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, I Deal Development is a small & mid cap investment bank for SMEs & ETIs, distinguished by the creation of value for its clients. With over twenty years' experience, I Deal Development stands out for its tailor-made approach to management.

Our mission at I Deal Development is to catalyze the growth of small and medium-sized businesses by identifying strategic opportunities, facilitating successful transactions and creating value at every stage of the process. We connect companies seeking growth with investors and strategic partners, while guiding our clients through the complexities of negotiating and completing transactions.

« We are value creation architect  »



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 2023

    "Reputable Practice" Private Equity - Strategy Consulting in 2023

    "Excellent" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Transactions up to €30 million in Investment Banking in 2023

    "Strong Notoriety" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector : Retail & Consumer Goods in Investment Banking in 2023

    "Strong Notoriety" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector : Industry - small & mid-cap in Investment Banking in 2023

    "Excellent" in Mergers & Acquisitions - Sector : TMT - small & mid-cap in Investment Banking in 2023

Last Deals

  • Sell-Side

    NetlonOutside living


    Founded in 1987, NETLON is a major and recognized player in the field of outdoor equipment and fittings, crop protection and BtoB decoration in France. Through its [...]
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  • Buy-Side

    ACI GroupMolliex

    I-Deal Development supports ACI Groupe in the acquisition of Molliex Frères, Lacroix Poncet and Experdeco

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