CM-CIC Investissement SA, SCR is the venture capital and private equity arm of Lyonnaise de Banque, specializing in development capital, turnaround, leverage buyouts, buy-ins, growth capital, and management buyouts to develop financing for small and medium-sized businesses. The firm invests in all sectors in companies based in the Mediterranean region of France. CM-CIC Investissement SA, SCR was founded in 1998 and is based in Paris, France with additional offices in Lyon, Nantes, Bordeaux, Lille, and Strasbourg. CM-CIC Investissement SA, SCR operates as a subsidiary of CM-CIC Investissement.
M-CIC Investissement is the equity financing arm of the Crédit Mutuel-CIC group. CM-CIC Investissement supports businesses over the long term, at all stages of their development. The firm offers a wide range of services including minority investments in technology venture capital deals, leveraged buyouts of majority stakes, growth capital transactions, and M&A (Mergers & acquisitions) advisory services.
They have developed their business over more than 30 years, by bringing together companies founded and developed in France's central economic regions. Their history explains the importance of their regional offices and the operational autonomy of their teams.
CM CIC Investissement has made 15 investments. One of their investments was on Jul 11, 2018, when they invested in Socomore.
The firm typically invests in France, America, and Morocco. It invests between €0.3 million ($0.39 million) and €20 million ($29.72 million) in companies with a turnover between $9.5 and $950 million. The firm invests as a minority shareholder in most of its portfolio companies, typically investing between $950,000 and $9.5 million.