Tikehau Ace Capital acquires high-precision mechanical machining company Visco

Tikehau Ace aims to consolidate Visco's positions and accelerate its development.

  • Visco specialises in the design, development and manufacturing of complex, high value-added parts and sub-assemblies
  • Tikehau Ace Capital is a fully owned subsidiary of Tikehau Capital, focused on strategic industries and technologies
  • Tikehau Ace investors include Airbus, Safran, Dassault, Thales, EDF, Naval Group and Sopra Steria

Tikehau Ace Capital on Wednesday announced the completion of its acquisition of Visco, a company focused on high-precision mechanical machining for industries including defence, aerospace, armaments and energy.

Visco, located in the Châlette-sur-Loing commune in France, specialises in the development and manufacture of complex, high value-added parts and sub-assemblies. Founded in 1908, the company has in-house expertise in both high-precision machining of hard or exotic metals and the assembly of complex sub-parts.

“Visco is a company with solid potential, differentiating expertise in its markets and the trust of its customers,” commented Cyril Moulin, executive director at Paris-based Tikehau Ace Capital. “We are pleased to join Fabrice Doizon and his teams in this new phase. With our sector knowledge, our ambition is to give new means to the company to consolidate its positions and accelerate its development.”

“Tikehau Ace Capital’s investment in Visco is a sign of confidence and a recognition of the work accomplished by all our teams with the support of our family shareholders in recent years,” said Visco president, Fabrice Doizon. “It reflects the potential for development of our company and its particular role in the value chain of high-tech industries, particularly defence and aerospace.”