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Tinexta is an industrial Group that offers innovative solutions for the digital transformation and growth of companies, professionals and institutions. Listed on the Euronext STAR Milan (MIC: MTAA), it is included in the European Tech Leader index as a high-growth tech company. Based in Italy with representatives in 12 countries ranging from Europe to Latin America and over 2,500 employees, Tinexta is active in the strategic Digital Trust, Cyber Security and Business Innovation sectors. As at 31 December 2022, the Group reported consolidated revenues of € 357.2 million, Adjusted EBITDA of € 94.8 million and Net profit of € 78.1 million.

ABF Group, based in Tours (France), was founded in 2004 and, through a network of business partners and highly qualified professionals, provides consultancy services to SMEs for the development of territorial projects supported by public funding for innovation. ABF Group is also active in the europroject and tax incentive (Tax Credit) market.

The operation is in line with Tinexta’s international positioning strategy and allows Warrant Hub, already present in France with Euroquality and in Spain with Evalue, to position itself in the European market as one of the few operators supporting innovation and business growth, to promote its innovative services in France, as successfully tested in Italy, and strengthen expertise in the field ofpublic funding for innovation and sustainable development.

In addition, this transaction will provide the opportunity to expand their respective offering, particularly that of ABF Group, by integrating Warrant Hub’s unique skills, creating synergies and knowledge exchange between Italy, France, and Spain.

Jean-René Griton, Aurignac Finance: “With ABF Décisions, Tinexta acquires one of the best development platform possible in France in the sector of innovation financing. While integrating the Tinexta Group, ABF and its managers will be in the best conditions to accelerate in the future the impressive growth they have delivered in the recent years. Aurignac Finance has been honored to help Tinexta to realize this promising deal after an in-depth scouting of the market”.

With this new transaction, Aurignac Finance confirms and demonstrates again its ability to efficiently support the growth strategies of various types of clients, especially large international groups and fast-growing SMEs. Our experience and know-how in setting up and executing structured acquisition processes has been a distinctive feature of the tailor-made service we provide to our clients.