In this transaction, Invest Corporate Finance acted as historic financial adviser to the company and vendors.
The Swiss group MCI reorganises its capital and opens it up to EMZ Partners and Indigo Capital in order to begin a new stage of its development. MCI was supported since 2011 by Iris Capital, joined in 2013 by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, which supported it in its ambitious projects for internationalisation and expansion of its offer of services, notably in digital sectors.
A family Group led by the Tondeur family and its managerial team for 30 years, MCI assists companies, professional associations, learned and institutional societies in their strategy of event communication and the organisation of their congresses. Present in 31 countries through 63 offices, MCI intends to accelerate its international deployment with the backing of the funds provided by EMZ Partners and Indigo Capital.
Executives involved in this transaction:
MCI Group: Sebastian Tondeur, Roger Tondeur
Vendors Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners: François-Xavier Mauron, Sophie Nordmann-Caetano, Tanguy Tauzinat; Iris Capital: Erik de la Rivière
Advisers to the Company and the Vendors
Financial Adviser: Invest Corporate Finance (Raphaël Rossello, Virginie Lagrange, Rémi Pollet)
VDD financial: E&Y (Stefan Rösch-Rütsche, Amaury Bonnaire, Olivier Urech, Camille Denis)
VDD strategic and commercial: LEK (David Danon Boileau, Serge Hovsepian, Olivier Asset, Maxime Julian)
Lawyers: Cohen Amir-Aslani (Karine Fitau, Rebecca Guyot), Jacquemoud & Stanislas (Philippe Jacquemoud, Alexandre Estier), Chammas & Marcheteau (Jérôme Chapron, Denis Marcheteau)
Purchasers Indigo Capital: Monique Deloire, Laurent Arbona de Soler, Martin Bellé; EMZ Partners: Pierre-François Gueit, Thierry Raiff
Advisers to the Purchasers
Financial due diligence: PWC (Martin Naquet-Radiguet, Sophie Gerbaud)
Strategic and commercial due diligence: Indefi (Julien Berger)
Lawyers: De Pardieu Brocas Maffei (Jean-François Pourdieu, Sandra Benhaïm), Python (Marc Joory)
Iris Capital press release