MBO of Nova Consulting

Business Services / TMT
Deal type
Buyout / MBO / Sell your business
October 2018
Countries involved


Nova Consulting is a strategy consulting company focused on return on investment analysis and optimization in the sports, tourism, and culture industries


Capitalmind advised Nova Consulting on the investments completed by Isatis Capital and the management


Lead team

  • Michel Degryck

    Michel Degryck

    Managing Partner France
  • Jean-Arthur Dattée

    Jean-Arthur Dattée

    Partner France
  • Christopher Martin

    Christopher Martin

    Vice President France

About the deal

Nova Consulting is a strategy consulting firm that specializes in performance optimization. Founded in 2006, The group uses a quantitative approach, combining strong know-how and proprietary tools, in markets or issues with a high degree of irrationality and emotion.

With offices in Paris, Shanghai and New York, the group is built around prestigious and experienced profiles, successfully working on niche markets such as strategy consulting for brands and clients in the leisure sectors (tourism, sports & culture).

After a competitive process, Isatis Capital invested in Nova Consulting: “This operation allows us, along with all the operational teams, to enter into the long-term pursuit of our growth project, while benefiting from the support of a key partner who shares our values and ambition.” Says Julien Bernard, President of Nova Consulting.

“We are excited to join Nova Consulting’s entrepreneurial venture and look forward to working alongside the management. Together we will accelerate the international development of the company by capitalizing on its unique know-how and talents. This operation marks the success of the Group’s model and will be part of its continuity, particularly through selective acquisitions of players that are compatible with its management model .” Nicolas Schwindenhammer, Associate Director at Isatis Capital.

What we did

Capitalmind actively supported the shareholders along the entire process: deal structuring, marketing material preparation, business plan modelling, organization of a competitive process with relevant PEs, negotiation, execution support during the due diligence phase, and assistance in legal negotiations.