Scotto Partners advises EidosMedia’s management team in the context of Capza’s acquisition of the italian group
Previously held by majority shareholder HG Capital, the digital publishing specialist EidosMedia has been taken over by Capza as part of this secondary LBO. The negotiations resulted in senior management of the group led by CEO Christian Pelanconi reinvesting alongside the new shareholder.
Established in 1999, EidosMedia is a leading global provider of Content Management Software (CMS) solutions based in Milan, Italy, with more than 200 employees across Europe, North America and Asia. Its software covers the end-to-end content lifecycle for very large published media, financial research, academic and public research and corporate organisations.
Commenting on the transaction, Christian Pelanconi, CEO of Eidosmedia, said: “Capza will accompany Eidosmedia’s journey and evolution, helping us to implement an ambitious growth plan including our M&A plans, leveraging their strong expertise in supporting companies in the technology and B2B services sectors.”
EidosMedia’s management team was advised in this transaction by Scotto Partners with a team led by Isabelle Cheradame and Claire Revol-Renié (partners) assisted by Charlotte Hazan (counsel) and Abdallah Ktiri as to corporate matters, as well as Jérôme Commerçon (partner) assisted by Martine Le Roux for the tax-related aspects.
HG Capital was advised by Linklaters UK. Capza was advised by Gitti and Partners and Atoz (Luxembourg).