Victoria Advisory advises Quantis’ shareholders in strategic sale to BCG (Boston Consulting Group)
Paris, September 15th 2022
Quantis is a pioneering environmental sustainability consultancy, which partners with leading consumer goods and financial services organizations to drive sustainable transformation to operate within planetary boundaries. The group was founded in 2006 and has since grown to more than 250 environmental experts and transformation specialists primarily based in Europe and the US. The global consultancy has a proven track record of implementing a science-based, systems-level approach to accelerate sustainable business transformation. Quantis is recognized for driving innovative solutions to critical and diverse environmental challenges, from climate change and biodiversity loss to water scarcity, deforestation, and plastics pollution. Quantis is headquartered in Lausanne and has offices in France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy and the US
Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the leading global strategy consultancy has announced a deal to acquire Quantis. Together, BCG and Quantis will lead the global transformation toward a new planetary economy in which business gives nature a seat at the table. Quantis will operate as a standalone business unit within BCG and will retain its brand and leadership team.
“Bringing together Quantis and BCG is an exciting step in strengthening our ability to help clients protect our planet and transform sustainably,” said Christoph Schweizer, BCG CEO. “Many of the CEOs I speak to want to take action but are looking for the kind of deep expertise our Quantis team offers to solve their complex problems. I am proud to welcome this accomplished and passionate team to BCG.”
“Combining BCG’s extensive industry knowledge and transformation capability with Quantis’ deep scientific expertise and solid sustainability reputation will create an unstoppable force to drive the shift from business as usual to business at its best,” said Dimitri Caudrelier, Quantis CEO. “The stakes for our planet have never been higher. This deal will enable us to take a critical leap towards achieving our vision for a new planetary economy. I am also thrilled about the opportunities it will create for Quantisians to raise their level of impact and grow professionally. Uniting with BCG will enable us to fast-track the science-driven sustainable transformation to which Quantis has been unwaveringly committed since our start.”
The role of Victoria Advisory in the deal
Victoria has advised the management team and shareholders throughout this deal from the definition of the transaction’s objectives to its final closing.
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.
Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, the group works closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.
Its diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. The company works in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.
Victoria Advisory contact details
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