Paris – CFI France is pleased to announce that they advised OPTIMIND on a € 25 million fundraising round from ARDIAN.
Founded in 2000 by Christophe Eberlé, Optimind is an independent consulting firm that provides support to insurance firms, banks and large companies as a platform of expertises dedicated to risk management, whether qualitative, quantitative and administrative.
The company offers its services through five practices:
Optimind employs more than 200 people and has a turnover of € 30 million.
With Ardian’s minority stake acquisition, the company has the financial resources to accelerate its development through major investments and external growth operations.
Christophe Eberlé, CEO of Optimind, said: “Ardian’s investment in our company proves the strength and relevance of Optimind’s business model and it is a recognition of our strong performance and of the quality of our teams. Ardian is a great asset to have behind us and our partnership will be key in progressing our organic and external growth strategy.”
Alexis Saada, Managing Director at Ardian Growth, added: “Christophe Eberlé and his team have clearly demonstrated their ability to implement an ambitious strategy and position Optimind as a leading independent risk management consultancy firm. This transaction reflects our commitment to supporting high-growth potential companies.”
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