SPE is an active private equity investment manager specializing in French small- to medium-sized businesses. The firm invests in high-growth companies where the management team is ambitious and driven. They invest across sectors and favor electronics, business services, retail, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, construction and industry. Their investment approach is strongly regional, and they particularly focus on the south east and upper north of France.SPE's divestment strategy emphasizes dynamism and aims for decorrelation from economic cycles. The firm's exit strategies include LBOs, purchase by entrepreneurs, trade sales and IPOs.