Philippe Campos
Philippe CamposManaging Partner

Background & Expertise


Managing Partner and founder of AFIVAL in 2008, Philippe advises on financial due diligence and valuation in various contexts (development capital, turnarounds and LBOs in particular). He is regularly called upon by the courts for legal appraisals or as a 1592 or 1843-4 expert under the French Civil Code. He is also specialized in advising parties in the pre-litigation or litigation phases (state courts or arbitration). In addition, he is involved in statutory auditing, contributions and mergers.

He previously had ten years of experience with a major player in auditing and legal expertise in France.


Graduate of the HEC Executive MBA, DESS Applied Taxation, Diploma in Accounting (specialized skill recognized by the Ordre des Experts Comptables: Valuation), Statutory Auditor, Certificate in Financial Valuation at SciencePo Paris/SFEV, Certificate in Valuation (NYU Stern School of Business).

Philippe Campos is registered on several lists of experts used by state courts:

– Expert at the Court of Appeal of Paris

– Expert at the Administrative Courts of Appeal of Paris and Versailles

The specialties of registration are as follows:

– Section D.2 – business and social rights assessment

– Section D.3.1. – corporate finance.

Philippe Campos is also a Financial Expert before the International Criminal Court.

Arbitrator approved by the CMAP (Centre de Médiation et d’Arbitrage de Paris, a CCIP center). Member of the French Arbitration Association (AFA).

Philippe can thus act as an arbitrator or co-arbitrator, or as a third party expert in a contentious arbitration procedure.


Registered with the Order of Chartered Accountants, member of the Statutory auditor association in France (CNCC). Member of the French Society of Evaluators (SFEV) and of several companies of legal experts (in particular the company of Finance and Diagnostic Specialists and the company of Legal Accountants). Member of the French Association in favor of the Consular Institution (AFFIC).


Lecturer in the field of business valuation at University (Master Accounting, Control, Audit).

He occasionally acts as a lecturer on various issues (adjustment of the acquisition price, risk premium in valuation, etc.) within various organizations (HEC, CRA/CLENAM, National Company of Judicial Experts in Finance and Diagnosis, etc.).

He also runs online training courses which are available on the dedicated platform

French and English.

Philippe hosts a blog dedicated to corporate finance:

This blog includes dozens of articles he has written on various subjects (some of which are published in specialized professional journals).


Philippe CAMPOS is the author of the following books:

  • “Evaluation d’une entreprise non cotée – Le point de vue d’un praticien” published in August 2018. This book is available on the  Amazon ecommerce website in paperback and digital versions.
  • “Manuel d’initiation à la comptabilité Générale : Sachez donner du sens aux chiffres” published in March 2020. This book is available on the Amazon ecommerce site in paperback and digital versions.

He is also co-author of the book in the format of a technical brochure “La perte de chance, concept et méthodes de valorisation” published in 2020 by the Compagnie Nationale des Experts Comptables de Justice (CNECJ).