Blackstone Adds Denis Fabre

Denis Fabre has joined Blackstone as head of its advisory business for European healthcare clients, Reuters reported. He last worked for Swiss investment bank UBS.

(Reuters) – Global investment firm Blackstone has appointed Denis Fabre — who last worked for Swiss investment bank UBS — as head of its advisory business for European healthcare clients.

Fabre has joined Blackstone Advisory Partners, the group’s deal advisory arm led by former Morgan Stanley and HSBC veteran John Studzinski.

A UBS spokesman said Fabre’s contract with the bank ended on Aug. 31. During his time with UBS, Fabre was a senior member of the healthcare coverage team reporting to the head of the business, Doug McCutcheon.

In a 19-year career, Fabre has worked on mergers and acquisitions and capital raisings worth around $90 billion for clients including Sanofi Aventis , Smith & Nephew and Siemens , Blackstone said.