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Vinci Energies: acquisition of iConsultants, an organization specializing in IT consulting – 01/20/2023 at 12:01

(AOF) – Vinci Energies has introduced the acquisition of the enterprise of the corporate iConsultants specializing within the administration of advanced initiatives and IT growth centered on communication applied sciences. Since 2008, iConsultants has supported corporations within the digitization of their enterprise processes with providers focused at contexts with very excessive technological content material. In 2022, it achieved a turnover of round 3 million euros with 20 folks.

“We’re very proud to hitch Axians, a Vinci Energies model. We made this option to be backed by an industrialist of worldwide dimension and scope. By rising the strike pressure of our supply: Challenge administration, Experience in Networks and Unified Communication, Software program Improvement, Consulting/Audit, our ambition is to substantiate inside Axians our standing as a key participant within the digital transformation of corporations”, commented Olivier Alabed, founding father of iConsultants.


Key factors

– World chief in building, born in 2000 and concerned in motorway and airport concessions;

– Revenues of €49.4 billion, of which 47% generated internationally, break up between motorway and airport concessions for 14%, building for 53% and vitality for 31%;

– Financial mannequin: “design, finance, construct and handle infrastructure and tools for mobility” with complementarity between concessions and contracting;

– Open capital (staff with 9.9% of the capital and Qatari Holding with 3.8%), the 15-member board of administrators being chaired by Xavier Huillard, additionally managing director;

– Stable steadiness sheet with A debt of €20.1 billion on the finish of September, in comparison with €17.9 billion in money.


– Development technique primarily based on 3 pillars:

– in concessions, extension of the maturity of the portfolio and development of the airport sector by means of exterior development,

– in contracting, precedence to Vinci Vitality by way of acquisitions and to the specialised actions of Eurovia and Vinci Building,

– synergy of concessions & contracting experience on the service of infrastructure initiatives;

– Innovation technique organized by career, with a finances of €50 million financing 50 packages from 12 analysis facilities and centered on city mobility and the sustainable metropolis:

– innovation buildings: incubation platforms -Leonard for the group, Manufacturing unit for Vinci Energies, Digital Manufacturing unit for Vinci Autoroutes, Eureka for Eurovia and Lab Analysis Atmosphere – and help packages for CATALYST and SEED start-ups,

– partnerships with Paris-Tech (Analysis & Atmosphere Lab), Fabrique de la Cité, and many others.;

– “Ambition 2030” environmental technique aiming for carbon neutrality by 2050:

– intermediate goal of lowering the carbon footprint by 20% in 2030 vs 2019;

– round course of systematizing recycling and reuse in every sector;

– “keep away from, cut back, compensate” strategy to realize “0 web loss” of biodiversity, management of water use, significantly in dry areas,

– launch of the first inexperienced mortgage,

– participation within the international decarbonized hydrogen infrastructure fund;

– Report order guide, of which 68% internationally;

– Excessive contribution from Cobra IS, a specialist in vitality infrastructure for photo voltaic and wind vitality -15 GW within the medium time period of capability, significantly in Latin America.


– Discount of the disparity in margins between motorway concessions (2/3 of working revenue) and building;

– Inflation: upstream securing of provides of uncooked supplies and tools;

– Integration of Cobra IS, a specialist in vitality infrastructure for the manufacturing of photo voltaic and wind vitality -15 GW within the medium time period of capability, significantly in Latin America;

– After a 26% enhance in invoicing, pushed by worldwide enterprise on the finish of September, affirmation of 2022 aims: annual site visitors greater than that of 2019 for motorways and equal to 70% for airports, development in exercise and working margin for VINCI Energies, revenues of €5.5 billion and excessive margin for Cobra IS, sustained exercise and enhance in working margin for VINCI Building;

– 2022 interim dividend of €1 with interim dividend and share program.

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Double punishment for the sector

The French Constructing Federation (FFB) not too long ago warned of the collapse of the brand new housing market. Over the primary eight months of 2022, gross sales of the brand new residence market within the diffuse sector collapsed by 26.8% over one 12 months. As for gross sales of recent houses within the grouped sector, gross sales to people fell by 17.3% over one 12 months within the first half, whereas gross sales to establishments fell by 23%. The pattern is identical for the sale of collective housing, down 9.8%.

These unhealthy tendencies are accompanied by a decline in public investments, whereas reimbursements of PGE start. On account of an absence of visibility, native authorities want to droop sure initiatives. In addition they must face a drop of their sources and a major enhance in the price of vitality and works. Nonetheless, essentially the most vital investments are typically made through the third and fourth years of the native authorities’ mandate, that’s to say in 2023 and 2024. This due to this fact represents a major shortfall for the sector.


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