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Bryan, Garnier & Co is delighted to announce the appointment of Clifford Siegel as Non-Executive Chairman

PARIS, 12 January 2021 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, a leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to announce that Clifford Siegel has been appointed as Non-Executive Chairman at the firm.

Based in London, Clifford will take up this new position to help develop Bryan, Garnier & Co’s strategy across Europe and the US.

Clifford, 63, has a distinguished career in the investment banking industry. After starting and running the US business of the Cresvale Group, he joined Jefferies in New York in 1990, before moving to London in 1993 to become the CEO of the group’s international business.

During Clifford’s 18-year tenure, Jefferies International grew from a small team in London to a global business with revenues of over USD 300m and offices in Asia and Europe. After retiring from Jefferies, he later founded and ran the debt capital markets boutique ISM Capital, before selling the business to Stifel Nicolaus Europe in 2016. He retired from his role as Vice-Chairman of Stifel Nicolaus Europe Ltd in the autumn of 2020.

Olivier Garnier, Co-founder & Managing Partner states: “We are delighted to welcome Cliff to Bryan, Garnier & Co. He brings both a wealth of experience in all facets of the banking business that will help us expand our business footprint and support our strategic ambitions”.

Clifford Siegel comments: “I have admired the remarkable success and consistency of Bryan, Garnier & Co for many years. I am delighted to be joining them at a time when, now more than even, there is a need for highly committed investment bankers with outstanding quality standards, deep industry expertise and broad transaction capacities to support growth companies and their shareholders”.

In his capacity, Clifford will contribute to strengthening the group’s corporate development initiatives. This includes strategic acquisitions and alliances following Bryan, Garnier & Co’s recent developments in the Nordics and the US, as well as the expansion of the firm’s activities in complementary areas such as fixed income and debt advisory.

With more than 60 private and public capital-raising and M&A transactions closed in 2020, Bryan, Garnier & Co benefits from its longstanding leadership in the healthcare, technology and environmental sectors in Europe. Recent transactions include the sale of smartTrade to leading software private equity investor Hg Capital, the take-private of ITSM player Easyvista by Eurazeo, capital for circular economy player asgoodasnew, the sale of Specim to Konica Minolta and the sale of BlueBee to Illumina. Over the years, Bryan, Garnier & Co has distinguished itself by backing some of the most disruptive companies in the domain of alternative proteins (Prolupin), green hydrogen (McPhy Energy), cannabis (Canopy Growth), blockchain and cryptocurrencies (Bitfury Group), and mRNA biotech (Moderna and BioNTech).

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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Bryan, Garnier & Co promotes Stanislas de Gmeline to Partner

PARIS, 9 March 2020 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to announce that Stanislas de Gmeline will become a Partner at the firm.

Stanislas has worked as Managing Director with Bryan, Garnier & Co’s Business Services practice since 2017.

Key transactions he has worked on at the firm include Hg’s investment in smartTrade, the Groupe Crédit Agricole acquisition of Linxo, Keensight’s investment in Sogelink, Ingenico Group’s carve-out of its French healthcare business to Andera Partners, the IK Investment Partners acquisition of Recocash and the sale of Quality Insurance Services to CNP Assurances.

Before joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Stanislas, spent 10 years in investment banking working for both bulge brackets banks (HSBC, Credit Suisse) and independent M&A boutiques in London and Paris, as well as 7 years in venture capital and small-cap LBO investment for private banks. He is also the Founder of Valbrenne Finance, an independent Corporate Finance advisory boutique dedicated to entrepreneurs and family offices.

Greg Revenu, Managing Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co comments: “The promotion of Stanislas to Partner recognizes his immensely valuable contribution to the firm since he joined us in 2017. At Bryan, Garnier & Co he has built on his excellent track record in investment banking and been a key player in numerous high-value transactions over the past year. His entrepreneurial spirit has proven to be a perfect match for our business ambitions and culture”.

Stanislas holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD as well as a Master’s Degree in Political Sciences from Sciences Po, in Paris where he majored in Economics and Finance.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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Bryan, Garnier & Co continues aggressive growth story

US investment bank Brocair Partners combines with European growth investment bank Bryan, Garnier & Co

[Paris, New York]2 December 2019. Today, Bryan, Garnier & Co announces that Brocair Partners is joining forces with the bank.

