I-deal Development


Our references

BullFastConnect

SUPPORT FOR FASTCONNECT IN ITS INTEGRATION INTO THE BULL GROUP

We are pleased to announce the affiliation of FastConnect (~ 120 people), a major player in distributed application architectures, to the listed BULL Group (FR 0010266601), which has a turnover of €1.3 billion and employs 9,300 people worldwide.

After having been supported for the first time by I-deal development in 2010 (majority sale), FastConnect, alongside its founding shareholders and its CEO, Mr. Jérôme Sandrini, as well as the Odyssée Venture fund, a new shareholder since that date, wanted to allow the company to enter a new phase of its development.

In the space of three years (2010-13), FastConnect, one of the last independent French companies in the Cloud and Big data business, has seen its turnover triple.

This period of consolidation of its assets has enabled the company to structure itself and multiply its value. The Chairman and CEO, Jérôme Sandrini, who was looking for a new solution to ensure the long-term future of its offering to its customers, decided to work closely with the Bull Group because of the complementary technologies that the Group brings to it.

According to Jérôme Sandrini, “Bull has been able to highlight all its strengths and provide us with all the guarantees we need to offer the best project for the company, its shareholders and its employees.

As Thierry Siouffi, Executive Vice-President of the Business Integration Solutions Division, commented: “This acquisition will enable Bull to accelerate its development in the Cloud and Big Data” and “to be one of the only players capable of offering a fully integrated Cloud offering, from infrastructure to application”.

Given its historical proximity to the management team and its experience of the market (300 transactions), the shareholders of FastConnect have given an exclusive mandate to I-Deal Development, in the person of Mr Frédéric Bonan (former CEO of the Altran Group), to carry out this transaction under the best possible conditions and in the shortest possible time for all parties. Jérôme Sandrini confirms: “I-Deal development has shown great professionalism and unique know-how in supporting this complex operation”.

Consulter sur Fusacq

Cession

Team members who contributed

Our team

Other references

See all references
  • AlticapEpopée Gestion

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ALTICAP

    More information to follow…
    2022
    Learn more  
  • Alan Allman AssociatesSourcevolution

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISES ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN ITS ACQUISITION OF THE CANADIAN COMPANY SOURCEVOLUTION

    More information to follow…
    2022
    Learn more  
  • PARTHENA

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZES THE CAPITAL RESTRUCTURING OF PARTHENA GROUP, SPECIALIST IN ERP INTEGRATION

    Founded in 1990, the Parthena Group is a consulting firm specialising in the digitalisation of financial, operational [...]
    2022
    Learn more  
  • Alan Allman AssociatesJIDOKA

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISES ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN ITS ACQUISITION OF THE BELGIAN COMPANY JIDOKA

    More informations to follow…
    2022
    Learn more  
  • Netlon

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISES DAVID LERBARGY IN THE ACQUISITION OF THE COMPANY NETLON (MBO)

    Founded in 1987, Netlon is a major and recognised player in the field of outdoor equipment and fittings, crop protection [...]
    2022
    Learn more  
  • Alan Allman AssociatesGurus Solutions

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN ITS ACQUISITION OF GURUS SOLUTIONS

    Since 2009, Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is a strong brand ecosystem created by its founding president Jean-Marie [...]
    2022
    Learn more  
  • ACI GroupForges de MontPlaisir

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISES ACI IN ITS MERGERS WITH FORGES DE MONPLAISIR

    Founded in 2019 by Philippe Rivière and Patrice Rives, ACI is a group of experts in the industrial field, based [...]
    2022
    Learn more  
  • Alan Allman AssociatesThe human factory

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ADVISES ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN THE ACQUISITION OF THE BELGIAN COMPANY THE HUMAN FACTORY

    Since 2009, Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is an ecosystem of strong brands created by Jean-Marie Thual, specialised [...]
    2022
    Learn more  
  • 4M InvestmentSTEPC

    4M INVESTMENT ACQUIRES STEPC

    Founded in 1983 by Mr. Stanislas Szalka and his wife, the French companies STEPP (Société de Travaux d’Entreprise [...]
    2022
    Learn more  
  • ACI GroupGEI

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ACI GROUPE IN A FUNDRAISING PROJECT WITH THE PARTICIPATION OF GEI

    Founded in 2019 by Philippe Rivière and Patrice Rives, ACI is a group of experts in the industrial field, mainly [...]
    2021
    Learn more