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AlixPartners

AlixPartners

AlixPartners is a global firm of senior business and consulting professionals that specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance, executing corporate turnarounds and providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services when it really matters – in urgent, high-impact situations.

https://www.alixpartners.com/
Orrick

Orrick

Orrick is a global law firm focused on serving the technology, energy & infrastructure and finance sectors. Founded more than 150 years ago, Orrick today has offices in major markets worldwide. Approximately a quarter of the firm’s practice is outside the United States, led from offices in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Russia, China, Japan and Taiwan, as well as an affiliated office in Côte d’lvoire.

www.orrick.com/index.asp
HIG Capital

HIG Capital

Founded in 1993 in the US, H.I.G. Capital is one of the world’s leading international private equity investment firms with €21bn of equity capital under management. H.I.G. Capital focuses on investing in mid-sized companies through its five offices in Europe (Paris, London, Hamburg, Madrid and Milan), nine offices in the US (Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, San Francisco and Stamford) and its three offices in Central and South America (Bogota, Mexico and Rio de Janeiro).

www.higcapital.com/
Scotto Partners

Scotto Partners

With a unique combination of legal, tax and financial expertise, Scotto Partners advises managers in the sophisticated environment of private equity transactions.

www.scotto-associes.com/
Sycomore Corporate Finance

Sycomore Corporate Finance

Sycomore Corporate Finance is an independent investment bank offering a full range of advisory services (mergers & acquisitions, management advisory, capital structure). Founded in 2012 by Olivier Barret, Pierre-Arnaud de Lacharrière and François Vigne, Sycomore Corporate Finance relies on a dedicated team of 15 professionals. Since inception, it has completed more than 40 transactions for a c. 40bn cumulated value, of which recently European Camping Group, Kiloutou, IPH, Chryso and Cerba.

www.sycomore-cf.com
European Capital

European Capital

European Capital is the private debt activity of LGT Capital Partners. European Capital manages c. €800m of assets and invests in unitranche and subordinated debt from €5m to €100m. LGT CP is a leading alternative investment specialist with over $55bn in AuM for c. 450 institutional clients. A team of 400 professionals is responsible for managing programs focusing on private markets, liquid alternatives and multi-asset class solutions. Headquartered in Pfäffikon (CH) the firm has 10 offices in the world.

www.europeancapital.com/
TAJ société d'avocats

TAJ société d'avocats

Taj is a law firm specialized in providing strategic tax & legal expertise. With approximately 500 practitioners, including 62 partners, Taj has offices in Paris La Défense, Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon and Marseille. Taj is a Deloitte network entity, the leading global professional services organizations and works together with over 42,000 Deloitte tax and legal practitioners in more than 150 countries.

www.taj.fr/
S&P Global Market Intelligence

S&P Global Market Intelligence

At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.

www.spcapitaliq.com/
FONTENAY Operating Partner

FONTENAY Operating Partner

Externalized Operating Partner Fontenay is the investor's partner, supporting the portfolio companies CEOs and management teams. Our experts master all facets of management. We have the well-honed experience and a unique digital and methodological toolbox to help create value in small and medium-sized companies. Let us support your investments and boost top and bottom lines growth!

www.fontenay-op.com/
Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown

Mayer Brown is a global legal services provider advising clients across the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. The fi rm includes about 1 500 lawyers. This unequalled on-the-ground presence in the world’s leading markets for legal services enables Mayer Brown to offer clients access to local market expertise on a global basis.

https://www.mayerbrown.com/fr/
Perceva

Perceva

Perceva is an independent investment company, focusing on French midcap companies facing challenges.

www.perceva.fr
Natixis Wealth Management

Natixis Wealth Management

Specialized in wealth-management and financial solutions, Natixis Wealth Management offers high-net-worth individuals and their family, a complete range of products and services designed to structure and manage their assets: Financial Investment Management, Wealth management advisory, Corporate Advisory, Life Insurance under French and Luxembourg law, Loans, Private Equity, Real Estate Investment. Natixis Wealth Management is located in Paris in Luxembourg and in Belgium.

https://www.wealthmanagement.natixis.com/
JAGUAR LAND ROVER FRANCE

JAGUAR LAND ROVER FRANCE

Since the first Jaguar car was produced in 1935 we have pushed the boundaries of what is possible, inspired by our founder, Sir William Lyons. He insisted that every car the company produced combined performance and beauty like no other. His uncompromising vision set new benchmarks that we still live by.

