September 22nd, 2020

Acquisition by Eurazeo PME of a controlling stake in EasyVista

Natixis Partners advised Eurazeo PME on the acquisition, alongside the founders, of a 67.2% stake in EasyVista from certain reference shareholders. Headquartered in Paris and New York and listed on Euronext Growth, EasyVista is a global provider of solutions automating the management of services delivered to employees and customers. EasyVista supports more than 1,500 public and private customers from various industries in the digitalization of business processes and the improvement of operational performance and customer satisfaction. European leader, EasyVista posted sales of c. €46m in 2019, of which over 40% internationally, notably in North America and Southern Europe. Eurazeo PME completed the acquisition of a 67.2% stake on September 22nd, 2020 at a price of 70 euros per share, valuing 100% of the share capital of EasyVista at approximately 131 million euros on a fully diluted basis. On September 29th, 2020 Eurazeo PME announced the filing with the AMF of a simplified public offer targeting all remaining securities issued by the company. With the support of Eurazeo PME, EasyVista will be able to further accelerate its development particularly internationally, and its external growth policy. After the transactions advised on Softway Medical, Cegid Public, Finance Active and Optis in the past two years, this new transaction highlights Natixis Partners strong expertise in the software field. This transaction also illustrates our experience in public M&A after our involvements on Assystem Technologies (now Expleo), Tessi or Orchestra.