BE Mauric is a naval architecture firm founded in 1945 and based in Marseille and Nantes. It has annual revenue of approximately €2 million and a workforce of 22 people. BE Mauric designs different types of naval and civilian vessels for defence, security, Oil and Gas, fishing, passenger and cargo transportation sectors. BE Mauric has designed hundreds of ships, vessels, fast crafts and is the leading independent naval architect in France. Its customers are shipowners and shipyards in France and Europe.
In addition to naval architecture, BE Mauric also offers marine engineering services to its clients, and increasingly offers integration services for specific civil or military systems on board naval and civilian platforms.
ECA Group's acquisition of a majority stake will enable BE Mauric to ramp up its international development via the export sales network of ECA Group in the shipping and naval fields, while remaining independent of any shipyard. This acquisition will enable ECA Group:
This change of majority shareholder in BE Mauric guarantees its independence with respect to shipyards while providing ECA Group with extensive skills towards systems integration of drones and naval vessels. The organization of BE Mauric will still comprise a Supervisory Board and Executive Board. The composition of the Executive Board will remain unchanged. As such, BE Mauric will continue to expand with respect to the various shipyards in France, and abroad with guaranteed operational independence and therefore the utmost confidentiality for each customer project.