France

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 270 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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Managing Directors

Lahlou Khelifi

Managing Director

Lahlou Khelifi

Before joining Alantra, Lahlou worked for Lazard, Goldman Sachs, the French Caisse des Dépôts and Mercialys notably

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Directors

Florian Touchard

Director

Florian Touchard

Florian has over 10 years of M&A experience in various sectors such as healthcare, transport & logistic, leisure and telecom. He has advised entrepreneurs, corporates and private equity houses on various transactions

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Nicolas Vienot

Director

Nicolas Vienot

Nicolas has 10 years of M&A experience across various sectors including industrial, aerospace, retail and software. He has advised families, entrepreneurs, corporates and private equity clients on domestic and cross-border transactions

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Pierre-Louis Nahon

Director

Pierre-Louis Nahon

Pierre-Louis has a 15-year experience in leveraged finance and corporate finance. He has advised or arranged more than 35 acquisition finance deals on the mid-market, with a cumulated financing amount of close to €10bn

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Jerome De Bucy

Director

Jerome De Bucy

Jérôme has 10 years of M&A experience in various sectors such as Industrials and TMT. He has advised Corporate clients, families and private equity funds on 30+ M&A transactions since 2007

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A2Mac1

A2Mac1

France, Automotive, M&A

 Advisor to Five Arrows Principal Investments in its investment in A2Mac1
Philogeris Group

Philogeris Group

France, Nursing homes, M&A

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

Argos Soditic

Switzerland, France, Financial Institutions, Industry Machinery, M&A

Advisor to 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

Bridgepoint

France, Consumer & Retail, Debt Advisory, M&A

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

Yukadi Villages

France, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Alantra advises the shareholders of Yukadi Villages, a campsites operator, in the reorganization of its share capital with the support of 123 Investment Managers and Entrepreneur Venture
Change Capital Partners

Change Capital Partners

France, Fashion, M&A

Alantra advises Change Capital Partners, a London-based private equity funds, in the sale of a majority stake in Paule Ka to Xavier Marie
Eductive

Eductive

France, Business Support, Consumer & Retail, M&A

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

Quintessential Brands

France, Food & beverage, M&A

Alantra advised Quintessential Brands Irish Whiskey (QBIW) on the €18.3mn investment from Stock Spirits Group for a 25% share in QBIW
Chevrillon/Idi

Chevrillon/Idi

France, Aeronautics, M&A

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

Alpha MOS

France, Food & Special Ingredients, M&A

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

Cinfa

Spain, France, Healthcare, M&A

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
miLibris

miLibris

France, Netherlands, Technology, M&A

Advisor to the founders and CapHorn Invest on the sale of 100% of miLibris to Altice
Form Sport Développement

Form Sport Développement

France, Consumer & Retail, M&A

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

Oaktree

France, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Oaktree on the sale of Zodiac Milpro to argos Soditic
Phili@ Medical Editions

Phili@ Medical Editions

France, Consumer & Retail, M&A

Advisor to Phili@ Medical Editions’ shareholders on the sale of the company to Europa Organisation
Finapertel

Finapertel

France, Business Support, Financial Institutions, M&A

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

Coyote

France, Technology, M&A

Alantra advised Coyote on the acquisition of a majority stake in Traqueur
Colisée

Colisée

France, Nursing homes, M&A

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

Colisée

France, Nursing homes, M&A

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

Potel & Chabot

France, Consumer & Retail, M&A

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
Buldog Gin

Buldog Gin

France, Italy, Food & beverage, M&A

Alantra advised the shareholders of Bulldog Gin in the sale of the brand to Gruppo Campari for US$55mn
Dragon Bleu / Venum Group

Dragon Bleu / Venum Group

France, Fashion, Debt Advisory

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

Le Noble Age Groupe

France, Nursing homes, M&A

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

Le Noble Age Groupe

France, Nursing homes, M&A

Advisor to Le Noble Age Groupe on the sale of a Belgium beds portfolio to Care-Ion
Maison de Famille

Maison de Famille

France, Germany, Healthcare, Nursing homes, M&A

Advisor to Maison de Famille on the acquisition of Grupo Amma
Tokheim Service

Tokheim Service

France, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to the management of Tokheim Service on a MBO
Centrax

Centrax

United States, France, Aerospace, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Centrax Group on the sale of its Centrax Turbine Components subsidiary to MB Aerospace, a portfolio company of Blackstone
Trescal

Trescal

United States, France, Business Support, Industrials, M&A

Advisor to Trescal on the acquisition of American Precision Metrology
Freudenberg Chemical Specialties

Freudenberg Chemical Specialties

France, Chemicals, M&A

Advisor to Chem-Trend, a division of Freudenberg Chemical Specialties on the acquisition of Huron Technologies
La Fortezza

La Fortezza

France, Italy, Consumer & Retail, M&A

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

Activa Capital

France, Consumer & Retail, Fashion, M&A

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

Smartrac

France, Netherlands, Technology, M&A

Advisor to Smartrac on the sale of its Secure ID & Transactions division to Linxens, a portfolio of CVC and Astorg
Ynsect

Ynsect

France, Food & Special Ingredients, M&A

Advisor to Ynsect on a €14.2m fundraising
Carven

Carven

France, Italy, Consumer & Retail, M&A

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

Carven

France, Italy, Consumer & Retail, M&A

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

Foncia

France, Real Estate, Debt Advisory

Acquisition of Foncia by Partners Group from Bridgepoint and Eurazeo
3D Systems

3D Systems

France, Technology, M&A

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

Future French Champions

France, Technology, M&A

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

Pierre Hermé

France, Consumer & Retail, Food & Special Ingredients, M&A

Advisor to Pierre Hermé Paris Group on reorganising its shareholding
Gerflor

Gerflor

France, Consumer & Retail, Debt Advisory

Corporate refinancing of acquisition debt
Siaci

Siaci

France, Financial Institutions, Debt Advisory

Acquisition of Siaci by Ardian from JLT and EdRIP
Tractel

Tractel

France, Industry Machinery, Debt Advisory

Acquisition of Tractel by Cinven from LBO France
QuelleEnergie.fr

QuelleEnergie.fr

France, Energy, M&A

Advisor to the founders and shareholders of QuelleEnergie.fr on their strategic partnership with Groupe Certinergy
Arneg

Arneg

France, Italy, Consumer & Retail

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

DSO Interactive

France, Business Support, Financial Institutions, M&A

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

Oaktree Capital Management

France, Spain, Industrials, M&A, Portfolio Advisory

Advisor to Oaktree Capital Management on the sale of Evac Oy of Finland to IK Investment Partners of Sweden