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FIDUCIAL is the leading provider of multidisciplinary services for small businesses, craftsmen, traders, self-employed professionals, farmers etc. FIDUCIAL offers them a comprehensive and scalable range of value added products and services and provides expertise in optimizing clients’ business management. As a real partner to business owners, FIDUCIAL allows its clients to fully focus on doing their core business.
Established in 1970 by Christian LATOUCHE, the founder and present Chairman, FIDUCIAL has been developing for 50 years thanks to uninterrupted growth dynamics. The firm is now represented in 78 countries with 21 000 people, a turnover of 1.820 billon dollars of which 1.220 billon euros in Europe.
By pooling complementary know-how, FIDUCIAL developed a thorough expertise in the fields of legal advice, audit, accounting and financial services. FIDUCIAL also developed a specific know-how enabling to offer IT solutions that are specifically designed for the clients’ areas of activity, as well as website creation and cloud solutions. FIDUCIAL also offers a comprehensive range of security services and office solutions.
In Europe, FIDUCIAL’s network of 830 offices with 16,000 people allows close relationships with the firm’s 322,000 clients. This proximity strategy enables a combination of the longevity and power of an international firm with the flexibility and reactivity of a local partner.
Christian Latouche is a CPA and auditor and has a degree from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce of Paris. After having started his early career with Peat Marwick and Helios, he buys in 1970, at the age of 30, a small accounting practice in the south of France (Arles). This first acquisition will be the foundation stone of SOFINAREX. At the same time, he creates SOFIRAL, a legal and tax advice practice.
In order to meet the growing needs of SOFINAREX’ clients for bookkeeping software, Christian Latouche launches SOFINFOR, a subsidiary that specializes in accountancy computing.
SOFINAREX settles in Morocco.
Acquisition of DACF-CECF, a firm of 2,000 employees with headquarters in Angers, offering accounting and tax services as well as employee payroll and tax administration to very small businesses all over France.
FIDUCIAL breaks new ground to complete the scope of services offered to small businesses by acquiring the group SACI, a publicly traded company and leading marketer of accounting stationery with important printing facilities.
SOFINAREX and DACF-CECF merge and become FIDUCIAL Expertise
FIDUCIAL continues to set its sights on penetrating international markets:
FIDUCIAL penetrates the American market and grows as an accounting firm as well as a franchisor of networks that provide tax, accounting and social services.
Acquisition of DAXEL, France’s leading supplier of IT solutions for notaries. Formation of FIDUCIAL Informatique, a subsidiary that provides a wide range of standard and tailored software as well as hardware.
FIDUCIAL Informatique takes over LOGHOREST, specializing in IT solutions for the HoReCa sector.
SACI is rebranded FIDUCIAL Office Solutions
FIDUCIAL Office Solutions buys LIOGIER and annual sales now total approximately 200 m€.
FIDUCIAL Informatique buys MICROCONCEPT, 2nd largest provider of IT solutions for medical aid in France.
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FIDUCIAL continues its external growth strategy in the various branches.
Over the last 50 years FIDUCIAL has evolved from the foundations of SOFINAREX by Christian Latouche in 1970 to today’s leading worldwide multidisciplinary services firm dedicated to small businesses.
Use the arrows on the timeline above to browse our history over time and learn everything from the modest but very ambitious beginnings to today’s powerful organization.
Worldwide revenues totaled
1.820 billion $ in 2020
European revenues reached
1.220 billion € in 2020
Breakdown of staff in 2020
21 000 people
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