Pinsent Masons acts on the acquisition of Aedian by Aubay

02 Jul 2013 | 04:44 pm |

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Aubay, the French-listed international technology solutions consultancy, on the acquisition of approximately 34.36% of Aedian, a French consultancy firm specialising in the banking and insurance sectors, from its majority shareholder.

The deal, which values the business at €6.80 per share, triggers a tender offer for the remaining shares in accordance with French market regulations.

Aubay, which is listed on Euronext, is a global player in integration and technology consultancy specialising in information and industrial systems, networks and telecommunications.

The combination with Aedian aims to establish a market leader in France, covering the entire range of high added-value services such as cross-functional and business consulting, projects, maintenance, operations management and infrastructure.

Christoph Clerc led the Pinsent Masons team on the matter, with Philippe Malikian, counsel.

Aubay was also advised by Fabrice Demarigny of Marccus Partners.

Aedian was advised by Fidal's Séverine Beaufre and Philippe D'hoir, partners. The reference shareholder was advised by Lawways' Hortense Rouvier, partner.

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