Our investment portfolio

Since its creation in 2008, Capital Transmission SA has invested in companies in a very wide range of sectors in Switzerland and in France.

SectorPlastic
Type of investmentEquity + Convertible Bonds
Entry2017
Linkwww.groupergf-plastique.com cliquez ici

Based in Pratz (Jura (39), France), the Group specializes in the design and production of small technical plastic and/or metal parts.

Investment alongside the buyer and a group of investors in a MBI transaction.

SectorFood
Type of investmentEquity
Entry2016
Linkwww.gillesdesplanches.ch cliquez ici

Geneva based family owned company, founded in 1987, Gilles Desplanches SA runs over 20 points of sale, under various proprietary brands. The Group offers fast yet healthy innovating food solutions.

Investment alongside the founder to support growth projects.

SectorMedia
Type of investmentMezzanine loan
Entry2015
Exit2017
Linkwww.leregional.ch cliquez ici

Le Régional: Free local newspaper, which brings news about associative life, cultural events and local politics to over 120,000 households in the Lavaux, Riviera, and Chablais regions of cantons Vaud and Valais.

Assisted the management team in an MBO, following Tamedia's decision to sell its majority shareholding.

In June 2017, reimbursement of the mezzanine loan.

SectorTrading
Type of investmentMezzanine loan
Entry2014

Bluequest Resources AG, commodities trading company domiciled in German-speaking Switzerland, specialised in non-ferrous metals.

Investment alongside the management, as part of an MBO.

SectorIT services
Type of investmentn/a
Entry2011
Linkwww.hortis.ch cliquez ici

IT services company working with major clients throughout French-speaking Switzerland since 2002. The company has a staff about of about 50.

Working with an outside manager (MBI) to buy out a company following its sale by the founder.

SectorClothing design and distribution
Type of investmentMezzanine loan
Entry2011
Linkwww.captaintortuegroup.com cliquez ici

French leader in direct home sales of ready-to-wear fashion and lingerie. The company operates mainly in France but is developing its network in Benelux and in Switzerland. It employs over 3,000 home-based advisers.

Mezzanine financing as part of an MBO, alongside French funds.

SectorBuilding
Type of investmentEquity
Entry2016
Linkwww.tech-building.com cliquez ici

A family firm established in Geneva since 1997, TECH BUILDING SA has a staff of over 90 and is today one of the leading energy installation and multi-technology maintenance providers in the Geneva area.

Investment alongside the CEO and the French Sogelym Dixence group.

SectorIT
Type of investmentEquity and Mezzanine loan
Entry
Exit
2009
2015
Linkwww.selectron.ch cliquez ici

Selectron Systems SA. Recognised manufacturer of railway command and control equipment, with a 15% growth rate over the last five years.

Financing of an MBO due to the spin-off of a Swiss business unit of the French group Schneider Electric, in the electronics sector.

Sale in 2015 to the Knorr-Bremse group, world leader in braking systems for the railway industry.

SectorRecycling
Type of investmentEquity
Entry2012
Exit2017
Linkwww.srsrecycling.ch cliquez ici

Swiss Recycling Services (SRS) is a waste collection and sorting company, the outcome of a 20-year-old alliance and the consolidation of seven local companies in the main French- and German-speaking regions of Switzerland.

Assisting a private investor in the partial purchase of a subsidiary of the French Veolia group, as part of a spin-off operation.

In 2017, sale of 100% of the share capital to Helvetia Environnement to form the Swiss leader of waste recycling.

SectorDistance learning
Type of investmentEquity
Entry2011
Linkwww.forma-dis.com cliquez ici

French leader in distance learning, offering over 200 courses. Forma-Dis is one of the main players in the European market, with over 60,000 students.

Participation alongside an investment fund in an LBO.

SectorIT
Type of investmentEquity
Entry
Exit
2011
2016
Linkwww.ces-swap.com cliquez ici

Société basée à Genève et spécialisée dans l’électronique d’aviation. Portefeuille de clients prestigieux principalement en Europe et aux Etats Unis.

Participation à un « club deal » de fonds d’investissements suisses, pour la reprise de la société, aux côtés du management.

En 2016, vente au groupe américain coté Mercury Sytems

SectorPersonal placement
Type of investmentMezzanine loan
Entry2008
Linkwww.segula.fr cliquez ici

SEGULA Technologies is a worldwide engineering group with a staff of over 8,000. The group manages projects including studies, industrialisation and production, in all the major industrial sectors: automotive, aeronautic, energy, railways, naval, pharmaceutical and petrochemical.

Financing of a growth project in Switzerland.

SectorPool water treatments
Type of investmentEquity + Convertible Bonds
Entry2017
Linkhttp://ocedis.com cliquez ici

Based in Trévoux (Ain (01), France), the Group specializes in the conception and distribution of water treatments and pool equipment.
Investment alongside the founder and a group of investors in a secondary MBO transaction.