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Activity :
Tech & Digital

Customer :
PeopletoPeople Group

Acquirer :
Widoobiz

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Advice :
Thomas Bureau, Cyrielle Debeaumont

About Largillière Finance

With offices in Paris, Brussels and Geneva, Largillière Finance is an independent investment bank dedicated to assisting managers and shareholders of small and medium-sized companies with their capital transactions: company sales and acquisitions, financing (capital and/or debt), financial engineering (valuation, etc.) and financial strategy.

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Acquisition - 2017

Acquisition of Widoobiz by PeopletoPeople Group

PeopletoPeople Group – founded and leaded by Christian Pousset – accelerate its growth and announce the takeover of Widoobiz, online media online and digital communication agency

Under the direction of Christian Pousset, PeopletoPeople Group has been supporting companies in their transformation for 10 years, particularly through the management of human capital. The Group is involved in coaching executives through digital training and media training.

Among the proposals for merger with media and communication consulting companies identified by Largillière Finance, the leaders of PeopletoPeople Group have decided to retain Widoobiz. This acquisition strengthens the Group’s Media division and complements its service offering.

About PeopletoPeople Group (www.thepeopletopeoplegroup.com)

Founded in 2007 by Christian Pousset, PeopletoPeople Group supports companies in their transformation and makes human capital a decisive lever for performance. The group covers the following activities: Executive, Consulting, Digital Learning, Employment and Campus. PeopletoPeople obtained the FCPI label in 2014 and in 2015 entered the community of entrepreneurs chosen by Bpifrance to represent growth sectors (Bpi Excellence).

About Widoobiz (www.widoobiz.com)

Founded in 2010 by Julien Noronha, Alexandra Noronha, Thomas Benzazon and Mustafa Curlu, Widoobiz has several activities: Online Media Entrepreneurs and Startup (news articles, radio and video programs, testimonials) and digital communication agency (brand content, audiovisual support, social media …).

Stakeholders List :

Buyer : PeopletoPeople Group Christian Pousset, Florence Di Pace
Sell Side : Widoobiz Julien Noronha
Buyer Advisor : Largillière Finance Thomas Bureau, Cyrielle Debeaumont
Due Diligence : Audit CPA Thalia Dezorzi
Buy Side Corporate Lawyer : CKR Law Corinne Perot-Reboul

Christian Pousset, President of PeopletoPeople Group, entrusts us: « After two unsuccessful experiences with M & A consulting firms, we chose to work with Largillière Finance. The quality of listening and the involvement of its managers allowed us to make this beautiful acquisition. This successful collaboration will surely lead to others. For PeopletoPeople Group, buying Widoobiz is not just about acquiring a company, it’s about betting the convergence of expertise.»

Thomas Bureau, Director at Largillière Finance: « We are very proud to have accompanied Peopletopeople Group in this beautiful relationship. Through this operation, PeopletoPeople Group confirms its dynamic growth both organic and external. The acquisition of Widoobiz is part of the Group’s ambitious roadmap, notably by strengthening its Media division. »

With more than 20 employees, a strong international presence and nearly 30 operations in 2020, Largillière Finance is ranked as the leading small cap investment bank in France:

2021 – Fusions & Acquisitions – Opérations Small Cap – Banque d’affaires – France 2021 – Capital investissement – Opérations LBO Small Cap – Banque d’affaires – France Silver Award 2021 “High-Tech & Healthcare” category “Distribution, Consumer Goods, Personal Services” category “Advisory firm: Positive growth” category

About Largillière Finance

With offices in Paris, Brussels and Geneva, Largillière Finance is an independent investment bank dedicated to assisting managers and shareholders of small and medium-sized companies with their capital transactions: company sales and acquisitions, financing (capital and/or debt), financial engineering (valuation, etc.) and financial strategy.

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