Brocair Partners will operate under the Bryan, Garnier & Co brand with Managing Partner Gregg Blake joining Bryan, Garnier & Co as a partner focused on healthcare M&A and Brocair’s William Pay as a managing director focused on China and East Asia. Brocair’s team will be fully integrated with Bryan, Garnier & Co’s existing investment banking professionals across its New York, London, Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo, Reykjavik and Palo Alto offices. With a 23 person-strong international healthcare team, Bryan, Garnier & Co’s unmatched European healthcare investment banking business will be augmented with a deeper presence globally.

Brocair has conducted cross-border healthcare M&A transactions in Switzerland, France, Ireland, the UK, Sweden, Germany, India and the US over the past 15 years, and is considered a thought leader in many healthcare subsectors. It recently advised Enköping, Sweden-based Lifco AB (OM:LIFCO B) on its acquisition of certain dental product assets of Physics Forceps, based in Detroit, and advised St. Louis-based Lee Biosolutions on its sale to Medix Biochemica, based in Espoo, Finland.

The combination provides a strong foothold for the firm to expand its leading European Life-Sciences practice in North America and Asia.

Olivier Garnier, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Bryan, Garnier & Co comments: “Bryan, Garnier & Co is an independent partnership that combines highly experienced, entrepreneur-minded investment banking professionals with the services and expertise of a top-tier investment bank. The deep healthcare expertise at Brocair will provide a strong driver to accelerate Bryan, Garnier & Co’s development in the sector.”

“We are very pleased to be teaming up with Bryan, Garnier & Co, to expand our collective footprint” says Gregg Blake, Managing Partner at Brocair Partners. “There are many synergies between our firms with deep coverage in Western Europe and the Nordics, as well as North America and Asia. Joining forces with Bryan, Garnier & Co’s robust healthcare and ECM platform will bring significantly more capabilities to bear for our clients worldwide.”

About Brocair Partners

Brocair Partners, founded in 2004, provides financial advice to businesses serving the healthcare, wellness, and pharmaceutical industries. Brocair provides mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and strategic advisory services to companies worldwide, and has deep expertise in cross-border transactions, with recent completed transactions in Sweden, Finland, Switzerland, France, the UK, Ireland, and India, as well as the United States.

(www.brocair.com)

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the US. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo, Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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Bryan, Garnier & Co makes significant move into the Nordics with the acquisition of Beringer Finance

Bryan, Garnier & Co combines with Nordic growth investment bank Beringer Finance, further strengthening the firm’s leadership in the European investment banking landscape.

  • The group expands its European footprint with the addition of offices in Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik. Bryan, Garnier & Co will also add the current Beringer Finance Palo Alto office to its existing US presence in NYC.
  • CEO Adalsteinn Johannsson will join Bryan, Garnier & Co as Partner focused on International M&A, with Beringer’s Tor Berthelius as Partner to lead the Nordic operations.
  • The combination reinforces the group with 31 professionals focused on Technology, IT Services and Fintech.
  • Beringer has conducted more than 140 M&A, ECM and Private Placements transactions in the past 10 years alone, and benefits from a leading position in the Nordic markets.
  • The combination provides a strong foothold for the firm to expand its leading European Life-Sciences practice in the Nordics.

[London, Paris, Munich] — Wednesday 17th April, 2019. Today, Bryan, Garnier & Co announced the acquisition of Beringer Finance and the expansion of its partnership. Beringer Finance is a premier, Nordic-focused boutique investment bank with offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Reykjavik and Palo Alto. Throughout the past 10 years, Beringer Finance has advised on over 140 transactions, building a strong track record in the TMT, IT Services, and Fintech markets. The closing is subject to pending regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions.

Olivier Garnier, Co-founder and Managing Partner of Bryan, Garnier & Co comments: “Bryan, Garnier & Co is an independent partnership that combines highly experienced, entrepreneur-minded investment banking professionals with the services and expertise of a top-tier investment bank. The culture of excellence at Beringer Finance and our shared ambition to expand will be a strong driver to accelerate Bryan, Garnier & Co’s development in the region, across our business lines and industry sectors. We are delighted to welcome Adalsteinn Johannsson and his team to lead this effort”.

“The Nordics is one of the main European Technology and Life Sciences hubs where we have longstanding client relationships” comments Greg Revenu, Managing Partner of Bryan, Garnier & Co. “This combination not only creates an exciting opportunity for the firm and its teams, but also a unique capacity to support the growth of our clients: it propels our Technology coverage to the next level, while opening a new challenge to our leading European healthcare franchise.”

“We are excited to be joining forces with Bryan, Garnier & Co” explains Adalsteinn Johannsson, CEO at Beringer Finance. “Its full-service capacities combining investment banking and capital markets services provides us with the scale and resources to accelerate our growth. Bryan, Garnier & Co’s entrepreneurial DNA is a perfect match for the strong culture and unique approach we have built at Beringer. We very much look forward writing this journey together with this outstanding team.”

