Serge joined Zaoui & Co. in 2013 having spent six years in mergers and acquisitions at Credit Suisse in London. Prior to that, he spent two years at TD Securities working in the investment banking department in Montreal and Toronto. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) from McGill University in Montreal (2005).
Serge advised on the following key transactions: Louis Dreyfus Commodities, Inaugural perpetual bond offering, 2012 ($350); JC Flowers, Acquisition of CEP, 2011 (N.D.); Cargill, Acquisition of Provimi, 2011 ($2.1bn); Vedanta, Acquisition of a majority stake in Cairn India, 2010 ($10bn); AXA, Sale of its UK Life operations to Resolution, 2010 ($4.1bn); Heineken, Acquisition of Femsa Cerveza, 2010 ($7.6bn); TNK-BP, Acquisition of BP’s assets in Vietnam and Venezuela, 2010 ($1.8bn); Alberto Culver, Divestiture of the Cederroth division, 2008 ($300m); UC Rusal, Acquisition of a 25% stake in Norilsk Nickel, 2007 ($12.0bn).