https://www.jaguar.fr/
HAYFIN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

HAYFIN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

Founded in 2009, Hayfin is an independent investment firm that provides lending solutions to middle-market companies and asset management services to institutional clients, with a focus on the four strategies of Direct Lending, Special Situations, Liquid Credit, and Securitised Credit. Since its inception, Hayfin has extended more than €10 billion in loans to over 230 companies.

hayfin.com/
21 PARTNERS

21 PARTNERS

21 Partners is a European private equity group, investing in mid-market companies based in Italy, France and Poland, through local funds. The Group, created by Alessandro Benetton and Gérard Pluvinet, has completed more than 95 investments in mid-market over the past 26 years

www.21partners.com
ROTHSCHILD&Co

ROTHSCHILD&Co

With a team of 3,500 talented financial service specialists in 40 countries across the world, ROTHSCHILD & Co deliver a unique global perspective. Our integrated global network of trusted professionals and decision makers provide in-depth market intelligence, meaning we can be closer to current issues than any other global financial institution in our core markets.

https://www.rothschildandco.com/
The Silver Company

The Silver Company

The Silver Company is an independent financial advisory firm, for managers only. We assist management to become shareholder or increase its shareholding in the company it operates and fulfill its business ambitions by structuring the adequate financial environment (scheme and partners). Our multiple expertise and experience reflected in our credentials gives a cutting edge to managers seeking to take their business and team a decisive step further. Make it possible.

www.thesilvercompany.eu/
Stephenson Harwood

Stephenson Harwood

We are an international law firm with over 1000 people, including more than 170 partners, based in 10 offices across Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Our global private equity team, which supports funds, management teams, listed/private companies, has a wealth of experience on complex deals. Our breadth of expertise ranges from the creation and fundraising of private equity funds, through growth capital to MBO and other late stage financings across a broad spectrum of industry sectors and jurisdictions.

www.shlegal.com/
AJ ASSOCIES

AJ ASSOCIES

AJAssocies’ partners act as Court appointed administrators operating financial and operational restructuring either under a In Bonis or a insolvency proceedings. AJAssocies’ offices are located in Versailles, Cayenne, Blois, Bobigny, Créteil, Evreux, Fort de France, Gosier, Le Mans, Marseille, Nantes, Nevers, Orléans, Paris west and center, Poitiers, Rennes, Rouen, Tours. AJAssocies has nine partners and more than 85 employees.

https://www.ajassocies.fr/accueil
DC ADVISORY

DC ADVISORY

DC Advisory is a leading European M&A advisory firm with a global presence thanks to Daiwa, its mother company. We serve clients with diversified profiles: corporates, entrepreneurs, private equity houses, and financial institutions. We strive to offer highly tailored M&A and debt advice.

fr.dcadvisory.com/
Luther

Luther

Luther is a leading German commercial law firm that offers comprehensive legal and tax services. The full-service law firm employs more than 350 lawyers and tax advisors and is represented at 10 German economic centres and at important investment locations and financial centres in Europe and Asia with international offices in Brussels, London, Luxembourg, Shanghai, Singapore and Yangon practicing local law.

www.luther-lawfirm.com/home.html
FCDE

FCDE

FCDE (Fonds de Consolidation et de Développement des Entreprises) is committed to support entrepreneurs to help them take a step and drive the transformation of their company. It brings together the main French financial institutions in France (bpifrance, banks and insurance companies.) FCDE is managed by Consolidation & Developpement Gestion, an independent management company accredited by the AMF (French SEC).

www.fonds-fcde.fr/?gcms_page=fr-fr-home
SGG Group

SGG Group

SGG Group is a leading investor services firm providing the most extensive range of compliance, administration and asset services to alternative investment funds, international companies, HNW families and entrepreneurs.

www.sgggroup.com/
Montefiore Investment

Montefiore Investment

Founded in 2005, Montefiore Investment has become a leading player in the French small-midcap private equity market. With its “Focus & Growth” strategy, the firm successfully supports service companies in their growth or transformation strategies by providing sector expertise, strategic support and financial know how. Over the past ten years, Montefiore Investment has gained the trust of top-tier French and international investors thanks to its long-term performance which is one of the best in Europe.

www.montefiore.fr/
BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 196,000 employees. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors.

