EY-Parthenon appoints new Senior Infrastructure Specialist

09 February 2022 Consultancy.uk 2 min. read
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Infrastructure specialist Francois-Xavier Delenclos has joined EY-Parthenon as a Partner. Steve Ivermee, EY UK&I Managing Partner, Strategy and Transactions, said the new arrival was “a great addition” to the firm’s infrastructure advisory wing.

Ivermee added, “I am delighted to welcome Francois-Xavier to expand the team at a senior level. His corporate and consulting expertise in supporting transactions and delivering tangible value to large infrastructure clients are a great addition to our existing capabilities.”

In his new role at EY-Parthenon, Delenclos will focus on serving Infrastructure investors in the Private Equity team, including pension, infrastructure and sovereign wealth funds across the transport, energy and telecommunications sectors. He will work with clients to develop investment and growth strategies, improve the performance of portfolio companies and restructure and rationalise portfolios, and support clients evaluating new investment opportunities with an integrated ‘commercial – financial – tax – operational’ due diligence offer, leveraging EY’s wider capabilities.

Francois-Xavier Delenclos, Partner, EY-ParthenonDelenclos noted, “I’m passionate about infrastructure investing and am excited to join EY-Parthenon to accelerate the development of our services for investors and managers of infrastructure assets. The asset class continues to attract investors looking for resilient risk-adjusted returns. I look forward to working with our clients to help them overcome their challenges and make the most of the opportunities ahead of them.”

Becoming a Partner with EY-Parthenon, Delenclos brings strategy consulting and executive experience and joins from the Private Equity practice of a leading management consultancy. Prior to that he was Group Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Business Development at AP Moller Maersk where he led a team in charge of M&A and Corporate Strategy in the infrastructure business covering ports and logistics.

He initially trained at McKinsey & Company in Europe before joining its China office in 2005. There, he led a variety of engagements for Private Equity investors and top Infrastructure companies.