Nicolas de Canecaude

nicolas de canecaude

 Managing Partner

Nicolas has 20 years of Investment Banking experience doing mainly corporate finance. Previously, he was Head of Corporate Finance of RBS in France and Belgium coming from ABN AMRO where he was Head of ABN AMRO Corporate Finance for France since 2006.
Nicolas holds a Magistère Banque-Finance-Assurance and a Master in Economics at Université Paris-Dauphine.

Damien Segond

damien segond

 Managing Partner

Damien spent 15 years in the ABN AMRO Group (of which 3 within RBS) where he was Managing Director in Corporate Finance / M&A France and Member of the Managing Board of ABN AMRO Corporate Finance France. Damien holds a Specialised Master from ESSEC, the Paris Bar exam and a Master of Law of University Paris II (Assas).

Etienne Teillaud

etienne Teillaud


Etienne has more than 8 years of experience in investment banking. He started his career in the Leveraged Finance team of BNP Paribas in Paris and then in London. In 2010, Etienne joined the Acquisition and Leveraged finance team of Nomura, where he was focusing on French situations. Etienne graduated from ESSEC business school.

Marcus Baer

 Managing Partner

Marcus is a founding partner of CASE Corporate Finance in Germany and has long-standing experience in international investment banking and corporate finance. He worked for more than a decade in the M&A department of ABN AMRO and later-on The Royal Bank of Scotland in Frankfurt. As a senior corporate finance professional, Marcus advised German and international clients on a number of high profile transactions including private M&A assignments both on the buy and sell side, public takeover offers, hostile takeovers, public-to-private transactions, corporate restructurings and carve outs, as well as IPOs and other capital markets transactions.
Marcus holds a degree in business administration with majors in Finance and Marketing from International Business School Bad Nauheim and University of Lincoln. Prior to his studies, he completed a two-year trainee program with Deutsche Bank.

Marc Philipp Becker

Managing Partner

Marc Philipp is a managing partner of CASE Corporate Finance in Germany. Before co-founding CASE Corporate Finance in Germany in 2012, Marc Philipp gained many years of experience in corporate finance and M&A with ABN AMRO, The Royal Bank of Scotland and Commerzbank in Frankfurt, Paris and London.
Marc Philipp has advised both German and international clients across various industries on numerous cross border buy and sell side transactions, carve-outs, public offers, LBOs as well as IPOs and capital raisings.
Marc Philipp holds a business degree (‘Diplom Kaufmann’). He studied finance and business administration at the European Business School, Oestrich-Winkel, at the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce, Lille, and the San Francisco State University.

Mahmoud Hatahet


Mahmoud has many years of investment banking and corporate finance experience in Germany. Prior to joining CASE Corporate Finance in 2013, he worked for Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Investment Banking Division in Frankfurt and for goetzpartners in the Principle Investments Division in Munich.
Mahmoud holds a Masters of Science degree in Corporate Finance from EDHEC Business School in Nice, France.

Ida Tchiftchian


Ida started her career with The Royal Bank of Scotland where she was part of the Frankfurt-based M&A team and the London-based Corporate Advisory team. She joined CASE Corporate Finance in 2013.

Ida graduated with a business degree (‘Diplom Kauffrau’) from the University of Mannheim in 2010.


CASE Corporate Finance is the exclusive partner of ABN AMRO for corporate finance advisory assignments in France and Germany. ABN AMRO, acting through their Corporate Finance & Capital Markets division and CASE Corporate Finance jointly support French and German clients on international corporate finance projects and advise international clients on their corporate finance agenda in France and Germany.
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Neuflize OBC

CASE Corporate Finance has entered into a preferred partnership agreement on corporate finance advisory assignments in France with Neuflize OBC, the private banking subsidiary of ABN AMRO in France. Neuflize OBC, acting through its Corporate Finance division, and CASE Corporate Finance will be preferred partners to jointly support French clients on domestic corporate finance projects.
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Bethmann Bank

CASE Corporate Finance is the exclusive partner of Bethmann Bank, ABN AMRO’s private banking subsidiary in Germany, with regard to corporate finance advisory projects for its German client base. Bethmann Bank is the leading private bank in Germany for family owned businesses and entrepreneurs.
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Cassiopea Partners

CASE Corporate Finance is the exclusive partner of Cassiopea Partners, a leading Italian M&A boutique based in Milan, for corporate finance and M&A advisory assignments in France and Germany.
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