Bryan, Garnier & Co hires leading expert in Consumer and Retail as Executive Advisor

News published on March Thursday 9, 2017
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PARIS, March 9th, 2017 – Bryan, Garnier & Co, the leading pan-European Investment Bank focusing on growth companies, is delighted to welcome Jean Cailliau as Executive Advisor to its European Consumer and Retail team, based in Paris. With over 20 years of Private Equity and Investment experience in Brands and Distribution in Europe, Jean Cailliau will take on the role as Executive Advisor to the franchise across Europe. 

Before joining Bryan, Garnier & Co, Jean Cailliau was a LVMH Group Executive for 17 years in different operational managing positions. In 2001, he co-founded L Capital where he was a Founding Partner until 2007. He then joined Natixis Private Equity as a Partner (Nixen) until the sale to AxaPrivate Equity (Ardian). Subsequently, he developed the activity in France of Vendis Capital, a Belgian fund specialized in Brands and Retail activities.

Jean is a Partner in Transparency Capital (a new venture to allow access to PE blue chip funds to individual investors) and a Director at Devialet (leading HiFi company).

Greg Revenu, Managing Partner, Bryan, Garnier & Co, commented : “We worked with Jean during our recent €100 million fund raising for Devialiet and during this transaction we were impressed by Jean’s deep industry and operational knowledge of the mid-cap market.  I am therefore delighted to have Jean join us as Executive Advisor for our Consumer and Retail franchise, bringing this great expertise and a network of investor relationships.”

Jean added:  “I worked with the Bryan Garnier team during 2016 during a funding raising transaction for Devialet and appreciated their dedication to the client and the project. I believe that sector knowledge is essential to better service clients. In this new position, I very much look forward to further developing the M&A and fund raising activity of Bryan Garnier & Co in the consumer brands and distribution universe.”

Jean Cailliau holds an Engineer degree in Agronomics, from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Agronomie, and a MBA from INSEAD.

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, Media, Telecoms, Healthcare, Smart Industries, Specialty Retail and Business Services. Bryan, Garnier & Co is a fully registered broker dealer authorized 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, Geneva, New York and New Delhi. The firm is a member of the London Stock Exchange and Euronext. 

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