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White goods spare parts

Vespa Capital sold its investment in SDS in 2017

Business Profile

  • French leader in the distribution of spare parts and accessories for household white and brown goods.

  • 1 million SKUs and over 5,000 customers.

  • 60% of sales via the internet and 132 dedicated employees.

Key Strengths

Vespa Capital sold SDS in January 2017 to Industries & Finances Partenaires.

  • Excellent management team.
  • Track record of continuous profit growth and market share gain.
  • Widely dispersed base of over 5,000 loyal customers.
  • Resilient business that is not correlated to general economic conditions.
  • Outstanding operational organisation including IT, logistics and purchasing.
  • Unique proprietary Salesforce.


What SDS says

This transaction fulfils our objective to initiate the next cycle of SDS's development with the backing of a financial partner. We chose Vespa Capital to increase our focus on financial management and business development that will further accelerate our growth. Vespa Capital appeared to us, from the very start, as the ideal partner. Their approach and significant experience made this strategic choice obvious and simple.

Luc Resslen, CEO, SDS