Eight Advisory continues to expand internationally with a new office opening in Switzerland

10 September 2020

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Eight Advisory continues to expand internationally with a new office opening in Switzerland

Eight Advisory, a financial and operations consulting firm and leader in transactions, restructuring, business transformation and financial engineering, continues to expand internationally.

After opening offices in Paris, Lyon, Nantes, London, Brussels, Frankfurt and Munich and launching Eight International in 2017 – a global advisory organization relying on more than 2500 professionals in more than 19 countries – Eight Advisory continues to grow.

As part of its strategy to ramp up its international footprint, Eight Advisory is delighted to announce that it is setting up a new office in Switzerland. Eight Advisory Switzerland will be headed by Patric Roth and the aim is to have a strong team in place in the near future.

Patric Roth is 47 years old and a partner in Eight Advisory Global. He is a qualified IFRS expert and is a registered Swiss Chartered Accountant. He has over 19 years of transaction and accounting experience covering on buy-side and sell-side due diligence and sale and purchase agreement advisory as well as pre-deal and post-deal integration and support. Patric was involved in a number of sizable carve-out transactions as well as the creation of large joint ventures in a transaction context. He advised investment funds, corporates and service companies in Switzerland and internationally including Europe, Russia, Africa, India, North and South America, China and Japan. He has been acting as public review body in over twenty public takeovers for listed companies. Before joining Eight Advisory, Patric was a partner at EY then KPMG, working on transaction services.

Patric and the Eight Advisory Switzerland teams will be based in Zurich, where they will deliver transaction and transformation consultancy services. They will also be able to call on the expertise of the 56 Eight Advisory Partners and the 440 Eight Advisory professionals based at the firm’s different offices.

“We’re thrilled to be welcoming Patric Roth, an experienced professional with recognised expertise in transaction services,” says Eric Demuyt, Eight Advisory Managing Director. “The opening of this eighth office in Zurich testifies to our determination to offer advice and support to businesses for their cross-border operations and develop a local client base of major corporates.”

 

About Eight Advisory:

Eight Advisory provides guidance to company leaders, investors and banks for their corporate transactions, restructuring, transformations and financial engineering both in France and internationally. The firm’s 440 employees, including 56 Partners, propose a financial and operational specialization dedicated to assisting managerial decision-making.

Eight Advisory is a European group, with a presence in France, the United Kingdom, Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, capable of tapping, by virtue of its status as an Eight International Founding Member, into a global advisory organization relying on more than 2500 professionals in more than 20 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia and Oceania.