CIC Private Debt announces its « CIC TRANSITION INFRA DEBT 2 » fund's first investment in Qair International group
The QAIR International group is one of the French leaders in the renewable energy sector with over 500MW of installed capacity. QAIR International is positioned across the entire value chain as a developer, constructor, producer and operator. The investment will contribute to boosting the group’s growth.
CIC Private Debt announces the first closing of "CIC Transition Infra Debt 2" fund at €100 million
The SFDR article 9 fund is focussed on the energy transition. It is positioned on junior/mezzanine debt to support (in France and internationally) the development of infrastructure dedicated to the production of renewable energy and the fight against climate change.
CIC Debt Fund 4 reached € 381 m for its second closing
CIC Private  Debt announces the second closing of its 4th Senior Mid Cap Debt fund at €381m. The fund was launched in December 2021 with a target of € 450 m.
The fund received strong support from its historical institutional subscribers, but it was also able to source new leading investors. CIC, the historical sponsor, again committed €40m.
CIC Private Debt announces the launch of "CIC Debt Fund 4" and a first closing at € 165 m
CIC Debt Fund 4 is the successor to CIC Debt Fund 1, 2 and 3, which have been deployed since 2013 in the financing of more than 180 French SMEs and SMBs with EBITDA generally between €10 million and €50 million, for a total invested amount of €1.85 billion. This new vehicle continues to focus on senior financing of French companies in their transfer, internal and external growth operations.
CIC Private Debt announces the final closing of its 5th fund « CIC Mezzanine & Unitranche Financing 5 » at €450 million
CIC Private Debt has successfully completed the fundraising of its 5th Mezzanine & Unitranche Financing fund, reaching €450 million against an initial target of €400 million.
The fund received strong support from previous institutional and private investors as well as from new leading institutional investors.
Since its launch in February 2020, CIC Mezzanine & Unitranche Financing 5 has already committed nearly €233 million in 13 investments, more than half of its deployment target.
CIC Private Debt is committed to a philanthropic approach
For nearly 20 years CIC Private Debt has been supporting numerous French and European SMEs in their financing solutions. This historic support will now be supplemented by an endowment to the CIC Private Debt Philanthropy Fund, which will support projects of general interest. The objective is to help develop the economic and social ecosystem of the regions, with around ten projects supported each year.
Through CIC Private Debt Philanthropy, CIC Private Debt will strengthen its social and environmental impact in a direct and measurable way.
CIC Private Debt
CIC Private Debt announces the launch of its 2nd European large cap senior debt fund "European Large Cap Senior Debt Fund 2” and continues to successfully raise its 5th fund CIC Mezzanine & Unitranche.
CPro provides printing solutions for micro-enterprises and SMEs, and more recently IT and telecom solutions. On June 18, 2020, CM-CIC Debt Fund 3 financed the acquisition of Koden, its main competitor.
New Mezzanine on Vivalto Vie
CIC Private Debt arranges the subordinated financing as part of the reorganisation of the capital of Vivalto Vie Group around its historical shareholders. Vivalto Vie is a nursing homes player “EHPAD-Etablissements d’Hébergement pour Personnes Agées Dépendantes”
Mediaschool is expanding
The CIC Private Debt team is supporting MediaSchool, a French private higher education leader, in its fundraising alongside Florac, Golda Darty Invest, and 123 Investment Managers.
CIC Debt Fund 3, final closing at €532 million
CIC Private Debt successfully launched its third Senior Mid Cap Debt Fund, CIC Debt Fund 3, which raised €532m. The fund received strong support from previous institutional subscribers but also from new leading institutional investors. At the end of May 2020, the amount invested reached €253m on 29 deals, i.e. 49% deployed.
Adit : secondary LBO
CIC Private Debt is supporting Adit Group, the European leader in strategic intelligence, into its next step of development by underwriting the Unitranche financing in its buyout by Parquest Capital, Bpifrance, Amundi PEF and the Management.