Vincent Gillet

Managing Director

Head of Financial Sponsors France & Benelux

Vincent Gillet joined Santander in 2015 to take responsibility of the Financial Sponsors and Infrastructure clients coverage in France & Benelux.

Prior to joining Santander, Vincent started his career within Credit Lyonnais’ Project Finance team in London. He then joined Lazard where he developed a strong expertise in M&A execution with a focus on the TMT sector. After a brief move to HSBC, he joined Deutsche Bank’s and then UBS’ French Investment Banking team as an Executive Director.

He has more than 20 years of experience in Investment Banking. Beyond various Sponsors-led financing, his recent track-record includes M&A and ECM advisory roles such as: advisor for the IPO of Spie, advisor to Holcim for its public offer on Lafarge, advisor to the French State for block disposals in Safran, advisor to Accor for the acquisition of Posadas in Brazil, advisor to Edenred with the acquisition of Repom in Brazil.

Vincent graduated from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications and holds a Master’s Degree from HEC Paris.