Team Flex Equity

  • Jorge Anton
    Jorge Anton Aparici
    Madrid
    Senior Associate
    Jorge Anton
    Jorge Anton Aparici
    Madrid
    Senior Associate
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    Jorge worked at 3i Group and Optima Corporate (M&A boutique) before joining CAPZA in july 2017. Jorge holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE Business School.

  • Axel Augustin
    Axel Augustin
    Paris
    Associate
    Axel Augustin
    Axel Augustin
    Paris
    Associate
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    After a first experience at CACIB in Structured Financing and at Ardian in Private Debt, Axel joined CAPZA in January 2018. He graduated from HEI Lille and holds a Master in Financial Technics from ESSEC.

  • Fabien Bernez
    Fabien Bernez
    Paris
    Flex Equity Partner
    Fabien Bernez
    Fabien Bernez
    Paris
    Flex Equity Partner
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    Fabien began his career in 2004, in the Structured Finance team at Crédit Lyonnais. He worked for TCR Capital as an accounts officer from 2008 to 2012. He then went on to become Investments Manager until 2014, before being appointed as Managing Partner . He joined CAPZA in December 2017. Fabien is an alumnus of the Grenoble Institute of Technology and of EM Lyon Business School.

  • Bruno Bonnin
    Bruno Bonnin
    Paris
    Flex Equity Partner
    Bruno Bonnin
    Bruno Bonnin
    Paris
    Flex Equity Partner
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    Bruno began his career in the Private Equity as an analyst for the investment fund Perfectis before joining CAPZA in late 2009.

    Bruno graduated from Ecole Centrale Lyon – School of Engineering in 2006. After working as a consultant for Altran for two years, Bruno resumed his studies and obtained a specialised Master’s Degree in International Finance at HEC School of Management in 2009.

  • Arnaud Carbonne
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Paris
    Associate
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Paris
    Associate
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    After a first experience in Private Debt at Ardian, Arnaud joined CAPZA in April 2018. He graduated from ESSEC.

  • Benoit Choppin
    Paris
    Co-Head France Flex Equity
    Benoit Choppin
    Paris
    Co-Head France Flex Equity
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    After gaining initial experience in the Corporate Banking department of Crédit Lyonnais in London, Benoit became an Associate at EPF Partners. He joined CAPZA in 2006. Benoit graduated from ESSCA (2003) after six months at Truman State University (USA) and holds a specialised Master’s in financial engineering from EM Lyon (2004).

  • Clement Colin
    Clément Colin
    Paris
    Principal
    Clement Colin
    Clément Colin
    Paris
    Principal
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    Clement gained a first experience as Analyst at DukeStreet, before joining CAPZA in 2013. He graduated from EDHEC, 

  • Tommaso Galletta
    Milan
    Associate
    Tommaso Galletta
    Milan
    Associate
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    Tommaso began his professional career in February 2016 at Emisys Capital.
    Tommaso holds a M.Sc. in International Management from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan (Double Degree Program at Fudan University – Shanghai).

  • Olivier Guine
    Olivier Guine
    Paris
    Director
    Olivier Guine
    Olivier Guine
    Paris
    Director
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    Olivier began his career at Pechel Industries. He joined the BPI France Investissement teams in 2009, first as an Investment Manager and then as an Investment Principal, before moving to CAPZA in March 2016. Olivier has a Master 225 in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering from Université Paris Dauphine.

  • David Hoppenot
    David Hoppenot
    Paris
    Special Advisor
    David Hoppenot
    David Hoppenot
    Paris
    Special Advisor
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    After a work experience in M&A, David joined in 1997 EPF Partners (Natexis Group). In 2004, he founded CAPZA with Christophe Karvelis. David is a graduate of ESSCA and holds a Master’s in Finance from ESCP in 1995.

