Eight Advisory carries out the financial and tax due diligence and the review of the financial model for Ielo

24 July 2020

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Eight Advisory carries out the financial and tax due diligence and the review of the financial model for Ielo

Eight Advisory carried out the financial and tax due diligence and the review of the financial model in the context of DIF Capital Partners’ acquisition of stake in Ielo.

Ielo, a major player in optical fiber networks for companies, is making its first capital opening by joining forces with DIF Capital Partners, a Dutch infrastructure fund, already present in Paris, which is taking a minority stake in the capital.

This transaction is a major step forward in the ambitious €160 million investment plan over the next five years (out of which €90 million over the next two years) initiated by Ielo, which is betting on a wider opening of the corporate telecoms market in the coming years.

Eight Advisory worked on the financial due diligence and on the review of the financial model, the team was composed of Lionnel Gérard, Sébastien Smercan and Erwann Huon de Kermadec.

Eight Advisory Tax worked on the tax due diligence part, the team was composed of Guillaume Rembry, Guillaume Exerjean and Tatiana Marislavac.

 

About Eight Advisory:

Eight Advisory  provides guidance to managers, investors and banks in their corporate Transactions, Reorganizations, Transformations and Financial Engineering both in France and internationally. The firm’s 440 employees, including 54 Partners, propose a financial and operational specialization dedicated to assisting managerial decision-making.

Eight Advisory is a European group, with a presence in France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, capable of tapping, by virtue of its status as an Eight International Founding Member, into a network composed of several independent partners set up in 20 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Oceania.

Eight Advisory Tax is a law firm specialising exclusively in taxation. Eight Advisory Tax works with companies of all sizes, from start-ups to large accounts, finding solutions to their ongoing or specific fiscal challenges, supporting their growth (internal and external) and their restructuring operations. The firm also acts on behalf of investment funds, advising them on ongoing or specific management of their portfolios (tax compliance, structuring of investments and divestments, management packages, etc).