Ollie has worked for more than 25 years in the financial services industry, starting his career with S.G. Warburg where he eventually became a Managing Director in UBS Warburg's equities business. In 2003, Ollie founded Helvetica Wealth Management Partners in Geneva and during the following 9 years, built Helvetica into a company with over USD 5 billion of assets under management. In 2013, Ollie returned to his native Mauritius, initially becoming CEO of CIM Global Business and then moved on to become one of the founding partners of AXYS Corporate Advisory in 2015. Ollie holds a B.A. Econ (Hons) from Manchester University.
Stephen is an experienced Corporate Finance specialist, a UK qualified Chartered Accountant and formerly an 18 year partner at Ernst & Young (UK). He has extensive experience in providing M&A services in the UK and internationally, having focused for the last 20 years on emerging and frontier markets. He has worked on transactions in more than 40 countries across Asia, the Far East, Middle East, Africa, the former Souviet Union and Central & Eastern Europe. His clients have included foreign investors, central and commercial banks, national governments, financial sector restructuring agencies and DFIs. Prior to joining AXYS, Stephen was Managing Partner of FSI Capital.
Jeremy is a corporate finance professional with over 20 years’ experience advising on transactions from origination to implementation, primarily in emerging and developing economies. His service expertise also includes a broad range of additional advisory skills including financial and operational restructuring, strategic planning and business reengineering. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1995, Jeremy spent 8 years with Ernst & Young’s Emerging Markets’ Group in London, before moving to the UAE to help establish FSI Capital, a corporate finance boutique focused on emerging markets. He holds a Bachelors degree in Business Economics & Accounting from the University of Southampton.
Raza is a corporate finance professional with over 7 years' experience in financial advisory services across South Asia, the Middle East and Africa. His specialities include deal structuring, financial due diligence, finance modelling, valuation and deal execution. Prior to joining AXYS in 2016, Raza spent two years with Grant Thornton's (UAE) Corporate Finance team as a Senior Associate. Raza is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a BBA (Hons) degree in Finance from the National University of Computer and Emering Sciences in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Before joining AXYS Corporate Advisory in 2018, Aurelie was part of the financial advisory team at Deloitte Mauritius, during which time she qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant and gained experience in various aspects of corporate finance. Both at AXYS and Deloitte, she has worked on several capital raising projects, including the development of business plans and financial models. Aurelie holds a Masters degree in International Politics and Economics from Beijing Language and Cultural University (China) and a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Murdoch University (Australia).
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