About us

Every day, we help our customers achieve excellence in their industry

Our team

Benoît PETIT

Global Managing Partner

School of Aeronautics and Space Studies (SUPAERO), Toulouse

Master in Aeronautics - Imperial College, London

Languages : English, French, German

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Key figures

of international projects in 2021

40% of international projects in 2021

of our customers are large Groups

90% of our customers are large Groups

of our customers are satisfied

95% of our customers are satisfied

successful missions in all industrial sectors

2234 successful missions in all industrial sectors

Our History

IAC Partners' global development continues with the opening of a 5th office in Singapore

Opening of our office in Lyon and Chicago. IAC Partners strengthens its expertise in France and the United States

Chairmanship transition, Benoît PETIT succeeds his father Daniel, founder of IAC

Creation of Inter Action Digital (IAD), IAC's sister company, integrating IAC's historical technical and economic capitalisation tools in order to develop a new platform for exchanges between industrial buyers and suppliers

Creation of a subsidiary in Germany (IAC GmbH in Munich) to serve our German customers and develop our industrial activity in this strategic area

Development of a new format of “Creativity Workshop”, allowing our clients to take concrete action to imagine tomorrow's Innovations

2nd  technical-economic capitalisation and EasyBench creation, “internal computer library”, allowing Reverse-Costing, Benchmarking on parts or industrial subsets. EasyBench had 15,000 parts referenced in 2015

1st mission carried outside continental Europe by our teams

1st technical-economic capitalization and creation of RollingCost, an internal platform for Sourcing in France or internationally on industrial unit parts or subassemblies. RollingCost carried out about 1.000 RFQ per year on a panel of 5.000 registered suppliers

1st "Major Projects & Investments" project on the optimization of CAPEX / OPEX / DELAYS of a plant in the Chemicals sector. Our methodology, initially designed to improve product competitiveness, is being deployed in a new business line

Publication of a book entitled "Towards Total Competitiveness", written by Daniel PETIT in collaboration with Michel KLOPFER  

1er Patent issued by a client following one of our interventions.
Several dozen patents have subsequently been filed by our customers on other missions

Birth of IAC, directed by Daniel PETIT, born from the merger of 3 consulting companies: SORA, DELTA MANAGEMENT (subsidiary of SORA, specialized in product cost reduction, directed by Daniel PETIT and Jean-Noël BRETIN), HB CONSEIL (specialized in marketing strategy, established in the USA / Japan and directed by Jean-Bruno BOUEE)

IAC is certified for the first time by the OPQCM (French Professional Qualification Office for Management Consultants), certification still active today

Creation of SORA by Jacques Saint GUILHEM and Emile KREBS

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Our partners & certifications

Innovation & Digital

Take advantage of CEA Tech’s innovations and benefit from their technologies within the framework of our consulting missions



Optimize your tax base with INTER INVEST Outremer, an INTER ACTION group company and French leader in overseas asset financing (1.6 billion euros of assets financed), allowing a 10% to 15% savings in corporate income tax (CIT)

Growth & Investments

Finance the growth and development projects of your SMEs with INTER INVEST CAPITAL, a portfolio management company approved by the AMF (French Financial Markets Authority)

Corporate Social Resposibility

Our CSR policy is based on our membership to the United Nations Global Compact charter. We are committed to the well-being of our employees and the reduction of our carbon footprint

Our areas of intervention

Based in Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Chicago and Singapore, IAC Partners operates worldwide in the framework of its missions.

  • Paris
  • Canada
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • Iran
  • Morocco
  • Thailand
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • Colombia
  • United States
  • Lyon
  • Chicago
  • Singapore
  • Toulouse

Paris ● Lyon ● Toulouse ● Chicago ● Singapore