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

Philogeries Group

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Advisor to Yann Reboulleau, founder and CEO of Philogeris Group, on the buyout of 123 IM’s stake to become the sole shareholder of the Group through an OBO transaction.

Argos Soditic

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Alantra advised Argos Soditic, a leading pan-European private equity group focused on the mid-market, on the sale of its portfolio company BMF Group to a fund jointly managed by Rantum Capital and Cedarlake Capital.

Bridgepoint

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M&A and Debt Advisor for Bridgepoint Development Capital (BDC) on the acquisition of 5àsec.

Oaktree

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

Eductive

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Advisor to Eductive's shareholder on the sale of the company to LFPI

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

Alpha MOS

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Simplified tender offer on Alpha MOS initiated by Jolt Capital and Ambosia Investments

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

Address

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