Edouard du Breuil

Edouard is a Principal at Quilvest Private Equity. He has spent the last 13+ years working with families, family offices, business owners, and management teams on a variety of topics including mergers and acquisitions, financing, wealth creation and preservation, and family governance issues.

He currently focuses on advising top-tier families to ensure their objectives are met both in terms of assets performance and unity of their members. Select recent assignments include the monitoring of a family asset allocation strategy, the drafting and implementation of a new family governance, the facilitation of a family generational transition, the conception of initiatives designed to encourage a family unity and entrepreneurship programs, the organization and animation of multiple family shareholder assemblies. He also serves as the Chief of Staff and CFO of the Family Council of a leading international family.

Prior to joining Quilvest Private Equity, Edouard spent five years in New York, mostly at the auction house Christie’s where he was the Business Director of Private Sales for the North American region. He was in charge of the management of the Private Sales channel for the Impressionist, Post-War and other departments. He was also involved in the organization of high-end Private Sales exhibitions designed to promote the works of both renowned and promising artists.

From 2006 to 2011, Edouard worked in the Mergers and Acquisitions department of Lazard in Paris where he advised entrepreneurs and family business owners on corporate divestitures and acquisitions covering a wide range of industries including retail, food, automotive, insurance, transportation, accommodation, and industrials.

Edouard holds a MSc in Management from ESCP Europe, with a major in Finance.

He is married with two children.