www.bnpparibas.com/
Société Générale Securities Services

Société Générale Securities Services

Established in 27 locations worldwide with 4,000 employees, SOCIETE GENERALE Securities Services provides a full range of securities services that are adapted to the latest financial markets and regulatory trends: clearing services, custody and trustee services, retail custody services, liquidity management, fund administration and asset servicing, fund distribution and global issuer services.

www.securities-services.societegenerale.com/en/
Lantourne & Associés

Lantourne & Associés

Reference law firm in Restructuring, Litigation and White Collar Crime in France, LANTOURNE & ASSOCIES was founded in 2014 by Maurice LANTOURNE, Flavie HANNOUN and Kristell CATTANI. In less than a year the team was recognized by national and international legal rankings as a « major key player» on its market. In 2015, Maurice LANTOURNE was elected Restructuring Lawyer of the Year by his peers, and the law firm won the « Trophées du Droit » in Restructuring & Insolvency.

www.lantourne.fr/
BCM AJ

BCM AJ

BCM is a French Official Receivers’ company registered on the French national list of court-appointed receivers and made up of three partners, Mr. Eric Bauland, Mr. Charles-Henri Carboni and Ms. Carole Martinez. Thanks to the support of 60 associates across 8 offices, BCM provides main stakeholders and their legal advisors the tools needed for both (i) pre-insolvency proceedings and (ii)judicial proceedings, when applicable.

www.bcm-aj.fr/
McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Will & Emery is a premier international law firm. Numbering more than 1,100 lawyers, we have 19 offices around the world and a strategic alliance with MWE China Law Offices in Shanghai. The expansion of our international platform has supported numerous cross-border transactions and litigation matters, while providing the experience necessary to offer corporate/private equity, international and domestic tax, labor, competition, intellectual property and regulatory counsel to clients.

www.mwe.com/
Amundi Real and Alternative Assets

Amundi Real and Alternative Assets

Amundi is Europe’s largest asset manager by market capitalization and number 5 worldwide with over 1.3 trillion euros of assets across six investment hubs. In 2016, Amundi launched a platform dedicated to real and alternative assets to provide easier access to unlisted investments, including through two innovative partnerships with EDF in infrastructure and CEA in venture capital. This platform has a headcount of 200 people for AUM of €37 billion, and specializes in European private assets.

www.amundi.com/
Tikehau Investment Management

Tikehau Investment Management

Tikehau Capital is an asset management and investment group with €14.2bn worth of AuM and shareholder equity of €2.5bn. The Group invests in various classes of assets, particularly through its asset management subsidiary Tikehau IM, on behalf of both institutional and private investors. Tikehau Capital is controlled by its managers and leading institutional partners and employs 220 staff in its Paris, London, Brussels, Madrid, Milan, New York, Seoul and Singapore offices.

www.tikehauim.com/
Drooms

Drooms

Drooms (drooms.com), the leading provider of Virtual Data Rooms, allows companies controlled access to confidential corporate data across company boundaries. Confidential business processes such as real estate transactions, M&A, non-performing loans (NPL), and board communications are handled securely and efficiently by Drooms. More than 25,000 companies currently use Drooms and over 10,000 complex transactions amounting to a total of over EUR 300 billion have been handled by the software specialist.

https://www.drooms.com/fr
June Partners

June Partners

June Partners is a results-oriented and operational consulting firm that supports companies in transformation (growth, rationalization and reorganization, technological change, financial crisis, performance research, etc.). June Partners’ experts in Financial Performance, Operations and Corporate Finance are commited to helping you achieve consistent, sustainable performance. The firm counts 11 Partners, 70 experienced employees, senior sector advisors and business experts working in France and abroad.

www.june-partners.com/
Rhum J.M.

Rhum J.M.

