e-Attestations has sold a minority stake to Keensight Capital


e-Attestations is a leading third-party risk management Software as a Service platform that is used to centrally store, manage and validate governance, risk and compliance; environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and certificates of third parties. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Paris, the company serves approximately 2,000 clients operating across various industries worldwide, including energy, housing, telecommunications, automotive, retail and the public sector.

The Deal

e-Attestations was looking for a partner able to support the company towards its next stage of development. e-Attestations hired Lincoln International as its exclusive sell-side advisor because of its deep sector expertise, investor relationships and proven ability to run a fast and competitive process, targeting the right set of investors. Keensight Capital stood out as the right partner for e-Attestations and will assist the company in capitalizing on the white space opportunity it faces, while supporting the acceleration of its international development both organically and via acquisitions.

Our Perspective

Matthieu Rosset, Managing Director in Lincoln’s Paris office, commented, “We are thrilled to have advised e-Attestations and its shareholders on this transaction. Over the last few years, the company has built a strong business model and experienced continuous, solid growth, which attracted a significant level of interest during the process. Keensight will be the ideal partner to support e-Attestations in its next phase of development and to further conquer a fast growing market. This transaction also further highlights Lincoln’s strong expertise in the regulatory technologies and services.”

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Lincoln's expertise and deep understanding of our market was key for the successful outcome of this transaction. The team’s strong commitment and hands-on approach enabled a fast and smooth process to find the right partner for us. We are excited about the future.
Emmanuel Poidevin and Pascal Gué
Co-chief Executive Officers of e-Attestations

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