Eric Fougedoire

Work History

Work History


PricewaterhouseCoopers Transaction Support

Corporate Co and Investment funds (French, UK, US– IAS, US GAAP)

Sectors                        Chemicals, Pharmacy, Recycling/Waste management, Real estate, Construction, Packaging,Software, Catering, Cocoa, Retail

LocationJobs in Western Europe,  in the Middle East and in Asia

Net sales€ 75 million - € 4.5 billion

. Transaction support(90 %)

- Sell side/ buy side due diligence ; Completion audit ; Carve-out process; Post-deal review of contractual representations and warranties

- Forensic ; Asset deal independent review ; Merger independent review ; Assessment of pending risks (real estate, long term contracts)

. Recurring engagements(10 %)

- Referred work from the USA and from the UK (US GAAP, UK GAAP, IAS),

- Statutory and consolidated accounts (French GAAP)

- Involved in global bidding process for international audit engagements

à Promoted as a Manager 3 en June 1999

Jan 2001 - Present

Executive Director

Ernst & Young Transaction Advisory Services

Corporate Co and Investment funds (French, UK, US– IAS, US GAAP)

SectorsManufacturing, Heavy Manufacturing, Retail, Construction, Services.

LocationJobs achieved in France, in Western Europe in the Middle East  and in OceaniaNet Sales€ 20 million - € 3 billion

. Transaction support (75%)

-Buy-side / Sell-side due diligence ; Completion accounts ; Carve-outprocess.

-Post-merger Integration (definition and assistance in post-merger integration planning and roll-out : financial aspects & synergies, organisational aspects, restructuring, HR)

. Restructuring services (25%)

-Assistance in reviewing under-performing investments for investments funds and Corporate buyers (Strategy, financials and cash flow)

-Mandat ad-hoc (French Chapter 11)(Shareholder disputes, Financial and/or operational restructuring services)

-Assistance in take-over of assets of bankrupt companies.

-Assistance in amicable liquidation / discontinued activities and trade payables settlements.

[Restructuring services systematically requires business plan and future cash flows models to be  prepared]

Internal and external training programs & Anvar project expert (June 2000)

Business Development :

2001/2002 (€100k) ; 2002/2003 (€150k) ; 2003/2004 (€300k) ; 2004/2005 (€ 600k) ; 2005/2006 (1100k) ; 2006/2007 (€400k) ; 2007/2008 (€ 700k)

May 2000 - Sep 2000



. Company preliminary audit; implementation of internal control procedures

. Implementation of monthly results and cash flow reporting to the parent company

. 2000-2003 business plan update and 2000-2001 future monthly cash flows

. Management of outsourced services(accounting records, payroll, lawyers, banks)

. Settlement of existing litigation (suppliers, customers and social security)

. Entrusted with management of HR and legal matters in June 2000.



Master (1991)

Graduated - Audencia / Nantes Business School (Equis and AACSB accredited)


Certified Public Accountant - France (2000)


Executive Director Big 4 - Transaction Advisory Services


Running, Fishing, Rugby.



Expert-comptable diplome

France CPA