IDIA Capital Investissement

IDIA Capital Investissement is the private equity arm of Crédit Agricole Capital Investissement et Finance. The firm specializes in direct and fund of funds investments. Within the fund of funds investments, the firm seeks to invest in private equity and venture capital funds. Within the direct investments, the firm specializes in growth capital, middle market, leveraged buyouts, leveraged buyins, OBO, spin-off, recapitalization, PIPES, and mezzanine financing. It provides financing in the form of combined equity, quasi equity, convertible bonds, and long-term subordinated debt to mid-cap and small and medium size listed and unlisted companies. It does not invest in venture capital and only co-invests in growth capital with a minority or majority stake. The firm primarily invests in food processing, nutrition, food retail, agricultural distribution, catering, agrifood, agriculture, and wine industry, such as wine growing and wine producing. Within agrifood, it invests in Agroindustries and related sectors mainly in mid-cap and in small and medium size companies, investing between €1 million to €50 million in companies with an enterprise value of €15 million to €500 million taking typically minority stake or majority stake in case of co-investments over an average holding period of five to seven years. Within the wine industry, it seeks to take majority and minority stakes in prestigious vineyards with an enterprise value of €5 million to €150 million, investing usually between €5 million to €20 million over an average holding period of seven to twelve years. Within agriculture, it invests in agricultural production, forestry, farming, and vineyard groups. The firm seeks to invest in French and Italian companies. Generally, the firm invests TO_DELETE in companies valued TO_DELETE taking minority as well as majority stake in its portfolio companies and also co-invests alongside other partners. It usually takes a seat on the Board of Directors or in the Strategic Committee of it investee companies. The average investment period is between seven to ten years. IDIA Capital Investissement is based in Montrouge, France with additional offices in Montrouge, France and Milan, Italy.

Céline Arsac



Guillaume Boccamaiello



Catherine Bouchard

Investment Director


Eric Le Cann

Legal Director


Paul Charrin

Investment Director

BLANCHY Christophe



Thomas Clerc



Sophie Dano

Director of Marketing and Communications


Cédric Fontaine

Investment Director


Paul Halard



Ludovic Kessler

Investment Director


Nicolas Lambert

Investment Director


Antonia Lambert-Alcantara

Investment Director


Manuel Léal



Mathilde Mailhé



Marie-Christine Maurice

Investment Director


Victor Minard



Maud Minoustchin

Investment Director


Delphine Pavy

Investment Director

Arnaud Pradier



Thomas Rossille



Pierre-Arnaud Pinczon du Sel



Jacques Simon

Investment Director


Domitille Tandonnet



Anne-Caroline Pace Tuffery

Executive Director

42 past transactions

Dauphinoise Group

Private Equity Round in 2012
Dauphinoise Group engages in the production and distribution of seeds, grains and other related agricultural products.

Polenghi Group

Private Equity Round in 2011
Polenghi Group is a manufacturer and exporter lemon juice and dressings.

Chausson Materiaux

Private Equity Round in 2020
Chausson Matériaux is the independent national construction materials distribution company.


Venture Round in 2021
SH1 Is The Sole Shareholder Of Sun’R Infrastructure, A Project Company Dedicated To The Operation Of A 10 MWp Portfolio Of Rooftop-Mounted Photovoltaic Plants.


Venture Round in 2021
Zero-Hash aims to reduce food waste by helping supermarkets manage their unsold.


Private Equity Round in 2011
Ekkia S.A.S distributes products for horses and horse riders in France and internationally. The company offers saddles, saddle equipment, bridles and training aids, bits, grooming equipment, rider equipment, technical rider closing products, and sportswear; outing and driving products; sheets, rugs, and travelling protection products; and head collars, ropes, horse boots, bandages, and over-reach boots. It sells products through specialized retailers. Ekkia SAS was formerly known as Ukal Equitation SAS. The company was incorporated in 1966 and is based in Haguenau, France.

Groupe Valade SAS

Venture Round in 2010
Groupe Valade SAS produces home canned fruit and jam. The company offers desserts, spreads, preserves, chestnut cream, jellified water, purees with fibers, sauces and fruit condiments, and garnishes. It caters to the food-service, pastry/baking, retail, and other related industries. The company was founded in 1892 and is based in Lubersac, France.

Agrial S.A.

Private Equity Round in 2014
Agrial is one of the leading French agricultural and food-processing cooperative groups. It now comprises 14,000 farmer members and is expanding its food-processing activities into Europe, Africa and the United States.

Fellmann Cartonnages SAS

Private Equity Round in 2018
Fellmann Cartonnages SAS manufactures compact cardboard packaging products for the food industries. It offers cases, mechanized die cutters, pouches, blister packs, and POS products; box packaging, flat, pallet, and packet filmed products; promotional items, such as tattoos and stickers; and random coding on the front and back for promotions. The company serves its customers through contractors and distributors in Europe. Fellmann Cartonnages SAS was founded in 1947 and is based in Guebwiller, France.


