About Advention Business Partners

Advention Business Partners is an independent strategy consulting group with a fast growing team of professionals operating worldwide through its local operations in Dubai, London, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris and Shanghai.
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The Boutique Spirit. On a Global Scale.

We support our clients globally while keeping true to our values: dedication, flexibility, excellence

Advention proud support of the CFNEWS Awards for External Growth

Advention is a historical sponsor of the ‘CFNEWS Awards for External Growth’ organized in Paris for the past ten years.

For the first time this year,  this event was also held  in Lyon on December 6, 2017. Alban Neveux, Advention's Group Managing Director and a member of the jury delivered the Award in the ‘International Large Cap ’ category to the IPH Group.

Serge Chamblas, Vice-President at IPH and Alban Neveux, Group Managing Director at Advention:

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Serge Chamblas, Vice-President at IPH and Alban Neveux, Group Managing Director at Advention

Advention proud sponsor of the first edition of the Private Equity Forum MENA in Dubai on April 19th 2017

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The Private Equity Forum MENA will explore the capital flows, the challenges of building regional portfolios, investments strategies and the LP/ GP relationship. Find out how local investing is driving the industry.

The Forum will bring together the investment community as well as showcase some entrepreneurs. It is an exclusive invitation-only event designed to assemble a select group of private equity executives, business visionaries, angel investors, venture capitalists, investment professionals, and money managers.

In addition to presenting “one-of-a-kind” private investment opportunities, this prestigious event at the Saint-Regis Al Habtoor City is designed to be an ideal setting for new business development, exchange of ideas, creation of deal flow, location of capital sources and ultra-high-end networking.

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Advention proud multi-recipient of awards in 2015

Awards 2015

In 2015, Advention was proudly awarded:

  • The DealMakers Global Award as ‘Strategic Advisory Firm of the Year – France ’
  • The Intercontinental Finance Magazine Award as ‘Premier Corporate Strategy Consulting Firm – Europe ’
  • The Corporate International Global Award as ‘Corporate Recovery Specialist Firm of the Year – France ’

An overview of all of our awards is available here.

Advention acts as a strategic advisor on a deal involving Cerea Partneraire & Store Novation

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Cerea Partenaire, the France-based private equity firm, has announced that its fund Cerea Capital II has acquired, from Azulis Capital, Store Novation (with its two main subsidiaries Sitour and Caracteres), a French leader in point-of-sale advertising solutions (signage, price labeling, merchandising, and in-store theater material), mainly for large-scale food retailers.

The article is available online here (in French):

Advention acts as a strategic advisor on a deal involving Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners & Studia

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Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners, S.A.S., a France-based private equity firm, through its fund, Cabestan Capital 2, has acquired a 40% stake in Studia SAS, a France-based IT engineering firm, for an undisclosed consideration. The investment will enable the development of Studia by strengthening its financial capacity to become the market leader of content management in France. Post transaction, the three founders of Studia will retain a 60% stake in the company. Studia intends to pursue its strategy of integrating complementary businesses, mostly through acquisitions.

The full press release is available here (in French).

Advention acts as strategic advisor on deal involving Ardian

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The management of Ouveo, the France based company that manufactures doors and windows, has acquired the company in a secondary management buyout backed by AXA Private Equity, the France based private equity firm, from Alliance Entreprendre and FSI Regions, the France based private equity firm, for an undisclosed consideration.

Under the terms of the agreement, Alliance Entreprendre and FSI Regions along with the management of Ouveo will reinvest to retain a minority stake in the company. Ouveo generates revenue of more than EUR 30m by selling more than 65,000 windows and doors annually. The acquisition will enable Ouveo to sustain its development strategy over long term and increase its geographic reach.

The transaction was funded by Caisse d'Epargne des Pays de la Loire, Caisse d'Epargne Aquitaine Poitou-Charentes S.A., Banque Populaire de l Ouest , Banque Courtois and Atlantique Syndication.

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Advention Business Partners

Head office: 6 rue Anatole de la Forge 75017 Paris, France +33 1 53 43 88 58