Capgemini and altran create a global digital transformation leader for industrial and tech companies
Capgemini and Altran Technologies announced on June 24, 2019 a proposed combination pursuant to which Capgemini will launch a friendly tender offer to purchase all of the shares of Altran Technologies. On 23 September 2019, Capgemini has filed its proposed tender offer for Altran with the French financial market authority and Altran a draft response document to Capgemini’s offer.
The combination of the two companies will create a group with revenues of €17 billion and more than 265,000 employees. This new entity will leverage its unique positioning in particularly promising segments. This project is the first major combination of two leaders in complementary segments of technology which tend to converge with the advent of digital and the diffusion of new technologies in all activities (including the cloud, the internet of things, Edge computing, artificial intelligence, 5G): that of operational technologies (for Altran Technologies) and that of information technologies (for Capgemini). In particular, it will enable the new entity to accelerate its ambition in digital transformation sectors for industrial players.
In the context of the tender offer, Altran’s shareholders will be offered a cash consideration of EUR 14.00 per share, valuing Altran’s equity at approximately EUR 3.6 billion. The Board of Directors of Altran issued a positive reasoned opinion on the tender offer and recommended the shareholders of Altran to tender their shares to the offer.
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