Business transfers

Jan 2023

Ubigreen joins Planon: a strategic alliance for accelerated growth.

Customers and counterparties

This acquisition allows Planon to expand its global offering of sustainable Smart Building management solutions. With Planon’s entry into the company’s capital as a majority shareholder, Ubigreen will be able to rely on the international scope of the leader in commercial property management solutions to extend its geographical reach, establish its reputation and pursue its development.

Toulouse and Paris, 20 January 2023 – Ubigreen, the French prop-tech company dedicated to energy performance and workspace optimization, has chosen the Planon group – the world leader in sustainable smart building management software, of which Schneider Electric is a 25% shareholder – to accompany it in its entrepreneurial adventure. This investment allows Ubigreen to rely on an expert in the sector. Planon will accelerate its international deployment and strengthen its position in France. For its part, Planon is expanding its energy and sustainable development management software offering and strengthening its ecosystem of sustainable smart building management solutions by acquiring Ubigreen.

"Around the world, companies of all sizes are facing the challenge of reducing the environmental impact of their buildings and achieving the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals and zero carbon emission targets as recommended or required by authorities. For them, having good control over the energy consumption of their buildings is essential to achieving these goals and moving confidently toward a more sustainable future. The addition of Ubigreen's proven digital solutions to Planon's solutions will open up more opportunities for current and future customers to integrate energy management and optimize the energy performance of their buildings," said Pierre Guelen, founder and CEO of the Planon Group.
"This is a great opportunity for Ubigreen. We will be able to benefit from the expertise of an internationally renowned group to develop and enrich our offers. The objective of this alliance is to go even further in our common approach of Smart Building to accompany our customers in the major transformation towards a more eco-responsible real estate, at the service of its occupants" adds Pierre-Olivier Bessol, CEO of Ubigreen.
"We are delighted to welcome Planon as a majority shareholder of Ubigreen. This is a great adventure that we are looking forward to and which will allow us to fully achieve our growth objectives. The energy transition is part of our daily life, in each of the actions we take. The common strength that emerges from this operation is to make our buildings ever more innovative and environmentally friendly. Planon's expertise and international presence will help us to extend our geographical reach beyond our borders and to accelerate the deployment of our development strategy," concludes Julien Meriaudeau, President of Ubigreen.

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