Christophe Lapaque is a Managing Director within the Investment Banking group and Head of the Lausanne, Switzerland office. He has extensive experience in supporting entrepreneurs, family businesses, and financial sponsors across a large spectrum of corporate finance matters, including mergers and acquisitions with both buy- and sell-side assignments, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, capital restructuring, business development, and strategic advisory. He works closely on delivering the full spectrum of deal origination, marketing, and execution, and he notably developed solid expertise in all aspects of company valuation and financial modelling.

Christophe successfully completed many cross-border transactions for midsize private companies in Switzerland, Western Europe, Middle East, and Africa. His experience covers a broad range of sectors, including consumer goods, digital, luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, logistics, education, commodities, construction, and hospitality.

Prior to joining Stout, Christophe was Co-Head of the Corporate Advisory department at Mirabaud & Cie SA, a Swiss Private Bank, where he set up the corporate advisory arm and developed this business dedicated to entrepreneurs and family companies. Earlier he worked within the Corporate Advisory Group at UBS, where he participated in many transactions on behalf of private shareholders. Previously, he spent time at EY and ExxonMobil.