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Laurene Laval

Senior Associate

About Laurene

Laurene is Senior Associate at Peninsula, where she works with the Chief Investment Officer in the acquisitions team. Her primary responsibilities include asset restructuring, due diligence and financial modeling, both of prospective assets and of Peninsula PLC.

Prior to joining Peninsula, Laurene worked for Accor, the multinational hospitality company, , as a manager in Mergers and Acquisitions Integration based in Dubai as part of the Middle East and African business unit. Before taking this role, she oversaw the assessment of development opportunities for Accor in the EMEA region, supporting C-level executives in their investment decisions.

Her first role in Accor was as an analyst in M&A in Paris, supporting the group’s Head of Transactions in the evaluation of new investment opportunities, and in the coordination of various transactions for the group, such as the acquisition of the FRHI group or joint ventures with Rixos group, Banyan Tree and 25hours. Laurene began her career as Project Manager assisting an entrepreneur in the development of a cruise liner project called Le Nouveau Paquebot France.

Laurene is a certified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst (FMVA®). She holds a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Management and Business Administration from ESDES Business School, Lyon, France. She also earned a post-graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management from Les Roches International School of Hotel Management, Switzerland, and a certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investment and Asset Management from Cornell University.

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