Lorentz, Deschamps & Associés (LD&A), advises CM CIC LBO Partners and Perfectis in the MBO of telecom operator Nerim
Paris, April 19th, 2012
In 1999 by Christophe Carel and Raphaël Bouaziz created Nerim (www.nerim.fr), a telecom operator focusing on SMEs in France providing internet access, hosting and telecom services.
With an average annual growth in excess of 20% over the past 10 years, Nerim has built a robust services portfolio. The company has also successfully pursued a build up strategy with 5 completed acquisitions in 10 years bringing new services and expertise, customer portfolio and network assets. In 2011, Nerim had a turnover of €24m.
The Management Buyout (« MBO ») is led by Cyril de Metz, CEO, Raphaël Bouaziz and the management team with the support of CM-CIC LBO Partners who becomes the majority shareholder. François Carlot, Managing Partner at LD&A, comments: « this transaction is a key milestone in the history of the company. Nerim will have the means to pursue and accelerate its growth, leveraging in particular its technical competencies & a strong customer base».
LD&A is a European corporate banking firm specialized in private equity, public placements and M&A operations for high-tech and cleantech companies.
For further information :
LD&A : www.ldaglobal.com
François Carlot, Managing Partner
Stéphane Saudo, Associate
Corinne Charles : +33 46 04 75 30 / +33 6 60 64 33 72 – [email protected]