France

Overview

In Corporate Finance Alantra has consolidated itself as a leading independent financial advisor in the global mid-market.

We provide all range of investment banking services to midmarket companies and institutions through a highly talented and experienced team made up of more than 280 professionals, based in 21 countries.

Based in Paris, the French office of Alantra provides M&A and strategic advisory services and capital markets services to mid-market family-owned companies, mid cap corporate and institutional investors.

Partners

Franck Portais

Managing Partner & CEO of Alantra France

Franck Portais

Franck Portais has extensive experience in M&A and Private Equity, having advised on more than 50 transactions with a total value of over €10bn during the last 10 years.

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Olivier Guignon

Managing Partner

Olivier Guignon

Olivier started his career as a lawyer during 3 years and then spent 13 years in the Legal and Financial Affairs of Lazard where he has been involved in several transactions involving listed companies…

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Franck Noat

Managing Partner

Franck Noat

Franck Noat has nearly a 20-year experience in corporate finance, having advised corporate, investment funds and governments in France, Europe and Emerging Markets. Franck joined Alantra from Oddo & Cie where he was head of M&A in the investment banking arm…

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Ashley Rountree

Managing Partner

Ashley Rountree

Ashley has 30 years of M&A experience and was formerly a founding Managing Director of C.W. Downer..

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Oriane Durvye

Executive Partner

Oriane Durvye

Oriane has 10 years of M&A experience in various sectors such as media, food and retail. She has advised entrepreneurs, corporates and private equity houses on many buy-side and sell-side transactions, often cross-border…

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Transactions

Oaktree

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Alantra advises Oaktree on the sale of Zodiac Milpro to Argos Soditic

Quintessential Brands

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Alantra advised Quintessential Brands Irish Whiskey (QBIW), the owner of Dublin Liberties Whiskey Company and the Dubliner Irish Whiskey brand, on the €18.3mn investment from Stock Spirits Group for a 25% share in QBIW.

Chevrillon/Idi

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Alantra advises investment firms Chevrillon and Idi on the acquisition of aeronautics equipment supplier Alkan.

Cinfa

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Alantra advised Spanish pharmaceutical and health group Cinfa on the acquisition of French company Natural Santé, a specialist in natural food supplements, from private equity fund Argos Soditic.

Paule Ka

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Advisor to shareholders of Paule Ka on the sale of a majority stake to the Founder of Maisons du Monde, a French retailer of homeware product

Milibris

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Advisor to MiLibris on the sale of the company to a trade buyer

Yukadi Villages

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Advisor to Yukadi Villages on the reorganization of its capital

Finapertel

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Alantra advised Finapertel, a subsidiary of LFPI (formerly known as the private equity arm of Lazard group) on the acquisition of two blocks of shares of CCA International.

Phili@ Medical Editions

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Advisor to Phili@ Medical Editions’ shareholders on the sale of the company to a trade buyer

Coyote

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Alantra advised Coyote, a leading crowd-sourced driving assistant service provider in Europe, on the acquisition of a majority stake in Traqueur

Form Sport Developpement

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Advisor to Form Sport Développement shareholders on the reorganization of its capital

Colisée

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Alantra advises the founder of Colisée, the 4th largest French operator of nursing homes, on its disposal to IK Investments Partners

Colisée

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Advisor to Colisée on the acquisition of 12 nursing homes from GDP Vendôme

Potel & Chabot

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Alantra, supported by Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners and AccorHotels, advised the management of POTEL & CHABOT on the acquisition of the Company from 21 Centrale Partners.

Bulldog

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February/2017 Alantra advised the shareholders of Bulldog Gin in the sale of the brand to Gruppo Campari for US$55mn, plus working capital and assumed liabilities for US$3.4mn. The agreement foresees the possibility of an earn-out payable [...]

Dragon Bleu / Venum Group

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  November/2016 Raised convertible bonds from Trocadero Capital Partners and senior debt from Caisse d’Epargne to finance the shareholding reorganization of the Dragon Bleu / Venum Group

Le Noble Age Groupe

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  November/2016 Advisor to Le Noble Age Groupe on the acquisition of the care at home business of Adir Assistance

Le Noble Age Groupe

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  November/2016 Advisor to Le Noble Age Groupe on the sale of a Belgium beds portfolio to Care-Ion

Maison de Famille

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  November/2016 Advisor to Maison de Famille on the acquisition of Grupo Amma + Info

Ynsect

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Advisor to Ynsect on a €14.2m fundraising

Tokheim Service

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  September/2016 Advisor to the management of Tokheim Service on a MBO

Centrax

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Advisor to Centrax Industries Limited on the sale of Centrax Turbine Components Limited to MB Aerospace Holdings Limited

Trescal

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Advisor to Trescal on the acquisition of American Precision Metrology

Freudenberg Chemical Specialties

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  September/2016 Advisor to Chem-Trend, a division of Freudenberg Chemical Specialties on the acquisition of Huron Technologies

Address

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