Capzanine supports Novomed Group with the acquisition of Mediq France

The Fund Capzanine has announced a new operation sponsorless supporting Novomed Group, the French specialist medical equipment, single use, in the context of its merger with the company Mediq France, a French leader in the sale of medical equipment through correspondence. This operation allows Novomed to pursue its strategy of growth in renforçantson position to offer digital and direct sales to physicians.

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Created in 1993 by brothers Hervé and Didier Liebermann, Novomed produces and distributes single use medical devices primarily for hospitals and clinics. With a turnover of around 30 million euros, the group has managed to grow thanks to the innovation of its product offer (through the development of medical kits) and the development of direct sales to physicians : gynecologists, dermatologists, and cosmetic surgeons.

The acquisition of Mediq France, which has a client portfolio composed of more than 60,000 physicians (general practitioners, physiotherapists, cardiologists, and ENT) and a good control of the channel of distribution online, fits perfectly into the development strategy of the group. In addition to the strong complementarity between the two entities, the rational approximation is based on the achievement of a critical size with a combined turnover of up to 60 million euros.

The operation was carried out thanks to funding mezzanine and senior mezzanine junior arranged by Capzanine, as well as a senior debt provided by BPI France and a bank pool.

Christophe Karvelis-Senn, President of Capzanine : “the quality of The teams and the strong complementarity of Novomed and Mediq France have been the determining factor in our willingness to assist them in this project of reconciliation. ”

Hervé Liebermann, CEO of Novomed : “Novomed Group 2.0 aims for 100 million euros in revenue over 3 years by combining Organic and external Growth by the acceleration of our european roll-out ! ”


Arranger mezzanine : Capzanine (Christophe Karvelis, Clément Colin, Thomas Lafougère)
Sellers : Mediq B. V
Council financial buyer : D&A (Jean-Marc Dayan, Robin Jelin, Julien Skornik)
Legal advice-buyer : PGA (Raphael Piotraut) & Jones Day
Council legal mezzanine : Orrick (Carine Mou Si Yan, Julien Bensaidi)
Senior debt : LCL, BNP Paribas, Caisse d’epargne Ile-de-France
Legal advice senior : Simmons & Simmons (Colin Millar)
Financial Due Diligence : Aca Nexia (Hervé Krissi)
Due Diligence Tax : Arsene Taxand
Due Diligence Name : Villemot Barthes & Associates

About Capzanine
Created in 2004, Capzanine is an investment Fund independent specialist investment mixed capital and private debt “, which assists companies in their growth projects and brings its know-how, financial and industrial to lead successfully the phases of the transmission or development. Capzanine invests, depending on the case, as majority shareholder, minority and/or private debt (mezzanine, consider senior, senior debt) in a range of companies, non-cô collected on the segments in small and mid-caps, valued between 20 and 400 M€. Based in Paris and led by its partners, Capzanine currently has 2 billion€ of assets under management. Among its latest investments : Moving, European Homes, Pierre Guerin, Orsys, Acteon, Talan, Evernex, Marle, Cape Verde, Cérélia, Opteven, …

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