A multi-sectoral expertise

For over 60 years, SOCIETEX CF | IMAP France is an independent investment bank specialized in corporate finance advisory and providing « tailored » services for family SMEs, as well as for large groups in their disposal of non-strategic assets, shall it be in France or abroad.

The IMAP network gives access to a large number of advisors worldwide with sector expertise, so as to identify and implement the best transactions.

Our multidisciplinary team consists of 4 partners and 14 professionals, and can deal with a broad range of sectoral issues.


« Tailored » solutions in France and abroad

External growth

SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE | IMAP France is one of the French leaders on the small and midcap market.

Our success is well-established for operations from 2 to €50 million.

SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE | IMAP France offers to all types of players (SME, listed groups, financial and private investors) an optimal support in their external growth projects in the small/mid-cap range in France and also all around the world thanks to the mobilization of local industry experts through its IMAP network.

Sale advisory
Financial Engineering
Disposal of non-strategic assets

Thanks to its analytical skills and wide knowledge of private equity firms, SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE | IMAP France is able to provide as much services as strengthening the capital structure, capital restructuring, business transmission, LBO, OBO, MBO, MBI…

SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE | IMAP France assists companies including large groups in the disposal of non-strategic assets (spin -off and carve-out). Our privileged relations with vulture funds allow us to mobilize in France and abroad specialist players that ensure the sustainable development of activities in difficulty.

Fundraising, mainly within
development projects

In order to maximize their chances of success, SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE | IMAP France assists companies in their fundraising by helping managers to present a clear position (test of the elevator pitch) and shown business plan realistic but ambitious, to be presented to private equity players.

Company and
brand valuations

SOCIETEX VALUATION ADVISORY is the dedicated department for all kind of assets valuation (stocks, shares, equipment, brands, patents …) as part of a disposal, negotiation, fairness opinion…

Our experience based on thousands of valuations, both in the field of SMEs and large groups and their subsidiaries, allows us to deliver high standard valuation reflecting the market fair value.

A historical player in M&A


Founding of SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE by André CORET, pioneer of inter-company agreements and GIE inventor. SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE creates the merger & acquisitions advisory business.


Co-founding of the international network IMAP in Europe


M&A recognized actor in France with an average 15 transactions, for a total value of €200m of transactions closed each year.

SOCIETEX CORPORATE FINANCE has a long lasting hand-over tradition between its partners.

SOCIETEX CF | IMAP France in figures

transactions on average each year (acquisitions and disposals)
of transaction value per year
years of experience serving our clients

A proven approach

Building a close and trustful relationship with our clients through a shared entrepreneurship culture, optimal support throughout the process thanks to a dedicated team, a constant communication, and common interests

Implementing customized processes for each project (period, financial package, …)

Creative solutions (leveraged transactions LBO / MBO / MBI / OBO, goodwill assignment, earn-out …)

Involvement of foreign actors to support our clients in their international strategy

Stress on ethics as a guideline, based on a constant concern for confidentiality

finances assists and advises its clients flawless in their project.

A recognized expertise

Independence, experience, combativeness, availability and confidentiality are the strengths of SOCIETEX CF | IMAP France.
Our mastering of negotiation is based on technical skills, on strong relationships, and on effective networks in France and abroad.
For these reasons we are recognized as a main player by both market and professional bodies.
CIF Status (Financial Investment Council), registered within ORIAS, organization approved by the AMF (Financial Markets Authority).
Fairness opinion validated by the AMF.
Files validated by the Energy Commission of the Ministry of Finance.
Files realized upon demand of the EPA – Government Investments Agency.

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