Prior to joining the firm, Jacques was a partner and Group Head of Transaction Advisory Services at Mazars which covered over 80 countries. Before that, he began his career with Ernst & Young in Paris, then New York. His career encompasses 11 years in New York, USA.
Jacques' transaction advisory experience includes projects from a variety of in industries including, financial services, real estate and infrastructure, energy, manufacturing (metals, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, aeronautics, automotive, consumer goods), media and entertainment, advertising, software, e-business, technology, as well as agribusiness, food and beverages.
Jacques is often involved in large cross-border transactions. His experience comprises many major sell-side projects including exit strategies from large manufacturing sites by global corporations involving extensive carve-out work, disposals of private equity held investments, and complex buy-side transactions (sizable transactions involving many countries and operational complexities, situations of financial distress and investments in emerging regions).
Jacques is a graduate of the EDHEC Business School, holds a Graduate Diploma in Accounting and Finance (DESCF) and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).