Yotta, 1st private equity investor dedicated to Smart Industry

Building together
the future of manufacturing industry

The 4th industrial revolution

has started

Billion of connected objects by 2030
78
Mt of industrial GHG emission in France by 2050
$ billion invested each year in Industry 4.0
%
of 2030 jobs don’t exist yet

Main driver of upcoming world
economic growth

Digitalisation and connectivity, decarbonization, robotics, additive manufacturing, intelligent materials, virtual reality, internet of things, artificial intelligence… So many technologies which are going to revolutionize manufacturing processes in the next 15 years.

An innovative manufacturing industry

efficient, flexible, socially responsible and environmentally sustainable

A mega trend with major economic, social and environmental issues:

  • manufacturing processes development

  • decarbonization and savings in natural resources

  • jobs and organizational transformation

  • value chain redesign

innovative manufactury
yotta capital

Our mission

finance and support French-based performing and environment-friendly industrial SMEs

There are more than 35 000 manufacturing companies in France, representing 80% of domestic R&D and 75% of exports.
80% wish to embark on a significative change of their business model.

Yotta Capital is a signatory of the United Nations-supported PRI

Partners

Our Investment strategy

value creation

Investment focus

  • SME providing technological solutions in Smart industry
    or

  • Industrial SME with a transformation strategy in Smart industry

Verticals

  • Mobility
  • Electronics
  • Chemistry and materials
  • Capital goods

Company profiles

  • Profitable
  • Sales from 5 to 50 M€
  • Based in France

Type of transactions

  • Backing growth project
  • Equity stake from 1 to 15 M€
  • Minority or majority
  • Expansion, buy-out…

Yotta Capital Partners,
1st French-based private equity team

dedicated to Smart Industry

A synergy of operational expertise and private equity competencies

Xavier
Herrmann

Managing
Partner

23 years in audit, 
M&A advisory 
and private equity

Tel: +33 (0)1 81 70 88 51
M: +33 (0)6 23 22 20 25
xhATyottacapital.fr

Benoît
Perrot

Managing
Partner

25 years in structured 
finance and private equity

Tel: +33 (0)1 81 70 88 52
M: +33 (0)6 82 94 23 41
bpATyottacapital.fr

Christophe
Gegout

Managing
Partner

19 year in innovation and corporate finance

Tel: +33 (0)1 81 70 88 54
M: +33 (0)6 15 13 60 56
cgATyottacapital.fr

Daniel
Javed

Senior Investment
Director

15 years in M&A 
advisory and 
corporate development

Tel: +33 (0)1 81 70 88 55
M: +33 (0)6 22 83 10 07
djATyottacapital.fr

Nina
Hervé

Analyst

18 months in advisory and ESG Private equity

Tel: +33 (0)1 81 70 88 56
M: +33 (0)6 25 61 77 01
nhATyottacapital.fr

Pierre
Dejoux

Yotta Smart Industry Founder

28 years leadership in industry

M: +33 (0)6 34 11 21 20
pdxATyottacapital.fr

François
de la Vigne

Senior
Advisor

30+ years in private equity

Mob. 06 22 37 54 26
fdlvATyottacapital.fr

Patrick
Journo

Senior
Advisor

38 years of entrepreneurship in electronics

Mob. 06 35 12 84 11
pjATyottacapital.fr

Proud of our portfolio companies !

specialist in Data & Telecom Infrastructures

Folan design and manufacture passive solutions and equipments for fiber optic networks: network cores, FTTx deployments, Data Centers and Industries.

Investment date: May, 2021

Transaction type: expansion

Yotta’s stake: minority

Headquarter: Rhône (69) – France

high value-added thermal equipements

AET Technologies designs, manufactures and markets a wide range of customized and standard industrial furnaces for strategic industries – micoelectronics, energy, research, metallurgy…

Investment date: July, 2021

Transaction type: management buy-in

Yotta’s stake: majority

Headquarter: Isère (38) – France

manufacturing of complex mechanical parts

DBC co-designs, manufactures and assembles high value added mechanical parts, in particular for hydraulic and connector applications, in the automotive, e-mobility, aeronautics, medical and construction sectors.

 

Investment date: September, 2021

Transaction type: owner buy-out

Yotta’s stake: minority

Headquarter: Haute Savoie (74) – France

robotic handling equipments for semiconductor industry

Recif technologies designs, manufactures, distributes and maintains robotic handling equipment for highly sensitive environments dedicated to the semiconductor industry

 

Investment date: September, 2021

Transaction type: leveraged buy-out

Yotta’s stake: majority

Headquarter: Haute Garonne (31) – France

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optical metrology equipment

Eldim designs and manufactures solutions for the measurement of optical properties ( brightness, colour, display time, etc.) of light sources (screens, LIDAR, etc.).

Investment date: march, 2022

Transaction type: expansion

Yotta’s stake: minority

Headquarter: Calvados (14) – France

technical textiles

Chamatex designs and produces technical textiles for industries such as sport,  luxury, furnishing and protective gear.

Investment date: may, 2022

Transaction type: expansion

Yotta’s stake: minority

Headquarter: Ardèche (07) – France

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protective and accessibility equipements

Wattelez designs, manufactures and sells elastomer-based products for prevention and protection against the risk of shocks, falls and vibrations covering the fields of accessibility for PRM (People with Reduced Mobility), protection of people and equipment.

Investment date: july, 2022

Transaction type: leveraged buy-out

Yotta’s stake : majority

Headquarter: Yvelines (78) – France

News

New offices!
We look forward to meeting you in our new office located 20, rue Royale 75008 Paris
Press release September 16th, 2020
Partnership Pays de la Loire Participations / Yotta Capital Partners
pdf (French)
Press release September 9th, 2020
Yotta Smart Industry 1st closing
pdf (english)
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Yotta Capital Partners
20, rue Royale
75008 PARIS

+33 (0)1 81 70 88 50