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Scaled Agile announces strategic investment by Eurazeo to support its global expansion and product development


Partnership to strengthen the capacity, product offerings and geographic reach of the first global business agility framework

BOULDER, Col., November 17, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Scaled Agile, Inc., supplier of SAFe®, today announced its partnership with Eurazeo, one of Europe major private equity firms. Eurazeo and its partners will hold a majority stake alongside existing investors Leeds Equity Partners and the Scaled Agile team.

The Scaled Agile leadership team will remain in office, along with the CEO Chris James and co-founder Dean Leffingwell also sitting on the board of directors.

With a diversified portfolio of 27 billion euros in assets under management, Eurazeo is a growth investor with a global footprint focused on mid-market investments in a wide range of sectors ranging from life sciences and digital health fintech, cloud infrastructure and clean energy.

“Eurazeo is the ideal partner for our next phase of strategic growth”, declared Chris James, CEO, Scaled Agile, Inc. “Their investment will go a long way to supporting our international market expansion through Global 2000 and will help us provide our customers with the best tools, technologies and training they need to support daily SAFe practices. . We will also invest significantly in new product innovations that will allow our customers to work differently, empower their workforce, and dramatically improve time to market, productivity, employee engagement and time to market. customer satisfaction. “

As a growing number of businesses look to SAFe to accelerate their digital transformations, SAFe has grown from a framework of proven practices to a robust ecosystem that includes more than 500 global partners, one million SAFe-trained professionals and learning, practice and sharing platforms. This one-of-a-kind offer gives companies the means to perpetuate SAFe practices, ensure their efficiency and build flexible and adaptable work cultures.

Recent customer testimonials from Porsche, CVS Health, Deutsche Telekom, and Kaiser-Permanente Describe why they chose SAFe, why it is important to their business and how it impacts their customers. Over 70 testimonials from clients representing a wide range of industries can be found at scaledagile.com/customer-stories.

Vivianne Akriche, Managing Director of Eurozeo, mid-large buyout, added: “The Scaled Agile team has built a market-leading offering and we see an exciting opportunity to continue to accelerate its growth and bring SAFe® to more companies around the world. essential to enable the digital transformation, which has become essential for sustainable success for many companies. We are excited to join the Scaled Agile journey of helping global companies with their business transformation.

About Eurazeo:

Eurazeo is a leading global investment group, with a diversified portfolio of 27 billion euros in assets under management, including 19 billion euros from third parties, invested in more than 450 companies. With its expertise in private equity, real estate and private debt, Eurazeo supports companies of all sizes, by supporting their development thanks to the commitment of its 350 professionals and by offering in-depth sector expertise, a gateway to global markets and a responsible and stable foothold for transformational growth. Its solid institutional and family shareholding, its solid financial structure without structural debt and its flexible investment horizon allow Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term.

About Scaled Agile, Inc .:

Scaled Agile, Inc., is the provider of SAFe®, the world’s leading framework for business agility. Through learning and certification, a global network of partners, and a growing community of over one million trained professionals, Scaled Agile helps companies embed agility into their culture so they can quickly identify and deliver customer value, capitalize on emerging opportunities and improve business results. Learn more at scaledagile.com. Scaled Agile is a contributing member of the corporate philanthropy and community service movement Pledge 1%. Learn more about scaledagile.com.

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