Market Maker

France SC Fund III Nov 2006
French supplier of advertising and promotional material
Company Name:Market Maker
Sector:Promotional and consumer goods
Sales:€ 75m
Date of investment:November 2006
Date of exit:September 2016
Deal Type:OBO, growth
Syntegra Role:Sole investor

business description

  • Market Maker operates in the business of promotional and consumer products sold to various channels
    • ID Com supplies consumer electronic products to large specialized and generalist retail chains and provides such products to leading B2B customers
    • DAG Import serves a large and diversified base of corporate gifts distributors
  • The vast majority of these promotional products is sourced from Asia, and particularly China

transaction strategy

  • Sustain the Group’s strong growth and help structure it to create a leading B2B distribution operator
    • Pursue the organic growth by reinforcing its sales and logistics capacity
    • Structure the company to allow it to manage and control a higher transaction volume