Ekstend has received a minority investment from Isatis Capital
Founded in 2009 by Franck Kaddouch, Ekstend is a consulting and marketing agency dedicated to local marketing. The company acts as the extension of its clients’ marketing departments to adapt and deploy their local and national marketing strategies.
Ekstend offers a complementary range of tailor-made solutions based on three pillars: online and offline media activation, in-store experience and change management. The company is the second largest independent media agency in France, achieving over 20% of organic growth in 2019, and has a broad portfolio of blue-chip customers with deep expertise in the luxury, tech and automotive sectors. To date, Ekstend has more than 170 employees over two sites in Marseille and Paris.
Franck Kaddouch, CEO of Ekstend, commented, “I am pleased to welcome Isatis Capital as our new financial partner. Isatis Capital will bring us its expertise and financial backing to consolidate our leadership and extend our know-how to new markets.”
“Congratulations to both the Ekstend and Isatis Capital teams on this transaction, added Matthieu Rosset, Managing Director at Lincoln International. “Ekstend starts a new chapter in its successful history, and we are thrilled to have contributed to this partnership with Isatis Capital.”
Lincoln International acted as the exclusive advisor to Ekstend shareholders throughout the process, providing advisory expertise and supporting the negotiation in the transaction.
The Lincoln team has a deep knowledge of the marketing industry and provided truly personalized and valuable advisory throughout the process.
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