Beringer Finance will be operating under the Bryan, Garnier & Co brand with CEO Adalsteinn Johannsson joining Bryan, Garnier & Co as a partner focused on International M&A, with Beringer’s Tor Berthelius as a partner to lead the Nordic operations. Beringer’s 27 technology-focused bankers will be fully integrated with Bryan, Garnier & Co’s existing investment banking professionals, across its London, Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo, Reykjavik, New York and Palo Alto offices. With a European technology group of more than 80 professionals, Bryan, Garnier & Co will benefit from an unmatched position in the European technology investment banking landscape.

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS

Over the past 24 months, Bryan, Garnier & Co and Beringer Finance have led more than 85 transactions, including backing three of the most disruptive unicorns of 2018:

  • 47 international public and private M&A deals representing an aggregate value of approximately $2.4 billion, many of which involved tier one private equity investors and publicly-listed trade buyers. Recent deals include the sale of Sword Apak to Sopra Banking Software, the sale of Symetis to Boston Scientific for $435m, the sale of Dimelo to RingCentral, the sale of Prima Solutions to the Carlyle Group, the 30% sale of Advania to VIA equity and PFA, and the sale of Universum to Axel Springer company StepStone.
  • 25 growth capital private placements and PIPEs representing an aggregated amount raised of some $550 million, for companies such as blockchain unicorn Bitfury ($80m), biotech unicorn Moderna ($80m), Tado° ($50m), Highlife ($37m), Devialet ($210m), and BraBank ($35m).
  • 15 IPOs and public offerings on Nasdaq, NYSE, Euronext, and other major exchanges for an aggregated amount of more than $1.4 billion, including four deals led or co-led on Nasdaq or NYSE. Recent transactions include: representation of cannabis unicorn Canopy Growth ($450m, TMX, NYSE), Medartis ($138m, Swiss Exchange), Materialise ($52m, Nasdaq), Medigene ($56m, Deutsche Börse Group), Celyad ($53m, Nasdaq, Euronext) and Genfit ($155.4m, Nasdaq).

About Beringer Finance

Beringer Finance is a technology focused boutique investment bank with offices in Stockholm, Oslo, Reykjavik and Palo Alto. Tracing its roots back over 100 years, Beringer is continuously driven by the ambition to help companies and entrepreneurs strategically develop and grow their businesses while realizing their dreams and their aspirations.
Their expertise and market leadership have seen them advise top-tier clients on over 140 transactions in the past 10 years. Despite calling the Nordics its home, Beringer works across all continents and focuses on M&A and private placements after selling its Fondsfinans brokerage business in 2018.

(www.beringerfinance.com)

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorised and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich and New York. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange and Euronext.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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European Investment Bank Bryan, Garnier & Co names new Partner in ECM

PARIS, LONDON, MUNICH, NEW YORK: 20 February, 2019 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, a leading pan-European investment banking partnership focusing on growth companies, today announces that Pierre Kiecolt-Wahl is to become a Partner at the firm.

Pierre Kiecolt-Wahl, a dual American/French citizen joined Bryan, Garnier & Co’s European investment banking team as Managing Director, heading up the Equity Capital Markets division in May 2016. Pierre brings over 15 years of international equity capital markets knowledge with organizations such as Bank of America, Lehman Brothers, Jefferies and Citi, based in San Francisco, London and Hong Kong.

Since arriving at Bryan, Garnier & Co, he has led numerous transactions, continuing to strenghthen the firm’s footprint across Europe and the US. Key transactions include: Zealand Pharma Wall-Crossed Follow-On Offering (DKK 143m) | Symetis Euronext IPO & subsequent sale to Boston Scientific ($435m), Celyad Nasdaq & Euronext Publicly Marketed Follow-on Offering (€46m) | Ablynx Nasdaq IPO ($230m) | Medartis Six Swiss IPO (CHF 143m) | Canopy Growth Global Convertible Bond, Toronto Stock Exchange (CAD 600m) and Materialise’s Nasdaq Follow-on Offering ($45m).

