Benjamin Garcon

Benjamin Garçon

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Benjamin Garçon
+33 (0)1 85 65 71 35

Benjamin Garçon is a partner in Goodwin’s Private Equity Group.

He advises domestic and European private equity funds in their investment in French companies, with a particular focus on leverage buyouts transactions (LBOs).

Benjamin also represents managers in the negotiation, structuring and implementation of their management packages.

Passionate about entrepreneurship, he also advises start-ups and SMEs at various stages from incubation and equity financing rounds to external growth transactions and exits.

Prior to joining Goodwin in 2016, Benjamin was an associate at SJ Berwin.


Benjamin’s recent experience include advising:

  • a consortium of new and existing investors comprised of IK Partners, Keensight Capital, Parquest Capital, and GIC in the acquisition of the Unither group, a European pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organization
  • Azulis Capital in its investment in the Advans group, a Franco-Serbian group specialized in mechanical and electronic engineering
  • Digital Mediagroup in the sale of Avent Media, a digital marketing services provider, to Olyn
  • FCDE in the acquisition of the Lindera group, a French company specialized in the production and installation of shop fittings and interior design
  • GFBiochemicals, a leading sustainable chemical company and its founder, Mathieu Flamini, in its €15 million Series A fundraising
  • LowerCarbon, Breakthrough Energy Ventures and Gigascale in the €16 million Series A financing of Dioxycle, a French company which creates and develops electrolyzer technology that tears apart carbon dioxide and rebuilds it into energy-rich and useful molecules
  • MCC and its founders in the sale of the Fabrication Electronique de Dordogne group (FEDD), one of the French leaders in printed circuit boards solutions for aeronautics and defense, railways, industrial and energy, medical and scientific instrumentation, to Argos Wityu
  • Montefiore Investment and European Digital Group:
    • in the acquisition of a stake in European Digital Group by Latour Capital
    • in the acquisition of a majority stake in Optimize Matter, an independent consulting agency specializing in Data Marketing and Cloud Marketing, through Ad’s Up Group
    • in the acquisition of Car Data, a provider of performance-based customer acquisition solutions for all business sectors, through Adventure Conseil Group
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) in leading the $193 million Series E financing round of the French health insurance startup Alan



Master 2

University of Paris I – Panthéon-Sorbonne

(Business and Tax Law)

Master 1

University of Paris II – Panthéon-Assas

(Business Law)

Grande Ecole

Audencia Business School



  • Paris, France


Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker at “Playing on a Global Stage: Understanding Cyber Trends and Making the Big Deals,” Cyber Week Tel Aviv, June 2022