The Bureau Véritas initial public offering, 1,240 million Euros, is the largest on Euronext Paris since AdP. It involved the sale of 32,8 million shares previously held by the Wendel Group and some managers. Despite poor market conditions, the offering was a success with institutional investors and individual French investors. BNP Paribas Corporate Finance was a Joint Bookrunner and Joint lead Manager for the offering.
Bureau Veritas is an international group that focuses on certification services in the fields of quality, health and safety, environment, and social responsibility (QHSE).