Team Flex Equity
Jorge Anton ApariciMadridPrincipalJorge Anton ApariciMadridPrincipal
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Jorge worked at 3i Group and Optima Corporate (M&A boutique). Jorge holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE Business School.
Axel AugustinParisSenior AssociateAxel AugustinParisSenior Associate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Axel worked at Ardian in Private Debt. Prior to that, he had a first experience at CACIB in Structured Financing. Axel graduated from HEI Lille and holds a Master in Financial Technics from ESSEC.
Audrey AzriaParisSenior AssociateAudrey AzriaParisSenior Associate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Audrey worked as a strategy consultant at Advancy.
Previously, she gained her first experience at BNP Paribas in acquisition financing in London.
Audrey graduated from the Ecole des Mines in Paris.
Fabien BernezParisPartnerFlex EquityFabien BernezParisPartner
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Fabien was a Partner at TCR Capital, a company he joined in 2008 as an Associate. He started his professional career in 2004, in the team dedicated to structured finance at Crédit Lyonnais.
Fabien is a graduate of the Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble and EM Lyon.
Arnaud CarbonneParisSenior AssociateArnaud CarbonneParisSenior Associate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Arnaud worked at Ardian in Private Debt. Arnaud Carbonne holds a Master’s Degree from ESSEC Business School.
Jérémy ChetritParisAnalystJérémy ChetritParisAnalyst@write
Jérémy joined CAPZA in 2021.
Prior to joining CAPZA, Jérémy worked at Crédit Agricole CIB as an investment banking analyst intern and at Société Générale CIB as an equity research analyst intern.
Jérémy graduated from EDHEC Business School.
Benoit ChoppinParisManaging PartnerBenoit ChoppinParisManaging Partner
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2006 as a senior associate, Benoit gained initial experience in the Corporate Banking department of Crédit Lyonnais in London and EPF Partners (APAX small caps). He became Principal in 2008, Director in 2010, Partner in 2014 and Managing Partner in 2021. Benoit was instrumental in building the Flex Equity Franchise and is also actively involved in the fundraising process of the Flex Equity strategy.
Benoit graduated from ESSCA (2003).
Marc Fontclara BargalloMadridAnalystMarc Fontclara BargalloMadridAnalyst
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Marc worked in M&A at UBS Investment Bank, and in Restructuring at PWC.
Marc holds a Master’s Degree from HEC Paris in MSc International Finance.
Tommaso GallettaMilanSenior AssociateTommaso GallettaMilanSenior Associate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2019, Tommaso worked at Emisys Capital.
Tommaso holds a M.Sc. in International Management from Luigi Bocconi University in Milan (Double Degree Program at Fudan University – Shanghai).
Gino GraffAmsterdamAssociateGino GraffAmsterdamAssociate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Gino worked as an associate for ING’s leveraged finance team. After some early experience at ING Bank and Vortex Capital in Amsterdam, Gino joined ING through the corporate finance graduate program.
Gino has studied at Tilburg University, Bocconi and Maastricht University, from which he graduated with a Master’s degree.
Olivier GuineParisDirectorOlivier GuineParisDirector
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2016, Olivier was a Principal at Bpifrance, which he had joined in 2009 as an Investment Manager. Olivier began his career at Pechel Industries. He is a graduate of the “Master 225” specializing in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering from Université Paris Dauphine.
David HoppenotParisSpecial AdvisorDavid HoppenotParisSpecial Advisor
Prior to co-funding CAPZA in 2004 with Christophe Karvelis-Senn, David worked at EPF Partners (Natexis Group) since 1997. He is a graduate of ESSCA and holds a Master’s in Finance from ESCP.
Lucas JacquetParisAnalystLucas JacquetParisAnalyst
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Lucas had a first experience in Investment Banking at Degroof Petercam and in Private Equity at Ardian Buyout in Paris. Lucas graduated from ESSEC.
Christophe Karvelis SennParisExecutive Chairman & FounderChristophe Karvelis SennParisExecutive Chairman & Founder
Prior to founding CAPZA in 2004, Christophe was Managing Director at ABN AMRO CAPITAL France since 1998. He previously took part in the creation of the EPF Partners fund in 1995. Christophe started his career at 3i France, which he joined in 1987, becoming an Associate Director and then Management Committee member in 1992.
Christophe graduated from Sciences Po Paris in 1984 and holds an MBA from J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Chicago.
Thomas LafougèreParisPrincipalThomas LafougèreParisPrincipal
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2016, Thomas worked at Deloitte in the Transaction Services department.
Before that, Thomas had a first experience at Morgan Stanley in the M&A team in London and at Bridgepoint in Paris.
