Partner LYON

Tel: +33 4 72 31 33 74

Mob: +33 6 87 77 39 68

Paolo founded in 1993 VALACTIF, a M&A advisory firm, after working at Crédit Agricole, CEPME, SDR du Sud-Est at the start of his career.

In 2006, he bought DM Conseil, a M&A advisory firm operating under the brand MBA CAPITAL, and strongly developed its activities to become the largest M&A team based outside of the Paris region.

In 2014, he joined Clairfield International, a corporate finance and M&A advisory firm, and developed in parallel the Distressed M&A activity.

In 2021, he founded the LINKERS’s office in Lyon.

Throughout his career, Paolo advised SMEs and mid-cap companies in several M&A and fundraising operations and asset deals in various fields of activity such as manufacturing industries, transportation, logistics, building and construction, B2B services, health, etc.

  • Degrees:
    • Master’s degree in Banking & Finance – Lumière Lyon II University
    • Bachelor’s degrees in Law and Economics – Jean Moulin Lyon III University
  • Professional Experience:
    • 7 years of experience in financing advisory at Crédit Agricole, CEPME and SDR du Sud-Est
    • 29 years of experience in M&A and Distressed M&A advisory (VALACTIF, MBA CAPITAL, Clairfield International, LINKERS)
    • Former business valuation and transfer legal expert
    • Former lecturer at the Universities of Lyon
    • Member of Institut Français des Praticiens des Procédures Collectives (association of restructuring and Distressed M&A professionals)
    • Vice-president of Prévention & Retournement (association of restructuring and Distressed M&A professionals)
    • Member of SFAF
  • Other Activities:
    • Tennis, hiking, music, traveling.

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