Our Mergers & Acquisitions team advised VINCI Energies SA (“VINCI”) on the cross-border acquisition of Mentor IMC Group Limited (“Mentor”), a global oil and gas project resource specialist. With 64,000 employees and in 2012 revenue of 9 billion, VINCI is a European market leader in energy and information technology services. It also operates outside Europe, working on major projects and providing specialist services. Headquartered in London, Mentor generates annual consolidated revenue of £60 million, mainly in Australia, North America and South-East Asia. The acquisition of Mentor broadens the customer base of VINCI’s oil and gas business in countries with strong growth potential.
“VINCI Energies GSS Oil & Gas, have used the services of BDO UK, for a successful prospect of acquisition. BDO was involved from start till the end of the acquisition process. BDO participated in the review and analysis of the sellers documents and the definition of our winning strategy. During all the process, BDO constantly showed key strengths which were part of our success: easy access and availability, professionalism and quality in their recommendations. We would not hesitate to recommend BDO.”
Jean-Michel Lang, Managing Director Vinci Energies GSS Oil & Gas