Private Debt Team
Axel AugustinParisSenior AssociateAxel AugustinParisSenior Associate@write
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.
Geert BrulotAmsterdamDirector BeneluxGeert BrulotAmsterdamDirector Benelux@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Geert held various roles at ING Bank. From 2015 to 2021, he was an Associate Director in the leveraged finance team focusing on the Dutch mid-market and was responsible for deal origination, execution and portfolio management. Before that, he was Manager of the Transaction Services team.
Geert Brulot holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam.
Arnaud CarbonneParisSenior AssociateArnaud CarbonneParisSenior Associate@write
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.
Guillaume de JonghParisManaging Partner, Co-HeadCAPZA Private DebtGuillaume de JonghParisManaging Partner, Co-Head@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2008, Guillaume de Jongh had an experience in mezzanine and debt financing at European Capital and WestLB in London. He was quickly promoted through the ranks to Principal in 2013, Partner in 2016 and Managing Partner in 2021. He was instrumental in building the Capza Private Debt franchise, and is also actively involved in the fundraising process of the private debt strategy.
Guillaume holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from the ESSEC Business School, with admission to the Private Equity Chair.
Jean-Marc FiammaParisPartner & Co-Head Private DebtJean-Marc FiammaParisPartner & Co-Head Private Debt@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Jean-Marc was a Managing Director at Ardian Private Debt in Paris. He had joined the company in 2000 to work in the Venture team. Jean-Marc began his professional career in 1998 as an Investment Manager at BNP Private Equity.
Jean-Marc holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and a DESS in Finance (Aix-Marseille University).
Gino GraffAmsterdamAssociateGino GraffAmsterdamAssociate@write
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.
Lucas JacquetParisAnalystLucas JacquetParisAnalyst@write
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.
Thomas LafougèreParisPrincipalThomas LafougèreParisPrincipal@write
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@write
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.
Ennis MechmetaliMunichAnalystEnnis MechmetaliMunichAnalyst@write
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@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Clémence worked at Butler Industries in the restructuring teams.
Clémence graduated from ESSEC.
Oriane MizrahiParisPartnerPrivate DebtOriane MizrahiParisPartner@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2016, Oriane worked at Rothschild & Cie where she was VP in the Financing Advisory team.
Before that, she was working within BNP Paribas’ structured finance department.
Oriane graduated from EDHEC Business School.
José Tomas MolinerMadridPartnerJosé Tomas MolinerMadridPartner@write
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 2016.
José Tomás has a degree in Economics from the UCM and an MBA from IESE.
Jorge Anton ApariciMadridPrincipalJorge Anton ApariciMadridPrincipal@write
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.
Marta Merry del Val MorénesMadridSenior AssociateMarta Merry del Val MorénesMadridSenior Associate@write
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.
Francisco PichardoMadridAnalystFrancisco PichardoMadridAnalyst@write
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.
Marc Fontclara BargalloMadridAnalystMarc Fontclara BargalloMadridAnalyst@write
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.
Maureen PlanchardParisPrincipalMaureen PlanchardParisPrincipal@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Maureen worked at CIC Private Debt as an Investment Associate dedicated to Mezzanine and Unitranche investments. She previously worked at Société Générale CIB in Milan, and she completed an internship at Clearwater International.
Maureen holds the “Master 225” specializing in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering from University Paris IX Dauphine.
Xavier RivoalParisPortfolio AnalystXavier RivoalParisPortfolio Analyst@write
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@write
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.
David SchulteMunichDirectorDavid SchulteMunichDirector@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, David was a Senior Vice President in the Leveraged Finance group at ING based in Frankfurt, where he focused on structuring and underwriting LBOs, refinancings, recapitalization for financial sponsors in the German speaking region. David started his career in 2010 as an Investment Banking Analyst in the Leveraged Finance & Debt Advisory team at Macquarie in London. He holds a first-class MSc degree from Cranfield School of Management and a BSc from Nuertingen-Geislingen University.
Bertram SchützMunichPrivate Debt PartnerBertram SchützMunichPrivate Debt Partner@write
Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Bertram was Managing Director at Avenue Capital Group since 2007.
Bertram started his career in 1995 as a Credit Officer for the French subsidiary of HVB/Vereinsbank Group, and became Managing Director in 1998, in charge of managing the LBO portfolio.
Laure TallonParisAssociateLaure TallonParisAssociate@write
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 ZavattaroMilanHead of Italian OfficeStefano ZavattaroMilanHead of Italian Office@write
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.
Tommaso GallettaMilanSenior AssociateTommaso GallettaMilanSenior Associate@write
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).
Filippo MalattiaMilanAnalystFilippo MalattiaMilanAnalyst@write
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.
Audrey ZeitounParisSenior AssociateAudrey ZeitounParisSenior Associate@write
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.