llan Elbase

Managing Partner

Ilan graduated from ESSEC in France, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Richmond. He began his career in New York at lucrative investment banking firms which included both Goldman Sachs and Calyon. Ilan was also the Director at Financière Cambon, a boutique M&A investment bank, for five years. As the Director he conducted countless transactions and focused his efforts in assisting entrepreneurs with their financial and strategic visions for their respective companies.

Ilan transposed the entrepreneurial skill that he acquired from his experience at Financière Cambon into creating Effective Capital in 2012. His desire to establish Effective Capital was to make Wall Street investment banking services easily accessible to entrepreneurs globally. Effective Capital has since acted as an advisor in well over 20 transactions both in France and in the United States and continues its growth.

Ilan also speaks English, French and Italian fluently and is actively learning Spanish! 



David Boccara

Director Paris Office

David joined Effective Capital as an Associate in January 2013. He is involved in both fundraising and M&A transactions serving clients in the software, logistics, food, hotel & high tech sectors.

David began his career as an M&A Analyst at Transaction R - Rothschild & Cie and L'Epervier Corporate Finance. He has also worked for Orange in the Corporate Finance department.

David graduated from ESCP Europe and the CASS Business School in London.

David speaks French, English and Spanish.






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