Thomas graduated from Sciences Po Paris and holds a Master in Finance from the London School of Economics.
Roman LeynaudMunichAnalystRoman LeynaudMunichAnalyst
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Roman worked at Lyxor International Asset Management as a private debt analyst and completed internships in digital strategy consulting at Fifty-Five and in logistics at Instafreight.
Roman holds a Master of Science in Management from EM Lyon Business School.
Filippo MalattiaMilanAnalystFilippo MalattiaMilanAnalyst
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Filippo worked at BNP Paribas Corporate & Institutional Banking as a debt markets analyst intern, in addition to other working experiences in the finance industry.
Filippo Malattia holds a Master of Science in Finance from Nova School of Business and Economics and a Bachelors in Business Administration and Management from Bocconi University.
Ennis MechmetaliMunichAnalystEnnis MechmetaliMunichAnalyst
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Ennis had a first experience in M&A at PwC and Greenhill in Frankfurt as well as in Private Equity at Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) in Frankfurt.
Ennis holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration and a M.Sc. in Finance from WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management.
Clémence MegarbaneParisPrincipalClémence MegarbaneParisPrincipal
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Clémence worked at Butler Industries in the restructuring teams.
Clémence graduated from ESSEC.
Marta Merry del Val MorénesMadridSenior AssociateMarta Merry del Val MorénesMadridSenior Associate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, she worked as an Investment Associate at Oquendo Capital. She previously worked at Deloitte, as Associate in M&A Transaction Services.
Marta holds a degree in Business Administration from ICADE business school.
José Tomas MolinerMadridPartnerJosé Tomas MolinerMadridPartner
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2015, José Tomás joined and refounded iNova Capital, in 2000 he founded and led Diana Capital a medium size private equity firm.
Before that, he spent 13 years at BBVA and he developed his career in the area of Investment Banking and Investor Relations, Mergers and Acquisitions and Private Equity.
José Tomás holds a degree in Economics from the UCM and an MBA from IESE.
Oliver NellMunichFlex Equity PartnerOliver NellMunichFlex Equity Partner
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Oliver worked for a major European asset manager. Prior to that, he held positions as a Partner at Findos Investor GmbH and Management Capital Holding AG. He started his career in the private equity industry at the Swedish EQT Group.
Oliver holds a degree in industrial and business engineering from the Technical University of Kaiserslautern.
Francisco PichardoMadridAnalystFrancisco PichardoMadridAnalyst
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Francisco had a first experience in Investment Banking at AZ Capital and in Private Equity at Alantra in Madrid.
Francisco holds a degree in Business Administration from IE University.
Maxence RadixParisManaging PartnerMaxence RadixParisManaging Partner
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2005, Maxence gained initial experience in the Finance Department of Cascade Direct Inc, in Portland (USA). He was quickly promoted to the rank of Principal in 2013, Director in 2014, Partner in 2016 and Managing Partner in 2021.
Maxence was instrumental in building the Flex Equity Franchise and is also actively involved in the fundraising process of the Flex Equity strategy.
Maxence holds an International Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Market Finance from ESPEME Business School (EDHEC Group, Lille France).
Xavier RivoalParisPortfolio AnalystXavier RivoalParisPortfolio Analyst
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Xavier spent three years in the Valuation Advisory team of Duff & Phelps in Paris. Xavier is a graduate of the “Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris” and EM Lyon.
Cédric SabbahParisSenior AssociateCédric SabbahParisSenior Associate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Cédric had a a first experience in M&A at HSBC Paris and in Leveraged Finance at Credit Suisse in London.
Cédric is a graduate of HEC Paris.
Victoire SimonParisPrincipalVictoire SimonParisPrincipal
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Victoire was Investment Director at Weinberg Capital Partners.
Prior to that, she was an Investment Director at RAISE, a fund specialized in small and mid-cap companies that she joined at its creation in 2013.
She also has experience at 21 Invest and in Transaction Services at KPMG.
Victoire holds a Master’s degree in financial engineering from EM LYON Business School and graduated from Dauphine.
Laure TallonParisAssociateLaure TallonParisAssociate
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Laure had a first experience in Private Equity at Advent International in Paris.
Laure graduated from HEC Paris.
Stefano ZavattaroMilanPartnerStefano ZavattaroMilanPartner
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Stefano advised international investment houses on their Italian and European projects.
Previously, he was chosen by the French investor Siparex to launch their Italian private equity activities, before becoming Head of the Private Equity division of the Crédit Agricole Group.
He began his career as a manager for General Electric, where he participated in numerous M&A and private equity transactions within the GE Capital division.
Stefano graduated in Economics in Rome and specialized in Finance at the London Business School.