Denis Lafarge appointed partner of the TMT (Technologies – Media – Telecommunications) division of strategy consulting firm PMP
A graduate of Telecom ParisTech with a passion for strategy, finance, data and technology, Denis has been working for over 8 years with major European players in the Telecom and Infrastructure sector on their strategic projects.
Denis joined the TMT practice of PMP at the end of university in 2013 as a Junior Consultant before becoming in turn Senior Consultant, Manager and Associate Director in 2018, a position he has held until his appointment as Partner.
Denis has built up his experience with dozens of strategy and M&A assignments with telecom players in France and abroad (Belgium, Italy, UK, Switzerland, Poland, Cameroon, Egypt, …). He has developed a strong understanding of the challenges faced by operators and players in the telecom sector.
In 2018, he became Associate Director and developed the firm’s TMT due diligence activity , where he assists infrastructure and PE fundsin the definition of their investment strategies or the execution of M&A transactions. He also continued to work with the M&A and Strategy departments of operators on strategic considerations (business plans, strategic plans, acquisition opportunity studies, VDDs, etc.).
He advises the largest investment funds in their sell-side/buy-side transactions in Europe (France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, England, Poland, …), on infrastructure transactions (Fibre, Data Center, Towers, Long Distance Network, …) and private equity transactions (Service Operator, Telecom Network Builders, …).
« Denis is proud to join the PMP Partnership! Beyond his « fast track » career and his undeniable talent as a high-level consultant, Denis has extraordinary human qualities combining humility, ambition, a sense of teamwork, curiosity and involvement for his clients and his teams. Denis represents the new generation that is taking PMP ever higher, with even more ambition, a thirst for added value for our clients and a constant search for new ideas and new territories. All PMP is proud of this appointment! « said Gilles Vaqué, President and Managing Partner of PMP.
« Denis joined PMP as a junior consultant only 8 years ago. He learnt the business alongside PMP’s partners. Curious, benevolent, demanding, voluntary, he is at the origin of the creation of the infrastructure practice in the TMT sector which has become, in two years, one of the most succesful in Europe. Since joining PMP, Denis has also assisted many telecom operators in France and abroad in defining their strategic plans, helping them launch new activities and carrying out M&A operations. It is a pleasure to count Denis in our partnership! « adds Frédéric Jover, partner of PMP.
Founded in 2003 and led by a partnership of 15 partners, PMP (http://www.pmpconseil.com) is a fully independent strategy, development and transformation consulting firm. The firm works primarily with senior management, to whom it offers a service that combines depth in strategic thinking and advice with a strong capacity to deliver flawless execution. PMP, with its four offices in France, Benelux, Canada and the Africa Middle East region, has teams specialising in four major sectors: telecom/media/technology, transport/mobility/tourism, energy and banking/insurance. In addition, PMP has teams with expertise in the areas of digital/digital transformation, customer experience and financial performance. More than two years ago, the company also created a Data Lab, Lab32, and recruited a team of Data Scientists to strengthen its expertise and exploit the potential of Big Data. PMP has also launched activities by intervening on new forms of consulting such as design thinking, innovation and disruption. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit and openness to the international scene, PMP is positioned as a reference in the field of General Management support thanks to a methodology that combines content, expertise and co-creation.