Created in 1928, FDC is a Corporate Finance advisory firm focusing on the SME market. FDC advises companies and their shareholders on acquisitions, divestments and finance matters.

With 25 professionals in France and its international subsidiaries, FDC typically advises clients on transactions ranging from € 20m to € 400m. 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 Global M&A Partners, a global network of 400 mergers and acquisitions professionals in more than 30 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.

Our values

Our values foster our identity. Our innovative model and corporate culture are put at our clients’ service to guarantee excellence in the execution of operations and advice over the long term. These anchors, shared by our teams and our partners, guide us to accomplish our mission.

Independence

FDC is 100% owned by its executives, which guarantees the complete absence of conflicts of interest and full embrace of our clients’ interests.

Holistic approach

Extending beyond its core expertise in M&A and financing, FDC also shares with clients the unique industrial and operational experience of the renowned business leaders with whom it works.

Agility

Designing the ‘right’ solution for our clients is key. We believe this can be best achieved by combining in one team complementary profiles, backgrounds and experience. This combination results in a unique agility that conceives and develops differentiating and original approaches to clients’ issues.

International presence

Thanks to our international subsidiaries in West Africa and South East Asia, and our membership in the Global M&A Partners network, we assist our clients in many countries by offering them proven local expertise.

International
FDC assists its clients globally, thanks to its subsidiaries in West Africa and South-East Asia and also its membership in Global M&A Partners network which it chairs. Members of Global M&A Partners have been working together for over 20 years and have built a long-term relationship.
This wide and unique international network enables FDC to identify the ideal strategic growth and acquisitions opportunities for its clients.
Direct access to many international firms, makes it possible to establish qualified and trustful discussions to the benefit of our clients in sale processes.
We bring clients our intimacy with many local firms and investors as well as knowledge of cultural do’s and don’ts.
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