The entrepreneur’s Investment Bank

Mergers & Acquisitions, Financing & Capital, Financial Engineering.

Mergers & Acquisitions

Effective Capital advises and supports its clients, in both France and the United States, in their mergers and acquisitions operations.

Financing & Capital

We advise and support our clients to successfully originate, structure and document nearly every form of debt and equity capital necessary to advance strategic financial objectives.

Financial Engineering

Thanks to our network and unique expertise, we offer customized services to a limited number of entrepreneurs.

« In founding Effective Capital, I was determined to create a new model and approach for the boutique investment: entrepreneurially driven to be as close as possible to entrepreneurs and to advise them during all stages of their corporate life. I am an entrepreneur myself and Effective Capital’s values are based on independence, expertise and excellence. »

Ilan Elbase, Founder

Prior to join the closed circle of successful Entrepreneurs by founding Effective Capital, Ilan was Director at Cambon Partners for 5 years in Paris. He closed and was involved in many transactions (M&A, Fundraising, Leverage operations). Ilan started his career in New-York at Goldman Sachs and Calyon. Ilan graduated from ESSEC and holds a MSc in Finance from University of Richmond.


Our expertise and advice, support entrepreneurs all along the transaction process. 



An international approach

With offices in Paris, Miami and New York, Effective Capital mobilizes its international network to support entrepreneurs.