As a Partner of Lilja & Co. a leading independent capital market advisory boutique, David advised his clients based on his 25+ years of experience to hire the best banks for the transaction at hand, on fair terms, solve all problems arising in such a transaction promptly, hit the target timetable, and achieve a optimal valuation outcome. Over recent years David advised on more than 50 transaction with a transaction volume far beyond €50bn. David Dreyfus, is a Swiss and British citizen and graduated from the University of St. Gallen (lic. oec. HSG/ MBA equivalent) in 1995.
Following his studies, David joined Lazard where he worked in Corporate Finance in Frankfurt, New York and Paris offices.
In the spring of 2005, David left Lazard to join Bob Lilja in building-up Lilja & Co. in Zürich. Most recently David advised on the IPOs and dual track transactions of Teamviewer, Instone, Shop Apotheke, Douglas, Sunrise, WMF, KabelBW, Evonik Industries, Brenntag, Tognum, Versatel, ista, Symrise, and Wacker Chemie and Premiere. David Dreyfus has done numerous M&A as well as capital markets transactions for clients including e.g. Bertelsmann, WAZ; Granada Media; Vivendi, RAG, Bilfinger, EADS, RWE, Techem, Veolia, Apax, Advent, BC Partners, Capvis, CVC, CD&R, EQT, Gilde and Permira.