Private equity firm Equistone Partners Europe has acquired French engineering consultancy Vulcain Ingénierie from NiXEN Partners, Initiative & Finance.
Vulcain Ingénierie was founded in 1998 and provides engineering consultancy to the energy, pharmaceuticals and infrastructure sectors.
Under Equistone’s ownership the business will continue to develop in France as well as expand internationally.
Stanislas Gaillard and Grégoire Châtillon, Partners at Equistone, said: "We were impressed by the quality of the Group's business model and positioning, as well as the quality of its management team."
Alban Guilloteau and Frédéric Grard, co-CEOs of Vulcain Ingénierie, added: "We are delighted to partner with Equistone and launch a new investment and development cycle aiming, in particular, at expanding the Group's international footprint, strengthening our business expertise and reinforcing our regional network."