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Audacia lists on Euronext Growth Paris

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  • €7.4 million raised
  • Market capitalisation of €32 million
  • 51st listing on Euronext Paris in 2021
  • 159th listing on Euronext in 2021

Paris – 15 October 2021 – Euronext today congratulates Audacia, a leading private equity management company in France, on its listing on Euronext Growth Paris (ticker code: ALAUD).

Audacia is the "Entrepreneurial Private Equity House", and aims to facilitate the creation of funds focused on innovation. With a central platform that includes fund structuring, fundraising, distribution and regulatory management, Audacia attracts leading sector experts to co-produce vehicles specialising in new investment themes. Audacia has developed three core value-creating businesses: growth capital, real estate capital and innovation capital. Since its creation, the company has invested €735 million in 350 French companies. By going public, Audacia intends to accelerate the creation of innovative funds in the quantum, space, food bio-transition, new nuclear, coliving sectors, and more.

Audacia was listed through the admission to trading of the 4,754,054 shares making up its equity and of 1,096,454 new shares issued under a Global Offering[1], after full exercise of the extension option and over-allotment option.

The admission and issue price of Audacia shares was set at €6.75 per share. Market capitalisation was €32 million on the day of listing. The offering raised €7.4 million altogether.

Charles Beigbeder, Founder and Chairman of Audacia, said: "Audacia's IPO on Euronext Growth Paris is a fantastic opportunity to participate in the value creation of a new-generation private equity player, while investing in the second quantum revolution and its applications, which will change our lives. This IPO is also an opportunity for our future shareholders to access the performance of private equity, an asset class that is still not accessible to individual shareholders. With our expertise and a solid pipeline of innovative funds with high performance potential, we aim to reach €1 billion in assets under management by 2025.”

About Audacia, "Entrepreneurial Private Equity House"

Founded in 2006 by Charles Beigbeder, Audacia is a new generation of independent private equity firm whose model facilitates the creation of high potential funds. Audacia is a genuine manufacturer of innovative funds, attracting the best sector experts in three high value-creation businesses: development capital, the historic business of investing in high-growth SMEs and its future fund dedicated to food bio-transition; real estate capital, focused on coliving, a new form of shared housing; innovation capital, with the Quantonation fund being the first global fund specialising in this disruptive technology. Since its creation, the company has invested €735 million in 350 French companies.

[1] The Global Offering was made up of a Public Offering that included an Open Price Public Offering and a Global Placement with institutional investors in France and other countries.

 

[1] The Global Offering was made up of a Public Offering that included an Open Price Public Offering and a Global Placement with institutional investors in France and other countries.

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