Maxime Nicolas

Partner - M&A.

“I have a deep love of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs. I draw inspiration from my discussions with the managers we work with. I always seek to understand their issues, to “lift the hood” of their company to bring a global view and concrete solutions.”


As the son of an entrepreneur, Maxime Nicolas is a passionate individual who enjoys understanding the intricacies and mechanics of companies. Trained in finance and strategy at Audencia, he participated early in high-profile operations within the ranks of major groups: Crédit Agricole, Natixis, PwC, and then Grant Thornton in ‘transaction services.

In 2020, he joined the Outmatch firm (formerly AP Capital) to develop the M&A activity alongside Loïc Gach. With his hands-on approach, technical skills, and human-centered approach, the financier assists leaders with matters of figures and valuation.

A determined man of action, he provides concrete and pragmatic solutions to those seeking his expertise.

Education :

  • Master’s Degree in Management – Corporate Finance, Audiencia (2014 – 2018)
  • Master’s degree Finance, Norges Handelshøyskole, Norwegian School of Economics (2017)

Commitments :

  • Member of the Young Leaders Center (CJD)
  • rainer forBusiness Sales and Acquisitions” – French Federation of Building (Niort)

Achievements :

  • Décideurs Magazine Strong reputation in M&A adviroy (1-30 €m) 2023.