Press release - 22 April 2021

New transaction carried out by Largillière Finance : Sale of the communication agency Big Success to its Management

Largillière Finance, the French investment bank, has advised the 6th investment of the Trocadero Croissance & Transmission III fund (Trocadero Capital Partners) in Big Success, an integrated communications group (€13 million in sales, 80 employees and 350 clients) alongside its management team.

The 6 managers associated with Big Success now hold 100% of the capital after buying out the shares of co-founder Jean-Paul Tréguer.

The group is now even more solid thanks to the support of Trocadéro Capital Partners and the advice of Largillière Finance.


About Big Success

Founded by Jean-Paul Tréguer in 1995 with Rodolphe Muller, Big Success is an integrated communications group: advertising agency, media buying, crowdsourcing platform specialist, Amazon and marketplace expert. Audiovisual and digital core business.
Dedicated to advertisers who want creativity for sales, return on investment and smart solutions to better achieve their goals.
Big Success democratizes access to major media and guarantees a "low cost, high quality" service.

About Trocadero Capital Partners

Trocadero Capital Partners is an independent management company approved by the AMF.
The investment team has long been recognized as a leading player in the private equity segment for French and European companies valued between €10M and €100M.
Trocadero Capital Partners stands out for its entrepreneurial culture, its strong reactivity linked to a short decision-making process and its involvement in the value creation of the companies it supports.


List of Speakers

Sellers Jean-Paul & Isabelle Tréguer
Management Big Success Sophie Dando, Marion Bouillaguet, Maéva Moreau, Rodolphe Muller, Jean-Marc Segati, Olivier Robert
Trocadero Capital Partners Benjamin Fougerat, Elisabeth Preyer, Aymeric Benavent
Advice - Groupe Big Success
  • Largillière Finance
Nicolas Ibanez, Robin Milome
  • Smart Entrepreneurs
Gaël Dubosq
Legal Advice - Groupe Big Success - FTPA  Sylvain Clerambourg, Pierre Lumeau
Legal advice for investors and DD legal, social and fiscal - Wilegal Manuel Nadaud, Thomas Collardeau
Financial DD - Odéris Aurélien Vion, Lan Chau
Legal advice for sellers - Axe Droits Stéphanie Daval


Jean-Paul Tréguer, Co-founder of the group:

"I am happy to pass the torch to the wonderful Dream-Team of associates with whom we have built the group over the last 20 years. And even more delighted with the choice, very rare in the communication business, to remain 100% independent entrepreneurs. It goes without saying that I will continue to help the group develop in the future."


Rodolphe Muller, President of Big Success:

"This is a new entrepreneurial adventure that is beginning. All 6 of us are very enthusiastic about the idea of continuing to grow together this group that we saw being born 20 years ago".


Benjamin Fougerat, Managing Director of Trocadero Capital Partners:

"Jean-Paul Tréguer has created with Big Success a recognized agency. He was able to surround himself with talented partners and it is quite natural that they take over today. We are very proud to accompany this team of entrepreneurs in this new stage of growth."


Nicolas Ibanez, Associate at Largillière Finance:

"We are pleased to have been able to participate in this transaction and thus contribute to consolidating the sustainability of Big Success. Accompanying entrepreneurs such as the managers of Big Success towards new perspectives is an integral part of our mission".

With offices in Paris, Lyon, Nantes, Brussels and Geneva, Largillière Finance is an independent investment bank dedicated to assisting managers and shareholders of small and medium-sized companies with their capital transactions: company sales and acquisitions, financing (capital and/or debt), financial engineering (valuation, etc.) and financial strategy.

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