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 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

Agroalimentaire, Grande Consommation, Distribution

Olivier KOPP

Olivier KOPP

Olivier a consacré l’essentiel de sa carrière à l’Agroalimentaire. Il a occupé des fonctions de direction auprès de plusieurs groupes internationaux : UNILEVER, BONGRAIN, CAMPBELL’S SOUP… avant de prendre en 1997 la tête de la SCAMARK, filiale MDD du Groupement E.Leclerc.
En 2007, il reprend en LBO et développe avec succès les biscuiteries Traou Mad et Millcrêpes, PME qu’il cèdera en 2012 avant de rejoindre AURIS Finance.

Food industry and organic sector

Bernard Gaud

Bernard Gaud

Bernard has a large experience of General Manager in food industry, either in national companies or international groups (Sodima Yoplait/Candia , Arcadie) or in SMEs of this business field (Etoile du Vercors, Garcin)

Entrepreneur, Bernard has also created, developed – especially by external growth- and sold companies, in organic food industry. So, he is familiar with patrimonial M&A

Otherwise he has always been very active in employer’s association, on regional and national levels.

Industrial and Engineering Services, Industrial equipment

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.

Senior Analyst

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.

Home Care, Health & Beauty care, Textile & Clothing

Christian DUVAL

Christian DUVAL

Christian spent most of his career in fast moving consumer goods companies like Duracell, Gillette, Procter & Gamble. Then he took over the CEO position of DIM Brand Apparel and worked with private equity companies.

Christian had the opportunity as well to manage M&A operation and sales deals.

Services to businesses

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.

Financing

Frédéric AUBRY

Frédéric AUBRY

Graduated from l’Institut d’Etudes Politiques of Paris, Frédéric has spent his career in France and abroad as a manager within several industries such as tourism, luxury hotel, air transport and aeronautics. As part of his duties, he participated in the recovery and restructuring of more than 50 companies and has realized numerous transactions of mergers, sales and organizational consulting.

Since 2014, Frederic realises operational consulting missions in finance, fundraising and corporate restructuring.

Human Resources & Training

Arnaud de La TOUR

Arnaud de La TOUR

Arnaud – After having spent more than 2o years in HR consulting with large groups as well as SMEs, then took over, developed, and sold a temporary work company named Minerve.
He held positions on the Board of Directors of the APEC as well as the Presidency of the Prism (the Union of the Temporary Work) and FAFTT (OPCA). Which lends Arnaud with a deep expertise and a long track record in the field covering human resources : training, recruitment temporary work, umbrella company, transition management and outplacement.

Chemicals, cosmetics, plastics manufacturing

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.

IT, Electronic & Telecom

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.

Financial Analysts

Analyst

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

Hugo MONTANGER

Hugo MONTANGER

Graduated from Ecole de Management Léonard de Vinci, Hugo started his career as a financial analyst at Kohler France before joining the M&A department of Groupe Malesherbes.

Hugo joined AURIS Finance in 2019 to participate in the initiation and execution of M&A transactions. He is in charge of the financial analysis of companies, the drafting of information memorandum and to accompany the sectoral experts until the transactions closing.

Analyst

Jean-Baptiste CHARTON

Jean-Baptiste CHARTON

Prior to joining Auris Finance in 2019, Jean-Baptiste worked in M&A and Private Equity in France and abroad, at HSBC and Bpifrance.
Jean-Baptiste is in charge of assisting our industry specialists in the origination and the execution phase of sell-side and buy-side mandates. He also works on fundraising projects.
Jean-Baptiste graduated from the Advanced Master in Finance at ESCP Europe. He also holds a BSc in Business Administration & Management at Paris-Dauphine University.
Industry Coverage: Consumer & Retail, Food & Beverage, Fundraising

Research Analysts

Research Analyst

Marion RENOIR

Marion RENOIR

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

Research Analyst

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.