I-deal Development


Team

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

Paul André Jouzel

Partner

Paul-André Jouzel holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Financial Markets from the Catholic University of Lyon and an MSC in Finance from Emlyon Business School.

He joined I-Deal Development in 2019 after gaining experience in the finance department of the Synergie group (Barcelona), in M&A for a real estate group and as an investment fund analyst for CM-CIC Capital investissement.

He is particularly active in the TMT sector (Technology, Strategy Consulting, Data, Software, Cybersecurity, Web & Metaverse, Digital Marketing, IT, Engineering).

Paul-André has some thirty deals to his credit with ESNs, including ten in Canada. In 2023, he contributed to the acquisitions of WINNING, Data eXcellence, Lambda, ING SOFT, Forces Motrices, Excelsior, Evisance and Humans 4 Help.

In 2022, he was promoted to Associate Director in addition to his role as head of I-Deal Development’s Canadian office in Montreal.

Ses références

  • CIAO TECHNOLOGIESIT LINK

    I-Deal Development advises Ciao Technologies on its merger with listed group IT Link

    Founded in 2006 by Jean Drouin, Ciao Technologies is a major player in the field of BtoB services and IT consulting in Canada, particularly in the province of Quebec, where it is based. The company specializes in IT systems development, Web accessibility and Web development via its digital studio. Ciao Technologies was named one of […]

    2024
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  • Parthena ConsultantEpopée Gestion

    Parthena Consultant accelerates its development with the support of Epopée Gestion and I-Deal Development

    The Parthena Consultant group, under the leadership of its Chairman Laurent Le Mercier, announces a new strategic step in its development. Specializing in ERP, Finance and Payroll solutions for French SMEs and ETIs, the group has forged a solid reputation in the fields of consulting, project management, selection assistance, integration, training and TPAM. With its […]

    2023
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesWINNING

    I-Deal Development advises Alan Allman Associates in the acquisition of the WINNING group

    Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is an ecosystem of strong brands created by its founding president Jean-Marie Thual in 2009. Specializing in the digital transformation of businesses, this multi-brand ecosystem focuses its strategy on 4 core businesses: strategy and management consulting, high-tech consulting, industrial transformation consulting and digital marketing. Alan Allman Associates has been awarded the […]

    2023
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  • 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 digital transformation of businesses, this multi-brand ecosystem directs its strategy around 4 business divisions: high-tech consulting, industry consulting, strategy and management consulting, and digital marketing. Alan Allman Associates is certified «Happy […]

    2023
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  • Alan Allman Associates

    AAA acquires the Asian branch of an international group

    About Alan Allman Associates Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is a strong brand ecosystem created by its founding president, Jean-Marie Thual. Specialized in the digital transformation of businesses, this multi-brand ecosystem directs its strategy around 4 business divisions: high-tech consulting, industry consulting, strategy and management consulting, and digital marketing. Alan Allman Associates is certified «Happy At […]

    2023
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  • VictirxLambda

    VICTRIX joins forces with Lambda

    I-Deal Development advises VICTRIX in its merger with LAMBDA Alan Allman Associates is an organized ecosystem specialized in supporting firms around the digital transformation of organizations. Led by its founding president Jean-Marie Thual, Alan Allman Associates invests in IT, management and strategy consulting firms with offers and business expertise with the desire to put people […]

    2023
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  • Parthena ConsultantING SOFT

    Parthena Consultant acquires INGSOFT

    I-Deal Development advises the family group Parthena Consultant in the acquisition of INGSOFT. The Parthena Consultant Group is a consulting company in the market of digitalization of financial, operational, HR processes within SMEs and mid-caps. Specialising in the area of computer systems and software consulting, For more than 30 years, the Parthena Consultant Group has […]

    2023
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesLes Forces Motrices

    Evisiance merges with Forces Motrices

    I-Deal Development supports Alan Allman Associates in its merger with Forces Motrices Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is a strong brand ecosystem created by its founding president Jean-Marie Thual. A specialist in the digital transformation of business lines, this multi-brand ecosystem focuses its strategy around four business lines. Business lines which are high-tech consulting, industry consulting, […]

    2023
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesExcelsior

    I-Deal Development advises Alan Allman Associates in the acquisition of the society Excelsior

    Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is a strong brand ecosystem created by its founding president Jean-Marie Thual. A specialist in the digital transformation of business lines, this multi-brand ecosystem focuses its strategy around four business lines: high-tech consulting, industry consulting, strategy and management consulting, and digital marketing. Alan Allman Associates is Happy At Work, ISO 9001 […]

    2023
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesEvisiance

    I-Deal Development advises Alan Allman Associates on the acquisition of the Evisiance Group

    I-Deal Development advises Alan Allman Associates on the acquisition of the Evisiance Group Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is a strong brand ecosystem created by its founding president Jean-Marie Thual. A specialist in the digital transformation of business lines, this multi-brand ecosystem focuses its strategy around four business lines: high-tech consulting, industry consulting, strategy and management […]

    2023
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesHumans 4 Help

    I-Deal Development assists Alan Allman Associates in its acquisition of the Humans4Help company.

    Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is an ecosystem with strong brands founded in 2009 by Mr. Jean-Marie Thual. Specialized in digital transformation of businesses, this ecosystem target its strategy around 3 areas of activity : high-tech, manufacturing and strategy advising. Alan Allman Associates is labeled Happy At Work, certified ISO 9001 and is a Silver Ecovadis […]

    2023
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  • itedLuminet Solutions

    I-Deal Development advises IT-ED in its acquisition of the Luminet Solutions company.

    The Quebec company IT-ED is specialized in the governance of services, IT solutions and adapted technology. Born from the union of HepOX, Noxent and MSGeslam, the company has more than 35 years of experiences in the IT field. IT-ED has more than 200 IT specialists spread out in 8 offices in Quebec and assists thousands […]

    2023
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  • EC SolutionsTeccweb

    I-Deal Development advises EC Solutions in its acquisition of Teccweb

    Founded in 2014, the Teccweb society suggest support service for companies through the EPICOR ERP solution to support them in their enhance and preservation of their competitive advantage. Teccweb introduces its clients in various EPICOR solutions according to their need : EPICOR ERP, EPICOR ECM, AVP EPICOR, EFP EPICOR, EDD EPICOR, EDA EPICOR for manufacturing […]

    2022
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  • Parthena ConsultantSoserbat

    I-Deal Development supports Parthena Consultant in its acquisition of Soserbat

    Founded in 1980 by the French Building Federation of Greater Paris and Professional Unions, the Soserbat company develop, manage, and maintain IT systems for construction companies. Based in Paris and headed by Robert and Alexandre Kahalé, Soserbat count 20 collaborators suggesting service solutions : advising and audit, training for compagnies, SAGE integrator, Cloud, developer of […]

    2022
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesKeyboss group

    I-Deal Development supports Alan Allman Associates in its acquisition of Keyboss Group

    This operation will give to this ecosystem the opportunity to strengthen its skills in the field of cash management consulting. Founded in 2016 by Renaud Lalain and Nicolas Ouazan, two specialists in cash management, process optimization and project management, the Keyboss company has developed a perfect control of the world of cash management through 5 […]

    2022
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesTurenne Capital

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ADVICES ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN ITS RAISING OF OBLIGATION DUNNING TO SUPPORT ITS DEVELOPMENT

    Alan Allman Associates is an ecosystem with strong brands specialized in digital transformation. It was created in 2009 from acquisitions and development of internal performance, in consulting field. Based in Europe and North America, this ecosystem maintains a network of dynamic relationships, creators of values around 3 areas of activity : high-tech, manufacturing and strategy […]

    2022
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  • ACI projetsArgain

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT ADVICES ARGAIN IN ITS ACQUISITION OF ACI PROJETS

    This operation will give to Argain the opportunity to consolidate its management skills in the field of consulting and strengthen its presence in the pharmaceutical sector. Created in 2007 by Bruno Kasperczyk, the ACI projets company developed a perfect control of the world of project management (management, audit, training…) and was able to build a […]

    2022
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesSourcevolution

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

    Alan Allman Associates (AAA) is an ecosystem with strong brands specialized in digital transformation of businesses, created in 2009 by Mr. Jean-Marie Thual. This ecosystem target his strategy around 3 areas of activity : high-tech, manufacturing and strategy advising. Canada is part of development plan as this new acquisition demonstrates. Founded in 2003 by Yves […]

    2022
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  • 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 Thual. Specialising in the digital transformation of businesses, this multi-brand ecosystem focuses its strategy on three areas of activity: high-tech consulting, industry consulting and strategy consulting. This new acquisition strengthens Alan Allman Associates’ expertise and presence in North […]

