I-deal Development

Our consulting firm’s focus is to provide resources to SMEs and midcaps 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’ and midcaps' 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 Private Equity - Advice to Investment Banking management teams in 2022

    "Reputable Practice" Private Equity - Strategy Consulting in 2022

    "Excellent" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Transactions up to €30 million in Investment Banking in 2022

    "Strong Notoriety" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector : Retail & Consumer Goods in Investment Banking in 2022

    "Strong Notoriety" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector : Industry - small & mid-cap in Investment Banking in 2022

    "Excellent" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector : TMT - small & mid-cap in Investment Banking in 2022

Last Deals

  • Disposal


    Transfer of Aegide International to Dolfines

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS AEGIDE INTERNATIONAL IN ITS TRANSFER TO DOLFINES Created in 1995, Aegide International is a service company operating in the field of [...]
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  • Acquisition

    Alan Allman AssociatesData eXellence

    I-Deal Development advises Alan Allman Associates on the acquisition of Data eXcellence

    About Alan Allman Associates   Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is a strong brand ecosystem created by its founding president Jean-Marie Thual. Specialized in the [...]
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