REYL & Cie partner Nicolas Duchêne moves back to the Bank’s Geneva headquarters after successfully developing REYL’s activities in Asia. Antoine Denaiffe replaces him as CEO of REYL SINGAPORE PTE. LTD.
A wealth planning and corporate finance specialist, Nicolas Duchêne began his career at Arthur Andersen in Luxembourg and Ferrier Lullin & Cie in Geneva. In 2004, he joined BNP Paribas where he headed the Asian tax advisory and wealth planning department. He joined REYL in 2009 and was put in charge of the Bank’s Asian operations in 2012 prior to becoming a partner in 2015.
Nicolas Duchêne will join in Geneva his fellow partners François Reyl, Pasha Bakhtiar, Christian Fringhian and Lorenzo Rocco di Torrepadula. His function will entail broad transversal operational and business development responsibilities on a global basis alongside Dominique Paladini, Deputy CEO, with a direct reporting line to François Reyl.
Based in Singapore since 2012, Antoine Denaiffe is a corporate advisory and private equity entrepreneur with significant experience in the financial industry. He began his career as a banking & finance lawyer in 2002 CMS Francis Lefebvre prior to co-founding Finquest, a technology platform that connects mid-sized companies to growth capital and potential acquirers. He also co-founded Partanea, an M&A advisory firm which was later acquired by Bank Oddo BHF, and Performance Capital, an investment