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Activity :
Tech & Digital

Customer :
Roussellecom

Acquirer :
TonerPartner

Advice :
Tanguy Mantelin, Paul Bougnoux, Maxime Fournely

About Largillière Finance

With offices in Paris, Brussels and Geneva, Largillière Finance is an independent investment bank dedicated to assisting managers and shareholders of small and medium-sized companies with their capital transactions: company sales and acquisitions, financing (capital and/or debt), financial engineering (valuation, etc.) and financial strategy.

Sales - 2021

Sale of Roussellecom to TonerPartner

Largilliere Finance Leads the Sale of Roussellecom

to the German Group TonerPartner

 

The investment bank Largillière Finance advised on the sale of Roussellecom, a major player in France in the sale of toners and print cartridges, to the German company TonerPartner, the European leader in the sale of printing supplies. This transaction once again demonstrates Largillière Finance's expertise in international transactions. The French bank also added a new operation in the Hauts de France region to its list of achievements, where it has already completed a number of transactions.

 

For Largillière Finance, this operation consisted in identifying the most relevant foreign buyers for Roussellecom. In addition to its experience in the printing industry, Largillière Finance was also chosen for its ability to negotiate with foreign investment funds.

 

With a turnover of over €7.5M, Roussellecom, a company based in Amiens and founded by Olivier Rousselle, is one of France's top five pure players in the online sale of printing supplies (consumables for inkjet and laser printers, sold via its website www.cartoucheclub.com).

 

TonerParner, recently acquired by the European mid cap fund Gilde Buy Out Parner acquires 100% of Roussellecom's capital after an international sales process managed by Largillière Finance teams. The German printing company, signs its first major acquisition as part of the execution of its European expansion strategy.

 

About Roussellecom

Roussellecom has a turnover of more than 7.5 M€ with BtoC and BtoB customers. In growth for several years, the company has experienced a strong acceleration in its growth since 2020 to become a key player in the online sale of printing supplies by 2021.

 

About TonerPartner

Acquired at the end of 2020 by the Gilde Buy Out Partners fund, TonerPartner is a German company founded in 1993. It is one of Europe's leading suppliers of printing with more than 4 million B2B and B2C customers, a presence in 16 countries and more than 130 employees.

Tanguy Mantelin, Largillière Finance, Founding Partner:

“Our teams have identified the most appropriate European buyers for the acquisition of Roussellecom. At the end of the competitive selection process, TonerPartner, with a strong support by the mid-cap fund Gilde Buy out Partners, presented an extremely competitive takeover offer. We would like to thank Olivier Rousselle for his trust and his involvement in an operation made complex by its international dimension.”

With more than 20 employees, a strong international presence and nearly 30 operations in 2020, Largillière Finance is ranked as the leading small cap investment bank in France:

2021 – Fusions & Acquisitions – Opérations Small Cap – Banque d’affaires – France 2021 – Capital investissement – Opérations LBO Small Cap – Banque d’affaires – France

Investment Banking: Growth Dynamics: Silver Trophy 2022 M&A Advisory: Retail & Consumer Goods, FIG, TMT, Industry: 2021 Silver Trophy.

About Largillière Finance

With offices in Paris, Brussels and Geneva, Largillière Finance is an independent investment bank dedicated to assisting managers and shareholders of small and medium-sized companies with their capital transactions: company sales and acquisitions, financing (capital and/or debt), financial engineering (valuation, etc.) and financial strategy.

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