Edouard has 28 years expertise in the banking industry. He led the buyout of the UK bank “Bank and Clients PLC” from Virgin Entreprises in 2014 and was then for 7 years Head of Business Development and Board member, based in London and Montreal.
He developed an expertise in structured finance transactions including intellectual property rights, trade receivables and inventories. Co-founded Ocean Capital in 2002, an FCA regulated asset manager focused on structuring, arranging and lending to medium to large companies in Europe and North America. These financings have enabled clients to access in excess of £22 billion of total financing. In 1996, he co-founded Forum Capital, a regulated specialist investment bank focused on mergers & acquisitions, leveraged buyouts (‘‘LBO’’) and balance sheet restructuring, primarily in Europe and Canada. Edouard started his career in 1993 in the mergers and acquisitions department of Société Générale in London.