Investment bank specializing in SMEs and mid-sized companies since 1928

Financière de Courcelles advises companies and their shareholders on mergers & acquisitions and financing solutions.

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Since 1928, Financière de Courcelles (FDC) has advised its clients on transactions ranging from €20m to €400m in enterprise value.

We help our clients bring their strategic visions to life whilst providing flawless execution capabilities.

Our ability to act on most continents rests on our own international subsidiaries and on REACH, a global network of 400 mergers and acquisitions professionals in more than 35 countries co-founded by FDC).

Independence, discretion, excellence, and a long-term view are the foundations of our work with entrepreneurs, families, Private Equity houses and large corporates.

Having completed transactions in many an industry, FDC has built in-depth and recognized expertise in the fields of education, aerospace / defence , infrastructure / energy / maritime and Business Services.

Our Augmented M&A® approach, which combines financial competences, strong operational experience and sector expertise, allows us to advise clients ahead of their operations in order to maximize long-term value creation and ensure successful execution of transactions.

FDC helps its clients create value and supports them in the course of a long-term trustful relationship.

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Our values

Our values of teamwork, customer focus, creativity, and excellence form the foundation of our company. Our innovative model and corporate culture are dedicated to serving our clients, ensuring excellence in executing operations and providing long-term advisory. These shared principles among our teams and partners guide us in fulfilling our mission, reflecting our commitment to supporting our clients in creating value.


One of our fundamental values is teamwork. We strongly believe that our success relies on the synergy and collaboration of each of our members. By bringing together recognized M&A professionals and executives who have successfully developed international businesses, the team at Financière de Courcelles offers a perfect combination of financial expertise, operational skills, and sector-specific knowledge. Our team is dedicated and passionate about our profession, providing advice and support to our clients in France and internationally.


Since 1928, our clients have been at the heart of our approach. We maintain trusted relationships with our clients, built on integrity, transparency, and satisfying their needs. Each company is unique, with its own challenges and objectives. That's why we are committed to carefully listening to our clients, understanding their aspirations and businesses down to the operations, in order to provide them with tailored and customized M&A advisory solutions. Our priority is to bring significant value to our clients by supporting them throughout the process and enabling them to achieve their growth and success ambitions.


Creativity is the driving force of our company. In the face of a complex and ever-evolving M&A environment, we place great emphasis on innovation and finding innovative solutions. Our team consists of bold thinkers who embrace challenges with enthusiasm and think outside the box. We strive to push boundaries, take initiatives, and explore new perspectives to offer our clients unique and differentiated M&A strategies. Creativity is at the heart of our approach, allowing us to seize hidden opportunities, tackle challenges with agility, and bring real added value to our clients.


Our commitment to excellence is deeply rooted in our history and guides all our actions. With a strong expertise and in-depth sector knowledge, we aspire to provide the highest quality M&A advisory service to our clients. Excellence is present at every stage of our approach, from thorough analysis of opportunities to the implementation of high-performing strategies. We strive for operational excellence, the quality of advice provided, and the satisfaction of our clients. This commitment drives us to maintain high standards, continuously improve, and evolve to remain a preferred partner for SMEs and mid-sized companies seeking to grow and thrive in domestic and international markets.