Press Release
31 May 2024

Tikehau Capital and CVC Credit Partners Finance Talan’s Voluntary Takeover Bid for Micropole

The Goodwin Paris Debt Finance Team advised Private Debt funds managed by Tikehau Capital and CVC Credit Partners on the financing of Talan’s voluntary takeover bid for all Micropole shares at a €3.12 price per share, which Talan undertook to submit under the terms of a Tender Offer Agreement concluded on May 29, 2024. This offer competes with Mirama’s offer made on March 24, 2024.

Talan is an international consulting group focused on transformation through innovation and technology. For over 20 years, Talan has been advising businesses and public institutions, guiding, and implementing their transformation and innovation projects globally. Micropole is a global group that supports companies in their Data, Cloud and digital transformation, by making them Data intelligent. The combination of Talan and Micropole will create one of Europe's leading Data and Innovation experts.

The Goodwin team is led by Arnaud Fromion and Laurent Bonnet on financing aspects and Charles-Henri de Gouvion Saint Cyr on tax aspects.

The same team also advised Tikehau Capital and CVC Credit Partners on the financing of the investment in the Talan group by Towerbrook in 2020.