SOFIMAC group has been specialized in private equity for 30 years dedicated to unlisted companies in Espace Central zone up to Rhône-Alpes and Centre regions. SOFIMAC was one of the first French VC companies located out of Paris area. Based on nearly € 110 millions outstanding credit, the subsidiary SOFIMAC Partners manages about 100 operations through several financial tools and invests about € 10 millions. The company focuses on one hand in capital/LBO development for industry and services and on the other hand in the field of health and technologies.
CACF DEVELOPPEMENT SAS is part of the local subsidiary of Crédit Agricole Mutuel de CENTRE France, dedicated to equity investments in unlisted companies. CACF Développement is the main financial player in its area (Puy de Dôme, Allier, Creuse, Cantal et Correze). Moreover, it is one of the biggest local subsidiaries of the Credit Agricole group and it has spent more than € 40 millions of its funds in private equity. CACF Développement is currently involved in about 30 companies and invests close to € 8 millions in capital development and/or assignment. In 2008, CACF Développement invested € 8.4 millions in 11 operations.