Claranova in the news

Claranova in the News | April 2021

“Claranova in the News” will provide you with updates of the latest news about Claranova and its businesses through a selection of articles, videos and press releases published in the course of the month.


Press review


La Bourse et la Vie: Interview with Pierre Cesarini – April 1, 2020 (in French)

In connection with the presentation of the H1 results public on March 31, 2020; Pierre Cesarini, Chairman-CEO of Claranova, provided a description of the highlights and the public figures or H1 2020-2021 in the Web TV program, La Bourse et la Vie TV, hosted by financial journalist, Didier Testot.



Other articles on the same subject:

“BFM Bourse: The digital transformation of Claranova’s markets continues to fuel steady quarterly growth” – 1April 1, 2020 (in French)
“Bourse Direct: Claranova’s EBITDA margin rises significantly in H1” – April 1, 2021 (in French) “Claranova maintains a positive growth momentum” – April 22, 2021 (in French)

Pierre Cesarini answers’s questions about Claranova’s recent results and shares his vision of the Group’s development: integration of new businesses, continuing its acquisition strategy, potential of target markets, etc.


BFM Business: Interview with Pierre Cesarini – April 30, 2021 (in French)

After being selected as a finalist in the “Foreign Market Presence” category for the ETI Grand Prix awards, a tribute to French intermediate-sized enterprises (ISEs), organized by BFM Business and Banque Palatine, Pierre Cesarini, Chairman-CEO of Claranova Group, was invited on the program Le Grand Journal de l’Éco hosted by Pauline Tattevin to present Claranova and its unique international profile.
Watch the video

Pierre Cesarini (Claranova), BFM Business


Availability of the Interim Financial Report – April 15, 2021

Consult the Chairman’s message, key figures, the presentation of the different businesses or the H1 2020-2021 consolidated financial statements in the H1 2020-2021 Interim Financial Report available at Claranova’s website.


Appointment of Mr. Chahram Becharat to the Board of Directors– April 27, 2021

Reflecting the strategy to strengthen its governance and teams to accelerate its change in size initiated at the beginning of the year, on April 27, 2021 the Group announced Mr. Chahram Becharat’s appointment to Claranova’s Board of Directors. A graduate of the Ecole Polytechnique in Paris and with an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business, Mr. Becharat is recognized as an Internet and e-commerce pioneer in Europe.


Company News


Introduction of inPixio Photo Studio 11 – April 13, 2021

Avanquest, Claranova’s software publishing division, launches a new version of its inPixio Photo Studio® giving photo enthusiasts and beginners alike increasingly powerful and easy to use functionalities to edit and retouch their photos.

Photo Cover inPixio Photo Studio 11


PlanetArt completes two acquisitions – April 27, 2021

PlanetArt announced the completion of two acquisitions in the United States to strengthen its offerings of personalized products with the patented Stuffies® line of children’s plush products and the patented handwriting technology known as

Handwriting Stuffies PlanetArt Claranova


Analysts’ publications


Oddo BHF: “Strong improvement in H1 2020/2021 results” – April 1, 2021 (in French)

Oddo BHF maintains its Buy recommendation and raises its target price from €9.00 to €10.00 after H1 2020/2021 results exceeded expectations.
Target price: €10.00 (vs. 9.00€) – Buy


Invest Securities: “Exceptional H1 results” – April 1, 2021

Invest Securities confirms its Buy recommendation and maintains its target price at €9.50 after the publication of H1 2020/2021 results.
Target price: €9.50 – Buy


Edison: “Profitable growth in H1 21” – April 7, 2021

Edison maintains its target price at €13.80 while raising its forecasts to reflect stronger growth and profitability for PlanetArt.
Target price: €13.80 (unchanged)


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