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October 2020

Accuracy advised Ascom Invest

Accuracy conducted financial buy-side due diligence for Ascom Invest (holding of Group By My Car) in the context of the acquisition of Marcel from Group Renault. ...

October 2020

Accuracy advised Ardian

Accuracy conducted sell-side financial due diligence for Ardian in the context of the sale of Kersia to IK Investment partners. ...

October 2020

Thought Leaders – 2020 Arbitration rankings

We are pleased to announce that Erik van Duijvenvoorde, Accuracy partner, has been nominated as Thought Leader in the 2020 Arbitration rankings. Q&A: https://whoswholegal.com/erik-van-duijvenvoorde LinkedIn post: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/fadia-benamar-77b6a915_ga...

May 2020

Accuracy advises Kersia

Accuracy conducted financial buy-side due diligence for Kersia in the context of the acquisition of Holchem from Ecolab. ...

April 2020

Accuracy advised Protect Medical, the holding company set up by Borromin Capital Fund IV in June 2019 to acquire Söhngen Group (Söhngen), on the acquisition of Spencer Italia S.r.l. (Spencer) on 17th April 2020. With this, Protect Medical is following its strategy to b...

March 2020

Best Workplaces in France 2020 awards

Great Place To Work® has announced the results for the 2020 Best Workplaces in France awards. For the 12th year in a row, Accuracy is among the top-ranked participants, taking fourth place in the 50–500 employees category. ...

March 2020

Accuracy advises La Caisse de Dépôts et Consignations

Accuracy conducted buy-side due diligence for La Caisse de Dépôts et Consignations in the context of the acquisition of investment stakes held by l'Agence des Participations de l'Etat and La Banque Postale in the Société de Financement Local (SFIL), ex-Dexia Crédit Loc...

February 2020

Congratulations to our client Gimv for the acquisition of Köberl Group! The group is one of the leading full-service providers of facility management and technical building services in the southern German market. Accuracy provided financial due diligence services and S...

February 2020

Accuracy received the Great Place to Work certification

Accuracy received the Great Place to Work certification for all of its participating offices. What is the Great Place to Work® Certification? Great Place to Work® Certification is the most definitive ‘Employer-of-Choice’ recognition that organisations aspire to achieve...

February 2020

Accuracy advises AXA REIM

Accuracy conducted buy-side due diligence for AXA REIM in the context of the acquisition of the Italie II shopping centre from Hammerson. ...

February 2020

Accuracy advises Tishman Speyer

Accuracy conducted sell-side financial due diligence for Tishman Speyer in the context of the sale of the Lumière building (Paris) to Primonial and Samsung. ...

February 2020

Accuracy advises ADIA

Accuracy conducted sell-side financial due diligence for ADIA in the context of the sale of property assets to Primonial. ...

February 2020

Accuracy advises ADIA

Accuracy conducted sell-side financial due diligence for ADIA in the context of the sale of property assets to Amundi Immobilier and Crédit Agricole Centre Est. ...

February 2020

Accuracy advises Naxicap

Accuracy conducted sell-side financial due diligence for Naxicap in the context of the sale of a minority stake in Emerige to Eurazeo. ...

January 2020

Accuracy advises Elivie

Accuracy conducted sell-side financial diligence for the shareholders of Elivie, in the context of Ardian's entry in the share capital of Elivie's subsidiary Santé CIE. ...

January 2020

Accuracy advised L. Possehl & Co. mbh in the context of the acquisition of the European Foundation Group B.V. (EFG). The Group specialises in providing foundation solutions based on screw piles for buildings, homes, industrial and infrastructural works, as well as soil...

December 2019

Accuracy advises LVMH

Accuracy conducted buy-side due diligence for LVMH in the context of the acquisition of a minority stake in Masoni. ...

December 2019

Accuracy advises Cobepa

Accuracy was engaged by Cobepa to perform due diligence on both Sparflex and Enoplastic in the context of the merger of the two groups. ...

