We advised the leading global investment firm KKR in the sale of the Webhelp group, the global business process management and outsourcing solutions group, to Groupe Bruxelles Lambert (GBL). GBL was retained as the final bidder to acquire a majority stake in Webhelp on the basis of an enterprise value of EUR 2.4 billion.
The Loyens & Loeff team was led by Corporate M&A Partner Thierry Lohest and Mathilde Lattard, Counsel (Corporate M&A), with the support of Anastasiya Nikitina (Associate, Corporate M&A), and Alvaro Garrido Mesa (Senior Associate, Banking & Finance).
Webhelp is one of the world’s leading providers of customer experience and business process outsourcing. The group has doubled in size since the KKR acquisition in 2015 and aims to achieve a turnover of EUR 1.5 billion in 2019. Webhelp develops innovative solutions combining consulting services, technological solutions and omni-channel processing capabilities thanks to its 50 000 employees in more than 35 countries.