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Jacques Buhart is a partner at McDermott Will & Emery and focuses his practice on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and EU/French competition investigations and litigation out of Brussels and Paris. Jacques has also developed substantial knowledge of various industries, including nuclear, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, paper and energy. He is head of the Firm's Paris and Brussels offices.
Stefano Giudici joined Nomura in February 2017 as Head of Italian Investment Banking. In 2018 he was appointed Member of the EMEA Executive Committee.
Prior to Nomura, Stefano spent 23 years at Lazard in London and HSBC in Milan.
Stefano joined Lazard in London as an Analyst in 1994. He spent most of his time covering UK and European clients. He left in 2005 as a managing director.
Stefano joined HSBC in Milan in 2005, initially as Head of FIG. He was then promoted a couple of times and spent his last 5 years there as Head of CIB.
Stefano first job experience was an internship at PepsiCo in Moscow in 1992.
Stefano graduated cum laude from Bocconi University in Milan and was an Erasmus exchange student at the Copenhagen Business School.
Elaine Green is Editor - EMEA Bureaus at Mergermarket and is responsible for managing the Bureaus in Europe and Middle East and African (EMEA) as well as being Global Head of Shipping. She has been with the company since its inception in 2000 and is an experienced reporter, editor and manager having worked both within the group and at wide range of other European publications. Her qualifications include a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).
Liana Logiurato is a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Intesa Sanpaolo Bank, as well as a member of the Board’s Remuneration Committee and the Board’s Committee for Transactions with Related Parties.
As a leading board adviser she worked on over $100bn of M&A, JV and licensing transactions as well as raised capital for over $20bn through IPO. She worked as a strategic consultant at Ernst & Young Ltd (Zürich), where she was Equity Partner and Head of Chemicals EMEIA, Strategy e Transactions (2018-2021); she was Global Head of M&A (2010-2017) at Syngenta AG (Basel); she was Executive Director (1999-2009) at Nomura International plc (London); she was Associate Director (1998-1999) at UBS AG (London & Zürich).
In her professional career, she developed a strong track record in Corporate Defence, ESG and sustainability driven finance and in creating Long Term Stakeholder Value by identifying and originating strategic opportunities for industry transformation and growth in Asian, European and North/South American markets and in several sectors.
A graduate in Business Administration from Bocconi University in Milan, she earned an MBA and pursued further post-graduate studies at IMD (International Institute for Management Development) in Lausanne.
Resident in Switzerland, she lectures on M&A, governance and climate finance at IMD in Lausanne, IESE in Madrid and the University of Zürich.
Chandradev Mehta is currently Director, Mergers and Acquisitions at LyondellBasell Industries and is responsible for its M&A efforts globally. He has more than 12 years of experience in M&A and Corporate Development, across US and Asia and is currently responsible for overseeing LyondellBasell’s global acquisition and divestitures program. He has also been instrumental in developing of global acquisition processes, including integration and separation best practices, at LyondellBasell.
Chandradev has worked on number of buy and sell side M&A transactions, in energy and chemicals sectors, across United States, Europe and Asia. Prior to working at LyondellBasell, Chandradev worked with Citigroup for 9 years where he advised global chemicals companies on M&A and led the chemicals investment banking efforts for Citigroup in Asia. Additionally he has also worked with Honeywell International for 5 years, focused on engineering and project management for Oil & Gas, Refining and Chemical sector clients globally.
Chandradev earned a bachelor's degree in engineering from India and an MBA from The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
Scott Moeller is Professor in the Practice of Finance at Bayes Business School, City, University of London where he also is the director and founder of the M&A Research Centre (https://www.bayes.city.ac.uk/faculties-and-research/centres/marc). Before teaching at Bayes, he was a visiting lecturer at the business schools of Imperial College (London) and Oxford University. His most recent book, published in September 2016 for The Economist business book series, is entitled Why Deals Fail & How to Rescue Them: M&A Lessons for Deal Success (co-authored with Michel Driessen and Anna Faelten). One of his books received an award in the United States as one of the top 30 business books of the year in 2008.
Scott had a long career in banking prior to his move to academia. During his six years at Deutsche Bank, Scott was Global Head of the bank’s private equity and corporate venture capital unit. Scott worked first at Booz Allen & Hamilton management consultants for over five years and then at Morgan Stanley for over twelve years in New York, Japan, and then as co-manager and member of the board of Morgan Stanley Bank AG in Germany. Scott has held a number of other board seats throughout Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas and is currently a non-executive director on several boards. Scott is a graduate of Yale College, the Yale Graduate School and the Yale School of Management.
MBA, MSC, CCF, CFE, BHONS, OPM, MCISI, FRSA, LIVERYMAN
Omiros serves as the Managing Partner (CEO) and lead founding member of Brookstreet Equity Partners (Brookstreet) in Mayfair. His recognitions include “GameChanger of the Year”, “CEO of the Year”, "Most Influential CEO", “M&A Young Gun of the Year” and “Top 250 Deal Makers in the World”.
Brookstreet‘s awards include "UK Innovative PEVC Fund Manager of the Year”, “UK Niche PE House of the Year” and "DraxFuture40” investor that shapes the future of Europe alongside Apax, CVC, HIG, KKR etc. The firm takes particular pride in being recognised as the "Best Commercially Motivated PE".
Omiros worked in London, Zürich and New York and completed 100+ engagements over two decades. He has advised sovereigns, corporates, banks and funds including KKR, Cinven, CSFB, Morgan Stanley, Welsh Carson, Ernesto Bertarelli's VC and others.
Omiros holds the "Freedom of the City of London" as a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers which he serves as Head of Education & Awards, Court, and Fundraising Advisory Board Chairman.
He is a Fellow at the Royal Society of Arts, a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and advised committees of the British Venture Capital & Private Equity Association and the House of Lords.
Omiros had an international secondary education at Tasis and ACS. He is a triple alum of the University of London (LSE, CBS, LBS) and Harvard Business School (HBS), amongst others. He is also a published researcher with Oxford and Harvard Fellows and he mentored Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs (HAE) as an Expert-in-Residence (EIR) as well as the UK Lord Mayor's Mansion House Scholars.
His work has received 200+ PR items in TV, radio, press and he has delivered 100+ conference keynotes. This includes Financial (FT, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Real Deals) and Hellenic media (SKAI, ANT1, NET, Kathemerini, Naftemporiki, Sofokleous).
Omiros acted as Keynote Speaker/Panellist in global summits (FT, Economist, Delphi, CapitalLink) and academia (LBS, LSE, Cass, Imperial), as well as a Judge/Mentor at Berkeley's Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC), Venture Capital International Competition (VCIC), Greek International Women Awards (GIWA), The Hellenic Initiative Venture Impact Awards and Reload Greece.
Brookstreet is a Corporate Ambassador of The Hellenic Initiative which donated $17M+ to date in crisis relief and economic development. In 2019, Omiros was added in the “Who is Who” list and was the November cover of CEO Today. In 2020 he was recognised with the "World's Eminent (Hellenic) Leader Award in Finance and Investments".
Heading Mergermarket and Dealreporter editorial output across EMEA, leading a team of more than 50 reporters across both products.