Thirteen banks back €2.43bn Morpho acquisition

Advent’s €2.43bn acquisition of French software solutions firm Morpho is supported by 13 banks, according to one banker, with up to €2bn of loans expected to be marketed by early November.

  • By Max Bower
  • 19 Oct 2016

Advent is buying the firm, now called Safran Identity & Security, from French conglomerate Safran. French state investment subsidiary Bpifrance is co-investing in the deal.

GlobalCapitalinitially reported on the deal in August.

The buyout follows Cinven’s announcement earlier this week of its $3.25bn acquisition of Polish online auction website Allegro ...

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