Teams

CAPZA is organised into four regional teams based in Paris, Munich, Milan, Madrid and Amsterdam in order to generate attractive investments opportunities across continental Europe.

  • Marcia Aleixo
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Artemid SAS
    Marcia Aleixo
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Marcia worked as Assistant Manager in Transaction Services – Mid & Large Cap at KPMG.

    Before that she worked as a financial analyst at Accuracy and at Natixis as a structured finance analyst.

    Marcia holds a Master’s degree in Finance, which she obtained at ESCP Europe.

  • Dr. Stefan Arneth
    Munich
    Head of Sales DACH region
    Dr. Stefan Arneth
    Munich
    Head of Sales DACH region
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Stefan has spent most of his career as Head of Institutional Clients at MEAG, the asset manager of Munich Re and ERGO. Stefan holds a degree in business administration and a doctorate in finance from University Erlangen-Nuremberg. He is also a CFA Charter-holder.

  • Axel Augustin
    Axel Augustin
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Axel Augustin
    Axel Augustin
    Paris
    Senior 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.

  • Guillaume Basquin
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Guillaume Basquin
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Guillaume was a Partner at 3i in Paris since 2006. Previously, he worked at PwC Transaction Services and in Leverage Finance at Société Générale in New York. Guillaume gratuated from ENSAM and ESCP.

  • Oumaima Bel Askri
    Oumaïma Bel Askri
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Oumaima Bel Askri
    Oumaïma Bel Askri
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Oumaïma worked at Bluester Capital (formerly Parvilla) as a fund financial controller. She started her career in 2015 at KPMG where she worked as a Financial Auditor specialized in funds and management companies auditing. Oumaïma holds a Master’s degree in Audit and Financial Control from IESEG School of Management.

  • Fabien Bernez
    Fabien Bernez
    Paris
    Partner
    Flex Equity
    Fabien Bernez
    Fabien Bernez
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    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.

  • Lucie Besset
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Lucie Besset
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Lucie worked as an analyst at Athos Partners, a Private Equity placement agent. Lucie graduated from EDHEC Business School.

  • Emmanuel Bonnaud
    Emmanuel Bonnaud
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Emmanuel Bonnaud
    Emmanuel Bonnaud
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Emmanuel managed the “Corporate Performance” practice of KPMG and Roland Berger in Paris. He has more than 20 years of experience in special situations.
    Emmanuel graduated from Sciences Po. He also holds a MBA of HEC and a Master’s Degree in Law.

  • Marion de Bonneville
    Paris
    Director
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Marion de Bonneville
    Paris
    Director
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Marion worked as a Principal at Pechel in Paris since 2012. Before that, she worked at NextStage as an Associate. Marion is a graduate of ESSEC.

  • Bruno Bonnin
    Bruno Bonnin
    Paris
    Partner
    Flex Equity
    Bruno Bonnin
    Bruno Bonnin
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    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.

  • Gwenaelle boucly
    Gwenaëlle Boucly
    Paris
    Head of Marketing and Communication
    Gwenaelle boucly
    Gwenaëlle Boucly
    Paris
    Head of Marketing and Communication
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Gwenaëlle worked at AXA Investment Managers in Paris where she held various positions: fund range Manager, Head of market intelligence & product marketing and Head of marketing France. Prior to that, she worked in the London office within the hedge fund product specialist team. Gwenaëlle graduated from HEC Paris in 2002.

  • Maxime Bridlance
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Maxime Bridlance
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2019, Maxime worked 5 years at Perceva. Maxime graduated from the ESSEC Group.

  • Valentine Brisac
    Valentine Brisac
    Paris
    Head of Compliance & Chief Risk Officer
    Valentine Brisac
    Valentine Brisac
    Paris
    Head of Compliance & Chief Risk Officer
    @write

    Valentine began her career in Equity Sales at Oddo Securities. In 2012, she joined the Asset Management Department of the French “Autorité des Marchés Financiers”, first as an analyst and then as portfolio manager, before joining CAPZA in September 2017. Valentine holds a Master 1 in Finance from the Université Paris-Dauphine and a Master 2 in Currency, Banking and Finance from the Université Panthéon-Sorbonne.

