Pierre Mallevays, Contributing Editor

Each month on BoF, Pierre Mallevays interprets what the financial markets are saying about the luxury sector in Market Pulse, based on the Savigny Luxury Index, a weighted basket of publicly listed luxury firms, including Richemont, LVMH, Hermes, PPR, Ralph Lauren and Burberry.

Mr. Mallevays is Founder and Managing Partner of Savigny Partners LLP, a corporate advisory firm focusing on the retail and luxury goods industry, and a leading international expert in the finance of fashion.

Previously, Mr. Mallevays was Head of M&A at leading luxury goods group LVMH – Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton and was responsible for originating and implementing acquisitions and divestitures across all group divisions. Working directly with Chairman and CEO Bernard Arnault and other senior executives, he led or played a significant role in most of LVMH’s mergers and acquisitions activity between 1998 and 2004.

Based in London, Mr. Mallevays is a graduate of ESSEC, one of France’s leading business schools.