François Reyl began his career in 1989 with Jones Day, initially in New York and then in Paris, as an attorney in the M&A Group. In 1995, he joined Credit Suisse First Boston in London, first in the M&A department and from 1998 as co-founder of the LBO Coverage Group. During this time, he executed numerous mergers, acquisitions, leveraged buy-outs as well as equity and debt capital markets transactions, as Managing Director from 2001. François Reyl joined REYL & Cie Ltd in 2002 as Partner and Head of Development. He became Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Under his stewardship, REYL & Cie Ltd has acquired an international presence and expanded into new lines of business including the launch of the RAM funds range and the development of Entrepreneur & Family Office Services, Corporate Finance and Asset Services. He also initiated REYL & Cie Ltd’s various social and philanthropic programmes, notably with the launch of the Research for Life foundation in 2014. He chairs the Executive Committee of REYL & Cie Ltd.
François Reyl graduated from University of Geneva (JD ’87; LLM Tax ‘88) and New York University (MCJ ‘89). He is a retired member of the Bar in both New York and Paris.