  • Christophe Karvelis
    Christophe Karvelis Senn
    Paris
    Executive Chairman & Co-founder
    Christophe Karvelis
    Christophe Karvelis Senn
    Paris
    Executive Chairman & Co-founder
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    Christophe studied first in France (IEP Paris, 1984) then in the USA (MBA from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1988). He joined 3i France in 1987 and became a partner and a member of the Management Committee in 1992. In 1995, he took part in the creation of the EPF Partners fund, sponsored by the Natexis group. From 1998 to 2004, he was Managing Director of ABN AMRO CAPITAL France targeting LBOs valued at between €40 M and €700 M. In 2004, he founded CAPZA in partnership with David Hoppenot.

  • Thomas Lafougere
    Thomas Lafougère
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Thomas Lafougere
    Thomas Lafougère
    Paris
    Senior Associate
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    After a first experience at Morgan Stanley in the M&A team in London and at Bridgepoint in Paris, Thomas started his career at Deloitte in the Transaction Services department. He then joined CAPZA in 2016. Thomas graduated from Sciences Po Paris and holds a Master in Finance from the London School of Economics.

  • Clemence Megarbane
    Clémence Megarbane
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Clemence Megarbane
    Clémence Megarbane
    Paris
    Senior Associate
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    Clémence began her career in 2015 with Butler Industries in the restructuring teams, before joining CAPZA in May 2017. She graduated from ESSEC.

  • Jose Tomas Moliner
    José Tomas Moliner
    Madrid
    Partner
    Jose Tomas Moliner
    José Tomas Moliner
    Madrid
    Partner
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    José Tomás Moliner has developed his professional career in Investment Banking and Private Equity. In 1987, he joined BBVA and for 13 years he developed his career in Spain, United States and Latin America in the area of Investment Banking and Investor Relations. The last 9 years in BBVA, he was the Global Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, being appointed head of BBVA Private Equity in 1999. In 2000, he founded and led Diana Capital, a medium size private equity firm. In 2004, he joined and refounded iNova Capital, a Technology Venture Capital firm. He works with CAPZA since 2015.

    José Tomás has a degree in Economics from the UCM and an MBA from IESE.

  • Steffen Mueller
    Steffen Müller
    Munich
    Senior Associate
    Steffen Mueller
    Steffen Müller
    Munich
    Senior Associate
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    Prior to joining CAPZA in April 2018, Steffen worked as an Associate in the Leveraged Finance Group at UniCredit Bank in Munich and London, where he was involved in the origination & execution of LBO transactions. During his time in Investment Banking, Steffen closed numerous financing transactions in the German large and mid-cap space. He holds a M.Sc. in Strategic Management from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany.

  • Oliver Nell
    Munich
    Flex Equity Partner
    Oliver Nell
    Munich
    Flex Equity Partner
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    Before joining CAPZA in January 2020, Oliver Nell has most recently been working for a large European asset manager. Before this, he held Partner positions at Findos Investor and at Management Capital Holding, focusing on mid-market transactions in the DACH region. He started his Private Equity career at the Swedish buy-out house EQT. Oliver Nell holds a degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Technische University of Kaiserslautern.

  • Maxence Radix
    Maxence Radix
    Paris
    Co-Head France Flex Equity
    Maxence Radix
    Maxence Radix
    Paris
    Co-Head France Flex Equity
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    Maxence worked in the Finance Department of Cascade Direct Inc, in Portland (USA), before joining CAPZA in 2005. Maxence graduated in the class of 2000 from the EDHEC group (Espeme), specialising in capital and financial markets.

  • Cédric Sabbah
    Paris
    Associate
    Cédric Sabbah
    Paris
    Associate
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    After a first experience in M&A at HSBC Paris and in Leveraged Finance at Credit Suisse in London, he joined the CAPZA team as an Associate in November 2018. Cédric is a graduate of HEC Paris.

  • Laure Tallon
    Paris
    Associate
    Laure Tallon
    Paris
    Associate
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    After a first experience in Private Equity at Advent International in Paris, Laure joined CAPZA as an Associate in January 2020. She graduated from HEC Paris.