Raphaëlle d’OrnanoFounder & Managing Partner at D’Ornano+Co
Raphaëlle d’Ornano is the Founder and Managing Partner at d’Ornano + Co. D'Ornano integrates financial, legal, and tax expertise for a holistic assessment that more accurately reflects these companies’ performance and potential. Raphaëlle founded the firm to address the need for specialized multi-disciplinary due diligence focused on high-growth tech companies, at a pace in keeping with the industry’s rapid evolution. D’Ornano was recently ranked #2 amongst French financial transaction services providers in the tech industry by the French reference CFNews ranking. With global hubs in Europe and North America, the firm has supported more than 400 deals.
Raphaëlle’s experience spans multi-disciplined buy-side and sell-side due diligence and M&A-related issues. She advises investors across all asset classes, specializing in big data, B2B payments, construction tech, clean tech, AI/ML, augmented reality, Ad tech, Ag tech, carsharing, cloudtech+devops, and beauty.
In addition to founding d’Ornano, Raphaëlle teaches a course on growth and profitability drivers in tech businesses at ESSEC, one of France’s preeminent business schools. She graduated from ESSEC Business School herself in 2009, and has been a Paris-bar admitted lawyer since 2015. Raphaëlle also holds a degree in restructuring from Paris 1 - Panthéon Sorbonne University.