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Souriau (2006 – 2011)

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

  • Organic growth and build-up
  • Majority stake
  • Aerospace connector solutions

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.

Souriau website

Our contribution

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-year R&D commitment at the beginning of a difficult economic and aerospace business cycle

Successful outcomes

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


Growth in revenue


Growth in EBITDA over the investment period