Investment strategy

  • Qualium Investissement is a trusted partner to SMEs - often family-owned companies- that are seeking a change of ownership, notably during periods of equity transition or to finance acquisitions.
  • Qualium Investissement invests in equity through LBO / private equity transactions. It takes control positions and offers tailored, innovative solutions to ensure the development of each business.
  • In total harmony with the philosophy of Caisse des Dépôts, Qualium Investissement pursues a responsible investment strategy, founded on a willingness to actively and sustainably support businesses by sharing a strategic vision with managment.
  • Qualium Investissement incorporates ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) factors both in its investment strategy and in the management of its investments. In addition to its Responsible Investment Charter, Qualium Investissement has signed the international UN PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) issued by the United Nations and the AFIC Charter (the French private equity association).
  • Qualium Investissement targets majority stakes and invests between €20 million and €75 million, in companies valued from €40 million to €250 million, and may share control transactions of up to €500 million.

Preferred investments

  • French companies with leadership positions in their markets.
  • Quality management with a proven track record.
  • Growth sectors that benefit from real opportunities for consolidation and development.