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The Partners of Pax Corporate Finance have conducted numerous successful cross-border transactions.

Pax Corporate Finance extends its geographical coverage by opening offices outside of France and developing special relationships with local merchant banks in regions with barriers to entry such as China, India, and the United States.

In September 2016, PAX Corporate Finance signed a partnership agreement with ACXIT Capital Partners, the number one independent German merchant bank. This agreement will pool their skills and geographical locations, making them one of the leading European players in mergers, acquisitions, and fundraising.

International network in full expansion with the signing of partnerships in the United States, India, and China, which operates through 14 offices in 10 countries.

Our partners

  • Paris, Geneva

  • acxit

    Berlin, Frankfurt, Leipzig, Munich, Zurich, Vienna, Budapest, Hong Kong

  • New York

  • cicc


  • Tata Capital



PAX Corporate Finance is recognized as a worldwide player

PRIX 2023

Secteur : tmt – small & mid-cap

Secteur : santé & industrie pharmaceutique

PAX Corporate Finance: independence and technical expertise

Track record: buoyed by the team’s excellent dynamic, the structure promoted 4 managers and continues to grow. Historically involved in primary deals, PAX CF supported the Auris group when Andera Partners acquired a stake in its capital. The team also advised, on the seller’s side, the PropTech company Ubigreen when Planon acquired it. Able to seek out international buyers, the investment bank advised Virtualis on its acquisition of a stake in the Danish company—Demant, as majority shareholder.

Team & differentiation: A generalist with strong sectoral expertise in TMT and FIG, PAX CF’s teams are renowned for their solid, trusted advice, 100% focused on entrepreneurs in SMEs and ETIs. Their clients make no mistake about it, calling on them at every stage of a company’s life, which gives the team an informed approach to transfer issues.

Fundraising advice

PAX CF speeds up and moves upmarket

Track record: with over 300 deals under its belt since its creation, the investment bank has maintained a strong deal flow over the past 12 months, with 25 deals closed in 2022 (12 in 2023 at the time of publication). On the strength of its success, the team, which is comfortable on the buy side, has been particularly active on the sell side in the FIG and healthcare sectors.

Team & differentiation: led by founder Adrien Tourres, the boutique now has 8 partners, with the appointment of Julien Truc in April 2023. Supported by some twenty loyal talents (most of the associates started within the structure), they put their experience and know-how at the service of companies and their managers in their growth operations, from seed to lower mid-cap.


AWARD 2021

Leading Mergers and Acquisitions Specialist IT Consultancy of the year (ACQ5)

AWARD 2020

acq5 M&A advisory firm of the year 2020

M&A advisory firm of the year 2020 (ACQ5)

acq5 country awards 2020

Best practice operator of the year (ACQ5)

AWARD 2019

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