Created in 1996, Ardian is an independent French private equity firm. It is entering into exclusive negotiations with Alixio’s shareholders with a view to acquiring a stake.
Founded in 2010, Alixio is a strategic consulting and HR operational services group dedicated to the success of transformations with high human and social stakes. It has nearly 750 employees and will have achieved a turnover of 120 million euros in 2021.
This operation will enable Alixio to develop, consolidate its leadership and expand its portfolio of businesses. It will not change Alixio’s operational governance, which will remain chaired by Raymond Soubie, with Philippe Vivien and Guillaume Allais retaining their respective positions as Vice-Chairman and Managing Director.
The Eight Advisory team in charge of the financial due diligence was composed of Eric Demuyt, Mathieu Morisot, François Thoumie and Joan Nicolas Pulido.
The Eight Advisory Tax team in charge of the tax due diligence was composed of Guillaume Rembry, Hubert Christophe, Priscille Baizeau and Maxence Linker.