Founder and Chair of Women Business Mentoring Inititiave (WBMI), President of the investment bank Liautaud & Cie
Liautaud & Cie
Martine Liautaud is an investment banker, entrepreneur and investor. After 16 years with Bank Indosuez she left in 1990 to set up her first independent advisory company. Since 2000 she has run Liautaud & Cie, which specializes in M&A, financial engineering and advisory services for major French groups. As an investor she has held important stakes in the toy, publishing and new technology sectors. In 2010 she set up the Women Business Mentoring Initiative, a non-profitable organization which supports women entrepreneurs in the development of their business projects.
She is honorary president of the Stanford Business Club and a member of the Board of the American Chamber of Commerce in France
Martine Liautaud set up Liautaud & Cie in 2000, capitalising on 20 years experience in Mergers and Acquisitions and adding a new dimension to the concept of an independent investment bank : a format she has promoted in France since 1990.Liautaud & Cie works with major French groups which have a European or global outlook, companies in a strong growth phase and non-French groups wishing to set up or build up their presence in France or Europe. Among its clients, Liautaud & Cie lists world leaders in industry and services. Liautaud & Cie is committed, above all else, to serving its clients. A close knit team of eight people, including four professional advisors, brings Liautaud & Cie dynamism and experience.