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Laurence Hainault

  • Senior Managing Director
  • Investment Banking
  • Strategic Advisory
  • Paris

Laurence G. Hainault is a senior managing director in Evercore’s strategic advisory practice based in Paris.

Ms. Hainault has more than 25 years of experience advising telecommunications and telecom infrastructure companies and funds at Credit Suisse and before that at DLJ in London and New York.

Prior to joining Evercore in 2023, Ms. Hainault served as managing director and head of EMEA telecom for Credit Suisse based in Paris, where she was a driving force behind the establishment of its digital infrastructure advisory business.

Select transaction experience at Credit Suisse includes advising EDF Invest on a consortium acquisition of a 27% stake in Databank; OVHcloud on its IPO; KPN on the formation of the Glaasport JV with APG; Orange on the sale of a 50% stake in Orange Concessions to Banque des Territoires, CNP and EDF Invest; KKR Infra on the sale of its stake in Hivory to Cellnex; GTT on the sale of its Infrastructure division to Isquared Capital; EQT on the acquisition financing of Melita; OMERS on the acquisition of a stake in Deutsche Glasfaser and Inexio; and Omantel on the acquisition of a controlling stake in Zain.

Ms. Hainault holds a Magistère in Bank, Finance & Insurance as well as a DEA in International Economics from University of Paris-IX Dauphine and a master’s in business law from Pantheon-Sorbonne University.