BCG adds Francois-Xavier Delenclos to PIPE practice in London

20 February 2017 Consultancy.uk
The Boston Consulting Group has picked up ex-McKinsey & Company Associate Principal Francois-Xavier Delenclos, who joins the firm's Principal Investors & Private Equity Practice as a Director. Working out of the firm's London office, he is tasked with advising investors on strategy, M&A and operations.
 
Prior to joining The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Francois-Xavier Delenclos worked at APM Terminals for eight years, most recently as the Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Business Development. He was previously at McKinsey & Company, rising to the role of Associate Principal in the firm’s Corporate Finance practice during his seven years with the firm, which included focus on growth strategy and transaction work for infrastructure players. Between 1997 and 2000, Delenclos worked at Arthur Andersen in its Corporate Finance business, most recently as a Senior Project Manager.
 
Delenclos studied Economics, Politics and Civil Law at the Institut Etudes Politiques and holds a Master’s in Market Finance, Corporate Finance, Game Theory, Marketing and Behavioral Psychology from the ESSEC Business School.

Francois-Xavier Delenclos, BCG

Delenclos brings more than 15 years of experience to his new role of Director in BCG’s Principal Investors & Private Equity Practice (PIPE) – an arm which formally launched in 2015. He will be based out of the firm’s London office, and takes responsibility for advising investors on strategy and operations, covering everything from investment strategy, operating models and governance to due diligence and post-merger integration.

Tawfik Hammoud, the Global Leader of the PIPE practice, says, “Francois-Xavier brings a wealth of experience across geographies and industries. It is a privilege for me to welcome him to our fast-developing European PIPE team.” Delenclos remarks, “I was drawn by BCG’s strong brand, international reach, and reputation for strategic value creation in the private equity sector and beyond.”

Late last year BCG added two senior advisors to its PIPE practice in the US: John Perkins and Christy Carter, both are alumni of another direct rival, Bain & Company. In the UK, the firm in October bolstered the leadership team of BCG Digital Ventures (the firm's design, digital and incubation arm) with three new partners.

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