Keensight Capital and CVC Capital Partners have made a joint investment in Sogelink


Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Lyon, France, Sogelink is a leading European provider of software solutions for infrastructure, construction and property management professionals. The company responds to the mission-critical needs of all stakeholders across the value chain by addressing specific industry pain points, and delivering tangible value. Sogelink’s comprehensive software offering digitizes each step of the construction process: infrastructure design, pre-build checks, construction management and post-build risk. The company employs over 600 people across six countries and serves more than 18,000 blue-chip clients and over 200,000 users.

The Deal

Lincoln International advised Keensight Capital and CVC Capital Partners on their joint investment, leveraging its construction software and industrial technology market expertise to support the investment thesis. The transaction serves to further strengthen Sogelink’s position as a leader of the construction tech market in Europe by fueling its next stage of growth.

Our Perspective

Matthieu Rosset, Lincoln International Managing Director who co-led the transaction, commented, “We’re delighted to have worked with Keensight Capital and CVC on this important joint investment. Sogelink is extremely well-placed to further strengthen its position as a leader of the construction tech market in Europe, through sustained innovation, continuous product development and geographic expansion.”

Chris Cavanaugh, Lincoln International Managing Director who co-led the transaction, added, “It was a pleasure to support Keensight Capital and CVC with this pivotal transaction. Sogelink is an impressive business in the rapidly growing construction and critical infrastructure software sectors, which now has the additional capital to continue its international expansion and consolidation efforts.”

Keensight Capital

Keensight Capital, one of the leading European growth buyout firms, is committed to supporting entrepreneurs as they implement their growth strategies. For over 20 years, Keensight Capital’s team of seasoned professionals has leveraged their knowledge of investment and growth industries to invest for the long term in profitable companies with high growth potential and revenues in the range of €10 to €400 million. Drawing on its expertise in the technology and healthcare sectors, Keensight Capital identifies the best investment opportunities in Europe and works closely with management teams to develop and achieve their strategic vision. Keensight Capital’s success has also earned it a Gold Award from the Private Equity Exchange & Awards each year for the last seven consecutive years, and in particular, the Best European Growth Private Equity Fund.

CVC Capital Partners

CVC is a leading global private markets manager with a network of 29 offices throughout EMEA, the Americas, and Asia, with approximately €186 billion of assets under management. CVC has seven complementary strategies across private equity, secondaries, credit and infrastructure, for which CVC funds have secured commitments of approximately €230 billion from some of the world’s leading pension funds and other institutional investors. Funds managed or advised by CVC’s private equity strategies are invested in over 130 companies worldwide, which have combined annual sales of approximately €180 billion and employ more than 615,000 people. For further information about CVC please visit: Follow us on LinkedIn.

All figures as of 31 December 2023, and adjusted to reflect the agreed acquisition of DIF Capital Partners announced in September 2023 (closing of which is subject to regulatory approvals), unless otherwise indicated.

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