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The partners of Transactions & Compagnie have devoted most of their careers to advising managers and entrepreneurial families, assisting them on transactions concerning their professional assets.

François Paillier - Transactions & Compagnie
François Paillier

President and Founder

After a 25-year career within leading financial institutions – Paribas, JP Morgan and Edmond de Rothschild as President of the Corporate Finance division – Francois…

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Christian Ménard - Transactions & Compagnie
Christian Ménard

Managing Partner

Christian Menard has over twenty years of experience as an investment banker and has originated and executed numerous transactions on behalf of family-controlled businesses and…

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Christophe de Backer - Transactions & Compagnie
Christophe de Backer

Non-Executive Chairman

In his 30-year career, Christophe de Backer built a wealth of experience as a banker and as as CEO of renowned financial institutions. Former head…

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Geoffrey Kidd - Transactions & Compagnie
Geoffrey Kidd

Partner

Geoffrey Kidd is a Partner and Financial Director at Transactions & Compagnie since its inception. Prior to joining Transactions et Compagnie, Geoffrey had a twenty-five-year…

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Sébastien Chabre - Transactions & Compagnie
Sébastien Chabre

Partner

Sébastien Chabre had led a varied career. Starting as a lawyer in Real Estate litigation and in M&A, he then decided to devote himself to…

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Bertrand Sasson - Transactions & Compagnie
Bertrand Sasson

Managing Partner Real Estate

Bertrand Sasson joined Transactions & Compagnie in January 2019 as Managing Partner of its Real Estate practice with overall responsibility for Real Estate advisory activities.…

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Diane de Montjamont - Transactions & Compagnie
Diane de Montjamont

Partner

Diane’s career path is made up with a wide range of experiences built around Corporate Finance and Business Development. For ten years, Diane supported the…

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Paul O’Mahony - Transactions & Compagnie
Paul O’Mahony

Partner

Paul O’Mahony built his career around openness and versatility. For more than 25 years, he has conducted M&A and debt advisory mandates for corporates and…

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Olivier Vizerie - Transactions & Compagnie
Olivier Vizerie

Partner

Olivier Vizerie has been an entrepreneur, financier and specialist in the sales and acquisitions of wine estates and vineyards for nearly thirty years. His passion…

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Yann Quentrec - Transactions & Compagnie
Yann Quentrec

Partner

With thirty years’ experience across major banking groups (Paribas, HSBC, The CFI Group) and in industry (Rhodia), Yann joined Transactions & Compagnie in 2021 as…

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Alizée Possuelos - Transactions & Compagnie
Alizée Possuelos

Vice President

Alizée’s career has been built around 2 pillars: M&A and Entrepreneurship. Alizée holds a double Master’s degree in Finance from Sorbonne University and worked for…

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Sixtine Belenfant - Transactions & Compagnie
Sixtine Belenfant

Senior Associate

Sixtine has a decidedly internationally outlook, graduating from Neoma Business School with a Master’s degree in International Financial Analysis and a joint Bachelor’s degree in…

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Hubert Béranger - Transactions & Compagnie
Hubert Béranger

Senior Associate

Hubert holds a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from EM Lyon Business School, a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from the Paris School of Business,…

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Sébastien Paillier - Transactions & Compagnie
Sébastien Paillier

Associate

Sébastien graduated from Neoma Business School and Lancaster University with a double Bachelor’s degree in Management and International Business. In 2016, he joined Arx Corporate…

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Adrien Dubernet - Transactions & Compagnie
Adrien Dubernet

Associate

Adrien holds a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from EM Lyon Business School and a Master’s degree in Audit and Accounting from the Paris School…

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Estelle Minoret - Transactions & Compagnie
Estelle Minoret

Analyst

Estelle holds a double Master’s degree in Management and Finance from ESSEC Business School and from the University of Mannheim. She is a mountain enthusiast…

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Vincent Rocchietta - Transactions & Compagnie
Vincent Rocchietta

Analyst

Vincent graduated from EM Lyon Business Scholl with a Master’s in Management. Having decided early on to pursue a career in finance, he pursued several…

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Alizé Constantin - Transactions & Compagnie
Alizé Constantin

Analyst

Alizé graduated from EM Lyon Business School with a Master’s in Management. She also obtained an accounting and management diploma from Notre Dame de Grandchamp.…

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Martine Le Gal - Transactions & Compagnie
Martine Le Gal

Office Manager & Assistant to the President

Martine Le Gal is the Office Manager and has been Assistant to the President Francois Paillier since 2017. A solid experience of fifteen years assisting…

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