Investment date: July 2020
Exit date: February 2022
Transaction type: LBO Financing
Instrument: Unitranche, Mezzanine
Ownership: LBO France
Dominique Dutscher is the leading European distributor of R&D laboratory supplies. The group acts as a critical link between more than 1,500 consumables & equipment manufacturers and 25,000 clients, proposing a catalogue of 740,000 SKUs, most of which are consumables and small equipment corresponding to recurring lab needs.
In February 2020, French mid-market private equity sponsor LBO France acquired Dominique Dutscher. FADP III was selected on an exclusive basis to arrange the unitranche financing of the transaction.