Press release

Groupe Dubreuil acquires L.CAPS, an operation led by Largillière Finance

Renaud and Patricia Lecomte, founders and shareholders of L.CAPS, commited Largillière Finance with the mandate to sell their company with the aim of finding a buyer as soon as possible and which will support the strong development of the company.

After meeting several potential buyers, identified by Largillière Finance, Renaud and Patricia Lecomte selected Groupe Dubreuil’s offer.

Through this acquisition, Groupe Dubreuil is strengthening its activities in the rental of construction and industrial equipment. L.CAPS will remain under the operational management of its CEO Patricia Lecomte who joins Groupe Dubreuil.

Renaud and Patricia Lecomte, founders of L.CAPS, told us: “Selecting the Dubreuil Group to take over our company represented an excellent outcome and a pledge to support the development of our business. We are very excited to join this family group. The accompanying of Largillière Finance allowed us to conclude an operation in the desired schedule and in the best conditions. The skills of Nicolas Ibanez and Shamir Razavhoussen have been very helpful for us throughout the process.

Shamir Razavhoussen, Director Largillière Finance: “We are very proud to have accompanied Patricia and Renaud Lecomte all along in their capital operation. The backing of the Dubreuil Group will allow L.CAPS to acquire new means to enhance its growth. This transaction also confirms the trend of the equipment rental sector which is being consolidated.


About L.CAPS (www.l-caps.fr)

Founded in 2008, L.CAPS has become the specialist in the rental of composite rolling plates for the creation of temporary access roads, the construction of temporary platforms and the protection of soil and lawns.

Based near Angers (49), L.CAPS accompanies its customers throughout France. It is involved on several hundred sites since its creation and enjoys an excellent reputation with major contractors.

About Groupe Dubreuil (www.groupedubreuil.com)

Groupe Dubreuil is a diversified family group that developed almost a century ago near Vendée. It generates nearly € 2 billion in sales and employs 4,200 employees.

The group specializes in six major businesses such as air transport (Air Caraïbes, French Bee), automotive, energy, building materials, agricultural machinery, hotels and real estate.

About Largillière Finance (www.largilliere-finance.com)

Based in Paris, Brussels and Geneva, Largillière Finance is an independent consulting company specialized in assisting executives and shareholders of ETI and SMEs in their corporate finance transactions: corporate disposals and acquisitions, financing (capital and / or debt), financial engineering (valuation …) and financial strategy.

Since 2005, the firm has conducted numerous mergers and acquisitions and also offers strategic coaching services to groups and executives.

Stakeholders List :

Buyer : Groupe Dubreuil

Sell Side  : L.CAPS – Renaud Lecomte, Patricia Lecomte

Sell Side Advisor : Largillière Finance – Nicolas Ibanez, Shamir Razavhoussen