Leading water industry advisory firm strengthens offering in project finance, public-private partnerships and M&A advisory services as it continues its high global growth trajectory
OXFORD, United Kingdom, 23 March 2021 – Amane Advisors, the premier global consultancy and advisory focused on the water industry, announces that Bastien Simeon has joined the firm as it newest partner.
With a strong international background in the water industry, Bastien will significantly strengthen Amane’s offering in the areas of project finance, public-private partnerships (PPPs) and M&A advisory, supporting clients’ strategies to deploy capital in these sectors. He will also advise clients on the structuring and the economic and financial feasibility of infrastructure projects. He will be based in Paris.
Prior to joining Amane, Bastien was Global Head of Water for KPMG, one of the world’s leading professional services firms. Earlier, he served in key positions with Veolia including Business Development Deputy Director for Seureca, Veolia Group’s consulting engineering business engaged in water, waste and energy.
Bastien earned a Global Executive MBA from ESCP Europe and Purdue University Kannert School of Management. He holds an MSc in Construction Engineering and Management from the University of Maryland College Park and an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI). In addition to earning these degrees, he continues to advance his knowledge, recently completing a program in Infrastructure in a Market Economy at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
“Amane Advisors is known around the world for its expertise in serving all aspects of the water industry. I look forward to working with an incredible global team and bringing additional perspectives and connections to enhance our offering to a growing roster of clients around the world,” Bastien noted.
“Amane Advisors maintains its double-digit growth trajectory, and our strategy relies on continuing to bring world-class talent and experience to our teams, adding and strengthening the scope of our services. Bastien’s tremendous experience and networks, in particular his keen focus on project finance, PPP and M&A advisory, adds new capabilities to our business and brings a full suite of new services we can provide to our clients. He is a well-known and seasoned water industry executive and a very talented leader. We are delighted to welcome him to our team,” said Thierry Noel, Founder and Managing Partner of Amane Advisors.
About Amane Advisors
Amane Advisors is a global advisory firm dedicated to the water industry bringing services to its clients on all matters relating to their growth. Its clients range from multinationals, institutions and investors, to innovative start-ups and technology companies. Services include Strategy, Market Intelligence, Commercialisation, Mergers & Acquisitions, PPP Advisory and Digital Transformation. To learn more, visit www.amaneadvisors.com.
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