San Francisco office opening

Leading independent investment bank Cambon Partners supporting mid-market growth companies and entrepreneurs announces opening of US West Coast office headed by Romain Gonthier.

Based in San Francisco, Romain joins Cambon Partners as a Partner to establish the firm’s US presence, expand its reach into the Silicon Valley ecosystem, and support Cambon Partner’s Europe-US cross border transactions.

Since its inception, Cambon Partners has completed an increasingly larger number of transactions involving US publicly listed trade buyers such as Expedia, Autodesk, Pros Holding, IMS Health and US growth equity funds such as TA Associates and Accel Partners. Cambon Partners is now accelerating its international development to best address the needs of European entrepreneurs seeking to gain access to US key decision makers and to support US investors and corporations with their international growth.

Romain brings 16 years of operational and transactional experience in the technology and digital media industry across Europe and the US. Prior to Cambon Partners, Romain was a Partner at London based investment banking boutique Lepe Partners, a senior investment professional with US private equity fund Veronis Suhler Stevenson and a senior banker in the Technology & Media investment banking group of Jefferies and Broadview in London. Romain has completed a large number of transactions with US trade buyers including Microsoft, eBay, Oracle, Moody’s, CME, Comverse, Comcast, and Career Builder.

Romain Gonthier joins Cambon Partners at a time when the firm continues to exhibit strong business momentum with 20 transactions completed in 2014 alone. Cambon Partners advised company shareholders and business owners on a broad spectrum of complex corporate finance situations including public M&A, private sell side, LBO, and equity/ debt fund raising.

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