Octo Finances


About us

An independent company, OCTO FINANCES has been one of the European leaders in financial disintermediation for over 30 years.

An expert since 1991, OCTO FINANCES consists of:

  • A bond trading desk
  • A convertible bond desk
  • A research department which covers more than 200 issuers
  • A Debt Capital Markets department for SMEs, mid-tier companies and local governments

Our clients

Our salespeople and credit analysts serve more than 1,000 institutional clients in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia:

  • Insurance companies
  • Pension funds
  • Mutual funds
  • Private wealth managers
  • Bank proprietary trading
  • Hedge funds
  • Public and private issuers

key figures

more than 30 ANS

of expérience

more than 75 000


more than 1000

institutional clients

more than 50

bond issues

Our History

1991 Founding of OCTO FINANCES, independent participant in bond intermediation

1991 : Creation of a Credit Research department

1999 : Expansion of the business to include all of the Eurozone

2001 : International expansion of the business

2007 : Creation of the DCM department to carry out bond issues for SMEs and mid-tier companies

2010 : Head office relocated to the Champs-Élysées

2021 : Creation of the Public Debt department to carry out public sector bond issues


Management Board

Arnaud de Bourrousse
Chairman of the Management Board

Arnaud de Bourrousse began his career in bond sales at GPK Gestion in 1986. In 1989, he joined Dupont Denant.
In 1991, he co-founded OCTO FINANCES.
Arnaud de Bourrousse is a director of Amafi (French Association of Financial Markets).

Education: DESS Banque Finance, Université Nanterre Paris X.

Talabor Szabo

Talabor Szabo began his career in bond sales at Dupont-Denant and then at Du Bouzet (Groupe BNP Paribas).
In 1991, he co-founded OCTO FINANCES.
Talabor Szabo is the Chairman of OCTO GROUPE.

Education: EDHEC, MBA Kellogg Northwestern University

Supervisory Board

François Veverka
Chairman of OCTO FINANCES Supervisory Board
Director at Crédit Agricole C.I.B.

Vincent Gombault
Member of OCTO FINANCES Supervisory Board


Eric Chardoillet

Member of OCTO FINANCES Supervisory Board
Chairman of First Finance

Regulatory authorities

OCTO FINANCES is an investment firm licensed and supervised by the ACPR (Autorité de contrôle prudentiel et de résolution) and the AMF (Autorité des marchés financiers).


OCTO FINANCES is a member of AMAFI (French financial market association) and the International Capital Market Association (ICMA).