Clipperton is pleased to announce it acted as sole financial advisor to Ardian and the founders of Ikoula, a French cloud hosting provider, in the context of the acquisition of the company by Sewan Group.

Founded in 1998, Ikoula is a front-runner in the European cloud hosting industry. Backed by Ardian since 2014, the company provides small and large companies with a complete offer of infrastructure solutions and managed cloud services – a market estimated at ~$140bn in 2020. 

This transaction highlights Clipperton’s expertise in advising high growth customers in the cloud and telecom industry (precedent transactions such as NetRange, Broadpeak, Gridscale).

September 30th, 2021 - Clipperton organised a competitive M&A process to identify the best strategic partner to foster the development of Ikoula in the next few years.