Founded in 2005, pure-player in its activity, Médialis has developed a solution for the management, orientation, coordination and follow-up of both patients and users in the medico-social sector.
This acquisition strengthens Berger-Levrault‘s position as a leader in the medico-social market with the prospect of proposing a comprehensive, coherent, innovative and efficient offer in line with the ambition to put digital technology at the service of the close relationship between people in fragile situations and the professionals who support them. The sharing of experience and synergies between the two entities will enable them to enrich their product offerings and to consider their application in new markets.
For Pierre-Marie Lehucher, Chairman and CEO of Berger-Levrault, “The arrival of Médialis in the Berger-Levrault Group, a long-standing partner of the medical and social world and a major player in the digital sector, feeds the company’s project and its objective of leadership in these fast-growing sectors.”
Erwann Gravot, co-founder of Médialis, adds: “We share with Berger-Levrault common values and a strong commitment to the health and medical-social sector. The complementarity of our offers will enable us to strengthen our presence in the digitalization of specialized healthcare paths.”
This acquisition “opens up new perspectives at a time when the French government is encouraging the implementation of solutions that work towards a more inclusive society,” explains Tugdual Le Bouar, Managing Director of Berger-Levrault. He adds “we will continue to follow the path taken by Médialis, and will pursue the development of the relationships established between Médialis and its partners.”
Alexandre Odin, founding Partner at DDA & Company, concludes: “It is very rare to find such a complementary product and common vision between two organizations. This operation is the perfect representation of it.”
DDA & Company advised the shareholders of Médialis in this transaction, with a team consisting of Alexandre Odin and Jean-Baptiste Delaporte.
Médialis is a well-established publisher serving people made vulnerable by age, illness or disability, and recognized for the quality of its disability management solutions and its e-Parcours platform.
Based in Fontenay-sous-Bois and founded in 2005, the company furnishes about 1,000 disability structures and several regions in France with the e-Parcours program. It has 35 employees and a turnover of €4 million.
With nearly 51,000 clients and more than 2,000 employees in Europe, Canada and Morocco, Berger-Levrault strategically supports the digital development of its clients at a time of public data massive opening.
In 2020, the Group (headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt) achieved a turnover of €172 million, 20% of which was generated internationally.
Stakeholders in this Transaction
- M&A advisors: DDA & Company (Alexandre Odin, Jean-Baptiste Delaporte)
- Legal: Avefis (Bruno Ricci)
- Financial advisors: PwC (Jean-Luc Cacciatore, Rodolphe Challand, Lucas Guigues, Jean Mutillod)