ACXIT Capital Partners and French PAX Corporate Finance conclude strategic partnership

Frankfurt, 07 September 2016
ACXIT Capital Partners and Paris-headquartered PAX Corporate Finance have concluded a strategic partnership to foster their cross-border activities between Germany, France and Switzerland and increase pan-European business.

Frankfurt CityscapePAX Corporate Finance, founded in 2003 in Paris/ France, and present with offices in Paris and Geneva, is one of the leading independent investment banks in France. Focusing on fast growing companies and mid-market transactions, PAX has developed a unique track record in corporate finance in France and French-speaking countries. Going forward, ACXIT Capital Partners and PAX Corporate Finance will act in their respective geographies as Associated Partners, and expand their position in Europe with seven European offices throughout Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria and global reach with an office in Hong Kong and strong partnerships in China, India and the USA.
Clients of ACXIT Capital Partners and PAX Corporate Finance will not only benefit from the extended geographical reach, but also from access to a larger pool of approximately 80 high-caliber professionals and additional product offerings as well as increasing quality deal flow.

Poised to intensify the collaboration on the French-German axis in the aftermath of the Brexit vote

We are convinced that in the aftermath of the Brexit vote traditional continental European financial centers will gain in importance and we want to play an active role in the establishment of more truly European players who see the pan-European market as their home market.” comments Andreas Thümmler, Managing Partner of ACXIT Capital Partners.

“With Germany as France’s most important trading partner to date and growing importance of inter-European relationships, clients of both sides of the Rhine will strongly benefit from our partnership.” said Adrien Tourres, Managing Partner of PAX Corporate Finance.

Both companies are confident to have built a strong basis for fostering German-French cross-border activities and collaboration with view on M&A, capital raising and capital market activities for clients in Germany and France.

About PAX Corporate Finance

Founded in 2003, PAX Corporate Finance is a French leading independent investment bank. Sustaining exclusive relationships with its clients, PAX Corporate Finance supports them in all finance-related developments, such as fundraising (venture and development), M&A (local and cross-border), LBO, structured financing and stock market operations (IPO, fundraising). PAX Corporate Finance, through its comprehensive portfolio of activities, accompanies entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporations, European private equity firms and family offices on a long-term basis.
As of today, PAX Corporate Finance has successfully closed more than 100 transactions since inception in 2003 across diverse sectors such as IT and Telecoms, Consulting, Sport and Leisure, Health, B to B Services and Consumer Goods. The company opened an office in Geneva in 2015 to better serve the French speaking European markets. (


ACXIT Capital Partners is a leading independent corporate finance and investment advisory firm for mid-market clients and entrepreneurs in Europe and beyond. Since 1998, ACXIT offers its clients comprehensive corporate finance advisory services including M&A and capital markets advisory as well as restructuring, equity/debt and strategic advisory. As an independent, privately owned firm we maintain offices and representations in Frankfurt, Berlin, Munich, Leipzig, Zurich, Hong Kong and New York, as well as strong alliances in France, China and India. (



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