Ergon Capital Partners acquired a 66% stake in Ipe (Visionnaire) from Alto Partners

25 January 2022

Fineurop Soditic acted as exclusive financial adviser to the private equity fund Ergon Capital Partners III in the acquisition of approximately 66% stake in Ipe S.r.l. from Alto Partners and the company’s management in a secondary buy out transaction. The sellers will reinvest in the company.


Ipe Visionnaire






April 26 2014


Italy - Belgium


Luxury furniture

Headquartered near Bologna, Ipe is a leading Italian luxury firm, owner of the brand Visionnaire. The company distributes its luxury furniture items worldwide in over 50 countries through 13 flagship stores and show rooms in strategic markets such as Italy, China, Singapore, Russia, Turkey and in the Middle East. Visionnaire’s solutions are sold through a wide network composed of more than 600 mono and multi brand stores as well as over 1,000 architectural firms and interior design showrooms. Ipe generated 2013 sales of €35 million (16% increase compared to 2012) with an EBITDA margin of over 20%. Export represents 80% of revenue. The transaction will allow Ipe to improve its presence in countries such as France, UK, USA and Benelux region, where the main shareholder benefits from important relationships.


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