Support to Port Adhoc in its refinancing
11 Oct 2022
11 Oct 2022
Eight Advisory assisted Port Adhoc in its refinancing by Vauban Infrastructure Partners, Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management and NextStage AM & AXA France.
Port Adhoc redefines its financial structure for a total amount of €70m.
Founded in 2004, Port Adhoc is a marina operator in Europe with 11 sites, 7 in France and 4 in the Netherlands, representing approximately 10,000 berths in 6 marinas, 3 dry ports and 2 mixed ports. Its ambition is to transform its infrastructure into a true travel and leisure destination for a wide range of people, from boat enthusiasts to a cross-generational audience.
Vauban Infrastructure Partners is an infrastructure asset manager. Vauban is the wholly owned subsidiary of Natixis Investment Managers dedicated to sustainable infrastructure investments.
Edmond de Rothschil Asset Management is an independent, family-owned investment company.
NextStage AM & AXA France, the independent asset management company and the French insurance company, have launched an investment programme called Pépites & Territoires which aims to strengthen the capital of innovative French SMEs and support entrepreneurs in their development
This transaction will allow Port Adhoc to:
- Benefit from long-term debt by refinancing old short and medium-term debt, generate additional cash flow and improve financial profitability
- Raise funds for future acquisitions
- Reshape the shareholder structure through a buyout, strengthening the two largest shareholders.
The Eight Advisory team was led by Erwann Huon de Kermadec.