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 has 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 has intervened in about 100 operations, 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 has joined the I-Deal Development teams in 2018.

He has several operations to his credit including LAFON (civil engineering), MCA Ingénierie (ingeniery consulting) and Spincontrol (cosmetics laboratory). He has experiences on different sectors : TMT/ingeniery/conseil, distribution/trading, and electrical engineering/climate engineering.

Irvinn has intervened in various shareholding contexts and in particular on operations requiring advanced fiancial engineering.

Paul André is 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 has joined the I-Deal Development teams 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.

He has about twenty operations to his credit with digital service compagnies including a dozen in Canada.

He is in charge of the Canadian office in Montreal, which cover the North American zone.

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

She has a dozen operations to her credit on several sectors, in particular in consulting (TMT, ingeniery, innovation) and industrial (aeronautic and automotive).

Marie has intervened several times in Rhône-Alpes region and in Belgium.

The multiplicity of contexts in which she has intervened makes her very versatile.

Julie Doré Senior Associate

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

She has joined the I-Deal Development teams since January 2021, after an experience in investment banking.

She has carried out several operations in TMT sector, in particular with compagnies specialized in ingeniery consulting.

Julie has intervened on several financial operations and fundraising with Family-owned SMEs and companies listed on Euronext.

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 Group as an Assistant Chief Financial Officer.

He intervenes on acquisition, disposal and fundraising operations.

He is a specialist in the following areas : Technical trades, Energy services, Industries, Packaging.

Jules schoonberg Associate

Graduated from EM Lyon Business School, with a Master of Science – MSc, Finance, Jules joined the I-Deal Development teams in 2022 after a first experience at IBI as a financial analyst. He has particularly work for the financial department of Sanofi in Frankfurt, as an analyst at the financial consulting firm IBI.

In 2022, he has contributed at the following operations : ACI Projets (Project management consulting in the pharmaceutical sector – Lyon), Keyboss (Consulting in cash management in the banking sector – Paris) and Teccweb (EPICOR ERP Solution integration – Toronto).

He intervenes in particularly on the consulting and software editing sectors.

Victorien Nicolas Associate

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

Alexandre Bonan Associate

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