Philippe Schmitt

Managing Director
Philippe Schmitt
Managing Director
+33 (0) 170385459
philippe.schmitt@ec-ma.com

Philippe joined EC M&A in 2018 from Natureo Finance, an environmental and cleantech corporate finance boutique he co-founded in 2008. Philippe is based in Paris and brings over 32 years of experience in industry, technology and financial transactions. Before co-founding Natureo Finance, Philippe headed the alternative energy sector at Landsbanki Kepler where he contributed to the development of corporate finance practices in Europe, headed BNP Paribas’ Technology & Industrials research team, and Lehman Brothers’ European Telecoms Equipment team in London. He started his financial career at ABN Amro France in 1996. From 1986 to 1996, Philippe occupied a number of operational positions at Groupe Sagem. In particular he supervised the collaboration with the UK telecoms group STC Plc, set up joint ventures in Hungary and in Poland, put in place commercial partnerships in South East Asia, and headed the Access Network Division. Philippe holds an engineering degree in French telecoms high school (ENSTb), a MSC in Microelectronics (Grenoble University), a Masters in Physics (Aix-Marseille University) and a full time MBA (Cranfield School of Management, UK).

Professionals

Hans C. Hornbostel Founder and Managing Director Evan S. Yellin Founder and Managing Director Alan K. Granberg Managing Director Teresa Watson Managing Director Richard Kromka Managing Director Gerard E. Toohey Managing Director Pim Kraaijeveld Managing Director Volker Seekamp Managing Director Philippe Schmitt Managing Director Victoria W. Leung Managing Director Robert Sulma Managing Director Sally Sha Director Monika Bansal Director Ewoma Oteri Director Helmut Laner Director Matthew Nicastro Vice President