Venture Round in 2021
Weenat SAS offers connected sensors, crop protection, irrigation, and frost solutions along with a real time application. Weenat SAS was founded in 2014 and is based in Nantes, France.

Keep Cool

Private Equity Round in 2017
Keep Cool is a operator of a chain of fitness centers.


Post in 2016
AdVini specializes in producing, growing, and trading high range wines.

Spie Batignolles SA

Private Equity Round in 2019
SPIE batignolles is a French construction business with interests in construction, civil engineering, energy, public works, property development and concessions.

Transarc, SARL

Private Equity Round in 2021
Transarc, SARL provides road transportation for passengers. It offers on demand transport; school transportation; urban transport; individualized transport; and industrial site transportation. The company provides transportation services for tourism and excursions, and regular lines and national lines. The company is based in Dijon, France.


Series D in 2022
InnovaFeed SAS produces meal and oil for animal feed from insect rearing (Hermetia illucens) majorly for aquaculture industry. It produces products including ProtiNova, a protein made from insects; SaniNova, natural oil from insects; and FertiNova, insect droppings with primary and secondary nutrients. The company was founded in 2015 and is based in Evry, France.

SPhere S.A.

Private Equity Round in 2017
SPhere Group designs, produces and markets a wide range of household packaging (garbage bags, freezer bags, fruit and vegetable bags, transport bags, plastic and food films, baking paper, trays and aluminum rolls and industrial films), which it targets for three markets: mass-market retailers (notably through its own brands Alfapac, Frio, Vita and Propsac, but also through private labels), professionals and local communities.

Duqueine Composites SARL

Private Equity Round in 2018
Duqueine - SAS designs and manufactures composite parts and sub-assemblies. It offers fuselage frames, window frames, aprons, acoustic panels, shims, air inlet bulkheads, business class seats, air ducts, engine nacelle parts, engine c-ducts, and other products for the aerospace industry; and radio telescopes, antennas, radomes, wind tunnel blades, and products for the medical market. The company also offers products for sports and leisure, and automotive markets. Duqueine - SAS was founded in 1982 and is based in Massieux, France. It has additional locations in France, Romania, and Mexico.

Moulins Dumee

Private Equity Round in 2014
Moulins Dumee is a producer of bread products.

Bioline AgroSciences

Private Equity Round in 2018
Bioline AgroSciences Ltd produces and markets a wide range of invertebrate biological control organisms which are used for control of insect pests in a variety of crops.

Advitam Group

Private Equity Round in 2012
Advitam Participations engages in the distribution of grains and agricultural machinery. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Saint-Laurent-Blangy, France.

Compagnie Fruitiere

Private Equity Round in 2015
Compagnie Fruitiere producer in Europe and as well as the major fruit producer in the Africa-Caribbean-Pacific region, specialised in the production, transport and distribution of fruit and vegetables.. It produces, transports, ripens and markets more than 900,000 tonnes of fruit and vegetables, including 750,000 tonnes of bananas in Europe and throughout the world.


Venture Round in 2017
Océalia in the diversity of its productions, plant crops, livestock, viticulture, our Group also carries various subsidiaries: garden centers, long-distance transport, production and marketing of popcorn, bottling and marketing of local wines, cognac and pineau , animal feed. With its values,


Private Equity Round in 2017
Axéréal est un groupe agro-industriel de 4000 collaborateurs présents dans 13 pays (France, Belgique, Royaume Uni, Irlande, Ethiopie, Inde, Algérie, Bulgarie, Croatie, Hongrie, Roumanie, Serbie, Slovaquie). 350 métiers, 6 branches : Métiers du grain, Meunerie, Malterie, Négoce international, Nutrition animale et Activités spécialisées.

Montaner Pietrini Boissons Group

Private Equity Round in 2015
Montaner Pietrini Boissons Group is a distributor of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Cafés Folliet SA

Private Equity Round in 2015
Cafés Folliet SA produces coffee in France. The company was founded in 1880 and is based in Chambery, France.

Comtesse Du Barry SAS

Private Equity Round in 2011
Comtesse Du Barry SAS produces and supplies foie gras products. The company provides traditional foies gras, such as whole duck and goose foie gras; and bloc of duck and goose foie gras. It also offers foie gras first courses, galantines and pates, appetizers, cold and warm starters, poultry and game products, cassoulets and stews, classic dishes, exotic dishes, confits (preserves), individual dishes, vegetables and relishes, sauces and condiments, and fish dishes. In addition, the company provides desserts and souffles, and chocolates and confectionary products, as well as offers gifts boxes and assortments. It markets and sells its products through its stores and distributors, as well as online. The company was founded in 1908 and is based in Gimont, France. As of June 1, 2011, Comtesse Du Barry SAS operates as a subsidiary of Maisadour S.A.

