Eight Advisory performed the financial vendor due diligence of Plug In Digital in the context of its acquisition by Bridgepoint Development Capital

29 November 2021

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Created in 2012, Plug In Digital is one of the largest French video game distribution and publishing groups. As a distributor and publisher, they provide their services to over 250 studios and distribute their video games to over 300 online stores and other gaming platforms worldwide.

Bridgepoint is a global alternative asset manager dedicated to companies with over €29 billion of assets under management and over 80,000 employees in portfolio companies (private equity). The group has 11 offices with over 100 investment professionals operating across six sectors in Europe, the US and China.

Bridgepoint becomes the majority shareholder of Plug In Digital with a €70 million fundraising.
This transaction will allow Plug In Digital to move upmarket.

The Eight Advisory team was composed of Boris Bignon, Pierre-David Forterre et Richard Emery.