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Victoria Advisory advises Digilinx’s shareholders (now EDG) in LBO led by Montefiore

Updated: Dec 5, 2023

Paris, September 5th 2019


Founded by Hervé Bloch in 2011, Digilinx specializes in BtoB lead generation through events. Since its foundation, the company which multiplied its sales by 12 between 2013 and 2018, has developed a resolutely innovative concept of business introductions. The BigBoss format is based on a business-oriented approach and informal networking events, which are highly conducive to exchanges. The 80 events that have been organized to date, brought together 2,500 decision-makers and nearly 300 service providers who generated more than € 90 million in business volume through this process. Initially positioned in the digital sphere, the format is also deployed to other key functions of the company: Human Resources, Finance and Management, Purchasing, Communication & Market, Information System, Data, Customer Experience, Legal, Real Estate…

The transaction

Montefiore Investment has led a majority LBO on Digilinx alongside with the management team. The objective is to transform Digilinx into a European leader in BtoB events.

The role of Victoria Advisory in the deal

Victoria has advised Hervé Bloch throughout this deal from the definition of the deal’s objectives to its final closing.

"The deal was conducted in a highly-professional manner by Victoria. All thumbs up! » (Hervé Bloch, founder of Digilinx)

"This transaction is emblematic of Victoria's positioning as a true partner for entrepreneurs, at the heart of the digital ecosystem. It has been a genuine pleasure to associate Hervé with Montefiore's teams in this transaction” (Samuel Bokobza, co-founder of Victoria)

About Victoria Advisory

Victoria Advisory is an independent financial advisory firm focused on 3 sectors: Technology, Healthcare and Consumer. The originality of Victoria advisory lies in the experience and diversity of the members of its team, from leading private equity funds, investment banks, audit firms and strategy consulting firms. Victoria Advisory was co-founded by Samuel Bokobza and Franck Hagège in 2019.

About Montefiore

Created in 2005 and fully-owned by its managing partners, Montefiore Investment has become the reference investor for small- and medium-sized service companies in France. Montefiore Investment supports entrepreneurs, managers and shareholders in high-potential companies in equity transactions and growth projects, through a strategy that relies on the two pillars of “Focus and Growth”: Strong focus on service businesses Unique experience in accompanying ambitious growth projects, in France and internationally Since inception, companies that have partnered with Montefiore Investment have grown at an average of more than 15% per year, in any economic environment. With over €2.5 billion of assets under management, Montefiore Investment has gained the trust of top-tier French and international investors thanks to its long-term performance which is one of the best in Europe.

Victoria Advisory contact details

Paris office: 9, boulevard de la Madeleine, 75001 Paris

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