Accuracy appoints 10 new partners in Europe and North America
International financial advisory firm Accuracy has promoted ten of its directors to partner, lifting the size of its partnership to 70+ across its footprint in 13 countries.
Simon Perez specialises in both restructuring and transaction advisory services and has led dozens of engagements in these fields for Accuracy.
Perez has been with Accuracy since 2013, before which he gained experience in private equity at Equistone and in audit at a Big 4 firm. During his time at Accuracy, he spent almost two years in Hong Kong where he played a role in the creation and development of Accuracy’s local office.
Bas Dantuma has a corporate finance background, more than ten years of consulting experience and specialises in transaction advisory services, specifically providing both acquisition and vendor transaction support services to both corporate and private equity clients.
In addition to his work in the Dutch team, Dantuma gained international experience during multiple buy-side and sell-side engagements at the Paris and London offices. Prior to joining Accuracy in 2017, Dantuma worked for Deloitte in its transaction services team and the French subsidiary of a Dutch family-owned multinational.
Alberto Fernández Revenga boasts over 15 years of professional experience in financial advisory services. He joined Accuracy in 2010, following an extensive background in financial audit with a Big Four firm. He has served as an economic expert in various legal contexts, including investment arbitration cases, commercial arbitration cases, and diverse litigation cases before the Spanish courts. His international arbitration and litigation portfolio spans more than 50 cases.
In addition to his role as an economic expert in arbitration and litigation, Revenga provides guidance to corporates and private equity firms on matters related to transfer pricing, as well as on handling tax-related disputes.
Jérémie Israel has extensive experience in the media & entertainment sector where he has worked for many corporates. He also worked on several transactions and corporate finance engagements for corporates and private equity funds in hospitality, green energy production, real estate and retail sectors with a proven expertise on financial due diligence, valuation and business performance engagements.
Prior to joining Accuracy in 2013, Israel worked at M6 in the finance department.
Marie Madelpuech assists corporates and private equity funds with their transaction-related challenges, including financial due diligence, carve-outs, business plan preparation, valuations and refinancing support. She also advises large corporates through complex transformation projects.
Throughout her career, Madelpuech has provided strategic advice to numerous clients across diverse sectors, such as IT services, construction, real estate, industry and waste management. In addition, she has developed particular expertise in the luxury sector, where she supports clients in their strategic and financial projects.
Giulia Polacchi specialises in transaction advisory services, with over 100 engagements under her belt, most of which included an international context. Her expertise covers acquisitions, disposals, carve-outs, synergy quantification and valuations both for corporates and private equity firms. She also has experience in restructuring engagements, in the assessment of damages for litigation cases and in fraud and forensic investigations.
Polacchi has provided strategic advice to clients across various sectors including fashion & luxury, manufacturing, automotive, energy, retail, IT / software, aerospace and media.
Guillaume Rosaz provides expert advice on large capital projects worldwide. Since 2009, he has supported owners, contractors, subcontractors and manufacturers on multiple international megaprojects in America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Rosaz is an industrial engineer with a background in project control and is an experienced construction management professional, having worked for an oil and gas contractor before joining Accuracy in 2016. He specialises in construction and capital intensive sectors.
Guillaume Roux joined Accuracy in 2011 in Paris before transferring to the Montreal office in 2017. Over the past few years, he has carried out numerous financial and strategic advisory engagements in transactional contexts on behalf of large companies and investment funds.
He also assists Accuracy’s clients with their financial, operational and strategic optimisation and transformation issues (business plan reviews and modelling, working capital optimisation, KPI reviews and implementation, synergy assessments and monitoring) in various sectors.
Margaux de Saint-Exupery has ten years of professional experience and has been with the firm since 2013. Her primary expertise is in valuation, in both corporate strategy matters and in dispute contexts.
She supports management and boards of directors in taking strategic and financial decisions on their portfolio of activities, capital allocation and options for development, through valuation analyses. She also has extensive experience in the assessment of damages for litigation cases in various jurisdictions, including French courts and international courts of arbitration.
Philippe Wüst joined Accuracy in 2014 after gaining experience in quantitative finance at Deloitte for three years. He has worked on market risk modelling and counterparty risk for banking clients such as CACIB or BNPP.
He has designed financial and strategic planning tools for banks, and created strategic business plans for institutions in litigation or due diligence contexts. Wüst has also worked extensively on ALM topics regarding interest margin projections in the context of internal and regulatory stress test exercises.
Commenting on the appointments, Frédéric Duponchel, chairperson of Accuracy, said: “We are proud to welcome ten new partners. With very complementary profiles, they bring strong and diverse expertise to our partnership in Europe and North America. These promotions reflect our team-building spirit – a pillar of the growth and development of our firm for almost 20 years.”