Our ‘coups de cœur’

The importance of commitment in a changing world

or how we share our values...

Jean-Pierre Dick

Ambassador of tenacity
Since 2007, ABC arbitrage has been a partner and official supporter of Jean-Pierre Dick and the Absolute Dreamer team.

While at first sight, competitive sailing and arbitrage seem to have little in common, amazing similarities emerge.

Our professions are really quite close in terms of the challenges we must deal with. At sea or on shore, we try to reconcile often contradictory factors: meticulous preparation, responsiveness, audacity and ambition tempered with a great deal of humility.
We share a simultaneous quest for performance and reliability with a focus on both technology and management.

Dominique Ceolin, CEO - ABC arbitrage

Easy To Fly : Jean-Pierre Dick flew to a new support, the Easy To Fly, the last born foilers, 26 feet catamaran of which he is the designer. He will skip the Easy To Fly sponsored by ABC arbitrage and the city of Nice. This year, two historical events in France: the Spi Ouest-France and the Grand Prix Guyader. In June, the teams will meeting on the Lake Geneva for the Bol d'Or Mirabaud Race and the following event will take place on the Lake of Garda, Italy for the Foiling week.

I watched the catamarans in the last America’s Cup with great admiration. They set me dreaming and inspired me to contribute to the history of flying multihulls. Then the Easy to Fly concept then seemed the obvious step: small in scale, a happy medium between the dinghy and extreme racing, make the adrenaline of flying accessible to amateur crews.

Jean-Pierre Dick, Skipper

Since 2012, each year, 20 employees at ABC arbitrage have the unique opportunity to sail with Jean-Pierre or his team on StMichel-Virbac or to take off aboard the Easy To Fly.

  • 2011Winner of Transat Jacques Vabre with Jérémie Beyou
  • 2012-20134th of the Vendée Globe after 2643 milles without keel
  • 2016 4th of the Vendée Globe and finishes his solo world tour in 80 days 1h 47 min and 45 sec
  • 2017Winner of the Transat Jacques Vabre in team with Yann Elies
    A record with this 4th victory, this is a first in the history of this race!


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Independent association representing listed SMEs and midcaps
In the general interest, MiddleNext is striving to build the future of Midcaps by making political decisions more realistic in their impacts on these companies that are the driving force of the French economy.
Support change in Finance
MiddleNext's mission is threefold

Represent and defend the interests of Midcaps in relations to the market and public authorities
Promote the listed companies it represents and raise their profile in the financial community, among investors and in the media
Help directors to master the market techniques they need to optimise their stock market listing

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Les Maisons des Jeunes Talents

Train our future talent
Les Maisons des Jeunes Talents is an equal opportunity program run by the Fondation Financière de l'Echiquier which makes the preparation accessible to everyone.
This program gives access to free housing and individualized support to young scholarship students, from disadvantaged backgrounds, motivated by preparatory classes for grandes écoles and who do not have a favorable environment for this project.
Train & convey our convictions for the future
Our "godparents" at ABC arbitrage dedicate time to spend with their godchildren.


Equal opportunities program
46 Students in 2018-2019
2018 - 2019
Diana, goddaughter

2018 - 2019
Fatma, goddaughter

Two hours of commute per day plus noise at home, it was impossible to work well in these conditions; especially as the preparatory courses are very demanding. Maison Echiquier offers me a comfortable environment in which I can concentrate on my studies, and it is very close to the school. But what I particularly like is the human assistance provided by the program: the headmistress and my mentor are a great support!

M. , ECS student at Chaptal
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Charly Quivront

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Put him into very rough waters and he will show you amazing tricks and moves pulled off with such ease that it will make you want to try it. Try it and you will understand the courage and talent it takes to play with the oceans!

Dominique Ceolin, CEO - ABC arbitrage

Prize list: Vice-champion of France Open 2018, 3rd of the WQS Anglet Pro 2018, 5th of the WQS Santa Cruz Pro 2018.

Resident in Hossegor, France
Favorite spot: Seignosse (France)
Favorite country: Hawaii (USA)
1st board: Made by my uncle for my 3rd birthday
Goals: Top 50 in WQS (World qualifying series)

Charly Quivront, Surfer
23 Years Surfing
1995 18th of October DoB


Since December 2015, ABC arbitrage has been a patron of basis.point, the Irish Fund industry’s initiative to help make a sustainable and tangible difference to the lives of those living in poverty, particularly young people, by supporting charities which focus on education.