A focused activity

Callisto assists and advises management teams in the preparation, structuring and implementation of a Buy-Out. Its mission includes the negotiation of management’s investment scheme and financial package (management package).

Throughout the period of the Buy-Out, Callisto provides advice in particular in the case of a large acquisition (requiring additional equity), in financial restructuring situations or at exit.

Thanks to its in-depth knowledge of the Private Equity market (investment funds, investment banks, financing banks, lawyers, auditors etc. ) Callisto is the investment bank to management teams.

Callisto is involved in a wide range of transactions.


A unique position

Callisto is an independent company : fully owned by its partners, it supports management teams exclusively and will refuse any mandate from financial investors. There can never be any conflict of interest.

Callisto is the undisputed market leader in France and one of the leading players in Europe for this type of specific mission. Its professionalism and its know-how is recognized by the Buy-Out industry.


An unparalleled experience

Founding partners Hervé Couffin and Eric Delorme benefit from extensive investment banking and private equity experiences. Both are former-partners of a leading European Buy-Out firm. Other team members also have the benefit of several years of Buy-Out transaction experience.

Since its inception in 2005, Callisto has built a track record of more than seventy mandates on behalf of management teams of mid and large cap companies, in both primary and secondary Buy-Outs. Callisto has a high level of dealings with all prominent funds active on the European market.