Bryan, Garnier & Co advises Ausy on the acquisition of the German VITM GmbH

News published on November Friday 14, 2014
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Paris, November 14th, 2014 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the independent investment bank specialized in European growth companies, supports Ausy in its European build-up strategy through the acquisition of VITM GmbH, a German company acting in the Automotive sector.

Bryan, Garnier & Co advises Ausy on the acquisition of the German company, VITM GmbH.

Based in Stuttgart, this firmware-specialized subsidiary mainly serves the Automotive sector. VIMT exhibits a strong financial performance with a double-digit operating margin in 2013. This transaction is a perfect fit with the sectorial and geographical diversification strategy already at the core of the Pentasys acquisition.

This new international acquisition, which perfectly demonstrates Ausy’s swift expansion abroad, fully meets the AVENIR 2015 plan’s targets: doubling the Group’s International Activity and Operating Margin within three years.

This transaction perfectly illustrates Bryan, Garnier & Co’s expertise in the German IT sector as well as the strong consolidation trend in the IT sector. In this context, due to its sectorial knowledge, Bryan, Garnier & Co once more has demonstrated its capacity to find the ideal partner to a company seeking for international expansion.

Thibaut De Smedt, Partner within Bryan, Garnier & Co commented: « This success demonstrates the strong commitment of our team and its proximity to European IT companies. We are very proud of having advised this transaction in this new phase. »


About Bryan, Garnier & Co (www.bryangarnier.com)

Bryan, Garnier & Co is an international growth focused independent investment bank with operations in London, Paris, Geneva, New York and New Delhi. Since 1996, Bryan, Garnier & Co has dealt with over 300 corporate clients. The firm employs 120 people and provides equity research, sales & trading, private and public capital raising and M&A services to growth companies and their investors, with a focus on the TMT, Healthcare, Renewable Energies & Environment, Specialty Retail and Business Services industry sectors. In 2013, Bryan, Garnier & Co received the Most Productive European Broker Award by Financial Times / Starmine.
Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized by the FCA in Europe and by the FINRA in the USA, and is a member of the London Stock Exchange, a member of NYSE Euronext and a listing sponsor on Alternext.  

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