Linklaters advises CDPQ on its acquisition of a significant minority stake in QIMA

Linklaters has advised Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) on its acquisition of a significant minority stake in QIMA, a leading provider of supply chain compliance solutions, alongside QIMA’s founder and management.

Founded in 2005, QIMA is a fast-growing global Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) company and a digital pioneer in the sector that has invested heavily in developing an industry-leading technology platform. 

The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals.

The Linklaters Paris team was composed of Florent Mazeron, partner, Vera Maramzine, managing associate and Marine Hennequin associate in Corporate/M&A, Jean-François Merdrignac, managing associate in Intellectual Property, and Clémentine Richard, managing associate and Julia Loiseau, associate in Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT). The Linklaters offices in Hong Kong and New York, as well as Linklaters Zhao Sheng in Shanghai, were also involved.