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Specialists dedicated to M&A transactions for Small and Mid-Caps

ONEtoONE Corporate Finance France is part of one of the leading international M&A Advisory Firms with a presence in 16 countries. Our commitment is to find the best value counterpart with a global reach. For this reason, we endeavor to have a highly professional international team of specialists on the buy side and sell side M&A with experience on more than a thousand transactions.

We advise you with the purchase, sale, transfer of your company as well as any build-up / external growth operation or fundraising and more generally any strategic operation necessary for the development of your activities. We assure you to quickly find the best counterpart through more than a thousand advised transactions, covering most business segments and industries. In addition, we have developed the technology capable to effectively follow up in real time the progress of your Operation.

Our Office

Paris office

Paris

47 avenue HOCHE
75008, Paris
France
Geolocation

Economic Outlook

France’s economy is the fifth largest in the world and represents around one-fifth of the Euro area GDP. Its economy is mature and diverse with a moderate and stable annual GDP growth of 1.6% expected in 2019.1 Services are the backbone of the country’s economy representing around 70% of GDP. France’s other forefront sectors include automotive, aerospace, railway, cosmetics and luxury goods. Besides, tourism has historically been a prominent and lucrative sector in the country. France’s primary exports include machinery and transportation equipment, aerospace equipment and plastics, while the imports consist of machinery, automobiles and crude oil.

Market Access

Outbound merger and acquisition activity by French firms is estimated to have reached $40.8 billion in 2017, compared to less than $5 billion over the same period in 2016. The number of deals, however, contracted between 2016-2017, signaling the outbound deal making grew in value, not volume. The primary targeted sectors for these outbound deals were consumer products and services companies making up 65% of the total, followed by industrials with 16.4%.2 According to the forecast by Global Transactions Forecast study in collaboration with Oxford Economics, France will experience a 40% increase in M&A activity during the period of 2018-2020, totalling $56.5 billion.3

Sources: 1. (2019) France Economy – GDP, Inflation, CPI and Interest Rate. 2. (2019) French outbound M&A driven to a decade high by big deals. 3. Baker McKenzie. (2019). M&A operations should increase by 40% in France in 2018, according to Baker McKenzie

Main Services

Sell Side M&A

  • Core market research
  • Deal marketing
  • Buyer identification and contact
  • Due diligence support
  • Valuation
  • Transaction negotiation
  • Financing/ capital raising

Buy Side M&A

  • Core market research
  • Target identification
  • Target contact
  • Due diligence support
  • Valuation
  • Transaction negotiation
  • Financing/ capital raising

Fund Raising

  • Relationships throughout the lender and investor community
  • Regular dialogues with a large variety of financing sources
  • Story-oriented transactions
  • Competitive process
  • Listing sponsors in Europe and Asia

Strategic Advice

  • Valuations in connection with:
    • Mergers
    • Acquisitions
    • Private placement
    • Private/ Public partnership
  • Third-party fairness opinions
    • Independent
    • Unbiased opinions

Other Services

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Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures

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Corporate Refinancing

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Business Plan Development

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Valuations

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Fairness Opinions

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Merger Planning and Execution

restructuringWeb

Capital Restructuring

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Debt Restructuring

Our Team

Here is our team of seasoned M&A specialists in our France office:

Selected M&A transactions by ONEtoONE France

Buy side mandate

Descours & Cabaud, specializing in the industry equipement distribution and construction has acquired SELA, a Galician company specializing in job security integral solutions

Buy side mandate

ONEtoONE advised Tessi in the acquisition of the Spanish company BPO Solutions. BPO Solutions is based in Madrid and employs 280 people. Specialising in BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) and an expert in value-added customer relationship management, primarily for banks and insurance companies, BPO Solutions offers its customers innovative solutions enabling them to control productivity and optimise costs.

Buy side mandate

Distec International is a company specialized in value added distribution created in 1987 and active in France, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. Since he joined the company as Managing Director in 2012, one of Quentin Janssens main focus has been on bringing Distec to the age of e-commerce. ONEtoONE Corporate Finance Benelux served as advisor to Initiative & Finance, a French MBO fund, for the structuring and the financing of the MBO transaction.

Buy side mandate

ONEtoONE has advised the French group Descours & Cabaud, which specializes in the distribution of products for construction and industry sectors (with global revenues of more than US $ 3 billion) in the acquisition of Helios Dica, an Spanish company based in Santander, specialized in the distribution of clothing for personal protection.

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