The company's presentation

Thomas Vendôme Investment is an independent company specialized in fundraising, M&A and strategic business consulting. It was created in 2013 by Jean-Pierre Thomas who was for 15 years managing partner of Lazard Bank.

In terms of fundraising, we have a team experienced in all asset classes, particularly in private equity, real estate and corporate debt.

We work with leading investors throughout Europe, public institutions, pension funds, mutual funds, insurance companies, foundations and family offices.

Within the framework of our consulting activity, we work with global groups as well as numerous European SMEs.

The Chairman

Jean-Pierre Thomas
The Chairman

After 15 years as Managing Partner of Banque Lazard (1998-2013), Jean-Pierre Thomas created Thomas Vendôme Investment, an investment bank specialized in fundraising and consulting.

Born in the Vosges, after studying at the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Nancy (ICN) and earning a doctorate in economics, Jean-Pierre Thomas has held numerous political positions, notably at the Lorraine Regional Council and the National Assembly. From 1993 to 1997, he was a member of parliament for the Vosges, a member of the Finance Committee and budget spokesman for the UDF group.

A specialist in budgetary and savings issues, he is the author of numerous reports (white paper on privatization, reports on cooperation and relations with developing countries, etc.). He was behind the first major law on retirement savings adopted in 1997 (Thomas Law).

As an extension of his work on retirement savings, he and Philippe Crevel created the Cercle des Épargnants in 2004, which became the Cercle de l’Épargne in 2015. He is the Chairman of the Board. The Cercle de l’Épargne relies on a team of recognized experts and publishes numerous studies and reports.

Consulting Department

Christian JACOB

Fundraising department, Senior advisor


Fundraising department, Senior advisor