Eric has close to 20 years of investment banking and VC investment experience. Prior to founding White Star Capital, he was a founding member and Partner of Messier & Associés, an investment boutique firm in the media and technology space, and has been directly involved in more than 50 transactions valued in excess of $10 billion. Eric was also previously an M&A banker with Merrill Lynch International in New York and London as well as with Abn Amro Bank in Paris, London and Amsterdam.
He graduated from ESSEC in France and holds a B.Com degree in Finance from HEC-Montreal. Having been born in Canada, Eric and his family divide their time between Guernsey, New York, London, Paris and Montreal.