December 2019

Accuracy assisted Société Générale in the divestment process of PEMA GmbH, a truck and trailer rental company managing a fleet of around 19,000 vehicles in seven countries across Europe. ...

November 2019

Accuracy advised Naxicap Partners

Accuracy advised Naxicap Partners in the context of the acquisition of alwitra Group, a German manufacturer of system solutions for flat roofs. The company was acquired from its management. ...

October 2019

Accuracy – Expanding | Innovating

Accuracy is proud to be expanding its forensics capabilities, adding highly experienced new advisors to its investigations practice and developing new document analytics tools to quickly identify evidence or areas of concern. Accuracy’s forensic investigations team use...

August 2019

Accuracy advises Société Générale

Accuracy assisted Société Générale in the divestment process of PEMA GmbH, a truck and trailer rental company managing a fleet of around 19,000 vehicles in seven countries in Europe. ...

March 2019

London International Disputes Week: 7 – 10 May 2019

Accuracy is a Platinum Sponsor of the LIDW 2019. We are ranked fourth in the world on the Who’s Who Legal listing of Expert Witnesses in Arbitration.   Our disputes experts include: Stuart Appelbe Who's Who Legal Consulting Experts: Experts - Construction - Quantum & De...

December 2018

Accuracy advises Bpifrance and Omnes Capital

Accuracy advised Bpifrance and Omnes Capital in the context of their increased stake in UNITe. With 64 production sites, UNITe is one of the leading independent producers of 100% renewable electricity in France....

December 2018

Arbitration 2019: Future Leaders – Expert Witnesses Analysis

Accuracy is proud to announce that 12 of its partners and directors have been included in the Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2019 list of Arbitration Expert Witnesses, in recognition of the outstanding quality of their services, and a further three partners are included i...

December 2018

Accuracy advises BNP Paribas

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for BNP Paribas REIM in the context of the acquisition of the office building Le Perigares in Val de Fontenay....

November 2018

Accuracy assisted Federation Entertainment

Accuracy assisted Federation Entertainment in the context of its €16 million fundraising. Federation Entertainment is a television production company, producing series such as Le Bureau des Légendes broadcast on Canal+ and Marseille, broadcast on Netflix and TF1....

October 2018

Accuracy advises Green Yellow

Accuracy performed the vendor due diligence on Green Yellow (a subsidiary of the Casino group) in the context of the acquisition of a minority interest by Tikehau Capital and BPI France....

October 2018

Accuracy – partner of the Grand Prix de l’Economie/Les Echos

Jean-Michel Blanquer, Moussa Camara and Annette Roux winners of the Grand Prix de l’Economie 2018 The three winners of the Grand Prix de l’Economie 2018 awarded by "Les Echos" (in partnership with Accuracy and Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier) were handed their prizes o...

September 2018

Accuracy advises Artemis

Accuracy performed vendor due diligence for Artemis in the context of the sale of La Centrale de Financement to Groupe April....

July 2018

Accuracy advises Debiopharm

Accuracy performed the vendor due diligence for Debiopharm Investment in the context of its fundraising activities for Carbonex....

July 2018

Accuracy advises Unibail-Rodamco Westfield

Accuracy performed the vendor due diligence for Unibail-Rodamco Wesfield in the context of the sale of its four shopping centres in Spain - Los Arcos, Bahía Sur, el Faro and Vallsur....

July 2018

Accuracy advises Azulis

Accuracy performed vendor due diligence for Azulis in the context of the sale of Holweg Weber to Motion Equity Partners....

June 2018

Accuracy advises Kersia

Accuracy advised Kersia (formerly Hypred), a portfolio company of Ardian, in the context of the acquisition of Kilco, a company based in Scotland (United Kingdom) and a specialist in animal health and food safety combination....

June 2018

Accuracy advises Loxam

Accuracy performed the buy side due diligence for Loxam in the context of the acquisition of Nove in Italy....

February 2018

Accuracy advises Conforama

Accuracy assisted Conforama in the context of its agreement with Tikehau Capital for the implementation of its financing plan....

