Who we are
We are an independent investment banking firm providing high impact M&A and financing services to entrepreneurs, businesses and shareholders
Our entire team is fully dedicated to a single mission: optimise each and every deal on behalf of our clients
To fulfill our Mission, we provide a senior expertise and involvement on daily basis
We advise growth companies led by visionary entrepreneurs with comprehensive advisory services
Our clients are European businesses
Our reach is global
Our team is led by seasoned and hands-on partners with complementary experiences
and are supported by an experienced and easy-to-work with execution team
Our Senior Advisors are high profile individuals bringing expertise and a global network to EKAPARTNERS
We are a result oriented team with a unique track record of success built on core values:
CLIENT FOCUS + EXCELLENCE IN EXECUTION + CREATIVITY AND AGILITY + CONFIDENTIALITY + HUMILITY AND EMPATHY
As a team we support 4 causes that promote health, shelters, gender equality and entrepreneurship.
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We are passionate about what we do
Providing high impact strategic and financial advice
to the most demanding and talented entrepreneurs and their stakeholders
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Excellence in execution
Creativity and agility
Humility and empathy
ERIC TOULEMONDE Founding Partner
Eric founded EKAPARTNERS in 2014. He has over 25 year experience in investment banking and successfully closed more than 75 deals over this period.
Prior to EKAPARTNERS, Eric worked at Rothschild & Co for c. 15 years where he led the Consumer practice, as well as Leonardo & Co and BNP.
Eric has a degree in Economics from Paris Dauphine University and a Master’s degree from EM Lyon business school. He is fluent in English, Italian and French.
Thomas Gubler Partner
Thomas joined EKAPARTNERS in 2018. He has over two decades of venture capital, fund raising and M&A experience in the digital space.
Prior to EKAPARTNERS, Thomas worked at 3i Group plc and subsequently co-founded Go Capital, one of the most successful early stage VC firms in France.
Thomas has a degree in Economics from Paris Assas University and a Master’s degree from EM Lyon business school. He is fluent in English and French.