I-deal Development


The key of I-Deal Development success lies in its team of experts, dedicated and efficient.

FRÉDÉRIC BONAN Managing Partner

Born in Paris in 1963, Frédéric Bonan obtained his engineering degree from the École Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aéronautique in 1986.

He also graduated from ESSEC’s marketing and management master in 1988, he joined Altran Group where he has developed revenues from 30 to 1.350Million euros.

He founded I-Deal Development in 2005, with references such as the sale of Filorga to Mr Tabary (2007), the sale of La Vie Saine group to Mrs Cartier supported by EDRIP and BPI France in 2017, or Walor international (170M€ of revenues), high-range family businesses. He is also is a member of several board of directors in France and abroad.

THIERRY BLOCH Managing Director

Born in Paris in 1982, Thierry Bloch has graduated from EMLV Business School (2005), as well as from the INSEEC’s financial engineering master (2005).

He joined Frédéric Bonan in 2005 when I-Deal Development was launched, after an experience at Bank of Ireland – Coporate Banking (Dublin) and in a digital start up. He worked on a hundred deals, with success stories in retail, consulting and cosmetics.


Irvinn is a graduate of the Institut des Hautes Etudes Economiques et Commerciales in International Business, and holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Financial Management from SKEMA Business School.

With his experience as an analyst in listed securities and investment funds, he joined I-Deal Development in 2018.
He has several operations to his credit including LAFON (civil engineering), CFATEC (rotating machines) and Spincontrol (cosmetics laboratory).

Paul André graduated from the Catholic University of Lyon with a Master II in Finance and Financial Markets and an Msc in Finance at emlyon business school.

He joined I-Deal Development in 2019 after experiences in the financial department of the Synergie group (Barcelona), in M&A for a real estate group and as an investment fund analyst CM-CIC Capital investissement.
Some operations at I-Deal Development: Groupe Victrix (Montreal) and BeMore (France).

Marie Develay Senior Associate

Marie graduated with a Master 2 in Finance and Markets at ESDES – Université Catholique de Lyon and is in the process of obtaining the Certified International Investment Analyst delivered by the French Society of Financial Analysts.

She joined I-Deal Development in 2020 after an experience as a financial auditor at RSM France.

Julie Doré Senior Associate

A 2021 graduate of EDHEC Business School, Julie is specialized in M&A and asset management.

She has just joined the I-Deal Development team since January, after an experience in investment banking.

Catherine HENRY-LEFAUCHEUX Executive assistant

Graduated from a BTS Executive Assistant and with 20 years of experience including 15 great years within Bouygues Telecom as a Department Assistant of about 100 employees, Catherine joined I-Deal Development teams in 2017 as an Executive Assistant.

Florian Reynaud Associate

Graduate of the IAE Gustave Eiffel, of a Master 2 Financial Engineering. Florian joined the I-Deal Development teams after a first experience with NOVARC as an Assistant Chief Financial Officer.

Jules schoonberg Associate

Graduated from EMLyon Business School, with a Master of Science – MSc, Finance. Jules joined the I-Deal Development teams after a first experience at IBI as a financial analyst.

Victorien Nicolas Associate

Graduate of the ESDES Lyon Business School, a Master 1 in finance and market. Victorien joined the I-Deal Development teams after a first experience at the Banque de France as a financial analyst.

Alexandre Bonan Associate

Graduate of the and ESILV and EMLV, with a Master’s degree in Management and Financial Engineering. Alexandre joined I-Deal Development after a first experience at Banque Populaire as a Leveraged & Acquisition Finance Analyst.