Degroof Petercam advises Cegeka

Gimv is to take a 23.6 per cent interest in ICT company Cegeka enabling it to strengthen its position in existing markets and expand geographically. Gimv will become a shareholder alongside CEO André Knaepen, the Limburg Reconversion Company and the management of Cegeka.

Over the last 25 years, Cegeka has grown from a local to a pan-European IT service provider with branches in ten countries. Today the company employs over 4,000 people together serving more than 2,500 customers and realizing a turnover of 400 million euros. ​

The Degroof Petercam team in charge of this strategic transaction - led by Henk Vivile - successfully assisted the shareholders of Cegeka by introducing the right partner and structuring the transaction. ​

Alexis Meeùs, Head of Corporate Finance : “Our mission is to advise leading companies on strategic transactions. We are proud to help Cegeka realise its growth ambition with this capital operation. ”

The press release issued by Cegeka can be found here.

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