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 20 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

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.

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, a leading provider of tracking solutions to recover stolen vehicles.

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

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

La Fortezza

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Advisor to the shareholders of the Italian La Fortezza on the merger with Swedish ITAB for €105mn

Activa Capital

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Advisor to Activa Capital on the acquisition of the French menswear distance selling and e-retailing company Atlas for Men (Editions Atlas, De Agostini).

Carven

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Advisor to the shareholders of Carven on the sale of a majority stake of the company to Bluebell

Arneg

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Advisor to Arneg of Italy on its acquisition of Manor Concepts of the United Kingdom

3D Systems

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Advisor to 3D Systems on the simplified tender offer and squeeze-out on Phenix Systems

Future French Champions

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  January/2016 Advisor to Future French Champions (partnership between CDC International and Qatar Investment Authority) on the investment in Devialet

Pierre Hermé

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Advisor to Pierre Hermé Paris Group on reorganising its shareholding

Seventure Partners

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Advisor to the financial shareholders - Seventure Partners, Siparex and CM-CIC Capital Privé - and the management of DSO Interactive in the sale of the company to Montefiore Investment

QuelleEnergie.fr

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Advisor to QuelleEnergie.fr on its sale to CertiNergy. The transaction has been structured with a mix of cash and shares in Certinergy.

Martin & Andy Dawson

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Advisor to Martin & Andy Dawson on the sale of Broker's Gin Limited to McCormick Distilling Co.

Address

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