Amine Laouedj

Mergers and Acquisitions Advisor

London, United Kingdom


British-French Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) advisory professional with 13 years of experience, having held roles in both London and Paris. Expertise grounded in managing 28 international transaction projects totalling $6bn, and advising decision-makers of mid- to large-cap companies and Private Equity firms, including CEOs, CFOs, and shareholders.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 13 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Consumer Durables and Apparel Consumer Services Retailing Software and Services Technology Hardware and Equipment


Skilled in: Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office

Languages: English, French

Work Experience


Director (Founder)



- Now

Founded the firm in London, conceived positioning, designed marketing materials, and orchestrated global expansion through 26 partnerships located in four continents Led global prospection efforts and executed three international projects representing listed and mid- market clients (buy-side and sell-side M&A, financing), including advisor to HPM on the acquisition of TV group DMC Resolved leadership challenges: Actively mitigated a PR crisis, negotiated three distinct litigations, and maintained continuous business operations during co-founder’s 18-month hospitalisation Special business initiatives include: - Fintech Advisor to La French Tech London: Contributing insights and expertise in the Fintech sector to foster innovation and development within the French tech ecosystem - Co-Founder of the French-Scottish Business Club (Paris/London/Edinburgh): Collaborated with the French Consul and secured support from the Scottish Government, creating a platform aimed at fostering collaborations between France and Scotland through business leaders

Lamiel Partners

Director (Co-Founder)



- 01/03/2016

Headquartered in New-York, USA, Lamiel Partners is an advisory practice offering Capital Raise and Business Development services to companies in the Life Science (Pharma & Biotech) and MedTech sectors. Co-founded the business with partner in NYC, specialising in the Healthcare Industry (Life Sciences and MedTech), and co-led the origination efforts and deal execution from London Won and advised clients on two international mandates: Business development advisor to a US-based company, and equity financing advisor to a China-based company Organised and hosted roundtables in NYC and London with international executives, VCs, and PEs

NewShore Partners (now Houlihan Lokey)

Vice President



- 31/07/2014

Advised on three deals, including buy-side and sell-side M&A; managed team of four junior advisors to conduct due diligence, craft presentations, and build operational and valuation models; specialised in AdTech and eCommerce Led project execution team on notable transactions: Dunnhumby & Tesco acquired Sociomantic ($250m), The Mint Group sold KOKO via MBO to Loton Corp, and VisualDNA attempted to acquire MediaIQ Marketed the firm’s advisory capabilities in Europe and North America to traditional and digital players in the Media, Advertising, and Retail sectors as well as Private Equity firms

goetzpartners Corporate Finance




- 01/04/2012

Advised on two deals, including buy-side and sell-side M&A; managed four junior advisors to conduct due diligence, craft presentations, and build operational and valuation models Executed transactions: Private Equity firms OpenGate Capital sold Nicole Farhi, and CCMP attempted to acquire The Garden Centre Group Marketed the firm’s advisory capabilities to Consumer, Retail and AdTech players in Europe and the USA

Blackwood Capital Group




- 31/07/2010

Worked on four mandates, including sell-side M&A; conducted due diligence, crafted presentations; built operational and valuation models Notable mandates included: Advisor to AIM-listed Coffeeheaven (Poland) on its sale to Whitbread (UK), Advisor to listed Meinl Airports International (Austria) on hostile takeover defence strategies Led the efforts to market the firm’s advisory capabilities to Logistics players in CEE countries

Alegro Capital




- 30/04/2008

Advised on 11 mandates over 17 months, including sell-side and buy-side M&A; managed two junior advisors; conducted due diligence; crafted presentations; built operational, valuation, LBO and merger models; developed training materials and valuation templates for the firm Specialised in Retail for execution while marketing the firm’s advisory capabilities to TMT players globally Led execution team on notable mandates: Tengelmann sold Plus Spain to Carrefour ($220m), Ben Goldsmith acquired a stake in Luxury Publishing, and Alexander Mamut acquired LiveJournal; worked on Tengelmann’s mega-merger with Edeka ($16bn revenue) and the sale of five international subsidiaries


Analyst (Private Equity)



- 31/12/2006

Worked on two investments in TMT; assessed opportunities; monitored investments’ KPIs; conducted market research, crafted investment memorandums, and built operating and valuation models Reported directly to Managing Directors and Partners; involved in all aspects of the investment process, including meetings with targets and investment committees

Wagram Corporate Finance




- 31/12/2005

Worked on two mandates, including an LBO acquisition; crafted presentations; built operational and LBO models; reported directly to Managing Directors; involved in all aspects of the M&A process Mandates included: Advised Time Warner on strategic options for AOL Europe, and ABN Amro Capital on the acquisition through LBO of Nutrition & Santé from Novartis ($220m)


EM Lyon Business School

Corporate Finance



- 01/03/2005

Panthéon-Assas University

Banking and Finance



- 01/11/2003

Panthéon-Assas University

Economics and Finance



- 01/07/2001