UX-Republic has been sold to Smile Group, a portfolio company of Keensight Capital and Eurazeo PME

Founded in 2013, UX-Republic is the French expert in the creation of user-centric digital experiences. The company advises and supports its clients from the analysis of their situation to the prototyping and testing of functional and creative concepts.

Smile and UX-Republic are combining their expertise and know-how in terms of technologies and uses to continue to innovate and better meet the needs of their customers. The project also plans to conquer new markets based on UX-Republic’s expertise, leveraging Smile’s European presence.

The integration of UX-Republic is part of Smile’s open arrow strategic plan, which notably aims to develop the group’s consulting offering. In addition, UX-Republic will benefit from Smile’s continuous international development, where the group intends to pursue expansion with the support of its shareholders.

“Congratulations to both UX-Republic and Smile on this transaction. This is an exciting combination of two champions in their own fields. We are delighted to have advised such a brilliant team and we look forward to the next chapter of development of the combined entity,” commented Matthieu Rosset, Managing Director at Lincoln.

Lincoln acted as the exclusive financial advisor to UX-Republic’s founders and shareholders throughout the process, providing advisory expertise and supporting the negotiation in the transaction.

UX Republic Smile Keensight Capital Eurazeo PME 2021
  • 2021
    Close Year
  • Technology, Media & Telecom
    Industry
  • Private
    Client Type
  • Strategic | Domestic
    Transaction Type
  • France
    Countries
Lincoln’s team has been instrumental in the success of this transaction. They provided a real perspective on the deal leveraging their industry expertise and connection to Smile.
Sebastien Berten and Yann Cadoret
Co-founders and Chief Executive Officers of UX-Republic

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