May 24, 2022

CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY announces the signing of a Share Transfer Agreement (SPA)

CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY announces the signing of a share transfer agreement (SPA)

Bordeaux on December 22, 2021, CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY [Code ISIN : FR0010447086] (“CHEOPS”), a company headquartered in Canéjan in the Bordeaux region, Cloud Service Provider and Cloud Builder, specialist in hybrid cloud, cyber-security and IT infrastructure, announces today that Aquiline Capital Partners LLC and Elyan Partners, the board of Edmond de Rothschild Equity Strategies (“ERES”) have signed definitive agreements relating to the acquisition of a majority stake representing 98.71% of the share capital of CHEOPS for a price of 78.26 euros per share.

This transaction remains subject to obtaining the applicable regulatory authorizations and should be finalized during the first half of 2022. A public offer should be made and the shares of CHEOPS will be delisted from Euronext Access, if necessary, after the realization of this offer.

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About CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY
Organized into 4 Divisions, Infrastructure, Technological Modernization, Cloud & Managed Services, Network-Security & Unified Communications, CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY has obtained the highest expertise labels issued by the major manufacturers and publishers of the IT market Major specialist in secure IT infrastructures , CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY is now one of the leaders in Cloud Computing in France with its iCod® (Cheops On Demand Infrastructure) and Hyper X® offerings, whose reliability, performance and production quality have convinced big names in the industry. industry and services. With its 600 employees, with 13 agencies in France and Switzerland guaranteeing a close relationship with its customers, CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY offers the most efficient private or hybrid Cloud solutions on the market depending on the type of environment. With CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY, it is now “The Cloud customized for you!”. More information on http://www.cheops.fr in the Press Review section. CHEOPS TECHNOLOGY has been listed on the Euronext Paris Free Market since April 2007. ISIN Code: FR0010447086, Memo: MLCHE

About Emmanuel Carjat and Stéphane Leroy
Emmanuel Carjat is an entrepreneur who has carried out multiple financing and external growth operations. A specialist in the implementation of growth strategies in technology companies, he has also accompanied numerous funds on their acquisition operations. After starting out in telecoms and the financial cloud, where he met Stéphane Leroy, he created and developed Atrium Network in Europe and then in North America. He then sold this company specializing in managed services for financial institutions on the Canada Stock Exchange (TMX). After sailing around the world, Emmanuel joined Stéphane at QuantHouse to support the management team in a transformation operation followed by a sale to Iress.

Stéphane Leroy is a successful entrepreneur in the world of technology with the creation and growth of benchmark companies in the world of tomorrow’s IT technologies such as artificial intelligence and cloud-based solutions. Stéphane co-founded QuantHouse, a successful fintech providing private and public cloud services to financial institutions on 3 continents and purchased by Iress in 2019, a leading Australian technology company in finance. Stéphane was also Managing Director Europe of the first global private cloud for the Finance sector, BT Radianz.

AboutAquiline
Founded in 2005 Aquiline Capital Partners is a private asset investment management firm based in New York and London. It invests in the business services, financial services, technology and healthcare sectors. The company manages $7 billion in assets as of September 30, 2021 and its co-investment vehicles have deployed approximately $4.5 billion across three strategies: private equity, venture & growth and structured credit. For more information about Aquiline, its professional investors and its portfolio holdings, visit https://www.aquiline.com/.

About Elyan Partners
Elyan Partners SAS is a financial investment advisor registered in the Single Register kept by ORIAS under number 21006631. Elyan is the exclusive advisor to Edmond de Rothschild for the ERES III and ERES IV funds and advises the Privilege 2018 fund to the Edmond de Rothschild Group. Its head office is located at 47, rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75401 Paris Cedex 08. The company is controlled by its management team and benefits from the support of the Edmond de Rothschild Group as a minority shareholder.

About the Edmond de Rothschild Group
A conviction-based investment house based on the idea that wealth should be used to build tomorrow, Edmond de Rothschild specializes in Private Banking and Asset Management. Serving an international clientele of families, entrepreneurs and institutional investors, the Group is also present in Corporate Finance, Private Equity, Real Estate and Fund Services.
Its resolutely family character gives Edmond de Rothschild the independence necessary to offer bold strategies and long-term investments, rooted in the real economy.
Founded in 1953, the Group now has 168 billion Swiss francs in assets under management,
2,500 employees and 33 locations around the world.

With an entrepreneurial and pioneering spirit, Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity builds, develops and manages innovative, forward-looking strategies that respond to current and future societal challenges. The platform offers 15 differentiating strategies across a variety of geographies and investment sectors.

“Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity” is the commercial name of the Private Equity entities (including subsidiaries and affiliated entities) of the Edmond de Rothschild Group. This name also refers to the Private Equity division of the Edmond de Rothschild Group.