PARIS, March 15th, 2017 – Founded in 1996 in Paris and London, Bryan Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European investment bank focusing on growth companies, will launch a Consumer and Retail banking division with the hiring of Charles Tellier as Managing Director.
Based in Paris and London, Charles with his team will be responsible for the sourcing and execution of financing and M&A mandates for mid-cap companies in the Consumer and Retail sectors.
Prior to joining Bryan Garnier & Co, Charles worked in Morgan Stanley’s M&A advisory team and Consumer and Retail coverage team in EMEA between 2005 and 2016. He contributed to the client coverage of large-cap in the Food and Beverage space, in addition to emerging and mid-cap Consumer and Retail companies across Europe. His track record includes in particular the acquisition by Suntory Beverage of Lucozade/ Ribena from GSK, the Sale of Jimmy Choo by TowerBrook to Labelux, the refinancing of Telepizza and of Campofrio, the IPO of Thule Group and of Imperial Tobacco’s Logista.
Greg Revenu, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Paris, comments: “Bryan, Garnier & Co has a long history in the Consumer and Retail sector and the hiring of Charles to lead the team will help us to build on this heritage, particularly within large corporations and continue to drive our expertise across Europe.”
Charles adds: “Accelerating transformation in consumption habits is redefining the consumer goods and retail industries. With its strong expertise in corporate finance advisory to fast-growth industries and its extensive equity research coverage of the consumer and retail sectors, Bryan Garnier is the ideal platform to help both leading corporates and innovative brands benefit from these changes through their M&A and financing strategies.”
Charles holds an MBA from INSEAD. He is also a graduate in Politics from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and in Finance from Paris-Dauphine University.