Disposal of Jakala majority stake to Ardian
On 20 February 2021, Jakala Holding, a company controlled by de Brabant family, The Equity Club and other Italian families announced the agreement for the disposal of 60% stake in Jakala to Ardian.
Jakala is an Italian MarTech company, providing marketing analytics consulting services combining Big Data, Advanced Analytics & Artificial Intelligence, Technologies, Contents and Experience Design, with revenue of ca. € 300m of which ca. 35% generated abroad.
De Brabant family, which founded Jakala in 2000, will reinvest part of the proceeds retaining 25% stake.
The Equity Club, the origination company founded by Mediobanca and which sponsored the Club-Deal investment in Jakala in June 2018, will also reinvest in Jakala along with other minority shareholders.
Mediobanca has acted as sole financial advisor to Jakala.
The deal testifies Mediobanca outstanding expertise and track record in TMT coupled with strong relationship with De Brabant famil.