He founded PAX Corporate Finance in 2003, the first mergers and acquisitions firm specialised in the IT sector in France.
Adrien began his career in organisational consulting at IMR PROUDFOOT, and then joined the TRANSICIEL Group as director of the consulting branch in 1998.
In 2000 he joined the Senior Management team of TRANSICIEL to create the mergers and acquisitions department of the firm. Of the ten completed acquisitions worth investment of nearly €250 million, Adrien Tourres notably led the public takeover bids of UCC GROEP in the Netherlands and ARIANE II in Belgium.
Adrien is a graduate from french business school ECS Pau and has an MBA from Clemson University. Between 2009 and 2014 he served as Chairman of the CNCFA (National Union of Independent Merger and Acquisition Consultancy Professionals).