Groupe Onepoint SAS (“Onepoint”) has successfully acquired all financial instruments held by funds advised by Metric Capital Partners LLP (“MCP”), in the context of the issuance of a new financing package of up to €500m provided by Carlyle Global Credit, as Onepoint embarks on its next phase of growth.
Founded in 2002, Onepoint has become a leading player in the digital consulting and tech space, providing end-to-end positioning, from business strategy consulting to tech tooling solutions. The company employs 3,300 professionals in France (with offices in Paris, Bordeaux, Nantes, Toulouse, Lyon, Rennes and Aix-en-Provence), Canada, Belgium and the APAC region. Based on an open organization and ecosystem, Onepoint has developed an innovative entrepreneurial model that nurtures talents and unleashes creativity. As a pioneering company, Onepoint manages complexity, devises new models, tests them, and deploys them for its clients.
MCP’s investment in 2018, supporting Onepoint’s acquisition of Weave, a prominent consulting firm specializing in digital transformation, fuelled its expansion and enhanced its portfolio of services. This strategic move enabled Onepoint to offer a comprehensive suite of digital solutions, catering to the evolving needs of its clients in an increasingly technology-driven world. The integration of Weave’s expertise has also resulted in a more diverse and talented workforce, further strengthening Onepoint’s competitive edge, and cementing its position as a trusted partner for businesses seeking to navigate the complexities of the digital era.
Onepoint’s financial performance has mirrored its operational success. The company has consistently achieved double-digit revenue growth, and operational efficiency outpacing industry averages, further cementing its growing market share.
This robust financial performance has been driven by a combination of organic growth, strategic acquisitions, and successful expansion into new verticals, such as the focus on clients in the public sector in France.
As Metric Capital exits its investment in Onepoint, it leaves behind a company poised for continued success. Onepoint’s strong leadership team, experienced professionals, and unwavering commitment to innovation are a strong foundation for its future growth and market leadership. The company is well-positioned to capitalize on emerging trends such as AI, cloud business solutions, andplatformization of businesses and territories in sovereign and secured environments, delivering exceptional value to its clients, ensuring a bright future for Onepoint and its stakeholders.
John Sinik, Managing Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee at MCP, said: “Onepoint remains, today more than ever, a rapidly expanding and dynamic company, and we are thrilled to have been stakeholders in the group at a critical point in its 20+ years history. This journey exemplifies Metric Capital’s investment philosophy and reaffirms the validity of MCP’s strategic approach, which focuses on investing in companies at pivotal junctures, facilitating their access to larger capital pools, and ultimately streamlining a path to exit for MCP.”
Jean-Fabrice Copé, Executive Partner at Onepoint, Head of Corp. Finance and M&A, said: “Over 20 years ago, the company embarked on a journey driven by a distinctive vision. It became clear early on that for Onepoint to truly support businesses and public administrations in their digital transformation, we needed to evolve into a dynamic laboratory of agile, digital excellence. This transformation enabled us to attract and retain top talents, empowering us to provide cutting-edge expertise to our valued customers. I extend my appreciation to Metric Capital for their role in propelling our expansion, enhancing our investment capabilities into high value add assets and scale. Metric Capital’s reactivity combined with a flexible and tailor-made approach, provides a strong fit with an entrepreneur’s roadmap.”
About Metric Capital Partners
MCP is an independent pan-European private capital group that invests in European firms by creating tailor-made capital solutions and seeks to support their ambitions by enabling them to execute strategic transactions. Metric Capital Partners aims to be a value-add partner to the companies in which it invests.
Metric Capital Partners has raised in excess of €2.6bn of capital over four funds since its inception in 2012. MCP has recently held a first close on fifth fund, with a target of €1.5 billion and a planned final close in 2024.
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