Brussels, Belgium, January 28, 2020
Merodis, an independent corporate finance advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it successfully advised Belgium-based Nexum on the merger with Danish peer Proacteur and the sale of a minority stake of the merged group to Profinpar, a Belgian private equity fund.
Nexum is a leading Change Management consulting firm that offers consulting, coaching and training services in Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Morocco. Through a wide range of products and services, Nexum partners with corporates to help them develop interpersonal competencies and organizational capabilities required to become agile and change-ready organizations. The company employs 37 FTEs and achieved a turnover of close to EUR 7m in 2019. Thanks to the merger with Proacteur, Nexum further strengthens its presence in the Nordic region and participates in the consolidation of the booming, yet fragmented, European Change Management consulting market with the full support of Profinpar, the new minority shareholder.
Proacteur is a leading player in Change Management in the Nordic region and offers similar consulting and coaching services as Nexum. Based in Copenhagen, Proacteur employs 16 consultants and reached a turnover of c. EUR 3.5m in 2019. The company was equally owned by its four managing partners who are now shareholders of the Nexum Group alongside Nexum’s historical shareholders (including its founders) as well as Profinpar.
Profinpar is a Belgian entrepreneurial Private Equity firm that partners with mature and profitable SMEs led by talented entrepreneurs. Profinpar strongly believes in the potential of Change Management consulting in Europe and fully supports Nexum’s vision and ambitions.
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