Olivier Garnier, Co-founder & Managing Partner comments: “We are excited to welcome Pierre into the Bryan Garnier partnership, one of the few remaining independent investment banking partnerships in Europe. This makes us very special. Since founding the bank over 22 years ago, our business model has created a strong entrepreneurial culture that truly aligns us with the interest of our clients which Pierre has embraced. The personal commitment of our partners to the firm ensures a long-term perspective in building Bryan, Garnier & Co and our clients know they can count on us to stay the course with them as their business grows. We would like to congratulate Pierre for becoming Partner to Bryan, Garnier & Co. This is a very exciting time for the firm and we wish Pierre every success in his new role.”

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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Bryan, Garnier & Co strengthens its Healthcare team with the hiring of Jean-Jacques Le Fur as Senior Financial Analyst

PARIS, August 28, 2018 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to welcome Jean-Jacques Le Fur to its European Healthcare team.

With over 20 years of experience as a sell side analyst in European pharmaceuticals, Jean-Jacques will join the Healthcare team as an analyst and will help Bryan, Garnier & Co to leverage its footprint within the Healthcare sector.

Before joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Jean-Jacques was a senior Pharmaceutical analyst at Oddo-BHF and Natixis. Before life as an analyst, he held various positions in R&D and Finance at Hoechst-Marion-Roussel and Ipsen.

Eric Le Berrigaud, Managing Partner in Paris comments: “I have known Jean-Jacques for many years and I am delighted to have him join us to take our already very successful healthcare practice to the next level.  The new team will have the objective of covering more companies across all segments, increasing the number of client events as well actively being involved in more transactions.”

Jean-Jacques Le Fur adds: “Bryan Garnier & Co is a leader in the Healthcare sector combining stock market and banking services with an entrepreneurial culture. I look forward to contributing to the continued development of the Healthcare team and transforming ideas into opportunities for our clients.”

Jean-Jacques holds a degree in Pharmacy (PharmD) from Paris University as well as an MBA, from IAE, Paris.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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Bryan, Garnier & Co strenghtens its Business Services team with the hiring of Marc Picard as Executive Advisor

PARIS, March 13, 2018 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to welcome Marc Picard to its European Business Services team.

With over 20 years of experience in global finance including 17 years in M&A, Marc will participate in the development of mid-market deals, in particular family-owned businesses, as well as help Bryan, Garnier & Co leverage its footprint within the business service sector. He will be based in Paris.

Before joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Marc worked at HSBC France for five years and then joined Ernst & Young where he finally co-led the M&A team across various activities including: Distribution, Recycling, Facility Management, Building and Public works and Real Estate. During this time, Marc assisted numerous mid-market private companies in securing capital for growth.

Guillaume Nathan, Partner, Business Services Practice, Paris comments: "I am delighted to have Marc join Bryan, Garnier & Co to help us in developing our Business Services Practice. Thanks to his deep knowledge of the industry and close relationship with some key players, we are already engaged in some visible transactions".

Marc Picard adds: "Bryan, Garnier & Co is a high performing European financial services firm with an extensive access to the American market through his partnership with JMP. The combination of a fully integrated investment bank with a broad geographical presence and a deep specialization in Business Services give us a unique means to help our clients achieve ambitious goals. I am pleased to support the team in developing the Business Services line".

Marc holds a Master’s Degree in Political Sciences from Sciences Po Paris where he majored in Economics and Finance.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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Bryan, Garnier & Co strenghtens its Business Services franchise with the hiring of Stanislas de Gmeline as Managing Director

PARIS, December 19, 2017 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to welcome Stanislas de Gmeline to its European Business Services franchise.

With over 18 years of experience in global finance, Stanislas will be responsible for LBO origination, and help Bryan, Garnier & Co to reinforce its footprint within the Business Services sector. He will be based in Paris.

Before joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Stanislas, spent 10 years in investment banking working for both bulge brackets banks (HSBC, Credit Suisse) and independent M&A boutiques in London and Paris, as well as 7 years in venture capital and small-cap LBO investment for private banks. He is also the Founder of Valbrenne Finance, an independent Corporate Finance advisory boutique dedicated to entrepreneurs and family offices.

Greg Revenu, Managing Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co comments: “I am delighted to have Stanislas join our Business Services franchise. He brings with him not only a solid expertise in Investment Banking (M&A, ECM, Private Banking, Private Equity investment and Corporate Finance advisory) but also an entrepreneurial spirit – a perfect match for the Bryan, Garnier’s business ambitions and culture”.

Stanislas adds: “Bryan, Garnier & Co is a unique, truly European financial services firm combining the depth and breadth of fully-integrated investment banks with the flexibility of entrepreneurial partnerships, thus providing people with rare opportunities to help clients achieve ambitious targets. I really look forward to assisting its teams strengthen the firm’s footprint in the field of Business Services and with financial sponsors alike”.

