Press release

the Parisian specialist in debt recovery, acquires Cabinet Thierry Drault & Associates its counterpart located in Evreux (27)

Paris, 8th January 2020

Founded in 2006 by Franck Allali and Didier Zerbib, UFER specializes in the amicable and judicial recovery of debts. UFER offers a full range of services: collection, surveys and investigation, training and audit, credit insurance and factoring, outsourcing.

With 25 employees, a strong methodology and a very efficient information system, UFER operates both nationally and internationally.

After the acquisition of Cabinet Château in 2014, UFER is making its second acquisition with the takeover of CTDA which strengthens its already dynamic organic growth.

The CTDA consulting firm created in 2003, based in Evreux (27) is directed by Thierry Drault.

With a turnover of more than € 1.5 million, CTDA is a recognized player in the profession for its seriousness and its great legal expertise. Its merger with UFER will allow to offer its customers a more responsive and more digital service offer.


Tanguy Mantelin, Associate of Largillière Finance :

« We are very pleased to have supported Franck Allali and Didier Zerbib in their external growth strategy. With CTDA, UFER found a reputable firm made up of experienced lawyers and high-quality clients. UFER will be able to bring new commercial dynamism to CTDA very quickly and offer its customers a more modern and digital experience. I really appreciated our collaboration with Didier and Franck who are friendly, dynamic and ambitious leaders. »


About Ufer (www.ufer.fr/)

UFER specializes in the amicable and judicial recovery of debts. It was founded in 2006 by Franck Allali and Didier Zerbib in Paris, recovery specialists for over 20 years.

About CTDA (www.cabinetdrault.com/)

CTDA which is located in Evreux (27) was created in 2003 and is ruled by Thierry Drault. The firm generates more than € 1.5 million turnover with nearly 25 employees.

The collaborators of CTDA Cabinet in charge of managing the files are all qualified lawyers and have the skills of general practitioners in litigation abounded by specialties allowing a particularly relevant assignment of specific cases.


About Largillière Finance (www.largilliere-finance.com)

Based in Paris, Brussels and Geneva, Largillière Finance is an independent consulting company specialized in assisting executives and shareholders of ETI and SMEs in their corporate finance transactions: corporate disposals and acquisitions, financing (capital and / or debt), financial engineering (valuation …) and financial strategy. Since 2005, the firm has conducted numerous mergers and acquisitions and also offers strategic coaching services to groups and executives.

With more than 20 employees, a presence in 3 European countries and close to 30 operations in 2019, Largillière Finance is ranked as the leading small cap investment bank in France :

Fusions & Acquisitions – Opérations jusqu’à 30 M€ – Classement 2019 – Banque d’affaires – France



Buyer : Cabinet UFER – Franck Allali, Didier Zerbib

Seller : Cabinet CTDA – Thierry Drault

Buyer Financial Advisor : Largillière Finance – Tanguy Mantelin, Robin Milome