Acquisition of Ocere by JVWEB

Client: JVWEB

Services provided: Acquisition due diligence

Ocere a prominent player for international SEO and creative content services has been acquired by French digital marketing group JVWEB, supported by Paris based private equity firm Capital Croissance.

The transaction marked a significant step in the development of JVWEB’s France-headquartered global digital group – with on-the-ground presence in France, Switzerland, China and now the UK. 

This transaction also strengthens our own credentials in the fast moving world of digital media with Cortus currently engaged to assist several business in this sector with their M&A strategy.

Gill Crofton, who acted on the deal said, “It was enjoyable to work across Europe in this post Brexit world. Rapid growth rates and expansion in digital media mean that it is always an interesting area to work in. The work done by Ocere will have a fantastic strategic fit with JVWEB group as they seek to strengthen their service offerings.”

The transaction also demonstrates Cortus’ growing credentials with European Private Equity Houses looking to invest in UK businesses, having also advised PE investors based in Belgium and the Netherlands in recent months.