Created in 2019 following the merger of two software publishers, IDEA (Topaze and Télévitale) and SNAL, (Albus), Sofia Développement (“Sofia”) is one of the leading e-health players in France. The Company supports over 31,000 healthcare professionals, including more than 17,000 independent nurses, 5,000 physiotherapists and 300 nursing centres, equipping them with its tele-transmission software as well as patient management and invoicing tech-enabled services. Headquartered in Paris with regional offices in Antibes, Ensisheim, Nantes and Venelles, Sofia employs over 180 people and is led by CEO, Geoffroy Lapointe and Jean-Marc Salvan, Managing Director, Chairman of the Strategic Committee and Founder of IDEA. IK’s investment will help accelerate Sofia’s growth and support its strategy to expand the offering beyond web and mobile tele-transmission towards a fully integrated digital practice management solution.
Wagram advised IK for the acquisition of Sofia Development alongside existing shareholders Extens, Capital Croissance and Bpifrance as well as the management team to finance the acceleration of organic growth and acquisitions to come.