Paris, 6 April 2022
Kepler Cheuvreux announces three major new appointments to support its strategic ambitions in Equity Brokerage: Stéphane Bouret as Global Head of Equity Brokerage, Mathieu Labille as Deputy Global Head of Equity Brokerage and Chris McConville as Managing Director – Global Head of Execution Services and Trading.
“These appointments mark an important step forward in our Equity Brokerage and Execution businesses, as the generational management transition is of utmost importance to the Kepler Cheuvreux Group.” stated Laurent Quirin, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Kepler Cheuvreux.
Global Head of Equity Brokerage – Stéphane Bouret
Stéphane Bouret has been nominated Global Head of Equity Brokerage of Kepler Cheuvreux. After spending five years as an analyst at HSBC, Stephane joined the Kepler Cheuvreux Group 22 years ago, first working as a salesman for French clients, later as head of sales for the Continental European Client Zone and in the last few years as Global Head of Sales. Based in Paris, Stéphane graduated from the ISG Business School and the CFAF (Financial Analysis Training Centre).
Deputy Global Head of Equity Brokerage – Mathieu Labille
Mathieu Labille has been nominated Deputy Global Head of Equity Brokerage of Kepler Cheuvreux. Mathieu joined the group in July 2015 as Deputy Head of Research in charge of operational, organisational and development matters related to research. Prior to that, Mathieu worked as Head of Strategic Research Development at Société Générale from 2007 and before that he held buy-side and sell-side analyst positions at UBS and ING. Also based in Paris, Mathieu graduated from EM Lyon.
Managing Director – Global Head of Execution Services and Trading – Chris McConville
On the Execution side, Kepler Cheuvreux is pleased to announce the arrival of Chris McConville as Managing Director – Global Head of Execution Services and Trading. Chris has 22 years of experience with UBS working across Technology, Risk Management, High Touch, Low Touch and PT. Execution is one of the key areas of growth for Equity Brokerage and this appointment shows the Group’s commitment to continue to invest in the Kepler Cheuvreux platform. Chris joined the London office on 4 April. He is a graduate of the University of Newcastle.
Kepler Cheuvreux is a leading independent European financial services company that specialises in Research, Execution, Fixed Income & Credit, Structured Solutions, Corporate Finance and Asset Management.
The group employs around 600 people and is present in 13 major financial centres in Europe and the US: Amsterdam, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Milan, New York, Oslo, Paris, Stockholm, Vienna, and Zurich.
Group key figures:
* 1st independent European equity broker.
* EUR2bn of equities traded on average daily.
* 1st Sell-Side Equities Trading Desk (Markets Choice Awards 2021).
* 1st Equity Research coverage in Continental Europe.
* 1st Country Research (Institutional Investor 2021).
* 13 major financial centres in Europe and the US.
* 600 employees.
* 1,200 institutional clients