Team Flex Equity

  • Jorge Anton Aparici
    Madrid
    Principal
    Jorge Anton Aparici
    Madrid
    Principal

    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 Augustin
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Axel Augustin
    Paris
    Senior 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 Azria
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Audrey Azria
    Paris
    Senior 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 Bernez
    Paris
    Partner
    Flex Equity
    Fabien Bernez
    Paris
    Partner

    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 Carbonne
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Paris
    Senior 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 Chetrit
    Paris
    Analyst
    Jérémy Chetrit
    Paris
    Analyst
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    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 Choppin
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    Benoit Choppin
    Paris
    Managing 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 Bargallo
    Madrid
    Analyst
    Marc Fontclara Bargallo
    Madrid
    Analyst

    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 Galletta
    Milan
    Senior Associate
    Tommaso Galletta
    Milan
    Senior 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 Graff
    Amsterdam
    Associate
    Gino Graff
    Amsterdam
    Associate

    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 Guine
    Paris
    Director
    Olivier Guine
    Paris
    Director

    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 Hoppenot
    David Hoppenot
    Paris
    Special Advisor
    David Hoppenot
    David Hoppenot
    Paris
    Special 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 Jacquet
    Paris
    Analyst
    Lucas Jacquet
    Paris
    Analyst

    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 Senn
    Paris
    Executive Chairman & Founder
    Christophe Karvelis Senn
    Paris
    Executive 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 Lafougère
    Paris
    Principal
    Thomas Lafougère
    Paris
    Principal

    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 Leynaud
    Munich
    Analyst
    Roman Leynaud
    Munich
    Analyst

    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 Malattia
    Milan
    Analyst
    Filippo Malattia
    Milan
    Analyst

    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 Mechmetali
    Munich
    Analyst
    Ennis Mechmetali
    Munich
    Analyst

    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 Megarbane
    Paris
    Principal
    Clémence Megarbane
    Paris
    Principal

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Clémence worked at Butler Industries in the restructuring teams.
    Clémence graduated from ESSEC.

  • Marta Merry del Val Morénes
    Madrid
    Senior Associate
    Marta Merry del Val Morénes
    Madrid
    Senior 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 Moliner
    Madrid
    Partner
    José Tomas Moliner
    Madrid
    Partner

    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 Nell
    Munich
    Flex Equity Partner
    Oliver Nell
    Munich
    Flex 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 Pichardo
    Madrid
    Analyst
    Francisco Pichardo
    Madrid
    Analyst

    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 Radix
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    Maxence Radix
    Paris
    Managing 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 Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio Analyst
    Xavier Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio 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 Sabbah
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Cédric Sabbah
    Paris
    Senior 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 Simon
    Paris
    Principal
    Victoire Simon
    Paris
    Principal

    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 Tallon
    Paris
    Associate
    Laure Tallon
    Paris
    Associate

    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 Zavattaro
    Milan
    Partner
    Stefano Zavattaro
    Milan
    Partner

    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.