He is particularly involved in crisis management relating to sensitive financial operations, the fight against fraud, corruption and money laundering, the search for offshore assets, defense against hostile takeovers, influence and counter-influence in support of judicial or arbitral litigation (International Chamber of Commerce, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes), and high profile integrity due diligence in particular on high-net-worth individuals (HNIs). He advises international institutions, governments and public institutions, major law firms, financial institutions, investment funds and management of listed companies in highly sensitive and multi-jurisdictional situations.
Before joining Kroll, Louis-David served as an investment banker with Merrill Lynch, UBS and Credit Suisse as Head of Financial Institutions. He additionally worked with clients in France, Switzerland, Belgium and Luxembourg for M&A and financing operations. Louis-David then co-founded and managed a hedge fund for five years, Silvaris Capital Management.
With over 20 years of experience in investment banking and investment management he has supervised numerous complex, multi-jurisdictional investigations on behalf of a diverse clientele of corporations, investment funds, law firms, financial institutions, international organizations and government institutions. These investigations include complex integrity and reputation due diligence on risk profiles, multi-jurisdictional investigations in the context of internal and external frauds, multi-jurisdictional asset search, compliance advisory, anti-money laundering, anti-bribery and corruption and countering the financing of terrorism (Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, Sapin II), regulatory compliance audit, and in-depth audit of control systems and procedures.
Louis-David received an M.Sc. in international finance and taxation management from HEC, Paris. He also holds a Master’s in International Taxation from the University of Paris XI.