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Eloquant SA has reorganized its capital with the entry of Ardian

Ardian has acquired a minority stake in Eloquant SA as part of an owner buy-out (OBO) alongside its existing investors and management.

Eloquant is a SaaS company dedicated to customer relationships optimization. The company provides contact center solutions, voice services and mass messaging solutions for companies and public service entities, multinational groups and service providers. It also offers multi-channel push and software editing services. Eloquant was incorporated in 2001 and is based in Gières, France. From 2013, it operates as a subsidiary of GibMédia S.a.r.l.

Ardian is a world-leading private investment house with assets of US$90 billion managed or advised in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The company is majority-owned by its employees. It keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and focuses on delivering excellent investment performance to its global investor base. Through its commitment to shared outcomes for all stakeholders, Ardian’s activities fuel individual, corporate and economic growth around the world. Holding close its core values of excellence, loyalty and entrepreneurship, Ardian maintains a truly global network, with more than 560 employees working from fifteen offices across Europe (Frankfurt, Jersey, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris and Zurich), the Americas (New York, San Francisco and Santiago) and Asia (Beijing, Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul). It manages funds on behalf of around 800 clients through five pillars of investment expertise: fund of funds, direct funds, infrastructure, real estate and private debt.

Oaklins' team in France advised the seller on this transaction.

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 Thibaut  de Monclin

Thibaut de Monclin

Managing Partner

Paris, France
Oaklins France
 Véronique  Roth

Véronique Roth

Senior Advisor

Paris, France
Oaklins France

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