Successful final results of Godefroy and Stanislas de Bentzmann tender offer on Devoteam’s shares, with the support of KKR

17 December 2020

Devoteam’s founders, as well as KKR, announce the final 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), following the reopening of the tender offer from December 3, 2020 to December 16, 2020 (included).

Following the reopening of the Offer initiated by the company Castillon, the company Castillon will hold 6,677,220 Devoteam’s shares, representing 80.14% of the share capital and at least 78.46% of the theoretical voting rights*.

The result notice published by the AMF is available on the AMF website (www.amf-france.org).

​*It being specified that the company Devoteam holds 138,632 treasury shares, representing 1.66% of the share capital and at least 1.63% of the theoretical voting rights of the company.

Important information

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This press release must not be published, broadcast or distributed, directly or indirectly, in any country in which the distribution of this information is subject to legal restrictions.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 restrictions.

About Devoteam

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 €761.9 millions in 2019.

About KKR

KKR is a leading global investment firm that manages multiple alternative asset classes, including private equity, credit and real assets, with strategic partners that manage hedge funds. KKR aims to generate attractive investment returns for its fund investors by following a patient and disciplined investment approach, employing world-class people, and driving growth and value creation with KKR portfolio companies. KKR invests its own capital alongside the capital it manages for fund investors and provides financing solutions and investment opportunities through its capital markets business. References to KKR’s investments may include the activities of its sponsored funds. For additional information about KKR & Co. Inc. (NYSE: KKR), please visit KKR’s website at www.kkr.com and on Twitter @KKR_Co.

 

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