February 2018

Accuracy advises BPI France

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for BPI France in the context of the absorption of the investment firm, CDC International Capital....

January 2018

Accuracy advises Unibail-Rodamco

Accuracy performed the vendor due diligence for Unibail-Rodamco on a portfolio of two outlet centres (Channel Outlet Store and Usine Roubaix) in the context of their sale to Primonial REIM....

January 2018

Accuracy advises Faurecia S.A.

Accuracy advised Faurecia S.A., a global leader in automotive equipment, in the context of the acquisition of Hug Engineering AG, a key player in the area of diesel particulate filters and catalytic exhaust gas purification. The target was acquired from ElringKlinger, o...

September 2017

Accuracy advises Edify

Accuracy advised EDIFY in the context of the acquisition of the entire share capital of Thermo Technologies, the controlling holding company of Thermocompact....

September 2017

Accuracy advises Schneider Electric

Accuracy assisted the Schneider Electric Group in the context of the merge of its industrial software activities with AVEVA, notably including financial due diligence work, historical financial reporting and assistance in the discussions. Accuracy mobilised its internat...

July 2017

Accuracy advises Baccarat

Accuracy performed the vendor due diligence for Baccarat in the context of the sale of the Starwood Capital and L-Catterton shares to the Chinese fund Fortune Fountain Capital....

April 2017

Accuracy advises Thales

Accuracy perfomed the financial due diligence and assisted in the discussions for Thales in the context of the acquisition of the American firm, Guavus, a pioneer in big data analysis....

April 2017

Accuracy advises Ardian and Hypred

Accuracy advised Hypred, a portfolio company of Ardian, in the context of the combination with Anti-Germ, a German provider of disinfection and hygiene solutions to the food and agricultural industry....

April 2017

Accuracy advises Docapost

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for Docapost, a subsidiary of the La Poste group, in the context of its acquisition of a majority stake in Ametix, alongside the founders....

March 2017

Accuracy advises LVMH

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for LVMH in the context of its acquisition of the luxury perfume house Francis Kurkdjian....

November 2016

Accuracy advises HIG Capital

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for HIG Capital in the context of the acquisition of 49% stake of the Dutch company Ecore, one of the worldwide leaders in recycling, through its French subsidiary, Guy Dauphin Environnement....

November 2016

Accuracy advises BKW Energie

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for BKW Energie in the context of the acquisition of four windfarms in France....

October 2016

Accuracy advises Lafayette

Accuracy performed vendor due diligence for the Lafayette pharmacy network in the context of the entry into capital of new investors....

September 2016

Accuracy advises Bel

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for BEL in the context of the acquisition of Materne-Mont Blanc. ...

August 2016

Accuracy advises LISI

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for LISI in the context of the acquisition of RTI Remmele Medical....

August 2016

Accuracy advises Arkema

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for Arkema in the context of its acquisition of Den Braven....

July 2016

Accuracy advises Veolia

Accuracy perfomed the financial due diligence for Veolia in the context of the sale of Bartin Recycling Group to Derichebourg....

July 2016

Accuracy advises SVP

Accuracy performed the financial vendor due diligence of SVP, company focused on offering customized solutions for small, medium and large enterprises, in the context of its acquisition by MML Capital Partners....

June 2016

Accuracy advises Legris Industries

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for the family group Legris Industries, in the context of the acquisition of Schiederwerk, the German company specialised in the development of power supplies....

June 2016

Accuracy advises Docapost

Accuracy performed the financial due diligence for Docapost, the Digital Branch subsidiary of La Poste, in the context of the acquisition of Applicam, electronic payment solutions provider for businesses and communities....

May 2016

Accuracy advises Marle

Accuracy performed the vendor due diligence for Marle in the context of its sale to IK Investment Partners....

March 2016

Accuracy advises KKR

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for KKR in the context of the acquisition of OPPCI Organa (Ojirel group)....

February 2016

Accuracy advises Orange on EE’s £12.5bn sale

Accuracy confirmed its advisory role in the £12.5bn sale of EE, the UK’s largest mobile telecommunications provider, to BT, the UK’s largest provider of landlines and home internet, which Closed on 29 January to create the UK’s leading communications company. Accuracy a...