  • Geert Brulot
    Amsterdam
    Director Benelux
    Geert Brulot
    Amsterdam
    Director 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.

  • Johanna Buckley
    Paris
    Compliance and Risk Officer
    Johanna Buckley
    Paris
    Compliance and Risk Officer
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Johanna worked in compliance at Five Arrows Managers – Rothschild and Co and completed an internship in the financial security department of Natixis.
    Johanna holds a Master 2 in Business, Tax & Financial Market Law from the University of Paris Saclay and a Master 2 in Criminal Financial Law from the University of CY Cergy Paris.

  • Arnaud Carbonne
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Paris
    Senior 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.

  • Thibault Chatagnon
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Thibault Chatagnon
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Thibault was a Principal at Creadev since 2017. Before that, he was an Associate at AXIO Capital.
    Thibault is a graduate of Audencia.

  • Jérémy Chetrit
    Paris
    Analyst
    Jérémy Chetrit
    Paris
    Analyst
    @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.

  • Frédéric Chiche
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid Market
    Frédéric Chiche
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Frédéric worked for 4 years at 3i in Paris as Partner. Before that, he 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.
    Frédéric graduated from Telecom Paris and HEC.

  • Alexis Childs
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Alexis Childs
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Alexis was an Analyst at Time for Growth since 2018. He started his carrier at TMB Finance in 2016. Alexis holds a MSc in Management from EM Lyon Business School.

  • Benoit Choppin
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    Benoit Choppin
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    @write

    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).

  • Hans Cueff
    Paris
    Head of Middle Office
    Flex Equity
    Hans Cueff
    Paris
    Head of Middle Office
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Hans worked as a fund operations analyst at Tikehau Capital. Before that, he worked as a financial controller at Idinvest Partners between 2015 and 2018.
    Hans Cueff is a graduate of the Institut Supérieur de Commerce (ISC) in Paris, specializing in finance.

  • Jean-Luc Cyrot
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Jean-Luc Cyrot
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Jean-Luc was Managing Partner of Time for Growth, an investment company he co-founded in 2009. Before that, Jean-Luc worked at Arthur D Little as Partner in charge of the TMT department. Jean-Luc teaches at ParisTech and Paris la Sorbonne. He is a graduate of ENSTA ParisTech and also co-founded a digital entrepreneur club in Paris region, “Meudon Valley”.

  • Erica Dan
    Paris
    Institutional Investor Relations APAC
    Erica Dan
    Paris
    Institutional Investor Relations APAC
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Erica worked at UBS in Tokyo, London, and Singapore as Institutional Sales. She covered institutional investors in Asia and Europe in both Equities Advisory and FX Prime Brokerage.

    Erica holds a master’s degree in International Marketing and Business Development from Skema Business School in Paris, and a bachelor’s degree in Business from Keio University in Tokyo.

  • Henri de Bodinat
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Henri de Bodinat
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Henri was President of Time for Growth, an investment company he co-founded in 2009. Before that, Henri occupied several senior executive positions, including Managing Director of Saatchi & Saatchi, CEO of Sony Music France, Vice President Europe of Sony Software and Managing Director of Club Méditerranée. Henri also co-founded the “Actuel” newspaper and the radio stations “Chérie FM” and “Radio Nova”, and was Vice-President at Arthur D. Little, where he worked for four years. Henri is a graduate of HEC, Sciences Po and Harvard Business School.

  • Guillaume de Jongh
    Paris
    Managing Partner, Co-Head
    CAPZA Private Debt
    Guillaume de Jongh
    Paris
    Managing 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.

