Raphaël Roch Chardet is a Director in Lazard’s Financial Institutions Group, which he joined in 2019.
Based out of the Paris office, he works on mergers and acquisitions and strategic advisory assignments for a broad range of financial institutions on a global basis.
Since joining Lazard, Raphaël has worked on a number of transactions including the take-private of CNP Assurances by La Banque Postale, Kepler Cheuvreux's acquisition of Ellipsis Asset Management, the transfer of Natixis' insurance and payment businesses to BPCE, the sale of Crédit Mutuel's stake in FLOA to BNP Paribas and HSBC’s French retail operations to My Money Group. In addition, he has advised on Aema Group's acquisition of Aviva France and Ripplewood's acquisition of Fidor Bank.
Prior to joining Lazard, Raphaël was an Executive Director at JP Morgan. Previously, Raphaël was part of the Corporate Development teams of Natixis after having started his career at Société Générale.
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