École Centrale Paris, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris
Laurent Charbonnier, appointed Executive Vice President: Business Development at Sibanye-Stillwater on 1 October 2020, has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking. Prior to joining Sibanye-Stillwater, Laurent worked at UBS, Credit Suisse and HSBC, where he was Managing Director and Global Head for Metals and Mining. Laurent was involved in numerous large M&A deals, IPOs, rights issues, bonds and other structured financings for the metals and mining sector. In particular, he was the lead advisor to Sibanye-Stillwater on the acquisitions of Aquarius Platinum, Rustenburg, Stillwater and Lonmin and their related financing (bridge financing, rights issue and bonds).