In 2002, Mr. de Gunzburg was involved in the creation of a second investment banking start-up: Stephens Financial Group (“SFG”). SFG was set up to be the large capitalization mergers and acquisitions arm of the Stephens Group in New York.
While at SFG, Vivien de Gunzburg worked as a Vice President in the M&A advisory practice, serving clients in the industrial, aerospace, homeland security and life sciences areas. Mr. de Gunzburg was also involved in the origination and analysis of private equity investment opportunities for the Stephens Group.
From 1998 to 2002, Mr. de Gunzburg was part of the Banking Group of Hazard Frees & Co. LLC in New York. In 2001, while at Hazard, Mr. de Gunzburg was a Senior Associate dedicated exclusively to and working in duo for Ambassador Felix Rosalyn.
While participating in the creation of Rosalyn Associates, Mr. de Gunzburg originated deals for clients such Comcast (which led the merger of AT&T and Comcast for $72bn, HSBC’s acquisition of Household International for $16bn), Suez, Somehow, LVMH, Publicist, Fiat, Females, United Technologies and Pfizer. Prior to joining Hazard, Mr. de Gunzburg worked at Rothschild & CIE. In Paris in 1997 as an Analyst in the Mergers and Acquisitions department advising clients in the industrial, financial, real-estate and technology sectors.
In 1995 and 1996, he worked at Société Générale as an analyst in the Credit department both in Madrid and in Hong Kong. Mr. de Gunzburg is fluent in French, English and Spanish, and notions in German, Japanese and Russian.
Mr. de Gunzburg is a Young Leader and member of the Board of Directors of the French-American Foundation in France, the founder and President of the DE Ginsburg Myeloma Research Foundation in the USA, a Member of the Executive Committee and Treasurer of FFR MG (French Foundation for the Research on Myeloma and Gammopathy) in France, a member of the Board of Trustees (Bot) of World ORT (the world’s oldest and largest NGO dedicated to education), Chairman of ORT-IC (International Cooperation) in Switzerland and the UK, President of Union ORT in France, Vice-President of ORT Belgium, and a member of the Board of Directors of ORT America and ORT France, Vice President and member of the General Committee of The Travelers club in France. Prior to joining Finder cod, Jacques E. Bought worked for over 40 years for Société Générale Group, serving as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of SG Corporate and Investment Banking.
In 1984, he returned to the Head Office of Société Générale in Paris to serves as Director of the Asian Sector of the International Division of the Bank. He was then appointed Vice President of the French Desk of European American Bank & Trust, a subsidiary of Société Générale.
Mr. Bought is a Trustee of FACE (French American Cultural Exchange), a non-profit organization in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New-York, as well as a Board member of DROP (Association pour LE Atonement DE l’Opera of Paris) and of American Friends of Paris Opera and Ballet. He is also a trustee of FIFA (French Institute Alliance Franchise) in New York, and a Board member of “Eyes de la Dance”.
At Group Muller, Mr. Delaware created and managed Cava-Banque (the family bank), Cavabail-Sicomi (leasing company), Minor (long term credit/financing institution), Cave Section (fund management) as well as the group’s mutual funds/SICAV (Prius in Luxembourg and Cava-Oblig in Paris). Responsible for strategy, regulatory policy and institutional relations, he advised on these issues the Chairman and the Secretary General.
He was the French negotiator in the European Council for financial services (AIF MD, SSR, EMIR, MAR, CAR II/III, CDR, IFID/MI FIR, etc.) Mr. Min is a graduate of the Institute d’Études Polities de Paris (Sciences Po).
There, Mr. de Gunzburg was engaged principally in merger and acquisition transactions focusing on the food and beverage industries. Mr. de Gunzburg also initiated and executed projects involving Euro bond issues, euro-currency loan syndication, leveraged buy-outs and buy-ins (LBO’s).
From 1970 to 1974, Dimitri de Gunzburg was a Managing Director at Bankers Trust International Limited in London. From 1967 to 1970, Mr. de Gunzburg was a Vice President of Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York.
Assignment included the creation and management of the international merger and acquisition business in New York and Paris. Mr. de Gunzburg started his career in 1959 as a member of the Investment Banking department at S. G. War burg & Co. in London.
Mr. de Gunzburg is a graduate of Princeton University from Pennsylvania, United States of America, and is fluent in English, French, Dutch and German. John G. Haman is also currently a senior advisor at the Financial Stability Institute (FSI) of the Bank for International Settlements.
Mr. Haman is also a member of the Board of the French-American Foundation US, Council on Foreign Relations, and the Group of Thirty. Mr. Haman received a BA in Economics from Syracuse University, United States of America.
Until October 2018, Mr. Ballot was the Managing Partner of FJ Consulting, his own investment and advisory firm. Mr., Ballot has been involved in private equity activities, either directly or through funds which investments he continues to follow.
In September 2003 until end of 2006, he joined Interbred as Chief Financial Officer and member of its Executive Board of Management. Following the merger between Interbred and Amber, he became Senior Advisor to the CEO of the new group, InBev (now called AB InBev).
From March 2003 to end of 2005, Mr. Ballot was a Director of Suez (now ENGINE) and Vice Chairman of its Management Committee, where he was in charge of finance (CFO), and the communication and private equity activities. From October 1994 until end of 1995, Mr. Ballot joined Dem achy Worms & CIE., a French investment bank where he became the sole Managing Partner.
