Meotec acquires Cristal Décisions

Sector(s)
Business Services
Deal type
Buy a business
Date
December 2021
Countries involved
France

Client

Meotec is a French management and procurement consulting services group

Deal

Capitalmind has advised Meotec on the acquisition of Cristal Décisions from Ayming

Parties

Lead team

  • Michel Degryck

    Michel Degryck

    Managing Partner France

About the deal

Meotec is a French management and procurement consulting services group with a European footprint. Meotec is a fast-growing player which is expanding through acquisitions of complementary players, providing new services, new geographical footprints or complementary business models.

Ayming is a French group specialized in consulting services to recover tax and R&D tax credits. Ayming is strong of 1300 employees through its 15 countries in Europe, Northern America and Asia.

Cristal Décisions comprises the French activities of Ayming dedicated to procurement and supply chain consulting services. Cristal Decisions core business is to produce savings for its clients and is compensated based on performance through success fees

By joining forces, Meotec and Cristal Decisions will generate strong commercial synergies and accelerate growth. Cristal will provide its expertise on new procurement categories, notably real estate and energy savings, and a new business model based on performance fees, while Meotec will provide access to its large client portfolio and to its international offices to boost Cristal Décisions.

What we did

Capitalmind has advised Meotec on the deal structuring and negotiations with Ayming, while assisting the discussions with Cristal Décisions key managers, who are acquiring the company together with Meotec.