Alantra acted as debt advisor to Coyote Group on the set up of a unitranche financing brought by Tikehau IM

October 3, 2018
  • Advised by Alantra, Coyote Group has issued a unitranche subscribed by Tikehau IM.  The purpose of this transaction is notably to refinance existing debt. It is in favour of group development.
  • Founded in 2005, Coyote is the pioneer and European leader of real time community-based information for drivers and offers B2B and B2C services including driving assistance systems, after-theft services and fleet management. Its community doubled in four years and is based on loyal users of which 80% are customers for more than three years. Headquartered in Suresnes in France, the company employs 350 people in five different countries and generated sales of €115m in 2017.
  • Led by its CEO Fabien Pierlot, the company aims at pursuing ongoing projects including the international development with a focus in Europe and the expansion on the B2B market following the acquisition of the listed company Traqueur earlier this year.

 

Management: Fabien Pierlot, Benoit Lambert, Thomas Cecconello

Debt advisor: Alantra (Franck Portais, Oriane Durvye, Pierre-Louis Nahon, Mathieu Theuret, Thomas Lenoble)

Legal (Borrower): Frieh (Emmanuel Scialom), Dentons (Jean Marc Allix, Hortense Atthenont-Duret, Margaux Fontan, Clément Gerthoffer, Cécile Bayle), CMS Francis Lefebvre (Jean-Eric Cros, Thibault Jabouley, Sophie Mahy)

Legal (Lender): Willkie Far & Gallagher (Paul Lombard, Igor Kukhta, Ralph Unger, Marie Aubard)

Lender: Tikehau IM (Cécile Mayer-Lévi, Charles Bourgeois, Vincent Leprevots)

By Yago Sánchez October 3, 2018 Corporate News, Press Releases

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