Malteurop Groupe S.A.

Private Equity Round in 2009
Malteurop is a global leader of the malt industry. Malt, and mainly barley malt, is an essential natural ingredient for brewers and distillers. Malteurop has a global reach and is locally engaged with all malt markets. The group is present in 14 countries on 4 continents with 27 plants. Malteurop positions itself as the integrator of the barley-malt-beer value chain. As the brewer’s key partner, Malteurop secures access to raw materials, manages price risks and develops new varieties of barley.

The Acrelec Group

Venture Round in 2016
Acrelec SAS develops and sells self-order kiosks for quick service restaurants and retail outlet chains in France and internationally. It offers drive-thru, invoice, e-commerce and information, and web pad solutions. The company offers digital signage products, such as digital menu boards for promoting products sales; and order ready boards. It also offers cloud ordering solutions, including order management and picking-up orders at stores via an indoor or outdoor kiosk. In addition, it offers training and consultancy, infrastructure and managed solutions, and hardware support and repair services; and help desk and field engineering services. It also serves stadiums, bakeries, and florists. The company was incorporated in 1989 and is based in Saint-Thibault-des-Vignes, France.

Germicopa SAS

Private Equity Round in 2010
Germicopa SAS engages in the production of potato varieties and seed potatoes for fresh market and industrial processing internationally.

Whiskies du Monde

Private Equity Round in 2018
Les Whiskies du Monde - SAS distributes whiskeys. It offers whiskeys of Scotland, such as blended, blended malt, single grain, and single malt; whiskeys of the world, such as American whiskey, Bourbon, Rye, blended and single malt; rums, such as white rum, old rum, and Xo rum; sakes, such as ginjo, junmai, seishu daiginjo, and seishu junmai ginjo; and other spirits, such as cachaça, cognac, gin, mezcal, porto, punch au rhum, téquila, tonic, and vodka. The company was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Mérignac, France.


Private Equity Round in 2020
Founded in 2013, Amarenco is an Ireland-headquartered independent firm that specialises in investments in renewable energy and solar projects across Ireland, France, Oman and the United Kingdom.

Henri Raffin

Acquisition in 2018
Henri Raffin S.A.S produces meat sausages. Its products include traditional dry sausages, air-dried ham, thin slices, authentic terrines, and sausages from soy. The company was founded in 1937 and is based in La Rochette, France.

LGI Wines

Private Equity Round in 2015
LGI Wines is a provider of french wines and beverages.

Cafés Merling Gestion SAS

Private Equity Round in 2012
Cafés Merling Gestion SAS engages in roasting and selling expresso coffee in France. It offer a wide range of choices such as hot drinks, accompaniments, syrups, jams, and seasonal products such as milkshakes and Christmas teas. The company operates cafe shops for coffee and tea in La Rochelle. In addition the company operates vending machines with hot drinks, cold drinks, sweets, sandwiches, ready meals ,and desserts. Cafés Merling was founded in 1979 and is based in La Périgny, France.

Apex Energies

Private Equity Round in 2018
Apex Energie, independent producer of green energy, is one of the pioneers of solar photovoltaic. The company Montpelliéraine develops, d owns and operates photovoltaic power plants, isolated sites and solar water heaters in France and the overseas departments.

Ceva Santé Animale

Venture Round in 2014
Ceva Sante Animale S.A. engages in the research, development, production, and marketing of pharmaceutical products and vaccines for companion and farm animals. They work with welfare and social programmes around the world to bring this vision to life – anywhere their products and know-how can make a difference and with all kinds of partners. From Uganda, working with small-scale livestock owners and vets to stop sleeping sickness in its tracks, to the UK and USA, where they supply the biggest animal welfare charities with Adaptil® collars to help re-home shelter dogs.

Eurial GIE

Private Equity Round in 2012
Eurial is a company specializing in milk collection , cheese processing and other dairy products. The cheeses and other products dairy of Eurial plants are designed for both industrial and for direct consumption: Hypermarkets and supermarkets / supermarket , restaurant and catering , wholesalers , manufacturers , consumers .


Private Equity Round in 2020
Founded in 2013, Amarenco is an Ireland-headquartered independent firm that specialises in investments in renewable energy and solar projects across Ireland, France, Oman and the United Kingdom.

Olives & Co

Private Equity Round in 2017
Olives & Co is an agribusiness group focused on southern gastronomy.

Triskalia SCA

Private Equity Round in 2013
Triskalia is a agricultural and agri-food cooperative in Brittany, supports farmers in the development of their profession and enhances their production.