Bryan, Garnier & Co acts as Sole Financial Advisor to Nomadia, European leader in smart mobility and field service management software, on a majority growth LBO led by Hg Capital

Headquartered in France, Nomadia’s mobile applications and SaaS solutions enable companies to plan and optimize their mobile workers’ travel and activity in real-time.

Its solutions address the daily needs of mobile professionals such as technicians, sales representatives and delivery drivers. Nomadia delivers tangible ROI to its clients including material productivity gains and can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 30%. It serves over 2,200 clients and more than 188,000 users across 28 countries.

Going forward Hg’s investment and expertise will be used to support Nomadia’s investment in R&D and product innovation, including in AI, IoT and machine learning. The company will be able to leverage best practices from the Hg portfolio, notably in go-to-market, operational excellence, and tech platform roadmap, and capitalize on access to Hg’s deep network of talent. Hg will also support Nomadia’s international growth, both organically and via acquisitions, to reinforce the business’ leadership position in Europe.

Bryan, Garnier & Co acts as Sole Financial Advisor to the shareholders of Nomadia on a majority growth LBO led by Hg Capital.

Bryan, Garnier & Co conducted limited auctions with Tier-1 Private Equity investors.

This marks another landmark transaction in the FSM market, following the investment of MBO&Co in Praxedo, which further demonstrates Bryan Garnier & Co’s expertise in growth private equity-led transactions. Other notable transactions in the past 2 years include Carlyle’s investment in Groupe Lacour, the sale of Mailinblack to Apax Partners, the acquisition of CAST Software by Bridgepoint Development Capital, the investment from Five Arrows Growth Capital in Padoa or the sale of Eudonet to Montagu.

"Bryan Garnier's team played a pivotal role in allowing us to find the best partner. We are thrilled to be embarking on this exciting journey with Hg, as they are the ideal match to accelerate our R&D and product innovation, particularly in the fields of AI and IoT."

— Fabien Breget - CEO of Nomadia

Nomadia offers one of the most comprehensive ranges of smart mobility solutions, including technical interventions (such as scheduling, maintenance delivery and auditing), routing and planning optimization, CRM sales force management (such as territory sectors definition and allocation), and mobile workers’ safety & monitoring. Its solutions are tailored to specific sectors’ needs, including energy & utilities, building & maintenance, pharma & healthcare, e-commerce last mile delivery, FMCG & luxury, audit, telecom, and many others. Building on years of investment in R&D, machine learning and IoT, Nomadia is recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for its solutions in Field Service Management and Vehicle Routing & Scheduling and Last Mile.

Nomadia supports its clients to reach their ESG targets, including increased productivity, reduced carbon footprint, well-being, and safety of their mobile workforce. Headquartered in Paris, France.

Hg is a leading investor in European and Transatlantic software and service businesses. Hg’s support combines deep end-market knowledge with world class operational resources, together providing compelling support to entrepreneurial leaders looking to scale their businesses.

Hg has an investment team of 400 professionals, plus a portfolio team of more than 45 operators, providing practical support to help businesses to realise their growth ambitions. Based in London, Paris, Munich, New York and San Francisco, Hg has current funds under management of approximately $65bn, an aggregate portfolio enterprise value over $125bn and serves some of the world’s leading institutional and private investors.