Success of Godefroy and Stanislas de Bentzmann tender offer on Devoteam's
shares, with the support of KKR
Paris, December 2nd, 2020 - Devoteam's founders, as well as KKR, are pleased of
the positive results of the tender offer initiated by the company named
'Castillon' on the Devoteam's shares (the Offer), as published by the French
financial market authority (Autorité des marches financiers - AMF).
Results of the Offer
4,097,907 Devoteam's shares have been tendered to the Offer: following the
completion of the mergers and contributions in kind on the Devoteam's shares
held by Godefroy and Stanislas de Bentzmann and by Tabag, controlled by Yves de
Talhouet, the company Castillon will hold 6,032,356 Devoteam's shares,
representing 72.40% of the share capital and at least 62.53% of the voting
The result notice published by the AMF is available on the AMF website
Reopening of the Offer
In accordance with the provisions of Article 232-4 of the AMF general
regulation, the Offer will be reopened from December 3, 2020 to December 16,
2020 (included), at the same price, i.e. EUR98 per share, to allow the
shareholders who did not tender their shares to do so.
Availability of documents relating to the Offer
Castillon's offer document and Devoteam's response document, as approved by the
AMF on October 13, 2020 under visa no. 20-504 and visa no. 20-505 respectively,
as well as documents relating to the other information of each company, are
available on the AMF website (www.amf-france.org), and on the Devoteam website
(https://www.devoteam.com/investors/tender-offer/). These documents can be
obtained free of charge from Devoteam (73 rue Anatole France, 92300 Levallois-
This press release is disseminated for information purposes only and does not
constitute an offer to purchase, or a solicitation of an offer to sell, any
securities of Devoteam.
Investors and shareholders are strongly advised to read the documentation
relating to the tender offer, which contains the terms and conditions of the
tender offer, as well as, as the case may be, any amendments and supplements to
those documents as they will contain important information about Castillon,
Devoteam and the tender offer.
This press release must not be published, broadcast or distributed, directly or
indirectly, in any country in which the distribution of this information is
subject to legal restrictions. The tender offer is not open to the public in
jurisdictions in which its launch is subject to legal restrictions.
The publication, broadcasting or distribution of this press release in certain
countries may be subject to legal or regulatory restrictions. Therefore,
persons located in countries where this press release is published, broadcast
or distributed must inform themselves about and comply with such restrictions.
Castillon and Devoteam disclaim any responsibility for any violation of such
Devoteam delivers technology consulting for businesses. As a pure player for
Digital Transformation of leading organizations across EMEA, its 7,600
professionals are dedicated to ensuring clients win their digital battles. With
a unique transformation DNA, Devoteam connects business and technology. Present
in 18 countries in Europe and the Middle East, and drawing on more than 25
years of experience, Devoteam shapes Technology for People and creates value
for its clients, its partners and its employees. Devoteam achieved revenues of
EUR761.9 millions in 2019.
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Stanislas de Bentzmann,
Group controlling & investor relations