January 2016

Accuracy advises LVMH

Accuracy advised LVMH in the context of the acquisition of the hotel "Résidence de la Pinède" in Saint Tropez....

June 2015

Accuracy advises Eurofins

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for the Eurofins group, in the context of its acquisition of the Bio-access laboratories....

March 2015

Accuracy advises Edenred

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for Edenred in connection with its majority stake in the capital of ProwebCE....

February 2015

Accuracy advises Orange

Accuracy confirmed its advisory role in the £12.5bn sale of EE, the UK’s largest mobile telecommunications provider, to BT, the UK’s largest provider of landlines and home internet, which is set to create the UK’s leading communications company. Accuracy advised Orange,...

January 2015

Accuracy advises Boursorama

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for Boursorama, a subsidiary of Société Générale, in the context of the acquisition the fintech, Fiduceo, specialist in personal finance management solutions....

December 2014

Early Resolution of Disputes – an Expert’s Perspective

The following article, 'Early Resolution of Disputes - an Expert's Perspective', written by Accuracy partners, Hervé de Trogoff and Roula Harfouche, has been published in Transnational Dispute Management.  Introduction Given the choice, experts would generally prefer to...

July 2014

Accuracy advises Qualium

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for Qualium in the context of the sale of DGF to 21 Central Partners....

June 2014

Accuracy advises the Carlyle Group

Accuracy assisted the Carlyle Group in the context of its entry into exclusive negotiations for the acquisition of a majority stake in the outdoor hotel group listed on Alternext Homair alongside Montefiore Investment....

May 2014

Accuracy advises Salvepar

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for Salvepar in the context of its investment in the S2A group, a multiregional French leader in home care....

January 2014

Accuracy advises Gilde Healthcare Services

Gilde Healthcare Services acquires majority share in Viroclinics Biosciences from Erasmus MC. Viroclinics Biosciences is a diagnostic and clinical trial operation service company providing diagnostic and preclinical studies along with drug development for prevention and...

December 2013

Accuracy advises Klépierre

Accuracy assisted Klépierre in its project to sell a portfolio of 127 shopping centers adjacent to Carrefour supermarkets, to a consortium run by Carrefour for an amount of €2.01 billion....

October 2013

Accuracy advises EDF

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for EDF in the context of the acquisition of Citelum....

September 2013

Accuracy advises Fives

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for the group Fives in the context of the acquisition of the Italian company OTO Mills, a subsidiary of Marcegaglia....

September 2013

Accuracy advises Casino

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for the casino group in the context of its acquisition of 38 stores in the South-East of France belonging to the Norma group....

July 2013

Accuracy advises Gaumont

Accuracy performed financial due diligence and valuation on behalf of Gaumont in the context of the acquisition of Fideline Films owned by Pierre Richard. Fideline Films holds a catalogue of fifteen films, including the French films "Les Compères", "Les Fugitifs", and "...

July 2013

Accuracy advises Marechal Electric

Accuracy performed financial due diligence in connection with the takeover of Technor Italsmea in Italy, Technor Middle East in Dubai and Technor Asia Pacific in Singapore from the Norwegian fund, Hitecvision....

July 2013

Accuracy advises EDF

Accuracy assisted EDF in the valuation of its cost to complete the EPR construction site in Flamanville....

July 2013

Accuracy advises Qualium

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for Qualium in the context of its increased stock holdings in the MERIGUET group....

June 2013

Accuracy advises FNAC

Accuracy assisted the FNAC Group in the preparation of its business plan as part of the stock exchange listing in June 2013....

March 2013

Accuracy advises KERING (PPR)

Accuracy performed financial due diligence on behalf of KERING (PPR) in connection with the acquisition of France Croco, a Norman tannery specialising in the treatment of crocodile skins....

March 2013

Accuracy advises Edrip

Accuracy conducted buy side due diligence on behalf of Edrip for the acquisition of Reed Business Information France....

