Expansion team

  • Guillaume Basquin
    Paris
    Partner & Co-Head, CAPZA Expansion
    Guillaume Basquin
    Paris
    Partner & Co-Head, CAPZA Expansion
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    Before joining CAPZA, Guillaume had been Directeur Associé at 3i in Paris since 2006. Previously, he worked at PwC Transaction Services and in Leverage Finance at Société Générale in New York.

    Guillaume had been Board member of Cerenicimo, Labco, WFCI and Loxam. More recently, Guillaume has invested for 3i in: Havea, a European leader in the natural consumer healthcare sector, for which he has led four build-ups (Aragan, Densmore, Pasquali Healthcare and Calmosine) in 3 years and Evernex, a world leader in third-party maintenance of critical IT infrastructures. His investment track- record includes as well the investments in SaniSure, a global leader in single-use technologies serving the biopharmaceutical sector and in Ionisos, a European leader in cold sterilization for the medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

    Guillaume graduated from ENSAM and ESCP.

  • Marion de Bonneville
    Paris
    Director, CAPZA Expansion
    Marion de Bonneville
    Paris
    Director, CAPZA Expansion
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    Before joining CAPZA, Marion was Investment Director at Pechel in Paris since 2012. Prior to that, she worked at NextStage as an Associate.

    Her investment background includes investments and exits from Private Sport Shop, Recaero, Solware and CWI. More recently, Marion was a member of the Supervisory Board of Dubbing Brothers, the European leader in dubbing for film and television. In particular, she participated in the acquisition of Film & Fernseh Synchron (FFS), one of the leading dubbing companies in Germany. She also accompanied Vernicolor, a specialist in the decoration of plastic parts for the automotive industry, in its international expansion strategy in Mexico and Tunisia.

    Marion is a graduate of ESSEC.

  • Thibault Chatagnon
    Paris
    Principal, CAPZA Expansion
    Thibault Chatagnon
    Paris
    Principal, CAPZA Expansion
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    Prior to joining CAPZA, Thibault was an Investment Director at Creadev since 2017 and before that, an Associate at AXIO Capital.

    Thibault has invested and supported companies in various sectors: training with Abilways, B2B services with Sécurinfor and D&Fi, and construction and renovation with France Accès. He also completed the sale of Helexia, an energy efficiency player, to Voltalia, a listed IPP.

    Thibault is a graduate of Audencia.

  • Frédéric Chiche
    Paris
    Partner & Co-Head, CAPZA Expansion
    Frédéric Chiche
    Paris
    Partner & Co-Head, CAPZA Expansion
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    Before joining CAPZA, Frédéric worked for 4 years at 3i in Paris as Directeur Associé. Prior to that, Frédéric spent 8 years in investment banking (Morgan Stanley, Rothschild and ING), and more than 10 years in private equity at 3i, Providence Equity and Silverfleet Capital in Paris and London. He has also been a co-owner and partner of an independent niche investment bank in France and China.

    His investment track record includes more recently the investments in Evernex, a world leader in third-party maintenance of critical IT infrastructures, which he recently participated to the combination with Technogroup, its German counterpart, and the acquisition of Storex, the South African leader; and the investment in Ionisos, a European leader in cold sterilization services for the medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

    Frédéric graduated from Telecom Paris and HEC.

  • Christophe Fercocq
    Paris
    Partner – Senior Advisor
    Christophe Fercocq
    Paris
    Partner – Senior Advisor
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    Before joining CAPZA, Christophe was a founding partner of Cobalt Capital, an independent investment fund created in 2004. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of LGV Capital France, whose French office he opened in 1996. Christophe started his career as a financial analyst before working in the field of mergers and acquisitions with an investment bank of the Pargesa group and then joining an investment fund as a director. Board member of several French companies, Christophe has also served as a Director for a British listed company and an Italian company. He holds a Master’s degree in management from the University of Paris Dauphine.

  • Roxane Pauquet
    Paris
    Associate
    Roxane Pauquet
    Paris
    Associate
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    After a first experience in Transaction Services at EY, Roxane joined CAPZA in July 2020. She had previously completed internships at Perceva and Florac Investissement. She graduated from EDHEC.