Partner at HLD

Jean-Hubert Vial became a Partner at HLD Group Europe in March 2015 after 20 years of professional experience in the financial sector. Since February 2017, he is also the Vice-President of the Supervisory Board of Tessi, a listed company (400M€ T/O) and French leader in outsourced management of document and payment processing.

His career

A graduate from Mines ParisTech, Jean-Hubert Vial began his career in 1994 at Arthur Andersen as Senior Auditor.

In 1998, he joined Société Générale’s department of Mergers & Acquisitions in Paris where he conducted 8 transactions in 2 years.

From 2000 to 2006, he continued his career at Rothschild in Paris. He was appointed Director of Mergers & Acquisitions in 2005 where he conducted more than 20 transactions.

Before joining HLD in 2015, he was Director at Astorg Partners Investment Funds for 9 years. He oversaw investments in Staci, Trescal and Metalor (Swiss company) as well as in 13 external growth operations in Europe and in the World (USA, Japan).

Today, Jean-Hubert Vial is one of the three leading partners at HLD and actively participates in the development of investments. His enriching experiences in banking and from Astorg Partners have successfully driven the complex transaction of acquiring Tessi.

His values are in perfect synergy with HLD, an investment group created by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and which is intended to support the development of European companies of all sectors without time constraint.