European 24 Bidco’s public tender offer on Efecte
We are acting as the legal advisor to Efecte Plc in European 24 Bidco Oy’s voluntary public cash tender offer for all outstanding shares and options in Efecte. The tender offer values Efecte’s total equity at approximately EUR 100 million.
European 24 Bidco is directly wholly owned by Matrix42 Holding GmbH. Matrix42 Holding is the holding entity of the Matrix42 Group, which provides innovative software solutions for digital workspace management. Matrix42 Holding is owned by funds advised by Corten Advisors UK LLP, a private equity firm.
The combination of Efecte and Matrix42 Holding is expected to enable both companies and their respective customers to benefit from complementary product capabilities over time and to increase the scale, talent and capital of both companies to pursue and accelerate their growth ambition.
Efecte’s shares are admitted to trading on First North Growth Market Finland. Efecte helps people digitalize and automate their work, and customers across Europe leverage Efecte’s cloud service to operate with greater agility, to improve the experience of end-users, and to save costs.
The completion of the tender offer is subject to the satisfaction or waiver by the offeror of certain customary conditions on or prior to the offeror’s announcement of the final results of the tender offer. The tender offer is currently expected to be completed at the end of the first quarter or at the beginning of the second quarter of 2024.