France had not been home to a private equity transaction worth more than €1bn since the summer of 2011 – a dry spell broken in February, when Ardian entered exclusive talks with construction and concessions firm Vinci to back the buyout of its Vinci Park division for an enterprise value of €1.96bn (around 9x EBITDA).
De Scorbiac was responsible for the Accenture Venture fund's activities in Europe
GP sells the Dutch employment agency to its CEO, ending its three-years ownership
Financing for the acquisition was provided by Santander Corporate and Commercial Banking
Sussex Place Ventures, Contour Ventures, Partnership Fund and Outrun Ventures also take part