Bryan, Garnier & Co acts as Sole Financial Advisor to the shareholders of Driiveme, leading automotive digital logistic solution provider, on the sale of a minority stake of the Company to ISAI Gestion

Founded in 2012, Driiveme is developing a fully digital platform covering all the needs of the automotive logistics market operating single-car transfers.

Driiveme’s operational model relies on thorough automation and digitization of all processes end-to-end, using data it collects to serve blue-chip automotive companies across Europe.

Through its partnership with ISAI Gestion, Driiveme aims to penetrate new markets and geographies while consolidating its current footprint in Europe.

Bryan, Garnier & Co acts as Sole Financial Advisor to the shareholders of Driiveme.

Bryan, Garnier & Co conducted a competitive process involving Tier-1 French Private Equity investors.

Bryan, Garnier & Co also acted as debt coordinator and initiated a competitive financing process with senior private lenders for the financing of the transaction.

Following on from Praxedo, Padoa, Gac Technology and numerous other landmark transactions with top-tier private equity funds, this new primary deal in the platform technologies sector marks another milestone for Bryan, Garnier & Co’s expertise.

"Taking this next step indicates the anticipated growth and upward trajectory of Driiveme. We’re reaching an underserved and growing market to provide a service that speaks to the needs of consumers while filling a gap felt by logistics players in the automotive industry. Coming into this new phase with a partner who understands true entrepreneurial spirit like Bryan Garnier, enabled my team to feel confident and energized in taking the company we’ve built together to the next level."

— Geoffroy Lambert - CEO and CoFounder of Driiveme

Founded in 2012 by Geoffroy and Alexandre Lambert, Driiveme is a platform enabling players in the automotive sector (manufacturers, rental companies, dealers…) to provide single-car transfers to optimize their logistics. Whether it’s a one-way trip or the return of a vehicle to its destination, Driiveme provides an efficient solution throughout Europe.

One of Driiveme’s strengths is its proprietary data & tech-driven platform, with a high level of automation, perfectly adapted to the needs of customers and drivers, and enabling it to handle a very high volume of transfers. Driiveme operates more than 20,000 vehicle transfers every month, drawing on a base of over 20,000 drivers registered on its platform.

Present in 9 European countries, Driiveme is on a remarkable growth trajectory. Its sales have been growing by over 80% per year since 2020, with over €45 million expected by the end of 2023. The company currently employs 60 people in France and Europe, and is bootstrapped since inception

ISAI Gestion (“ISAI”) is a pioneer in French Tech & Digital private investments co-founded in 2009 by successful Tech entrepreneurs – including Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet, Geoffroy Roux de Bézieux, Stéphane Treppoz – and backed by 300+ Entrepreneurs’ LP and major institutional investors. Holding close its core values of Entrepreneurship, Honesty and Caring, ISAI is a team of 20+ professionals based in Paris and NYC who all share the same guiding values of entrepreneurial success. The company is majority-owned by its employees. It keeps entrepreneurship at its heart and focuses on delivering excellent investment performance to its investor base. ISAI currently manages €550m of assets through four pillars of investment expertise: Early-Stage Venture Capital, Late-Stage Venture Capital, Private Debt and Growth / Buyout. It is a household name associated with recognized Tech & Digital successes: Blablacar, 360Learning, Labelium, LegalStart, Theodo, aDvens, Copado, Alation, DataDome, Malt, Prose, StickyAds, Evaneos, etc.

ISAI is a signatory of the UNPRI and actively committed in making the Tech more Inclusive and Carbon efficient.