Simon RIGAUT

Tel.:

Email:

+33 6 66 82 63 43

simon.rigaut@edhec.com

Summary



As a graduated Master student in Corporate Finance & Banking at EDHEC Business School, I am seeking for a full-time opportunity as Private Equity Analyst starting from July 2019.


Please find on the right, a letter of recommendation written by my former boss.


Education


EDHEC Business School - Nice, France

2015 - 2019

Double Degree Master in Management / MSc in Corporate Finance & Banking
Courses: LBO & Private Equity, Advanced Corporate Finance, M&A, Advanced Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, VBA

Lycée Henri Wallon - Valenciennes, France

2012 - 2015

Preparatory Classes Maths Sup / Maths Spé
Intensive program dedicated to the preparation of the competitive entrance examinations for French Graduate Schools


Professional Experience


Ardian - London, United Kingdom

January - June 2018

Analyst Intern

  • Composed Investment memorandum for primary, early-secondary and secondary opportunities
  • Monitored invested funds, portfolio companies and supported the investment managers on transactions
  • Conducted due diligence and transaction execution for prospective and current investments - acquisition/sale process
  • Participated in both client and reference calls, investment and treasury committees
  • Developed and managed financial models, and performed scenario analysis on current and prospective transactions

Ardian - London, United Kingdom

July - December 2017

Fund Finance Intern

  • Monitored fund cash flows, capital calls and distributions to and from underlying investments and fund investors
  • Controlled and reviewed accounting and quarterly financial statements of the funds
  • Computed underlying funds, SPVs, Co-Investments and Master Funds valuations
  • Implemented, alongside Mazars’ team, a brand-new monitoring and diversification control system for the FoF platform

Crédit Agricole - Lille, France

May - August 2016

Crédit Analyst - Key Accounts Department

  • Worked on consolidated accounts of Key Accounts on a daily basis
  • Wrote sectoral, economic and financial analyses of Key Accounts
  • Drew up committee memorandum for various purposes such as new credit lines or waiver
  • Took part in credit committees and client meetings (with CEOs, CFOs)

Umalis GROUP - Lille, France

January - June 2016

Economic Analyst

  • Provided analyses on the macroeconomic environment of the “portage salarial” and financial advice
  • Attended to meetings with the company’s CEO and CFO
  • Built the valuation of a potential new smartphone application: Umapp

Transaction EDHEC - Lille, France

October 2015 - May 2017

Financial Analyst - Member of the Investment Club

  • Managed a €7.3K portfolio biotechnologies, industrials and technology equities; achieved a 11% return
  • Created a composite index used as a benchmark for portfolio performances
  • Recruited and trained a team of 6 new members
  • Organized the largest student competition in finance: The European Finance Cup

Log'Leers (part of Log'S) - Leers, France

July 2015

Warehouseman

  • Reorganized a part of the warehouse in order to optimize product flows (input and output) and storage
  • Improved the layout of the warehouse to get more space and be more productive
  • Set up the Return of wares process and trained the next team

Chargeurs Interlining - France

July 2012

Management Control Assistant

  • Managed a data base (with local and international references of Chargeurs’ products)
  • Modified the articles’ codification in order to homogenized products’ code of the group

Chargeurs Interlining (30 subsidiaries, €200 M sales revenue) - France

July 2011

Specification Manager Assistant

  • Managed a data base (with local and international references of Chargeurs’ products)
  • Modified the articles’ codification in order to homogenized products’ code of the group

Languages and IT Skills


Languages:

IT skills:

French (Native language), English (Fluent)

Pack Office & VBA (Full proficiency), Python, HTML, CSS, PHP & JavaScript (High level)


Additional Experience and Achievements


Alaska Expedition - Adventure Treks

July 2013

  • Achieved a one-month trek in Alaska with 14 Americans of my age (from 17 to 19 years-old)
  • Practised Backpacking, Sea kayaking, Ice climbing, Rafting

Pilot License - Lille, France

2011

  • Obtained the pilot licence on a Robin DR-400
  • Flew almost 50 hours including 7 hours alone as captain