EVA Group, a company specializing in cybersecurity, was sold to Sopra Steria, the European leader in digital transformation. Coblence lawyers (Alexandre Brugière and Myrtille Lapuelle, partners, Barbara Chapron and Alexandra Briens) supported the founders of EVA Group on this exit operation from the B & Capital fund as well as the company on the social aspects of this transaction.
EVA Group is a French firm in cybersecurity and IS performance. Created in 2007, the group has 240 consultants and has 7 offices: Paris, Toulouse, Lyon, Singapore, Hong Kong, Toronto and New York. The company has a wide range of services: governance and assistance to CISOs, compliance management, security of IS and Cloud architectures, maintenance in operational conditions, offensive audits, certification training. EVA Group works with 80 active clients, mostly large groups from the CAC 40, SBF 120 and the public sector.
Sopra Steria, for its part, is one of the European leaders in consulting, digital services and software publishing. He helps his clients lead their digital transformation and achieve concrete and lasting benefits. It provides a global response to the challenges of competitiveness of large companies and organizations, combining in-depth knowledge of business sectors and innovative technologies with a resolutely collaborative approach. Sopra Steria places people at the center of its action and is committed to its customers to make the most of digital to build a positive future. With 46,000 employees in nearly 30 countries, the Group achieved a turnover of 4.3 billion euros in 2020.
This acquisition will significantly increase the strike force in the very buoyant and critical field of cybersecurity and will strengthen the offer of information systems security services to the group’s major customers. It will constitute an acceleration lever to position the group as one of the three leaders of the cybersecurity market in France.
Legal advice Founders
Corporate: Koblenz lawyers (Alexandre Brugière, partner and Barbara Chapron)
Legal advice Target
Social: Coblence lawyers (Myrtille Lapuelle, partner and Alexandra Briens)
Legal advice B & Capital
Goodwin (Jerome Jouhanneaud)
Buyer legal advice
Corporate: Advant Altana (Bruno Nogueiro, partner, Arthur Boutemy, Alice Lesot and Olivier Carmès)