u 2000, behind the scenes of a sulphurous sale

The offer of the insurer Allianz France for the takeover of Vilavi (ex-u 2000) would be around 350 million euros. Serge Tenani / Hans Lucas via Reuters Connect

STORY – The insurer would seek to take over the broker belonging to Jacques Bouthier, indicted for of minors.

It’s an operation unlike any other, which is starting to make a big splash in the hushed insurance world. The insurer Allianz France would have entered into exclusive negotiations with the representatives of the very sulphurous Jacques Bouthier, the founder and main shareholder of u 2000, with a view to buying his brokerage firm, renamed last year “Vilavi”, explains to the Figaro a source familiar with the matter, confirming information from the Expansion Letter. The group presents itself as the “first expert broker in insurance and credit dedicated to individuals in France”, with 163 million euros in turnover and nearly 550,000 customers. When asked, Allianz declined to comment.

Rare fact in a transfer process, the auctions are not open, no investment bank having been mandated for the time being. The two parties would negotiate through their respective attorneys, Mr.e Gabrielle Odinot, lawyer for Jacques Bouthier, and the firm…

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