SECTOR : Occupational training in the wellness sector

Leading French provider of occupational training in the wellness sector (sophrology, hypnosis, etc.)

Operating through its subsidiary Institut de Formation à la Sophrologie (IFS), Formalian provides over 260,000 hours of training each year leading to RNCP certification in occupational sophrology in more than 26 towns and cities in France. It is the leading French training provider in this market that is rapidly turning professional.

Bolstered by the combined expertise of IDI and Catherine and Sébastien Aliotta, Formalian aims to become the go-to provider of occupational training in the wellness sector by setting up new training centres in complementary occupations (hypnosis, naturopathy, etc.), all promoting the same high standards of educational excellence.

Year of investment




Turnover (2021)


Type of operation:
Primary LBO

Equity stake


IDI team for Formalian

Marco de AlfaroPartner
Executive Committee

Jonathan CollDirecteur Associé
Investment team

Arnaud PierucciDirecteur de Participations
Investment team


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