Franck Guilhem-Ducléon

M&A | Financial Institutions

Paris, France


With a dynamic career spanning over 13 years in the financial services industry, I have strong experience in originating and executing high-impact M&A transactions. In my last role, I've successfully co-led the establishment of a financial institutions advisory practice in Continental Europe, cultivating key relationships with prominent financial institutions and private equity players in France and Benelux. 🔹 Notable Achievements 🔹 ✓ Co-led the development of the FIG advisory practice from scratch in Continental Europe. ✓ Executed strategic transactions in various sectors. ✓ Mentored and trained the next generation of analysts and associates. 🔹 Education & Background 🔹 I hold an Advanced Master's Degree in Financial Techniques from ESSEC Business School and an Engineering Degree in Aeronautics and Aerospace from ISAE-SUPAERO. Let's connect to explore opportunities for collaboration or industry discussions.

Domain experience

Relevant Total Experience: 13 years

Seniority Level: Senior

Sector Experience: 

Administration Alternative Finance Asset Management Bank Platform Software Consumer Lending Data and Analytics Financials Insurance Payments Personal Finance and Planning Risk and Compliance


Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Project Management Office (PMO), Bolt-on acquisitions, Sell-side M&A

Technical Skills: VBA, Salesforce, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Bloomberg, Microsoft Office, Capital IQ

Languages: English, French

Work Experience

RBC Capital Markets

Director Global Investment Banking



- 1/8/2023

Co-led the development of a FIG advisory franchise in continental Europe, covering clients across all FIG verticals (Banking, Insurance, Asset & Wealth Management, Specialty Finance) in France & BeNeLux

RBC Capital Markets

Vice President Global Investment Banking



- 1/12/2021

Actively involved in the development of the M&A practice in the Paris office Executed strategic M&A transactions for French corporates across various sectors (aerospace & defence, infrastructure, FIG)

Rothschild & Co

Associate Global Financial Advisory



- 1/3/2017

Execution of strategic M&A mandates across the FIG sector (Banking, Insurance, Asset and Wealth Management) Hiring and training of interns and analysts

UBS Investment Bank

Analyst and Associate FIG Investment Banking



- 1/4/2015

Coverage of large European banks and insurance companies Execution of FIG M&A transactions across Europe (insurance, banking, asset management)

Grisons Peak

Analyst M&A



- 1/6/2011

Execution of mid-cap M&A transactions


ESSEC Business School



- 1/12/2008


Aeronautics and Aerospace



- 1/7/2007