Business France

2015, UBIFRANCE and INVEST IN FRANCE AGENCY have merged to create Business France.

Through this merger of two state-owned agencies, the French government intends to increase the number of foreign investments in France, support the development of French companies overseas, and better promote France’s business image. Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private-sector partners.
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Business France helps French companies export and foreign companies set up business in France.

- *Export
Business France helps companies in France expand abroad by boosting their exports.

- *Investment
Business France promotes the business attractiveness of France, its companies and its regions, providing customized support to foreign investors.


Business France assists French companies in their search for potential partners in the United States and Canada, and offers a comprehensive range of products and services aimed at accompanying French-based companies in their development on export markets:

Business France - Chicago assists French companies in the following sectors:

Transport and Infrastructure
- Aerospace
- Automotive
- Railway and urban transportation
- Infrastructure : roads, airports, ports

Energy, environment and industry
- Energy
- Environment
- Industrial equipments

Business France - Chicago
Laurence Grelet, Director
205 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3730
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel. (312) 327-5250 - Fax : (312) 327-5251
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Business France promotes the business attractiveness of France, its companies and its regions, providing customized support to foreign investors.

The Chicago office covers 17 States: Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Your contacts:

Nadeschda MUSSHAFEN, Vice President, Central U.S.

Marie PIFFAUT, VP Business Development, Food, Pharma-Biotechs

Pierre WELLHOFF, VP Business Development, Aeronautics, Automotive, Mechanical Industries, Logistics

Caitin CHAMPION, VP Business development, IT, Electronics, Services, Tourism

Jean-Pascal SAUCIER, VP Business Development, Plastics processes/tech, Energy, Chemicals, Mechanical Industries

205 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 3750
Chicago, IL 60601
Tel. (312) 628-1054 - Fax: (312) 222-1237
Twitter : @InvestinFrance



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Last update: April 27, 2014

Dernière modification : 22/11/2016

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