• We favor proximity and long-term partnership with our customers
  • Our clients:
    • SME companies and their management
    • Private Equity funds
  • Our Scope:
    • LBOs
    • transfer of family-owned businesses
    • Corporate acquisitions
  • A Parisian team comprised of more than 30 professionals with a broad spectrum of expertise:
    The Acquisition Finance Department of CIC Paris is the center of expertise of this business line at Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale
    • An origination team looking at all deal size
    • A portfolio monitoring team
    • A loan structuring team
    • A syndication team
  • Regional teams comprised of more than 30 professionals located in CIC’s regional entities
  • And teams in each of the group's international branches in Europe, North America and Asia

A national and regional coverage led by the Structured Finance team attached to CIC Paris

Acquisition financing within the group
CIC ParisExpertise center
Banque Européenne Crédit Mutuel

CIC Réseau Ile de France
Lille CIC Nord Ouest
Strasbourg CIC Est
Lyon CIC Sud Est
Bordeaux CIC Sud Ouest
Nantes CIC Ouest

An activity organized as a business lines

  • CIC launched its Acquisitions Financing business in France in 1990,
  • Within Crédit Mutuel Alliance Fédérale, CIC Paris leads the business line and coordinates the intervention of regional teams

Transactions distributed within the group

  • Financial transactions are handled at the appropriate level according to:
    • the location of the "target" company and the possible existence of a commercial relationship with the bank, and
    • the size of the transaction (i.e. total debt amount)

Our positionning

  • Arrangement and underwriting of total debt packages amounting up to several hundred million euros
  • One-stop shopping solution: senior debt and mezzanine, private debt, securitization factoring, etc
  • All types of transactions: LBO, OBO, PtoP, family transmission, cross-over, build-ups, etc
  • A regional footprint allowing to cover small & mid caps transactions
  • Our strengths:
    • A flexible and fast decision process
    • Close proximity to companies and their managers, particularly thanks to our regional teams
    • A long-term partnership with our clients, companies or investment funds
    • A range of products and services covering all their needs
    • An integrated portfolio management team guaranting reliable and efficient monitoring and quality of service
    • An integrated syndication team maintaining close relationship with the main players in the leveraged market (arranging & participating banks and institutional investors)