Mr. Charles-Eduard van Rossum is President of Ravel & Co., an independent investment banking firm based in Paris, providing advice to large corporations and financial institutions, family-owned/controlled companies or investment holding groups and the leading global private equity sponsors and sovereign wealth funds.
Prior to founding Ravel & Co. in 2017, Charles-Eduard spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs, during which he developed significant transaction origination and execution experience within the firm’s M&A/strategic advisory practice in London, New York and Paris. He became a Managing Director in 2008 and while a member of the senior leadership team of Goldman Sachs’ Paris office, he co-managed the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources group in EMEA as its Chief Operating Officer from 2011 until his retirement from the firm.
Charles-Eduard van Rossum was born in Amsterdam, holds dual French and Dutch citizenship and graduated magna cum laude from the Solvay Business School in Brussels with a M.Sc. in business and finance in 1997. He actively supports the Philharmonie de Paris as a donateur.
Charles-Eduard van Rossum is Chairman of the Board of Pegasus Entrepreneurs Acquisition Company Europe NV, a SPAC listed in Amsterdam.