Providing support to ensure your success in France for new investment sites, expansions and takeovers, technology partnerships, acquisitions and financial investments.

Business France offers free guidance to make your new business in France a success, regardless of your plans: new investment sites, expansions to existing sites, industrial or technology partnerships, acquisitions or financial investments.

More than 1,000 foreign investors choose France every year, and more than half of them enjoy active support from Business France.

Together, we can create a roadmap for your investments in France in complete confidence. We offer timely success-driven consulting services to get you up to speed on France and everything it has to offer.

You can count on any of our Investment Advisors located in 70 countries (including France!). We act as a facilitator between your teams and the French authorities at national and regional level. We know France’s economy inside out, so we can succeed alongside you.

Our close partnerships with every French region, both on the mainland and overseas, means you can make an informed decision about the best location for your business.

We speak your language and have supported the best in every industry. Every month, we meet with 600 international companies and you can be next! Let yourself be guided by our investment advisors, whose result-oriented working culture is guided by our three core values: connect, fast-track, succeed.


In 2015, Business France guided more than 500 investment projects of all types and sizes from 35 different countries to France – half of its foreign direct investment!

Top 20 countries for investment projects supported by Business France

The graph above shows the source countries for investment projects in France that received customized support from Business France and its investment advisors in 2015. We can fast-track your decision-making process by providing vital information, solutions from partner service providers and expert guidance.

Our investment advisors at your service

Business France has 70 investment advisors based in 70 cities around the world. We recommend meeting one soon at your location either abroad or in France.

They represent 50 different nationalities and speak your language!

With a thorough knowledge of France and everything it has to offer, they are ready to introduce you to our services and the best approach for locating your investment project in France.

Every year, each of them meets with a hundred business leaders, and together they manage a portfolio of more than 2,500 active projects, helping more than 500 investors choose France.

They also enjoy strong support from their Business France in Paris and the throughout France’s regions, with direct access to an array of information about the French economy.

Our aim is to build a lasting, constructive and honest relationship with you. We recommend organizing an in-depth business meeting with our teams from the outset.