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 in 2002 as Partner and Head of Development. He became Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Under his stewardship, the Group has acquired an international presence and expanded into new lines of business including the launch of the RAM funds range and the development of REYL Prime Solutions, Corporate Advisory & Structuring and Asset Services. He also initiated REYL & Cie’s various social and philanthropic programs, notably with the launch of the Research for Life foundation in 2014. He is a member of 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.