Paris (France), June 10, 2024,

With a team of around forty professionals in France and more than 400 worldwide, Financière de Courcelles advises the managers and shareholders of SMEs and mid-sized companies as part of their growth operations in 3 key sectors: Industry , Business Services and Financial Services.

In the space of 4 years, FDC has become one of the references in M&A Small & MidCap in France, with around thirty transactions per year.

FDC is launching a new phase of its development by expanding its management team and strengthening its sectoral expertise with the arrival of Jonathan BURSZTYN as Managing Partner. With a dual education, Arts & Crafts engineer and ESCP Europe master’s degree in finance, Jonathan Bursztyn has a solid M&A track record in the Industry and Industrial Services sectors with more than 40 transactions, carried out in 17 years, notably within structures such as Deloitte, Capitalmind and more recently Clearwater. Jonathan has gradually built up very strong expertise in the Nuclear, Packaging, ICT and environmental services segments, particularly in cross-border contexts.

“It is a pleasure for me to join FDC’s entrepreneurial adventure: I have always operated within growing and ambitious structures. The project led by Matthieu and the College of Associates is unique and corresponds perfectly to my DNA: supporting clients over the long term, both on industrial operations and LBOs, with a strong prism on Industry and Services to Industry . I look forward to being able to contribute to this new adventure” Jonathan Bursztyn, Managing Partner

“I am very happy to welcome Jonathan to the team. Beyond his sectoral skills as well as his recognized experience which perfectly complements our system and which affirms our ambition, we share with Jonathan strong human values ​​which bind us. » Matthieu de Baynast, President of FDC.


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Founded in 1928, Financière de Courcelles (FDC) is a long-established, independent player in mergers and acquisitions advising transactions with an enterprise value ranging between €20m and €400m and leveraging on its highly recognized sector approach. With now more than forty professionals, FDC advises C-Level and shareholders of SMEs and SMIs on sell-side, buy-side, fundraising and debt advisory assignments.


With its innovative and unique Augmented M&A® offer, FDC perfectly answers its clients demands and challenges fuelling a long-term and privileged partnership. This offer allows the clients to receive unique operating advice ahead and after the completion of the transaction maximizing the successful outcome of the deal. Augmented M&A® is embodied by the virtuous association of former C-Level managers and investment bankers, strengthened in December 2023 by the strategic combination with MAESTRIUM, a key player in executive interim management.

FDC is well-known for its historical regional presence, strengthened by strategic partnerships set-up in 2021 actively managed by c. 10 investment bankers locally.

Founding member of the Global M&A Partners network (more than 400 M&A professionals spanning 30 countries) FDC offers to its clients an unrivalled international reach.