will strive to accelerate growth and reach ambitious objectives:

  • Strengthen the group’s position as a leading player, in Europe and globally, on each of its markets
  • Fuel its own digital transformation, as well as that of its clients, and take the lead on an audiovisual market undergoing fast technological change
  • Strengthen and complement the group’s areas of expertise, both organically and through targeted M&A   

Xavier Renaud, President of Videlio : « I am delighted to welcome Trévise Participations among our shareholders. In continuity with the deployment of our strategy, this new promising collaboration will accelerate the growth of our group and help it become a major player in Europe and worldwide, across all fields of expertise and all markets”.

About Videlio:     

Videlio is an international provider of audiovisual integration services and solutions. The group accompanies clients across the world by synergically bringing its expertise to 3 main end-markets:

  • The set-up of communication equipment in offices and workplace digitalisation
  • The deployment and operation of audiovisual equipment to hold large corporate, sports, cultural or political events  
  • The design and integration of audiovisual and entertainment systems onboard cruise ships   

The group is based in France, near Paris and relies on 25 agencies throughout the world. Sales in 2023 reached €359m.   

About Trévise Participations:

Trévise Participations is an investment vehicle managed by a family office, whose majority shareholder has entrusted it with the responsibility of financing philanthropy projects. Trévise Participations’ investment philosophy is to accompany, over the long-term, entrepreneurial projects with significant growth or transformation potential and a positive social impact. The family office’s unique approach stems from its commitment to always maintain a balance between durable, attractive returns, and societal engagement.

About Hivest Capital Partners :

Hivest Capital Partners is an independent European private equity firm approved by the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers. Hivest Capital Partners invests in SMEs or mid-cap companies (with a turnover between €50m and €500m) in the context of buyout or capital expansion projects. It’s aim is to help companies reach their full potential by implementing ambitious growth strategies and improving operational performance. Hivest Capital Partners is supported by top-tier institutional investors and entrepreneurs, with funds under management totalling c.€700m.

Parties involved :

Seller :

  • Hivest Capital Partners (Axel Bonnassies, Cédric Lépée, Foucauld Triebel, Marie Réveilhac)

Buy-side :

  • M&A : Hottinguer Corporate Finance (Patricia Lormeau, Romain Guillemin, Nina Lopez, Victor Gaudin)
  • Legal : Wlegal (Grégory Guissard), Hogan Lovells (Stéphane Huten, Arnaud Deparday)
  • Financial due diligence : Advolis (Damien Bourg, Xavier Nicolas), ECP (Jean-Patrick Tranchant, Michael Germain) 
  • Legal due diligence : Deloitte (Laure Maffre)
  • Financing : Hottinguer Corporate Finance (Bernard Le Gendre, Romain Guillemin) et Rothschild & Co (Grégory Fradelizi, Nicolas Levy), Erwan Héricotte EI (Erwan Héricotte)

Management :

  • Legal : Jeausserand-Audouard (Elodie Cavazza, Didem Senol)
  • Tax : Jeausserand-Audouard (Carole Furst, Loic Muller)
  • Financial : The Silver Company (Stéphane Argyropoulos)


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