Within the consumer goods sector, Capital Système Investissements specialises in food, cosmetics and travel, where innovative products and business models are an important driver of growth.


Fund Raising
Chinese Expansion, Mezzanine, Family Office investor

Industry
Geography
Value Add

Bakery
France, China
Placement capacity, fast-track process

Several Middle-Eastern family offices invested € 6.0m in Paul Bakery China. Paul is a traditional French bakery present in more than 20 countries. We fine-tuned the business plan, identified the investors and provided post-closing support.

press release
www.actusnews.com
www.paul-international.com


Fund Raising
International Expansion, Equity, Venture Capital investor

Industry
Geography
Value Add

Internet travel
France, China
Fine-tune market entry concept, business planing and valuation, cross-border transaction

Alven Capital invested € 3.5m in two stages helping Marco & Vasco to enlarge their services from a single destination (China) to a global offering, covering travel destinations worldwide.

press release
www.actusnews.com
www.marcoetvasco.fr


Advisory
Chinese Expansion, Partnership Development 

Industry
Geography
Value Add

Theme restaurants
Germany, China
Approach both strategic and operational partners

To further enhance the growth of Schloss Kaltenberg's theme restaurant business we screened the Chinese market, identified potential partners to build a Chinese franchise network and advised the company on deal structuring and financing.

www.royal-bavarian-beer-selection.com


Advisory
Chinese Expansion, Business Planning

Industry
Geography
Value Add

Bakery
France, Hong Kong, China
Fine-tune market entry concept, benchmarking, business planing and valuation

Capital Système Investissements assisted Maison Kayser in expanding its Asian market presence by launching a franchise in Hong Kong.  We benchmarked the offering of local competitors, build a business plan based on Maison Kayser's economics in different geographies, established a valuation and a roll-out plan.

www.maison-kayser.com


Advisory
European Expansion, Partnership Development

Industry
Geography
Value Add

Gourmet burger
USA, France, Germany
Approach both strategic and operational partners

We assisted Steak 'n Shake in identifying partners to build a European Franchise, branching out from the existing US $ 1bln business in the United States. We approached French and German family offices in the restaurant, food production and distribution market to prepare the launch of Steak 'n Shake in Europe.

www.steaknshake.mc


Fund Raising
Growth Funding, Mezzanine, Private bank investors

Industry
Geography
Value Add

Nutritional supplements
France
Placement capacity, optimised conditions

In 2008, under very challenging market conditions, we raised capital from Swiss private banks to fund the pharmacy distribution network and working capital requirements of SID Nutrition, an innovative French nutritional supplements manufacturer.

press release
www.actusnews.com
www.sidnsante.com


Advisory
Growth Funding, Business Planning

Industry
Geography
Value Add 

Baby food, cosmetics
Switzerland, Italy
Fine-tune market entry concept, benchmarking, business planing and valuation

Eurolactis is an integrated donkey milk producer from farm level to end-product marketing. Prior to the entry of a family office investor we benchmarked the competitive offering, defined a business model, build a business plan by analysing Eurolactis' economics, established a valuation and roll-out plan.

www.eurolactis.com


M&A
Entrepreneurial Exit

Industry
Geography
Value Add

Cosmetics
France
Access to entrepreneurial buyers

After a successful turnaround, with a factory in France and a distribution network in 55 countries, we advised the shareholder on his exit.

www.gmcollin.com
www.dr-renaud.com