Stanislas holds a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD as well as a Master’s Degree in Political Sciences from Sciences Po, in Paris where he majored in Economics and Finance.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.

(www.bryangarnier.com)


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Bryan, Garnier & Co grows its TMT franchise with the hiring of Charlie Pujo as Director

PARIS, December 6 2017 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to welcome Charlie Pujo to its Technology, Media & Telecoms team.

With over 10 years of experience in financial and strategic advisory services notably in M&A, Charlie, will be responsible for the development of the software and technology practice of Bryan, Garnier & Co. He will assist the TMT team in sourcing and executing ECM and M&A mandates for European growth tech companies, private equity funds and corporates. He will be based in Paris.

Prior to joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Charlie worked as an investment banker for Société Générale, (London) in their TMT, Aerospace & Defense – M&A advisory services – where he was responsible for the development of the Technology and Aerospace & Defense franchise. Charlie has also previously held positions at Qwant.com where he was Strategic Advisor and Deputy CEO, Arma Partners and Lehman Brothers.

Olivier Beaudouin, Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co, Paris comments: "I am delighted to have Charlie join the Technology, Media and Telecoms franchise, strengthening our capacity to continue to support fast growth companies in Europe".

Charlie adds: "I am thrilled to join Bryan, Garnier & Co, and I am looking forward to working with its first class tech corporate finance team which is renowned in the market for its deep sector knowledge and strong client commitment".

Charlie is a graduate from the Supaero/ISAE School of Aeronautics and Space where he obtained a Major in System Modelling and Financial Engineering.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.


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Bryan, Garnier & Co hires leading expert in Deep Technologies

MUNICH, November 27, 2017 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to welcome Professor Dr. Hermann Eul as Senior Advisor to its Smart Industries practice, based in Paris and Munich. Hermann has over 15 years of Deep Technology experience across a range of fields including communication systems, high performance processors, and software intelligence.  Hermann will take on the role as Senior Advisor to the franchise across Europe.

Prior to joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Hermann held senior executive positions at Siemens, Infineon, and Intel. At Siemens, he led business units in mobile infrastructure and semiconductors.  During a decade at Infineon, he held several roles including Head of security and chip card ICs, President of the Communication Solutions business, CTO, CMO, EVP, and was also a member of the management board.

During his five years at Intel, Hermann led a worldwide organization focused on hardware, software and connectivity for phones, tablets, Ultrabooks, and mobile devices. He was also Corporate VP, President of the worldwide Mobile & Communications Group, and President and Managing Director of Intel Germany.

Hermann currently holds board roles in numerous Deep Technology companies including the Knowles Corp (acoustic solutions, Itasca USA), Redpine Signals (low power Wifi modules, San Jose USA), Locata Corp (high precision positioning, Australia), and a number of Silicon Valley Start-ups.  In addition he has board roles at industry associations (VDE, Germany) and investment funds (Digital Plus Partners, Germany), as well as being an angel investor through the Band of Angels (San Francisco USA), and Sand Hill Angels (Los Altos USA).

Olivier Beaudouin, Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co comments, “Emerging applications for autonomous and intelligent systems, such as machine vision, machine learning and AI require immense processing speed and power. Software is reaching the limits of its capabilities and is being complemented once again by a wave of innovation in high power high speed processors for specific applications. Hermann brings breadth of experience and a well-established network across relevant B2B markets, including microelectronics, materials, semiconductor / optical convergence, parallel and distributed processing. This will complement Bryan Garnier’s Deep Technology expertise and transactional experience in the space”.

Hermann adds: “I was impressed by Bryan Garnier’s track record of execution, reach and understanding in a confluence of industry spaces that are increasingly demanding higher performance, power and speed from optimized software and processors. I look forward to working with them to help growing companies realize their global ambitions”.

Hermann holds B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering from Fachochschule, Koblenz, and Ruhr University, Bochum respectively, and held a full chair / professorship in RF Technology and Transmission Systems at Leibniz University Hannover.

About Bryan, Garnier & Co

Bryan, Garnier & Co is a European, full-service growth-focused independent investment banking partnership founded in 1996. The firm provides equity research, sales and trading, private and public capital raising as well as M&A services to growth companies and their investors. It focuses on key growth sectors of the economy including Technology, Healthcare, Consumer and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized and regulated by the FCA in Europe and the FINRA in the U.S. Bryan, Garnier & Co is headquartered in London, with additional offices in Paris, Munich, Stockholm, Oslo and Reykjavik as well as New York and Palo Alto. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange.