M&A advisor
for the IT sector


APM is a mergers and acquisitions advisor specialised in the software, consulting, IT services and digital industry.

This technology specialisation is what makes APM unique, giving it a distinct advantage and ensuring its success.

With a track record of more than 130 successful transactions, APM is one Europe’s main independent M&A firms.

Shareholders and managers know that being able to talk to a knowledgeable consultant about their business saves them a great deal of time and is a source of productive exchanges leading to innovative ideas and efficient processes.

Selling a consulting or software company is a complex and multi-layered process. APM aims to optimise sales terms for its clients, whether they are entrepreneurs or investors.

We ensure optimum rollout of the process, causing as little disruption as possible with a limited number of specifically targeted strategic buyers.

Our team of experts is committed to creating a consistently international market when the target is suitable, due to comprehensive knowledge of its ecosystem and preferential access to decision-makers worldwide to secure the best possible transaction in terms of price, payment and guarantee.

Our experience in negotiations and our industry expertise enable us to provide our clients with all the assistance and analyses they need during the negotiation phases.

APM works in close cooperation with its clients to help them determine their development strategy. We endeavour to identify opportunities that are truly in line with this strategy.

In fact, our industry expertise ensures we specifically target the companies that meet expectations in France, Benelux and the UK. Our comprehensive knowledge of your industry combined with a subtle approach ensures that your acquisitions are carried out efficiently.

We make a financial assessment and a SWOT analysis for each company targeted and assist our clients with coordinating the various steps and people involved, until the transaction or transactions are complete.

When reclassifying a shareholder's shares or smoothly preparing for the transfer of your business (LBO/OBO), or even when financing an acquisition, your company may need a financial partner.

Through its comprehensive knowledge of equity financing, the specialised investment funds in your industry, their expectations and operating method, APM can professionally advise you on structuring the planned transaction, preparing documentation (business plans), selecting the most suitable investment funds and banks as well as providing support during meetings with investors and negotiations in order to optimise the terms of the transaction.


APM partners have many years’ experience in your areas of expertise.

With their advanced finance skills, they will work to resolve any shareholding issues you may have.

They rely on their networks and industry expertise to help and advise you on your strategy.

APM's qualified and experienced team works closely with clients and stands ready to perform its assignments with the highest level of commitment, efficiency and confidentiality.

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Every year for 19 years, APM has reported and provided an in-depth analysis of acquisitions in the software and IT consulting market in France.

The purpose of this annual "barometer", which gives a realistic portrayal of the vitality of the industry, is to show fundamental trends, analyse them and draw up short-term prospects for market players.


27 décembre 2017 - Mios communique avec un voisin... -

29 août 2017 - Goldman Sachs Private Capital livre 35 M$ au Suisse Be... -

3 juillet 2017 - Neurones cède sa filiale Axones à Astek -

27 juin 2017 - Axones filiale de Neurones passe dans le giron d'Astek

23 mai 2017 - CP BD APM

19 mai 2017 - Orange offre 62,5 M€ pour s'emparer de B&D -

19 mai 2017 - B&D rejoint un groupe télécom -

18 mai 2017 - PR Orange Business Decision

10 mai 2017 - Baromètre IT APM 2016 - ILS n°472

10 mai 2017 - Easyteam cède sa filiale de gestion de licences -

21 Avril 2017 - Constellation Group s'affirme dans la sécurité -

10 Février 2017 - Irium déboucle son MBO -

10 Février 2017 - Irium déboucle son MBO -

28 décembre 2016 - Net Quality se mesure à son concurrent direct -

9 décembre 2016 - Daveo se réorganise avec Isatis Capital -

8 décembre 2016 - Daveo transforme un MBO -

30 novembre 2016 - Acquisition d'Aerial par Ispa Consulting -

27 octobre 2016 - Alteca double ses effectifs à Paris -

26 octobre 2016 - Valtech quitte Toulouse -

12 octobre 2016 - Valtech cède sa branche toulousaine à GFI - ILS n°447

8 août 2016 - Fusions-Acquisitions : Pourquoi le marché flambe - Channel News

17 juin 2016 - Ispa Consulting débute son build up -

15 juin 2016 - NextiraOne repart à l'offensive -

25 mai 2016 - Baromètre 2015 - Apmanagement

25 avril 2016 - MoneyLine s¹adosse à quatre investisseurs , Transactions -

25 avril 2016 - MoneyLine dépose un MBI -

13 janvier 2016 - Acquisition d'EXL par Talan -

11 novembre 2015 - Une nouvelle étoile est née - ILS n°410

5 novembre 2015 - Smile rachète Open Wide -

5 novembre 2015 - Open Wide s'intègre au leader -

1er septembre 2015 - Salesforce's acquisition of Kerensen Consulting - FINANCE MONTHLY

30 juin 2015 - Salesforce s’offre le contrôle de Kerensen Consulting -

11 juin 2015 - Ordirope distribué à une ESN cotée -

20 mars 2015 - Deal Informatique change de mains -

16 mars 2015 - Business & Decision s’offre le belge Uchrony -

11 mars 2015 - 2014 l'année de tous les records pour les fusions et acquisitions dans l'IT - www.distributique.com

9 mars 2015 - Les fusions & acquisitions IT ont battu tous les records en 2014 - IT-M&A

23 janvier 2015 - Julhiet se marie -

14 janvier 2015 - Team Trade s’adosse à l’indo-américain Synechron

3 octobre 2014 - Flag Systèmes hisse le pavillon d'un autre éditeur -

25 septembre 2014 - Gfi Informatique déleste iOrga Group

3 juillet 2014 - Toy Agency annonce sa cession -

1er juillet 2014 - Alaloop se mesure à un groupe de conseil -



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