Souriau is a world leader in interconnection solutions for harsh environments, used in aerospace, defence, energy and railway applications.

The company is highly regarded for the quality of its proprietary products and its service to demanding customers.

Our investment was designed to support a highly proficient management team in deploying a project to increase production capacity, enhance its sales and marketing strategy and consolidate its market position in North America.

Our contribution

  • Facilitating a major prospecting drive at Bombardier via the Sagard network.
  • Assisting in the completion of acquisitions in the United States.
  • Supporting major production capacity expansion projects in France.
  • Supporting a robust multi-yearR&D commitment at the beginning of a difficult economic and aerospace business cycle.

Successful outcomes

  • Souriau firmly cemented its position as a leading supplier to large accounts (particularly Airbus, which gave several Supplier Awards)
  • Capacity extension project successfully brought on stream in France.
  • Assembly plant built in India, helping to improve Souriau’s competitiveness and quality performance.
  • Successful acquisition of PAE in the United States, thereby strengthening Souriau’s position in the North American market.

40%

growth in revenue

60%

growth in EBITDA over the investment period