I-deal Development

Our consulting firm’s focus is to provide resources to SMEs
willing to cross key milestones in their development in order to create value.


Founded in 2005 by Mr Frédéric BONAN (former ALTRAN’s  CEO), I-Deal Development is a consulting firm whose purpose is to help SMEs’ growth. We are regularly retained by shareholders and company owners to accelerate their assets value creation.

« We are value creation architect  »

Our activities are centered between two conducting lines :

  • Strategy with "hands-on" advisory for entrepreneurs
  • Mergers and acquisitions

Those fields of expertise represent tools answering strategic directions chosen with our clients, and should lea the company to a new level of growth.



Transactions alongside dynamics SMEs



Business Managers





French national

M&A ranking


  • 1st independent firm and 2nd in the general ranking of investment banking advisors for M&A transactions for Very Small Enterprises, Small and Medium Entreprise and Intermediate Size Entreprise in 2020 in France

    & Top 10 France for 4 years


  • décideurs magazine logo opération

    "Strong notoriety" in Mergers & Acquisitions in Merchant Banking in 2019

    "Strong Notoriety" in Private Equity - Advice to Investment Banking management teams in 2020

    "Quality Practice" Private Equity - Strategy Consulting in 2020

    "Strong Notoriety" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Transactions up to €30 million in Investment Banking in 2021

    "Strong Notoriety" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector: Retail & Consumer Goods in Investment Banking in 2021

    "Reputable Practice" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector : Industry - small & mid-cap in Investment Banking in 2021

    "Excellent" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector: TMT - small & mid-cap in Investment Banking in 2021

Last Deals

  • Cession

    ACI GroupSigma GestionVissal

    I-Deal Development assists Michel Ulryck, director of Vissal, and the fund Sigma Gestion in the sale of their shares to the ACI group

    Founded in 1974 by its current director, Mr. Michel Ulryck, Vissal offers a diversified range of products and has developed new technologies to meet specific needs and growing demand.

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  • Acquisition


    I-Deal Development assists Dynafin in the acquisition of Refine

    In this context of health crisis, I-Deal Development carries out a fully digitalized operation to support Dynafin in its first acquisition in Belgium.

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