News - 06.09.2017

Iris Capital exits MCI Group

Swiss group MCI, the event marketing and congress organization specialist, today announces having opened its capital to new investors EMZ Partners and Indigo Capital. As part of this transaction, Iris Capital, who accompanied the group since 2011, and Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, who joined Iris Capital in 2013, respectively exit MCI.

Globally active in 31 countries through 63 offices, MCI pursues its development with new funding provided by EMZ Partners and Indigo Capital.

Erik de la Rivière, Managing Partner at Iris Capital, and François-Xavier Mauron, Associate Director at Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, commented: « We are happy to have supported the group’s ambitious growth plan over the last years, notably sustained by a strong vision, a successful management transition and multiple successes such as the development of the digital offering, the continued expansion in the APAC region and the entry into the US market. We wish the best of success to Sebastien and his teams for this new development phase. »

Please find attached the press release