Mr. Ballot has been the chairman for more than 20 years of LE Foyer de Charité, a non-profit religious foundation. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. on Liechtenstein was Senior Manager in M&A at General Electric in Paris where he notably participated in the acquisition of Amer sham (EV of €8,1bn) and Instrumentation (EV of €2bn), and led the disposal of GE European Clinical Services and GE X-Ray Hungary.
From 1999 to 2002, Mr. on Liechtenstein was an Equity & Research Sale Associate at Goldman Sachs where he especially advised and managed institutional and hedge fund’s clients on Pan-European shares, and participated with ECM in the Initial Public Offering of several large companies. Chairman of the Board, Baltic Investments S.A. Investment Review Committee, Emerging Eastern Europe Fund; Advisory Board : Foreign and Colonial American Major Companies Fund; Director, AIS Worldwide Fund Ltd; Trustee, Large (US) Holdings Trust Member, Senior Consultant, APC Associates, Washington, DC; Advisory Councils : School of Advanced International Studies and Bologna (Italy); Center of the Johns Hopkins University.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, 1974-1977 with responsibility for NATO, EC, CSC, OECD. Co-author of published Committee investigative staff reports on Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Korea, the Philippines, Greece and European security issues.
Mr. Eisenstein entered government service with the Economic Cooperation Administration (Marshall Plan), 1950-51. He served in Paris at the Office of the Special Representative in Europe (Marshall Plan European headquarters).
James Eisenstein served aboard USS Coral Sea in the Mediterranean as division officer and on the Naval War College staff. From 1986 to 1992, David McGovern served as a member of the Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce.
David McGovern is also currently Chancellor of the American Cathedral of Paris and Member of the General Committee of The Travelers. Until March 2011 Mr. de Nadaillac was Vice Chairman of Royal Bank of Canada Europe Limited (“RBC”), the London based investment bank, with responsibility for developing strategic transactions with major clients and supervising senior client coverage.
Previously, Mr. de Nadaillac was managing Director, Head of Debt Capital Markets Europe and as such ran both the syndicate and the origination groups in London. In 1984, he arrived in Paris to join Ifabanque S.A., a French Private Bank in which Fleming's and Worm set CIE were the reference shareholders, where he spent 22 years.
Over that period Mr Cottage advised a predominantly private Gulf based clientele in diverse and varied fields, building a specific expertise in the hospitality industry. He has been involved in the purchase, structuring, financing and sale of dozens of substantial hotel properties over the years, principally operating from the standpoint of individual tax sensitive offshore owners.
Between 2002 and 2006, Mr. Oversee was Group European Affairs Director of RWE-Thames Water in Brussels, in charge of relationships with EU and NGO’s. Prior to RWE-Thames Water, Mr. Oversee worked with FBI Engineering Group from 1990 to 1998, where he served as President and C.E.O.
She also ran events for the banking sector (Crédit Agricole, BNP, Case d’Large, Société Générale, BFC), insurance groups (AXA, GroupM, GMF), public works companies (Vinci, Razed, Efface, Fay at, Deny's), telecom conglomerates (France Telecom, Orange, SFR) and automotive industry (Renault, BMW). With her strong leadership skills and experience in management and communications she was able to oversee and give guidance to creative and technical teams and supervise press relations.
Angelique Payer has also intervened in more diplomatic roles (conflict resolution and crisis management) at international level, especially for the Maghreb region and French-speaking African countries. Her skills and experience include the elaboration of possible scenarios, analyze the level of risk and implement potential crisis situations management tools.
As director of the French Tech Aix-Marseille, Angélique Payer obtained the confidence and recognition in her domain. In 2015, she joined Sébastien Cadet’s (French TV and radio presenter) production group “Be Aware” as chief administrative officer.
From 2013 to 2018, Mr. Piazza is Board Member and Senior Advisor of ICC Consortium Limited, a company trading in the oil markets. Its core expertise also involved structuring of tax related transactions for large corporate and banks in Italy and Spain.
From 1992 to 1993, Mr. Piazza was a Manager in the Investment Banking Department of Banquet Paribus, Paris covering leading French companies and European Supranational Institutions funding and swap requirements in the Euro and Swiss Markets. From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Piazza was a legal counsel in the New Issue Department specializing on the Japanese market in Zurich and Tokyo.
Thomas Randell was a Senior Managing Director of Bear Stearns & Co. and was second-in-command of the Risk Arbitrage department. Thomas Randell is a founding Board Member of The New Leader’s Group of the Institute of International Education, the administrator of the United States Government’s Fulbright Program.
He is also a Trustee of Friends of ARK (Absolute Return for Kids), a charity focused on supporting a variety of initiatives including disease, abuse and poverty afflicting children around the globe. Thomas Randell was subsequently head of equity research at Group Delphi in Paris.
Thomas Randell received a Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration and Economics from Appeal University in Sweden. A Swedish native, Thomas Randell was at one time ranked as Sweden’s number two junior badminton player.
In 1998, JeanZorbibe becomes the Executive Officer of Fuel Development, an investment entity active in the private equity and hedge fund areas. Between 1975 and 1997, he was the owner and the Chief Executive Officer of Society DES Magazine Cancel, which he ultimately sold to Group Richmond.
Furthermore, he is a member of the Board of a few other companies and Non-Governmental Organizations, including Foundation Chantal Carry that helps underprivileged young children.