In his extensive career, Stéphane has advised on more than 100 M&A transactions, including many cross-border strategic deals. He has been arguably the leading advisor on French insurance transactions over the last 6 years.
Before joining Gimar in 2020, Stéphane was head of the Investment Banking team at AEC Partners. Prior to beginning his role with AEC Partners in 2012, he acted as Executive Director for Lazard Frères where he was responsible for the middle-markets in Paris & Lyon. With his relationship-based approach to business, he has given particular focus to Financial Institutions (FIG) transactions.
Stéphane has advised on seven of the largest financial services deals closed in France over the last six years. He has built a broad network across leading and middle-market corporations, banks, insurance companies, mutual institutions and private equity firms. Stéphane holds an MSc from Arts & Métiers Paris-Tech and an MBA from HEC-Paris.
Primary areas of expertise : Financial services, Fintech.