Eight Advisory carries out financial due diligences for Ardian, in the context of its acquisition of a majority stake in Staci

11 October 2019

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Eight Advisory carries out financial due diligences for Ardian, in the context of its acquisition of a majority stake in Staci

Ardian, one of the world’s leading private investors, has acquired a majority stake in Staci, a European leader in specialty logistics, from Cobepa.

Founded in 1989, Staci is an independent company that has become one of the European leaders in innovative B2B and B2B2C logistics solutions for companies wishing to outsource all or part of their network or customer procurement operations.

Ardian is one of the world’s leading private equity firms with $96 billion managed and/or advised in Europe, America and Asia.

The Ardian team invests in mid- and large-cap companies, applying transformation strategies that enable them to become world leaders in their niche markets.

As part of this investment process, Ardian was advised by the Eight Advisory team.

The financial due diligence was carried out by Eric Demuyt (Partner), Pierre-David Forterre (Director), Mathilde Dussaillant (Manager).

 

About Eight Advisory: Eight Advisory advises company managers, investors and banks within the context of corporate Transactions, Restructuring and Transformation in France and abroad. Its 400 employees, including 48 partners, offer their financial and operational expertise in support of corporate decision-making.

Eight Advisory is a European company, based in France, UK, Belgium, Nederlands and in Germany and is also the founding member of Eight International a network composed of a number of independent partners located in 20 countries throughout Europe, the Americas, Asia & Oceania.