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June 8, 2021

Blackfin Capital Partners signs a primary LBO managed by Olifan group

King & Spalding advised Blackfin Capital Partners in the context of the primary LBO signed with Olifan Group, a company specialized in asset management. Blackfin now holds 40% of the capital alongside the 24 partners, the employees, the Financière Responsable and Eurex, the historical shareholders who together held 2% of the capital. This partnership with Blackfin will accelerate Olifan Group's growth strategy, which aims to double in size by 2025.

Blackfin Capital Partners, founded in 2009, is one of Europe's leading private equity firms specializing in financial services. Blackfin's team consists of approximately 30 professionals based in Paris, Brussels and Frankfurt. Blackfin has already raised approximately $2 billion to support its investments, with the ambition of becoming the leading partner for financial entrepreneurs.

The Olifan Group is one of France's leading wealth management specialists, with 25 partners and more than 140 wealth management advisors in 11 offices in France, with a portfolio of 4,200 clients.