AURIS Finance is made up of specialists who are intimately familiar with your industry.

Renown experts constitute the core of AURIS Finance’s team. They are former company executives who can boast of several decades of experience and who fully master all aspects of company mergers.

Our industry specialists

HR, temporary work, recruiting

Jacques-Roboh

Jacques ROBOH

Jacques ROBOH

Jacques has devoted most of his career to managing human resources and temporary employment businesses. He has built up a group of service companies generating close to €100 million in revenue all together.

Jacques founded AURIS Finance in 2000, and now focuses exclusively on mergers & acquisitions and structured products advisory

Agribusiness, consumer products, supply chain

Olivier-Kopp

Olivier KOPP

Olivier KOPP

Oliver spent most of his career in the Food industry. He held several managerial positions in several international groups : Unilever, Bongrain, Campbell’s Soup… He went on to become the head of SCAMARK in 1997. SCAMARK is the Private Labels division of E.Leclerc group.

In 2007, he took over through LBOs the biscuit producers Traou Mad and Millcrepes. After helping them grow strategically and monitoring them for five years, he sold them and joined the AURIS Finance team.

Industrials, energy

Denis-Francillard

Denis FRANCILLARD

Denis FRANCILLARD

Graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and Ensta, Denis has worked for the French Treasury Department as a specialist in distressed companies. Thereafter he joined the oil holding ERAP as Executive VP, then of CDR-Participations before being appointed head of the subsidiaries and minority interests of Areva.

He has been a financial and strategic advisor for the industrial and energy sectors since 2009. Denis is also an independent director on the board of a subsidiary of Banque Publique d’Investissement (BPI).

Facility management, cleaning, environment

Pierre-Charvin

Pierre CHARVIN

Pierre CHARVIN

Pierre started his career in industrial groups (Alstom, Valeo), later in services (Veolia, Capgemini Consulting, Sagen-Onet), before creating companies that became leaders in their respective industries.

Former CEO of France Industries Participations and Board Director of Comite Richelieu, Pierre has run countless valuations and successfully led close to 100 M&A transactions.

Chemicals, cosmetics, plastics manufacturing

Patrice-Esnault

Patrice ESNAULT

Patrice ESNAULT

Patrice spent the majority of his career in the chemicals and plastics manufacturing industries.
He held over 20 years positions of Financial Director, CEO, and Business Unit Manager within major international companies, both in France as internationally: Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Clariant…

In his various roles, Patrice created, led and oversaw numerous M&A deals.

Financing

Antoine-de-Nicolai

Antoine de NICOLAY

Antoine de NICOLAY

Antoine has held – over last 25 years – various responsibilities within Investment and Financing banks (Worms Deutsche Bank, HSBC) until joining a debt/equity financing advisory firm.

His expertise lies in private debt origination, IPOs, structured financing (LBOs…), debt refinancing, forex derivative products, cash flow financing.

Retail, Luxury & Food Industry

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Frédéric VERBRUGGHE

Frédéric VERBRUGGHE

Frederic joined Auris Finance after having led – over 15 years – companies in the high-end agri-food market (CEO of Fauchon, GM of La Grande Epicerie de Paris, CEO of Boulangerie Thierry).

Graduated from the Essec Business School, he has worked as an auditor at Coopers & Lybrand, and then as CFO and GM of VVF (Leisure & Tourism) and Darty (Retail)

IT, Electronic & Telecom

Eric-MAGNAUDET

Eric MAGNAUDET

Eric MAGNAUDET

Eric has spent most of his career in the IT, Telecom and Defense industries.

Graduated from SUPELEC engineering school, Eric has held the positions of CTO, Development director and CEO within international groups (Thales, Vivendi, SFR, Steria) for which he managed several mergers and acquisitions operations as well as restructuring plans.

Services to businesses

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Eric Laune

Eric Laune

For more than 20 years, Eric fulfilled managerial functions of Business Unit in provision of services to businesses (Human Resources, part-time work, multiservice and Facility Management) within international large-scale groups such as ELIOR and ATALIAN.In this framework, he actively took part in the working-out of strategic plans aiming at developing new fields of abilities or at defining new orientations; leading to the setting-up of transfer and acquisition operations. Eric also contributed to create and develop a “G.I.E.” (= Organization for Economic Interest) to meet European invitations to tender.

Industrial and Engineering Services / Industrial equipment

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Henri-Jacques VAN TICHELEN

Henri-Jacques VAN TICHELEN

Graduated in civil engineering / MBA, Henri-Jacques has spent most of his professional career in industrial equipment and services, such as engineering.

Henri-Jacques has managed, both in France as well as in Belgium, several leading industrial actors and, within these, he has realized a number M&A operations: sale, acquisition and restructuring operations. He has also been associated to private equity funds in a family group take-over through LBO.

Based in Brussels, Henri-Jacques has joined Auris Finance in order to develop its activities in Europe.

Financial Analysts

Senior Analyst

Damien-Gros

Damien GROS

Damien GROS

After MBA (Finance) graduation, Damien started his financial career in an international M&A advisory group before joining the AURIS Finance team.

Damien has participated in many M&A transactions and business valuation projects.

Analyst

Jonathan-Roboh

Jonathan ROBOH

Jonathan ROBOH

Jonathan joined AURIS Finance as an analyst after Master graduation in Corporate Finance.

Jonathan’s focuses around financial analyses and company audits. He works closely with the industry experts in their mergers & acquisitions assignments.

Analyst

N-ZWILLER

Nicolas ZWILLER

Nicolas ZWILLER

Prior to joining Auris Finance as a Corporate Finance Analyst, Nicolas began his career as an auditor and later as a credit analyst.

Nicolas holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance and a Business Law degree.

Analyst

Alexandre-GOUIN

Alexandre GOUIN

Alexandre GOUIN

Alexandre holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from the Toulouse Graduate School of Management. Before joining AURIS Finance, Alexandre was involved in many financial operations, notably in an M&A advisory firm, then at Société Générale and within the investment team at M Capital Partners.

Alexandre collaborates in the execution of fundraising transactions (business strategy, financial analysis, financial modelling).

Research Analysts

Research Analyst

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Christelle CHACUN

Christelle CHACUN

Christelle’s focus is on identifying possible targets based on criteria determined by our industry experts.

She is also responsible for establishing initials contacts with target companies, and for managing the relationships between the clients and our experts.

Research Analyst

Mireille-Pinel

Mireille PINEL

Mireille PINEL

Mireille initiates contact with company heads involved in our M&A projects.

Research Analyst

Oceane-JOUBIN

Oceane JOUBIN

Oceane JOUBIN

Oceane’s focus is on identifying possible targets based on criteria determined by our industry experts.

She is also responsible for establishing initials contacts with target companies, and for managing the relationships between the clients and our experts.