Promotion of five employees to the rank of partner within european teams
13 Jan 2022
13 Jan 2022
Eight Advisory continues to expand its european management team with the promotion of five employees to the rank of partner.
Marie-Amélie Viallet, Jean-Christophe Fuzzati and Pierre-David Forterre have been appointed to the Paris office, respectively in the Strategic Valuation & Modeling, IT Advisory and Transaction Services departments. Dennis Ginzkey and Maxime Goerens are both appointed partners in the Transaction Services practice, respectively in the Frankfurt office’s and in the Lyon office.
Marie-Amélie Viallet, 39 years old, is appointed Partner in the Strategic Valuation & Modeling department. Graduated of the Master 225 “Corporate Finance & Financial Engineering” from the University Paris Dauphine, Marie-Amélie began her career in the Valuation and Business Modeling teams of a Big Four before joining the Eight Advisory teams in 2018. With more than 16 years of experience in financial valuation and one year in the M&A department of a Corporate, Marie-Amélie supports both large corporate accounts and family businesses in their operations. She is particularly involved in purchase price allocation projects as well as tax and transactional valuations. Marie-Amélie will be in charge of developing valuation projects in the context of legal and operational reorganisation as well as restructuring situations.
Jean-Christophe Fuzzati, 50 years old, is appointed Partner in charge of the IT Advisory Department within Eight Advisory. Business school graduate, Jean-Christophe has more than 25 years of experience in information systems transformation and IS&T organizations. After operational experiences as CIO (A²A & Arthur Andersen Network), he pursued his career as a consultant within a Big Four and Accenture. In 2018, he joined Eight Advisory to launch the information systems consulting activities. Within this service line, Jean Christophe and his teams support companies from different sectors as well as investment funds, at any stage of maturity, changes or evolutions in their technological assets. They are particularly involved in IT M&A operations (pre- and post-deals: IT Due Diligence, Carve Out, Post Merger Integration), and in the information systems transformation in a context of growth or restructuring.
Pierre-David Forterre, 36 years old, has been appointed Partner within the Transaction Services team of Eight Advisory Paris. After graduating from the IMT Mines Telecom -Business School with a major in accounting and finance, Pierre-David started his career at a Big Four in 2009, where he worked on the audits of large international groups listed in France and in the United States. Since joining Eight Advisory in 2018, he has been advising both corporate and private equity clients with their financial due diligence projects in a variety of sectors including education, industry, logistics and technology.
Dennis Ginzkey, 34 years old, has been appointed Partner in the Transaction Services team of Eight Advisory, Germany. Dennis joined Eight Advisory from a Big Four as a founding member of the Eight Advisory Germany office in Frankfurt in 2018. He has significant experience advising both private equity and corporate clients across a number of sectors, mainly in technology and healthcare transactions. Dennis holds a first class Honours degree from the University of the West of England (UWE Bristol) and also graduated from the Berlin School of Economics.
Maxime Goerens, 34 years old, has been named Partner within the Transaction Services team of our Eight Advisory Lyon office. Maxime began his career at Mazars during 5 years before joining Eight Advisory in 2015. Maxime supports private equity firms, corporate accounts, and family-owned businesses with financial due diligence in their Transaction operations and has gained expertise, during its 11 years of professional experience, in various sectors as e-commerce, industry, healthcare and software, in France and abroad.
Maxime is graduated from the GEM Business School (Grenoble Ecole de Management) with a specialization in Finance.
“The promotion of these five partners is another key achievement demonstrating the robustness of our growth and the relevance of our multi-disciplinary and pan-European model.” said Pascal Raidron, Managing Partner of Eight Advisory Group.