    2022
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  • 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 in the digital transformation of businesses. This multi-brand ecosystem focuses its strategy on 3 business areas: high-tech consulting, industry consulting and strategy consulting. With a target of €180 million in turnover by 2021, Alan Allman Associates is continuing […]

    2022
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  • MS GeslamNoxent

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT supports Noxent in the acquisition of the Canadian company MS Geslam

    Since 1995, MS Geslam, a Canadian-based company, has specialised in IT hosting and software sales. The group ended its 2021 fiscal year with a turnover of CAD 5.6 million, an increase of 17% compared to 2020. The management and shareholders of MS Geslam wished to hand over the business in order to realise some of […]

    2021
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesHelpOX

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN THE ACQUISITION OF THE CANADIAN COMPANY HELPOX

    Founded in 1997 by Eric Bigras and André Lajoie, HelpOX is a Quebec-based company specializing in cloud solutions and managed services. With 90 experts and 4 offices in Montreal, the rapidly expanding group is projecting a 2021 turnover of $15M CAD. Given the strong ambitions of the two managers to develop their growth, the challenge […]

    2021
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  • Quadra InformatiqueWe+

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS QUADRA INFORMATIQUE IN THE SALE OF 100% OF ITS SHARES TO WE+

    Quadra Informatique has been specialising in IT and digital consulting and support for over 20 years. It provides technical assistance, service centres, integration and publishing services. The group operates in a wide range of sectors such as services, industry, distribution and finance. With a constant growth dynamic since its creation (CAGR +10% between 2012 and […]

    2021
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  • a Mozzaik 365EconocomKeyrus

    I-DEAL DEVELOPEMENT SUPPORTS ECONOCOM IN THE SALE OF ITS DIGITAL WORKPLACE SOLUTION MOZZAIK 365

    Econocom, a European group listed on the Brussels stock exchange with sales of more than €2.5 billion in 2020, is a specialist in digital business transformation consulting, digital integration and IT outsourcing. Infeeny, a subsidiary of Econocom created in 2016 following its merger with Mc-Next, an operation initiated by I-Deal Development, is now one of […]

    2021
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesEuronext

    I-Deal Development supports its historical client in its listing on the Euronext stock exchange

    I-Deal Development, announces the listing of its historical client Alan Allman Associates, on compartment C of Euronext. The I-Deal Development teams have identified a Reverse Take Over (RTO) transaction as the ideal solution, among all those proposed and analyzed in depth. This operation consists in bringing the assets of a private company into a public […]

    2021
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  • DynafinRefine

    I-Deal Development assists Dynafin in the acquisition of Refine

    In this context of health crisis, I-Deal Development carries out a fully digitalized operation to support Dynafin in its first acquisition in Belgium. Founded in 2010 by Manu Da Sousa, David Ramakers and Régis Fraisse, Dynafin offers consulting services to financial clients. Thanks to its expertise in the financial sectors, coupled with a service offer […]

    2021
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  • Conserverie Fine Henri Piquet

    I-Deal Development advises the shareholders of Conserverie Fine Henri Piquet

    The Henri Piquet fine cannery is a craft and family business established in the Bordeaux region since 1933. Specialized in the elaboration of recipes, the production and the sale of jars for 4 generations, the cannery cumulates 86 years of traditional know-how. Committed to respecting good taste, the raw materials are certified 100% French or […]

    2021
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesEC Solutions

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN THE ACQUISITION OF EC SOLUTIONS IN CANADA

    EC Solutions supports medium-sized manufacturing companies established in Quebec and achieves a profitability in the order of 30%.

    2020
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesOpus Finance

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT BRINGS OPUS FINANCE CLOSER TO ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES

    I-Deal Development supports the founder of Opus Finance, specialized in the field of finance and banking risk management. The mission entrusted by Philippe Houppé to I-Deal Development: to work with a group capable of bringing to its structure a commercial force, a critical size, support services for large groups, while maintaining its management independence. Opus […]

    2020
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  • Abbeal

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ABBEAL AND ITS MANAGERS IN THE RESTRUCTURING OF ITS CAPITAL STRUCTURE

    I-Deal Development assists Abbeal and its managers in the recomposition of the company’s capital.

