Pierre Briand

Founder

Pierre has more than 20 years of experience advising entrepreneurs, with a General Management & Financial background in Corporate Finance and Wealth Management. Working on numerous M&A deals (sell and buy side, IPO, mergers, integration, consulting) in both small businesses and large global corporations, he is a savvy and trusted adviser.

 

Pierre started his career in Australia. He moved back to France where he worked for a French billionaire François Pinault on M&A deals within the Artemis group. He created his M&A Small Cap firm (BC&D) in Paris and delivered corporate advisory services in Europe, from origination to execution. He had also advised entrepreneurs on their personal wealth management when finalising transition events on their business. In Paris, Pierre worked in advisory for a Belgium Family Office (DeGroof) and for JP Morgan as a senior private banker as head of the HNW segment for France.

 

Pierre returned to Australia in 2015. In Sydney, he created and developed the ANZ subsidiary of Equiteq. During his 3 year tenure with Equiteq, he executed 9 M&A transactions advising clients in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth before launching SCD Advisory in January 2019.

Pierre has graduated from the Business School of Troyes, and holds a postgraduate degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Normandy. He became a Financial Analyst SFAF (European CFA) and completed an executive MBA in Private Wealth Management at ESCP.

He has also graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Pierre was Board member or advisory board member of companies in Europe such as Ipsos, Stade Rennais FC, and real estate listed company SEFIMEG. He has been involved in pro bono activities in Australia as Member of the fathers association of Sydney Grammar School and investment committee member of TAD Foundation. He also counsellor of the FACCI (French Australia Chamber of Commerce).