OnePoint, a white knight to save Atos


David Layani, CEO of OnePoint: “As a shareholder, I will put all my energy into helping with the recovery”. LEA CRESPI

The consultancy firm took 9.9% of the group. Its CEO defends a friendly and long-term approach.

The former president of Atos had closed the door to him, OnePoint and his boss David Layani come back through the window. A little over a year ago, in October 2022, this French consulting firm, specialist in the technological transformation of companies (3,000 employees, 500 million euros in revenue) saw its proposal to buy Evidian rejected by the Atos board of directors. Evidian is the entity crossing the “jewels” of Atos (cybersecurity, digital activities, supercomputers), which the group had decided to separate from its historical outsourcing activities (Tech Foundations).

On Wednesday, OnePoint announced that it had acquired 9.9% of the digital services giant, becoming its largest shareholder. “Our approach is consistent with the offer made thirteen months ago, ures David Layani, CEO of OnePoint. With the arrival of a solid management team, better transparency on the accounts, the bad news seems rather in the rearview mirror and the company must…

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