LGT Private Debt teams up with Bridgepoint Development Capital to support Anaveo in the execution of its growth strategy

18 January 2024

LGT Private Debt has provided Anaveo, a company backed by Bridgepoint Development Capital, with debt facilities to support the execution of its growth strategy. Anaveo is a provider of smart video systems and security solutions in France.

Founded in 1995 and headquartered in Lyon, France, Anaveo is a high-quality provider of electronic security solutions to small and medium-sized enterprises. Its offering covers a broad range of security systems, from video surveillance and intrusion detection to access control and fire safety. The company supplies integrated solutions, leveraging an advanced proprietary technological platform, as well as value added services and remote monitoring. Anaveo is owned by the private equity firm Bridgepoint Development Capital and employs over 360 professionals through 13 agencies across France.

Kevin Abrial, Partner at LGT Capital Partners, commented: “We are pleased to support Bridgepoint Development Capital and Anaveo as the company embarks on its next growth phase. We believe that Anaveo is well positioned to accelerate its expansion, building on its smart security solutions and proprietary technology platform, as well as its strong commercial track record."

Louis Paul-Dauphin, Director at Bridgepoint Development Capital, said: “LGT Private Debt has proven to be a responsive partner and demonstrated its ability to understand the strong potential of Anaveo, being committed to delivering a bespoke financing solution to meet the company’s requirements and to accompany its management’s ambitions. We are pleased to partner with a lender engaged with our vision for the future of the company.”

Private debt is one of LGT Capital Partners’ areas of expertise in the field of private markets. The team has an average of 13 years of industry experience and is based in Paris, London and Frankfurt. It has invested more than EUR 5.3 billion since 2005. As a specialist in the European private debt market, it arranged the first unitranche transaction in Europe in 2007.