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French SME group seeking high precision mechanics SME with markets in aerospace or nuclear for acquisition/investments

A French SME group active in the sector of added-value mechanical system development for aerospace or nuclear industries is willing to expand in Europe through targeted SME acquitions, joint ventures or investments in order to reach a critical size for procurements in markets like nuclear, energy, defense, aerospace.

Partners sought are producing or repairing high precision pars for these industries.

Partnership(s) sought
  • Acquisition agreement Joint venture agreement
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This family owned SME group is currently growing through three axis one in the nuclear industry, one in the aerospace industry and one in other general industries.
It is providing a complete service from R&D, feasibility studies to industrialisation for larger companies. They are in particular specialised in the development of innovative manufacturing or repairing processes (several patent filed with larger aerospace engine makers).

The company would like to expand in Europe through investment partnerships (this could go from partial investment to joint ventures and up to full acquisition) with other SMEs already supplying either aerospace engine makers or nuclear plants makers.

The SME partner could be for instance a company following the technical and expertise required which is for sale after the retirement of its owner.

Socio buscado:

- Type of partner sought: The SME sought should be :
- holding all the required certifications either in the aerospace or the nuclear sector
- already supplying larger companies in this sector with a reknown reputation
- open to partial investment or acquisition by a French SMEs

For instance, the SME partner sought could have competence in rectification, electro-erosion, 5 axis machining, electron beam welding, laser cladding...
- Specific area of activity of the partner: Type : Industrial SMEs with activivity in precision mechanics supplying aerospace or nuclear industry open to industrial investors

Role : To build up a strong partnership through acquisition (full or partial) or Joint-Venture. To cooperate in the development of new products and technologies. To contribute to increase the innovation capacity.

Development Stage:

Already on the market

Clasificado como: Manufactura Industrial Otras Tecnologías Industriales Industria

» Reference: BRFR20180824002

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This project has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n° [310187].