Meet Guillaume Le Brouster
Guillaume Le Brouster is a French entrepreneur and financier living in London. He is also the founder of The Business Plan Shop Ltd, where he has been acting as CEO since January 2013.
Prior to founding The Business Plan Shop Ltd, Guillaume worked in financing in Investment Banking at Nomura in London, as an investor in Private Equity at Oaktree Capital and Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in Paris, and in budgeting at Group PSA in Vélizy-Villacoublay.
Guillaume holds a Master's Degree in Finance from ESCP Business School, along with a French university master in Finance from Paris Dauphine University and a Bachelor of Science in Business & Management also from Paris Dauphine University.
Guillaume speaks both French and English.
Guillaume Le Brouster's career
The Business Plan Shop Ltd
Guillaume is the founder of The Business Plan Shop Ltd where he has been serving as CEO since January 2013.
At The Business Plan Shop Ltd, Guillaume uses his expertise and experience in finance, business planning and entrepreneurship to ensure that our products and content's quality are as high as possible and useful for our clientele of SMBs, financial advisors, and startup founders.
Guillaume spent nearly two years working as top ranked investment banking analyst for Nomura in London.
Guillaume spent most of his time at Nomura in the Leveraged and Acquisition Finance team where he was involved in advising, structuring and providing financing for complex transactions across a wide range of industries.
Most of his work is covered by confidentiality agreements, but major public transactions Guillaume was involved in include the financing for the €1.6bn acquisition of Orange Switzerland by Apax Partners in 2011 and the refinancing of around £1bn debt for the PHS Group in 2012.
Prior to Nomura, Guillaume spent a year at Oaktree Capital in Paris.
At Oaktree Capital, Guillaume was involved in multiple distressed debt and turnround investments. Most of his work is covered by confidentiality agreements, but major public transactions Guillaume was involved in include the acquisition of a majority stake and turnaround of SGD Group, a maker of glass containers for the pharmaceutical and perfume industries, in 2010 and the acquisition of a majority stake in Gulmar, a Dubai-based operator of diving support vessels, in 2010.
Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations
Prior to Oaktree Capital, Guillaume spent a year at Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations in Paris.
At Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Guillaume was involved in selecting and investing in private equity funds.
PSA Group (now Stellantis)
Prior to Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Guillaume spent a year at Group PSA (now Stellantis) in Vélizy-Villacoublay near Paris.
At PSA, Guillaume worked in the team responsible for the R&D budget of the group and oversaw the deployment of a new ERP to help manage travel expenses inside the group.
Guillaume Le Brouster's education
ESCP Business School
Guillaume holds a Masters in Finance from ESCP Business School where he studied across the Paris and London campuses.
Guillaume's Master's Degree is regularly ranked #1 by the Financial Times:
Guillaume Master's paper: Benchmarking Private Equity Funds was awarded a grade of 19 of 20 (highest grade ever assigned by the school at the time), and was nominated as finalist in the XXI Concours des Mémoires de l'économie et de la finance.
Paris Dauphine University
Guillaume also holds a French university master in Finance and a Bachelor of Science in Business & Management from Paris Dauphine University where he studied in Paris.
How can I learn more about Guillaume Le Brouster?
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