Initiative Finance Invests in French Landscaper Edea

 Initiative & Finance and Finance has made a minority investment in French landscaper Groupe EDEA.

With a history of more than 40 years, EDEA has developed a unique know-how in landscaping in complex environments, relying on the mastery of several trades and the combination of several areas of expertise including Forest Engineering, Plant Engineering, Landscape Architecture and Civil Engineering.

The company, with its own internal BE, today carries out various missions such as the creation of DFCI runways, helicopter-borne work, the development of rivers, riprap, support, earthworks in difficult areas, VRD, as well as the creation and realization of high-end landscaped gardens for individuals.

With the entry of Initiative & Finance, the shareholders aim to double EDEA’s turnover within 5 years, notably by relying on an active external growth policy, in particular to accelerate on the markets ( i) the creation of Green Spaces, (ii) VRD in the electricity and Telecom networks markets, and (iii) the recycling of green waste. The company is already in discussions with several targets.

Initiatiuve & Finance is a leading French private equity firm focused on investing  in small and medium-size entyerprises.