1980s: A Tax Advisory background and a special interest in Media
In May 1985, after graduating from INSEC, he is hired by Berard & Compagnie, a tax consultancy firm.
After his military service, he joins the Fiduciaire Générale de Paris, an audit firm specialized in Media.
Printed press : le figaro, France soir, France Antilles, Paris Normandie Radio : FUN RADIO Television : la Cinq
1990s: Digital Revolution
Thierry Bretout joins in April 1990 Philippe Rouer firm and they create together in 1997 Rouer Bernard Bretout.
He is involved in the digital revolution and the boom of new technologies since its very beginning in the early 1990s.
In 1992, he becomes advisor for Compuserve, first ISP (Internet Service Provider) in France, and then advisor for AOL, Psinet, Worldcom, Oléane (Professional ISP of Orange), Akamaï, Versant, Versata, VAlynux.
2000s: International perspective and development of the firm
The firm is selected for two consecutive years as exhibitor in the French section at the Las Vegas COMDEX.
Thanks to Thierry Bretout lead, international clients exceed 50% of the total revenues of the firm. Meanwhile, he starts the practices Business Consulting and Corporate Finance.
To advise both its French and International clients, he creates RBB international, network of professionals located in 8 pays, with 100 associates and 20 partners.
Rouer Bernard Bretout becomes RBB Business advisors.
To strengthen the firm’s global range of services, Thierry BRETOUT creates simultaneously:
RBB Corporate finance
Lastly, he becomes administrator of Axeleo, first French accelerator, financed by French Tech, and then launches the practice Financial Model and Valuation.