February 2013

Accuracy advises Air France for the launch of HOP !

Accuracy assisted in the project by combining its expertise in project management, economic and strategic analysis and financial modeling to produce the business plan for the new company and to manage its implementation....

January 2013

Accuracy advises Oaktree Capital

Accuracy performed financial due diligence for Oaktree Capital in the context of the acquisition of Milpro and EVAC (Zodiac Marine & Pools group)....

January 2013

Accuracy advises SAFRAN

Accuracy performed financial due diligence on behalf of SAFRAN in the context of the contribution of its branch activities to Sofradir....

January 2013

Accuracy advises DCNS

Accuracy performed financial due diligence on behalf of the naval defense group, DCNS, in the context of its majority sthare in the Irish company, OpenHydro, specialising in turbines....

January 2013

Accuracy advises PPR

Accuracy performed financial due diligence on behalf of PPR in the context if its 51% share capital in Christopher Kane....

January 2013

Accuracy advises Heuliez

Accuracy advised Heuliez in the sale of its aerospace operations to Eurocopter, a subsidiary of the EADS group....

December 2012

Accuracy advises PPR

Accuracy performed financial due diligence to assist PPR in the context of a disposal of FNAC Italy to the investment fund, Orlando Italy....

October 2012

Accuracy advises Alstom

Accuracy carried out financial analysis for Alstom in the context of its increased stock holding in BrightSource Energy....

September 2012

Accuracy advises EDF

Accuracy carried out financial analysis on behalf of EDF in its increase of Edison stock holdings....

September 2012

Accuracy advises Lumata

Accuracy performed financial due diligence on behalf of Lumata, a share of Francisco Partners, in the acquisition of ACT750....

June 2012

Accuracy advises SVP

Accuracy carried out the financial due diligence on behalf of SVP for its acquisition of Fym Conseils....

April 2012

Accuracy advises Thales

Accuracy assisted the Thales Group in the sale of its Critical Information Systems division in Spain and Argentina to Aurelius AG....

March 2012

M&A France-Germany: how to successfully carry out acquisitions ?

Arnaud Lambert and Heiko Ziehms, partners at Accuracy, spoke at this conference on the 27th March 2012 at the Cercle de l'Union Interalliée which brings together several German professionals.The following topics were discussed: Recent M&A activity in Germany Key structu...

March 2012

Accuracy advises Uffi REAM

Accuracy carried out vendor due diligence on behalf of the shareholders of Uffi REAM in relation to its sale to Fiducial Real Estate....

March 2012

Accuracy advises Mercialys

Accuracy was commissioned at the request of the Board of Mercialys to provide a solvency opinion following the payment of a special dividend. ...

February 2012

Accuracy advises Al Babtain

Accuracy advised Al Babtain on its takeover of the insolvent company Petitjean (financial analysis and assistance to the preparation of the financial aspects of the takeover offer submitted to the court)....

May 2011

Accuracy now present in Canada

Accuracy opens its first offices outside Europe. Accuracy is continuing to grow and is now present in North America, Canada with the opening of two offices in Quebec and Montreal. Guylaine Leclerc, the Managing Partner, will be in charge of Accuracy’s development activi...

February 2011

Accuracy Netherlands supports the Amsterdam Foodbank

The Amsterdam Foodbank is a non-profit organisation, which is committed to distributing food to needy households. The Foodbank serves as the link between the excess food within the "for-profit" food industry (retailers, manufacturers, growers, etc.) and the "non-profit"...

January 2011

Accuracy advises EDF

Accuracy carried out a critical review for EDF in support of its successful renegotiation of its agreements with Constellation in the USA....

November 2010

Accuracy advises Schneider Electric

Accuracy advised Schneider Electric for its acquisition of Uniflair, a company specialising in the distribution of precision air conditioning and cooling systems....

November 2010

Official opening of our new office at WTC Schiphol

On 1 October 2010, Accuracy Netherlands moved to its new office at the World Trade Centre Schiphol (WTC Schiphol). The official opening was held on the 25 November 2010, at our new office. During the opening, Kees Jansma (presenter, producer and press officer of the Dut...

