SPIE signs an agreement to acquire Infidis and strengthens its digital service offering in France

Published on 23 July 2021

Malakoff, July 23rd, 2021 – SPIE, the independent European leader in multi-technical services in the areas of energy and communications, announces an agreement for the acquisition of Infidis in France on July 23rd, 2021.

Established in 1999 and based in Boulogne-Billancourt in France, Infidis is specialized in the design, the integration and the maintenance of data center infrastructures with a specific expertise in hyper-converged architectures. This acquisition positions SPIE ICS, the digital services subsidiary of SPIE France, as one of the French leaders in the field of data center infrastructures, particularly hyper-converged ones and creates significant business synergy opportunities. The company employs 63 people and generated revenue of around €70 million in 2020.

Olivier Domergue, Managing Director of SPIE France, commented: “We are very pleased to strengthen our competencies in the field of data center infrastructures integration thanks to the expertise of Infidis' employees. Together, Infidis and SPIE now constitute a major player in data center infrastructures, particularly in hyper-converged ones in France and is able to offer its customers comprehensive integration and service solutions for data centers.

Xavier Daubignard, Managing Director of SPIE ICS, added: “Infidis is a great addition to our activities. Infidis’ know-how, sector expertise, as well as its technology partnerships reinforce SPIE ICS’ data center offering in France. We want to bring this expertise to our customers and offer Infidis’ customers complementary services, particularly for network and security infrastructures as well as for managed services.

Hervé Abraham, CEO and Founder of Infidis, commented: “We are delighted to join SPIE, and believe that the combined expertise of SPIE ICS and Infidis will enable us to accelerate our development in France.”

The closing of the transaction is subject to approval by the antitrust authorities.

Advisors list

- Sellers M&A Investment banking: Société Générale CIB
- Sellers Corporate M&A Lawyers: Hoche Avocats
- Sellers Audit Transaction Services: Crowe HAF
- Buyer Corporate M&A Lawyers: SVZ
- Buyer Anti-trust Lawyers: Magenta
- Buyer Audit Transaction Services: Eight Advisory