Although FDC is a generalist M&A advisory firm, it has developed, fostered by its clients, an array of deep industry expertise with dedicated teams of specialists in the following
Large OEMs in the commercial and military aviation, engines and the defense sector by large; a diversified and performing supply-chain; large MRO players… France is a leading country in the very international Aerospace & Defense sector that enjoys a significant backlog and long-term visibility. All this is core to M&A deals managed by FDC in close cooperation with its affiliates / partners of the Global M&A Network.
Advisor to the shareholders of AlisAéro on the sale to Groupe LauakSee more
Advisor to the shareholders on the sale of Bouy Ausare to We Are AerospaceSee more
Advised the shareholders on the sale of the Bourget business aviation specialist MASTERJET to one of the leading European player LUXAVIATIONSee more
France, historically among the most important nations in the automotive industry, has four important Tier One OEMs which aim to expand principally in Asia. At the same time, medium-size automotive components manufacturers are competing head on with their numerous German counterparts. Therefore, FDC established a clear focus on Franco-German corporate finance activities to serve mainly French clients.
Advisor to MICHELIN on the acquisition of German tire wholesaler MEYER LISSENDORFSee more
Advisor to the shareholders of the German leading technical plastics parts producer KARL HESS on its sale to GROUPE PLASTIVALOIRE in partnership with INTERFINANZSee more
Advisor to the shareholders of Norwegian trailer manufacturer GAUPEN to TRIGANO, in association with SAGA CORPORATE FINANCESee more
It raises strong interest from both financial and strategic investors: basic needs of families, performing private sector taking the lead over failing States… Anticipating this change, FDC became a key M&A player with over 20 transactions to date.
Advisor to the founders of Groupe Ipesup on its sale to Bertrand Leonard and BpifranceSee more
Advisor to INSEEC on the sale of its subsidiary SUPSANTE to GROUPE GIFTSee more
Advisor to MONTEFIORE on its subscription of an equity satke in DEMOSSee more
The infrastructure and energy sector is currently undergoing a major upheaval:
Advisor to ENDEL ENGIE on the acquisition of CNN MCO from Pragma Capital.See more
Advisor to CNN Group on the sale of Compagnie Maritime Nantaise – MN to SogestranSee more
FDC advised Transdev on the acquisition of Urbis Park ServicesSee more
In this industry where independence is of the essence, our team of former bankers fits right in. We pride ourselves on many transactions, in particular in Insurance Brokerage and Asset Management.
Advisor to the sellers on the sale of DE CLARENS to VERLINGUESee more
Advisor to the shareholders of real estate asset manager UFI on its sale to FIDUCIAL REAL ESTATESee more
Advisor to AVIVA on the sale of 35% of SOGESSUR to SOCIETE GENERALESee more
Big Pharmas, biotechs, medtechs, clinics and nursing homes… A global Healthcare market worth near $10,000bn encompassing extensive and diverse activities. Stakeholders in this industry witness the entry of new disrupting players: new provider-patient relationships, the advent of virtual medicine, cheaper and more convenient therapeutic options... Innovation and digital will definitely continue to fuel growth in the coming years.
Advisor to the Management on the Management Buy Out of CMO SYNERLAB with 21 CENTRALE PARTNERS as financial sponsor from ARDIANSee more
Advisor to the buyers on the MBI of the specialist of telemedicine solutions ETIAM from ISOURCE, XANGE SOPROMEC et NAXICAPSee more
Advised the Management and CHEQUERS CAPITAL on the MBO of ROCHE’s contract pharmaceutical operator subsidiary CENEXISee more
Advisor to CUSTOM SOLUTIONS on the acquisition of an equity stake in INCENTIVE OFFICESee more
Advisor to Group 3SI on the sale of its subsidiary CITENUMERIQUE to COMCLEVER & IMALLIANCESee more
Advisor to the shareholders and founders of GROUPE POSTER, specialised in OOH and DOOH, on its sale to WPP GROUPSee more
Packaging is a fast consolidating industry in Europe where FDC is playing an important role in smid to large cross border operations.
Advisor to Vacheron Industries on the sale of Reboul to AptarGroupSee more
Conseil de la société SMURFIT KAPPA lors la vente de sa filiale ROL PIN au fonds d’investissement SYNTAGMA CAPITALSee more
Advisor to Groupe Vacheron Industries on a capital increase from BPI and Crédit Agricole des Savoie CapitalSee more
Advisor to Eurazéo PME on the acquisition of Groupe ST / VitaprotechSee more
Advisor to the founders, ACG Management et PACA Investissement on the sale of AP2E to Durag GroupSee more
Advisor to JOUVE on the acquisition of Mobile First agency PURE AGENCYSee more
Wines & Spirits industry is the second contributor to the French trade balance, with more than €10bn. Global leader in wine and spirits production, France is uniquely positioned in premium and super premium categories –most dynamic areas – substantiating FDC strong foothold in this market.
Advisor to the shareholder of wine merchant / bottler TRESCH-CLERGET on its sale to wines & spirits merchant GRANDS CHAIS DE FRANCE.See more
Advisor to the shareholders of CHATEAU GREYSAC on its sale to DOMAINES ROLLAN DE BYSee more
Advisor to the founders on the Management Buy Out on LGI WINES with INITIATIVE ET FINANCE as financial sponsorSee more
Industry, Business services, Agrobusiness, Retail, Consumer Goods, Technology, Real Estate : FDC addresses a wide array of business sectors. Our latest transactions highlight our broad expertise:
FDC advised Schneider Electric on its takeover bid for the IGE+XAO GroupSee more
Advisor to GROUPE CHARGEURS on the acquisition of US-based MAIN TAPE, subsidiary of NEKOOSA HOLDINGSee more
Advisor to Audureau Family, OCEAN PARTICIPATIONS and CM-CIC on the sale of hydraulic cylinders for mobile applications specialist SERTA to MAT HOLDINGS and STAGS PARTICIPATIONSSee more