Paris, May 30, 2022

Sekri Valentin Zerrouk (Thomas Verdeil, partner and Jean Barrouillet, associate, on tax aspects; Antoine Haï, partner and Alexis Orlando, associate, on M&A aspects as well as Thibaud Perrin, counsel in employment law) advised the shareholders of Harwell Management in the context of its acquisition by CGI.

Founded in 2009, Harwell Management is a management consulting firm specializing in financial services in the French market and has 150 consultants who assist major financial institutions in defining and implementing results-oriented strategies. Through this merger with CGI, Harwell Management’s teams and clients will benefit from new opportunities to grow their businesses and careers.

CGI France, an information technology and management consulting firm, announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire, through its subsidiary CGI France SAS, all of the shares of Harwell Management and its subsidiaries. This acquisition will enable CGI to expand CGI Business Consulting’s capabilities in key segments of the financial services industry.

Thomas Verdeil, Antoine Haï

– CGI is advised by Bredin Prat
– Harwell shareholders advised by Sekri Valentin Zerrouk


About Sekri Valentin Zerrouk

Sekri Valentin Zerrouk (SVZ) is an independent firm of more than 50 lawyers that advises multinational companies, leading investment funds, small and medium-sized companies and entrepreneurs on the development of their business activities and on their acquisitions, disposals and restructuring operations in France and abroad.
With more than 400 transactions completed over the past 10 years, Sekri Valentin Zerrouk (SVZ) is today one of the most recognized firms in the transactional field.
The 13 partners are : Franck Sekri, Pierre-Emmanuel Chevalier, Géraud de Franclieu, Antoine Haï and Olivier Legrand (Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity), Emmanuelle Vicidomini (Financing), Sylvain Paillotin (Restructuring), Emeline Peltier (Real Estate), Yamina Zerrouk (Public Business Law, Urban Planning and Real Estate), Jérôme Assouline and Thomas Verdeil (Tax Law), Emilie Meridjen (Employment Law) and Anne Dumas-L’Hoir (Business Litigation).

Press contact Sekri Valentin Zerrouk
VERBATEE / Jérôme Goaër – 06 61 61 79 34 / j.goaer@verbatee.com
VERBATEE / Florence Bastien – 06 61 61 78 55 / f.bastien@verbatee.com