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Our History

Once upon a time … The Ayming group was born in June 1986

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1986

ALMA Intervention is founded in a small office in Asnières, France, at first providing tax expertise (business taxes, local taxes, etc.) and soon followed by social expertise (social contribution auditing, etc.).
Starting with zero employees in June 1986, its staff expands to 30 by December.

1991

Receives accreditation from the OPQCM (Professional Qualification Office for Business Consulting).

1996

ALMA is named one of the "Companies of the Decade" (a trophy awarded by Bain & Companie / l'Expansion) for having increased its turnover through slow recurring business.

1997

An ISO 9001 certification is awarded to all of ALMA Group’s activities.
The first offices are opened abroad.
The company now has 190 employees

1998

The ALMA Group is acquired by Novexel, specialized in bonus, aid and subvention engineering.
Acquisition of IP Stratégies, a Brussels based company specialized in growth projects and strategies.


1999

Acquisition of AP Group which today includes AP Consultants, operating in social cost savings and F. Initiatives, which is based in Nogent and carries out tax credit specific audits (research and training).

2000-2001
2000/2001

Alma Intervention becomes Alma Consulting Group
In 2000, a new ISO 9001 Certification is awarded to all of ALMA Group’s activities.
The company now has 350 employees.

2004
2004

Acquisitions of SAD and Thermotique
Opening of the Polish subsidiary

2005

Acquisition of:
Axio Pologne
C.F.C. Experts
Cristal Décisions, specialized in Operations Performance

2006
2006

Acquisition of:
IRH (Acciline: AT tracking)
Andéléa (Prevention)
Winter Associés (Planning)
Cegape
Saving Point (Operating Costs)
A new ISO 9001 certification is awarded

2007

Acquisition of:
• SERFI (Management apps client workstation)
• NACC (purchase of receivables)
Launch of the 1st Barometer for Absenteeism and Commitment
Opening of the British and Canadian offices.
The group passes the 1,000 employee mark.

2008

Acquisition of:
• PCMG (telecoms and energy)
• Sté Alturia (Insurance consulting services)
• Pinchevsky, specialized in obtaining tax credits for research and based in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver
The Parisian offices transfer to France’s first High Environmental Quality building in Gennervilliers.

2009

Acquisition of Sogeder

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2010

Ayming adheres to the United Nations’ Global Compact

2012

The group is present in 10 countries and has 15,000 customers.

2015
2015

Acquisition of LowendalMasaï, expanding the group’s presence in China, Japan, Germany and Italy.
A new ISO 9001 certification is awarded

2016
2016

The group changes its name to Ayming
Creation of Ayming Slovensko
Creation of Ayming USA
Ayming becomes patron of the Chaillot Theater
Creation of the Business Performance Awards

2017

Capital magazine ranks Ayming as one of the best consulting firms
2nd edition of the Business Performance Awards

2018
2018

Launch of the Ayming Institute and release of its first publication: "Absenteeism: red alert".
Opening of the Irish and Dutch offices.

2019

Once again, Ayming is named one of the best consulting firms by Capital magazine
3rd edition of the Business Performance Awards

2020

In 2020, Ayming was recognized as the Most Indispensable Consulting Firm in Cost Optimization globally by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS).

Key Figures

$1.5B
Secured annually in innovation funding for our clients
$291M
Secured annually in purchasing savings
20,000
Happy clients globally
15
Countries globally
30+
Years' of success helping companies grow and innovate
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The strength of a company lies in its ability to evolve. At Ayming, we continually look for innovative ways to deliver the best possible value for our clients, enabling us to go further together.

Harry Singh - Partner & President, Ayming Canada
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