Carole Dupré La Tour


16 years of Experience in Corporate Advisory, Structured Financing and Financial Audit; Fluent in English, French and German; CFA, CAIA

Key Skills

•Accounting and Financial Analysis

•Risk Analysis and Presentation

•Financial Audit and Valuation

•Structuring of Financings

•Private Equity

•Corporate Advisory

•Project Management

•Relationship Management

Key Achievements

•Developed close relationships to LBO funds

•Closed several financing transactions in various sectors and met / exceeded budgets

•Demonstrated skills in managing and motivating other staff

Work History

Work History
Jan 2011 - Present


Anchor International Investments

Corporate Advisory focusing on India

Anchor International Investments offers a range of tailored investment banking advisory services including:

  • M&A services for Indian corporations seeking acquisitions or presence in Europe/ Africa or seeking distribution agreements with European companies
  • Distribution of Indian Private Equity Fund in Europe
  • In charge of the business plans and fund raising for start-ups in the sectors of  healthcare services and consumer goods in India 
May 2006 - Aug 2010

Vice President Leveraged Finance

Unicredit - Market and Investment Banking

Leverage Finance originator for large caps (enterprise value > 150 M€)

Originated and executed new deals across various industry sectors proposing Senior and Mezzanine debt and other financing solutions:

  • Relationship management: developed and managed relationships with large cap private equity sponsors and key external corporate finance advisors
  • Pitching: prepared and presented proactive pitching presentations to both existing and prospective clients
  • Risk analysis and presentation:-    Analyzed market data, companies’ market position, financial and operational performance, and presented conclusions-    Reviewed and controlled due diligence analysis (market, financial, tax & legal, environmental, technical...)-    Prepared and presented internal investment memorandum for internal approval
  • Financial & legal structuring: assessed amount, structure, terms & conditions, legal structure
  • Negotiated with the private sponsors on the terms & conditions and legal documentation
  • Managed acquisition projects from the financing point of view implying coordinating the involvement of around 20 people in the project, liaising with support entities within the Group (risk, syndication, portfolio, committee) and external counsels (lawyers, auditors etc.), private sponsors and management.
Sep 1999 - May 2006

Director Leveraged Finance


Leveraged Finance Mid Caps

Acquisition & Leverage Finance originator for mid caps (enterprise value < 150 M€)

Originated and executed new deals as MLA / JLA across various industry sectors proposing Senior and Mezzanine debt:

  • Relationship management: developed and managed client relationships with mid-cap private equity sponsors.
  • Leaded deal teams with a budget objective, a pool of analysts and ultimate responsibility for deal delivery Coordinating the involvement of internal support services and external counsels, private equity sponsors and management
  • Negotiated with the private equity funds
  • Miscellaneous: was part of an internal training program dedicated to a dozen young employees with recognized potential.
Sep 1995 - Sep 1999

Senior Auditor


KPMG Audit - Financial department (Banking and Capital Markets clients) - Paris

Senior Auditor (1997-1999), Auditor (1995-1997)

Performed audits of financial statements and specific consulting missions:

  • Financial audits: audited corporate and consolidated financial statements under French and US GAAP, ensuring all steps of the audit program were completed through interviews, observation inquiry and substantive testing, and reviewing internal control procedures and preparing improvement proposals
  • Performed financial valuations including detailed financial audit, review of business plans, writing of information memorandums, and possibly financial assignments relative to group restructuring, as part of a team 
  • Miscellaneous: 

-Member of the hiring team of KPMG Audit

-Co-founder of the Alumni magazine of KPMG Audit


Sep 2009 - Oct 2010


Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst

Self-study, graduate-level program which provides a broad-based curriculum in alternative investments: hedge funds, private equity, commodities, real estate and managed futures

May 2001 - Sep 2003


Chartered Financial Analyst

Self-study, graduate-level program focused on investment management and financial analysis of stocks, bonds and their derivative assets

Sep 1995 - Sep 1996


DESCF (Diplôme d’études supérieures comptables et financières)

Master’s degree in management control, accountancy and financial management

Self-study, graduate level program that allows candidates to access the final diploma and become a Chartered Accountant following a 3-year experience

Received the national best report award on the subject: impact of the Euro currency on mid-cap companies

Sep 1991 - Sep 1995

Paris-Dauphine University

MSTF (maîtrise de sciences et techniques comptables et financières)

Master’s degree in finance, economics, and management in the Dauphine University

One semester at the German Münster Campus