October 2010

Clients served by Accuracy in the Netherlands in 2010

The year 2010 has proven to be a very successful year for Accuracy Netherlands so far. It has been able to support its clients on interesting assignments in all its service lines. For example Accuracy Netherlands has been able to assist various private equity firms with...

October 2010

Accuracy advises Safran

Accuracy assisted Safran in relation to its buy side due diligence for its acquisition of SNPE Matériaux Energétiques (SME)....

October 2010

Accuracy advises LVMH

Accuracy assisted LVMH in connection with its vendor due diligence on the occasion of the disposal of La Brosse & Dupont....

October 2010

Accuracy Netherlands has moved to Schiphol WTC

As of 1st October 2010, Accuracy Netherlands has officially opened its new office at Schiphol WTC. The office is at the center of Schiphol Airport and thus located in the heart of domestic and international trade....

September 2010

Accuracy launches London

September 2010: Accuracy opens its seventh European office in London. Accuracy pursues growth and keeps up the rhythm of a foreign office opening each year since its creation in 2004. Thus, after Madrid, Amsterdam, Milan, Frankfurt and Brussels, Accuracy decided to open...

March 2009

Accuracy: France’s second favourite workplace

For the first time since its foundation, Accuracy competed for a place on the list of "the best workplaces" in France organised by the Great Place to Work® institute Accuracy earned a place among the Gold Prize winners, and took second place in the overall rankings. For...

November 2008

X-Passion interviews Sébastien Caron, a manager at Accuracy

After joining Accuracy in 2005 as an analyst, Sébastien Caron (X99, HEC 2003), who has been a manager since June 2008, describes his three years’ experience with the company in an interview with X-Passion magazine (The journal for students at the École Polytechnique). ...

October 2008

Where can we find talent for our businesses?

For its seventh round table meeting, Accuracy chose to examine the all-important subject of people and skills, an issue that is always of primary importance to any company. In order to explore this theme, Accuracy was joined by a leading company manager Mr Henri Proglio...

September 2008

Management packages: for companies too?

A little over a year ago, Accuracy organised roundtable sessions to discuss the relationship between the private equity world and that of the major companies. On Tuesday, 23 September, 2008, the company organised a new roundtable meeting to discuss the following theme: ...

February 2008

View the results of the Accuracy/CF News survey online

During the CF News launch evening held on 13 February, 2008 at the Senate President’s department’s Boffrand Reception Rooms, Accuracy along with Agathe Zilber, presented the results of the survey exploring the idea: "Investment funds and major companies: dangerous or f...

November 2007

Management packages: a corporate strategy tool

In partnership with Capital Finance, Accuracy gave a speech during a breakfast debate on the problems related to management compensation packages, along with the law firm Sarrau Thomas Couderc on 27 November. This debate was moderated by Franck Moulins (the Chief Editor...

October 2007

Rugby: a management school?

As part of a partnership with Premier Cercle (an independent research company specialising in the organisation of economic, financial and technological conferences) Accuracy gave a speech during a breakfast meeting on October 18 on the theme of "Rugby: A management scho...

June 2007

The Accuracy roundtable meeting of June 20, 2007

What example can private equity firms give to the listed companies? Last Wednesday, June 20, Accuracy organised a new roundtable based on the following theme: "What example can private equity firms give to the listed companies?"Accuracy had the privilege to welcome: - J...

June 2007

Accuracy: making dreams come true

Providing a 10-day cruise to South Corsica for 30 youngsters undergoing cancer and leukaemia treatement was the mission of a major project organised by Rêve d’enfance (Childhood Dreams), a humanitarian association supported by a group of students from the HEC business s...

June 2006

When a business is faced with financial crime

A company may find itself faced with various forms of financial crime, and in particular fraud, money laundering and corruption. What sort of risks does the company incur (internal and legal risks, unfavourable media coverage, etc.)? Which factors may lead to a risk? Ho...