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Thierry BRETOUT

Thierry-Bretout

Biographie

Thierry BRETOUT, CEO of RBB Business advisors.

1965

Thierry Bretout is born in July 1965.

1980s: A Tax Advisory background and a special interest in Media

1985

In May 1985, after graduating from INSEC, he is hired by Berard & Compagnie, a tax consultancy firm.

1988

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

1990

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.

1992

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

2001-2002

The firm is selected for two consecutive years as exhibitor in the French section at the Las Vegas COMDEX.

2003-2011

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.

2011- 2012 

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.

2015

To strengthen the firm’s global range of services, Thierry BRETOUT creates simultaneously:

  • RBB Accelerator
  • RBB Corporate finance
  • RBB Innovation

Lastly, he becomes administrator of Axeleo, first French accelerator, financed by French Tech, and then launches the practice Financial Model and Valuation.