Financière Daunou 17 SA is disposing of part of its stake in Atos SE

21 Nov 2013

PAI Partners has sold today via an Accelerated Bookbuilt Offering 8,900,000 shares of AtoS, which it held indirectly through its investment holding company Financière Daunou 17 SA (the “Investor”), at a price of €61.25 per share. Separately it has entered into an agreement to re-finance the Investor’s existing indebtedness (extending maturity by 2.5 years) and to increase financial flexibility.
Following those transactions, the Investor will retain more than 10% of the share capital of AtoS, demonstrating its full support of and conviction in AtoS’ strategy and notably in the 2016 Ambition plan publicly announced during the company’s investor days on 15 November 2013.

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PAI is a leading European private equity firm with offices in Paris, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Munich and Stockholm. PAI manages and advises dedicated buyout funds with an aggregate equity value of €4.3 billion. Since 1994, PAI has completed 50 LBO transactions in 10 European countries, representing over €36 billion in transaction value. PAI is characterised by its industrial approach to ownership combined with strong sector expertise. PAI provides portfolio companies with the financial and strategic support required to pursue their development and enhance strategic value creation.