    2020
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesBeMore

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN THE ACQUISITION OF THE BEMORE GROUP

    Created in 2004, and mainly active in the PACA region and in Monaco, BeMore France is a consulting company offering personnel delegation activities for the IT departments of large companies.

    2019
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  • Alan Allman AssociatesVictirx

    I-DEAL DEVELOPMENT SUPPORTS ALAN ALLMAN ASSOCIATES IN ITS EXPANSION IN NORTH AMERICA WITH THE ACQUISITION OF A MAJORITY STAKE IN THE VICTRIX GROUP

    Created in 2003, the Victrix Group, which brings together Victrix Conseil, Noverka and Noxent, is an information technology consulting specialist with more than 600 employees and sales of $75 million Canadian in 2018.

    2019
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  • Other team members

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    • FRÉDÉRIC BONAN

      Managing Partner

      Graduated from the Ecole nationale supérieure de Mécanique et d’Aéronautique in 1986 and a master’s degree in Marketing and Management by ESSEC in 1988, Frédéric Bonan began his career in the network of the Confédération Nationale des Juniors Entreprises as president of the international deployment. He discovered the American, Asian and European markets and led […]

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    • THIERRY BLOCH

      Managing Director

      Thierry Bloch is a graduate of EMLV, and also holds a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from INSEEC. Thierry joined Frédéric Bonan in 2005 at the launch of I-Deal Development, after working for Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking and a digital start-up. He has worked in a variety of sectors, including industry, energy services, healthcare, […]

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    • IRVINN AUBERT

      Partner

      Irvinn Aubert holds a degree in international business from the Institut des Hautes Études Économiques et Commerciales, as well as a master’s degree in corporate finance from SKEMA Business School. Drawing on his experience as an analyst in listed securities as well as in investment, he joined I-Deal Development in 2018. He has more than […]

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    • Marie Develay

      Senior Associate

      Marie Develay holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Markets from ESDES – Université Catholique de Lyon. She will be awarded the Certified International Investment Analyst (level 2) by the Société Française des Analystes Financiers in 2022. Marie joined I-Deal Development in 2020 after a spell as a financial auditor with RSM France. She works […]

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    • Catherine HENRY-LEFAUCHEUX

      Executive assistant

      Catherine Henry-Lefaucheux holds a BTS in Executive Assistant. She joined I-Deal Development in 2017 after 20 years’ experience as an Executive Assistant, including 15 years with Bouygues Telecom. During these 15 years, Catherine was Department Assistant to around a hundred employees. In addition to her experience, her dynamism, versatility and exemplary professionalism enabled her to […]

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    • Florian Reynaud

      Associate

      A graduate of IAE Gustave Eiffel with a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering, Florian joined the I-Deal Development teams in 2022, after initial experience with the Novarc Group as Assistant Group Financial Director. He is particularly involved in the energy services sector (energy transition, energy performance of buildings, etc.) and traditional industries. Florian has been […]

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    • Sonia Bakri

      Head of marketing and Communication

      Sonia Bakri graduated from PPA Business School with a Master’s degree in Communication and Marketing Strategy Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Operational Marketing. She joined I-Deal Development in 2023 as Marketing and Communications Manager after 3 years’ experience as Marketing and Communications Project Manager at LARCO. She also has experience in the sustainable development, […]

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    • Natty Bothereau

      Associate

      Graduated with a Master 2 in Analysis and Financial Strategy at IGR IAE Rennes, Natty Bothereau joins the I-Deal Development teams as M&A Associate. After 2 years of experience as a Merger/Acquisition Analyst within the companies Banque Populaire Grand Ouest and Wingate, Natty is involved in the acquisition, sale and fundraising operations, in the various […]

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    • Jules schoonberg

      Associate

      Graduated from emlyon business school, with a Master of Science in Corporate Finance & Investment Banking, Jules joined I-Deal Development teams in early 2022 after various experiences in Corporate Development and Corporate Finance in Paris, Toronto and Frankfurt. Before joining, he worked for Sanofi’s European finance department in Frankfurt, as well as an analyst with […]

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    • Victorien Nicolas

      Associate

      A graduate of ESDES Lyon Business School, with a Master’s degree in Finance and Markets, Victorien joined the I-Deal Development teams in 2022, after initial experience with the Banque de France as a Financial Analyst. He is particularly involved in the industrial sector, notably aeronautics, defense, energy, nuclear and metallurgy. Victorien is a real asset […]

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