Paris, December 3, 2020. Strategy, leadership and development consultancy Neovian Partners has supported investment funds BPI France and Tikehau Capital by carrying out the Strategic Due Diligence, Management and Technology Buyer of Ekimetrics, a French company specializing in Data Science consulting.
Co-founded in 2006 by Jean-Baptiste Bouzige, François Poitrine, Quentin Michard and Paul Seguineau, Ekimetrics is a French company specializing in data science consulting and data analysis. A European leader, Ekimetrics is based in Paris, London, New York and Hong Kong and conducts projects in some 50 countries and for various sectors of activity, such as financial services, healthcare, and luxury.
During this mission, the Neovian Partners teams carried out a comprehensive study at three levels: strategic, management and technology.
The strategic review consisted of qualifying and quantifying the potential of theGlobal Data Science Consulting Market, as well as that ofEkimetrics in this market. To do this, Neovian Partners had to validate thecompetitive advantage ofthe Ekimetrics model brought to different customer segments, compared to direct and indirect competitors, and carry out quantitative analyses on key market and business indicators.
Neovian Partners also looked at HR strategy and organisation,measuring the organization’s adequacy with the company’s growth ambitions. Talent Management’s strategy (acquisition, training and retention of consultants) Ekimetrics has been at the heart of this part of due diligence.
Finally, the Neovian Partners teams carried out a technological auditto analyze the relevance and robustness ofEkimetrics’ technological bricks, as well as the cost of their development over the next few years.
“ Ekimetrics has established itself as an essential link between large groups and data analytics as one of the pioneers of data consulting. By offering tailor-made analyses of unstructured data, Ekimetrics puts its expertise in Data Science at the service of its clients to address complex issues and issues. Bringing together around them a large team of data scientists and cutting-edge technological know-how, the leaders have been able to build a French flagship of data analytics, radiating internationally, and experiencing rapid growth. Neovian Partners’ teams have completed three interlocking due diligences on Ekimetrics (strategic, management and technology) to validate the company’s international commercial potential, the quality of its teams, and the strength of its technological base.”
Patrick Richer, Partner
The mission was led by Patrick Richer, Partner and Vincent Locanetto, Manager, on the Strategy part, Annick Kervella, Partner, on the Management part and Jérôme Alperovitch on the Technology part.
About Neovian Partners
Neovian Partners is a consulting firm specializing in the creation of tailored solutions in Strategy, Business Due Diligence, Strategic Screening and HR/Leadership, serving fast-growing investment funds, SMEs and MSCs. Based in Paris and Lyon with a team of about 30 consultants, Neovian Partners is also present internationally, with a network of partner firms with more than 500 employees in 21 countries. Neovian Partners is a generalist firm but with a particularly important project history in software, IT, Internet, Industry, Health and MedTechs, as well as in many niche sectors. More information on : www.neovianpartners.com