Le RHUM J.M est considéré par les connaisseurs comme le meilleur rhum vieux de la Martinique. Il est produit depuis des siècles selon les techniques ancestrales édictées par son fondateur ,Jean Marie MARTIN. Cette rhumerie atypique du Nord de la Martinique doit sa renommée internationale au soin particulier accordé à chaque étape de la production et au respect des éléments naturels avec lesquels elle compose.

www.rhum-jm.com/
FACTOFRANCE

FACTOFRANCE

FACTOFRANCE , a subsidiary of Crédit mutuel-CM11 group is dedicated to provide working capital solutions to its customers and help them grow their businesses across Europe. Factofrance brings its 50 years of experience to deliver high value offers, to its partners and customers. Factofrance has developed a unique value proposition offering companies tailor-made financing solutions : a flexible “on demand” range of factoring solutions; the capacity to deal with complex transactions; in-house services

https://www.factofrance.com
MUZINICH & CO

MUZINICH & CO

Muzinich & Co is a privately owned, institutionally focused investment firm specialising in public and private corporate credit. As a corporate credit manager, we offer expertise across the full corporate spectrum including high yield, crossover investment grade, senior loans, and middle market private debt We take a global approach to investing, with dedicated US, European and Emerging Market teams.

www.muzinich.com/
SCA

SCA

SCA est un cabinet d’avocats en droit social entièrement dédiés au restructuring et hyperspécialisés dans cette matière, intervenant auprès des chefs d’entreprise, des administrateurs et mandataires judiciaires.

LOMBARD INTERNATIONAL ASSURANCE

LOMBARD INTERNATIONAL ASSURANCE

With head offices in Luxembourg and Philadelphia, and serving over 20 markets across the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America, the Lombard International group is able to provide multi-jurisdictional wealth planning solutions on a global basis with a deep understanding of local cultures and attitudes. Global assets under administration are in excess of €41bn as of 31 December 2017. Our global team of approximately 600 includes more than 60 technical experts specializing in multiple jurisdictions.

www.lombardinternational.com/en-US/Home
MPI executive

MPI executive

Since 2002, MPI executive has helped hundreds of companies successfully manage their changing world through introducing interim leadership. Our passion for interim management and absolute commitment to quality and efficiency makes MPI executive the first choice for finding the best managers available in the market. If you have decided that your company needs an immediate injection of expertise and leadership, then we should have a conversation!

https://www.mpiexecutive.com/
LL. BERG

LL. BERG

Founded in 2007, LL Berg is a law firm dedicated to Private Equity and M&A. As one of the only French independent niche firms in the MidMarket, LL Berg focuses on creating taylor-made solutions with high-quality standards. In ten years, LL Berg has been engaged on more than 300 transactions (such as DRT, Grand Frais or Mlle Desserts), which enables the firm to be ranked among the 10 most active law firms for MidCap deals.

www.ll-berg.com/

Media & Institutions

Closing Circle

Closing Circle

Closing Circle is a European Platform dedicated to Private Equity, Venture Capital and M&A in Europe. With subscribers present in 25 countries, it is a dedicated community for dealmakers that qualify as LPs and GPs, institutional investors, funds of funds, private equity firms, M&A advisors, lenders and due diligence service providers, providing up-to-date information on European-focused PE/VC activity.

www.closingcircle.com
INSOL Europe

INSOL Europe

INSOL Europe is an organisation of professionals specialising in insolvency, business reconstruction and recovery. Holding international and regional events throughout Europe, we make networking easy and help the exchange of professional experience across borders. At our events delegates can learn about industry developments, participate in academic conferences and network with others in interesting locations.

https://www.insol-europe.org/
AVCO

AVCO

AVCO is the national association for Austria's private equity industry and corporate finance service providers. AVCO encompasses private equity houses – from venture capital and expansion financing to buy-outs – as well as various other institutions and companies which are interested in developing the private equity and venture capital industry in Austria – from service providers, banks, investors to portfolio companies and professionals.

https://www.avco.at/
ARE

ARE

L’Association pour le Retournement des Entreprises (ARE) regroupe environ 230 professionnels impliqués régulièrement dans les opérations de restructuration afin de développer une culture de la prévention des difficultés et permettre une meilleure compréhension de l’environnement de l’entreprise en crise par la communauté des affaires et les pouvoirs publics.

www.are.fr/
LPEA

LPEA

The Luxembourg Private Equity and Venture Capital Association is the representative body of private equity and venture capital professionals in Luxembourg. With over 130 members, LPEA plays a leading role in the discussion and development of the investment framework and actively promotes the industry beyond the country’s borders.

https://www.lpea.lu/
CVCA

CVCA

The CVCA is the voice of Canada’s venture capital and private equity industry. We are focused on broadening industry awareness through market research and networking opportunities so that our members can make the best decisions for their investments. We also advocate on behalf of the industry to ensure sound public policy that encourages a favourable environment for investment.

https://www.cvca.ca/