Fiducial is a unique business concept combining global services and local presence for small businesses and individuals. As the leading provider of multidisciplinary services, Fiducial offers a comprehensive and scalable range of value added professional services and products, along with the expertise necessary to optimize clients’ business and personal affairs. As a real partner to small businesses and individuals, Fiducial allows its member clients to focus on succeeding whatever their ambitions may be.
Established in 1970 by Christian Latouche, the founder and present Chairman, Fiducial has been developing for more than 40 years thanks to its uninterrupted international growth. By pooling complementary know-how, Fiducial has developed a thorough expertise in the fields of financial, business and tax services. Fiducial also developed a specific know-how in information technology solutions that are specifically designed for our clients’ areas of activity. In addition to professsional and IT services, Fiducial also offers a comprehensive range of security services, real property and office solutions in Europe.
In Europe, Fiducial’s network of 635 offices with 11,040 people allows close relationships with the firm’s 275,000 clients. In the United States, Fiducial currently maintaines a growing network of thirty-three offices. 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.
In May 2017, FIDUCIAL Sécurité acquires Partenaire Sécurité (6.5 m€ turnover and 35 employees), a leading integrator of electronic security systems (alarms, intruder alarms, video surveillance, ...) who offers customized solutions for banking, industrial and service companies.
FIDUCIAL continues its external growth strategy in the various branches.