• Groupe Saint Aubin is a French manufacturer of fine desserts, savory snacks and fresh salads
  • With over 137 years' experience, 119 employees, three production sites in the Burgundy region, and a research and development (R&D) laboratory, the group offers a wide range of customized made-to-measure products, in addition to a standard ready-to-order range for major retailers, foodservice distributors and bakery-pastry chains
  • Since the entry of CAPZA as majority shareholder in 2019, Groupe Saint Aubin has expanded its business by investing in its production facilities, significantly boosting its industrial performance and renovating its product range to pursue expansion in its core markets


  • DC Advisory acted as exclusive financial advisor to CAPZA on the sale of Groupe Saint Aubin to Groupe Antilles-Glaces
  • DC Advisory conducted a competitive process with a limited number of strategic and private equity buyers, pre-qualified for their appetite for Groupe Saint Aubin


  • In April 2024, Groupe Antilles-Glaces acquired a majority stake in Groupe Saint Aubin from CAPZA, which sold its entire stake
  • Groupe Antilles-Glaces, one of France's leading agri-food players in the French West Indies and French Guiana, is continuing its expansion in mainland France and product diversification following the acquisition of Glaces de Lyon in 2018
  • Groupe Antilles-Glaces will continue to develop Groupe Saint Aubin's business, while implementing already identified synergies
  • This transaction further illustrates DC Advisory’s expertise and bolsters its credentials in the agribusiness, food & beverage sector