The Limited Times

Now you can see non-English news...

Adecco becomes a digital giant with Akka


The temporary employment giant makes the largest acquisition in its history, by buying the French group specializing in engineering.

Strengthen its positions in the market for services dedicated to the digital industry.

This is the main objective of Adecco, in the context of the acquisition of Akka Technologies, a French family group specializing in engineering, innovation and services consulting which supports industries as diverse as the automotive industry. , aeronautics, defense, railways, telecommunications, electronics and even pharmacy.

The surprise operation was announced on Wednesday by the Swiss group.

The latter does not hesitate to pay the price to seize Akka.

The offer of 49 euros per share represents a premium of 115% over Akka's price last Friday.

It values ​​the company (1.5 billion euros in turnover, 167 million losses in 2020) at 2 billion.

Adecco reached an agreement with the shareholders, in particular with Maurice Ricci, founding CEO of this mid-sized company, and Jean-Franck Ricci, who hold 33.10% of the capital.

Other family members as well

This article is for subscribers only.

You have 74% left to discover.

To cultivate your freedom is to cultivate your curiosity.

Keep reading your article for € 1 for 2 months


Already subscribed?

Log in

Source: lefigaro

All business articles on 2021-07-29

You may like

Business 2021-07-29T05:23:27.201Z
Business 2021-09-15T14:17:44.281Z
Business 2021-09-07T07:40:59.409Z
News/Politics 2021-08-03T15:42:56.436Z

Trends 24h


© Communities 2019 - Privacy