  • Benedicte de Tissot
    Bénédicte de Tissot
    Paris
    CFO
    Benedicte de Tissot
    Bénédicte de Tissot
    Paris
    CFO
    @write

    Bénédicte joined CDC Marchés in 1996, working on the installation of information systems. In 1999, she became CFO of BBS finance, a position which she has occupied at CAPZA since 2005. She holds a degree in International Management from the MBA Institute in Paris.

  • Timothée Dor
    Paris
    Product Manager
    Timothée Dor
    Paris
    Product Manager
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Timothée began his career in 2017 at La Française Group, first as a RFP Manager specialised in Real Estate and then in Securities.
    Timothée holds a master degree in Real Estate and Wealth Management from Neoma Bussiness School.

  • Matthieu Dordolo
    Paris
    Partner & Head of CAPZA Growth Tech
    Matthieu Dordolo
    Paris
    Partner & Head of CAPZA Growth Tech
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Matthieu was a Partner at Raise. Previously, Matthieu held various positions in the new technologies industry, including at Microsoft and was a professor at Paris Dauphine University. Matthieu is a graduate of SUPINFO.

  • Farah Fehaili
    Paris
    Institutional Investor Relations
    Farah Fehaili
    Paris
    Institutional Investor Relations
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Farah was a Business Development Manager at Metropole Gestion since 2018. Before that, Farah was an RFP manager at Edmond de Rothschild AM. She holds a Master’s degree in Market Finance and International Management from Neoma Business School and an MBA from Pacific Lutheran University in Seattle, USA.

  • Jean Marc Fiamma
    Jean-Marc Fiamma
    Paris
    Partner & Co-Head Private Debt
    Jean Marc Fiamma
    Jean-Marc Fiamma
    Paris
    Partner & 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).

  • Stéphanie Frachet
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Stéphanie Frachet
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA, Stéphanie worked for 13 years at Bpifrance in Paris as a Managing Director. Prior to that, Stéphanie spent 3 years in investment banking (SGCIB), and 7 years in audit and transaction services at EY and PwC in Paris.

    She has led more than 20 transactions over the last 10 years, most of them in the industry and business services sector, including Paprec, the French leader in recycling and waste recovery, Sabena Technics, the French independent leader in aeronautical maintenance, Sulo, a European supplier of sorting and recycling equipment, Verallia, the world leader in glass packaging for beverages and food products, Diot-Siaci, the European leader in insurance brokerage, and Valeo, a global automotive equipment supplier.

    Stéphanie is a graduate of ESSEC.

  • Jess Wizman
    Paris
    Director
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Jess Wizman
    Paris
    Director
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Jess worked as an Investment Director at Omnes Capital in Paris. His experience includes investments in the healthcare, business services and consulting sectors.

    From 2011 to 2015, he worked in M&A at Morgan Stanley in Paris and London.

    Jess is graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique and holds a Master degree from HEC Paris.

  • Antoine Forgeard
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Antoine Forgeard
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Antoine was an Associate at Argos Wityu since 2017. He started his private equity career at Astorg, and also has M&A experience at Linkers.
    Antoine holds a master’s degree from Paris Dauphine in Corporate finance and Financial Engineering (Master 225).

  • Nils Poinot
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Nils Poinot
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, he worked as an Investment Manager at H.I.G. Capital in Paris. He had previously completed internships at Deutsche Bank, HIG Capital and Canaccord Genuity.

    Nils is graduated from ESCP Europe and holds a Magister of Finance from Paris 1 Pantheon – Sorbonne University.

  • Benoit Franchet
    Benoit Franchet
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Benoit Franchet
    Benoit Franchet
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Benoit worked for 11 years at NIBC Bank in London. He started his career at BNP in Tokyo in 2002 and then spent 3 years at KPMG Restructuring in Paris.
    Benoit graduated from Audencia Nantes.

  • Tatiana Gagey
    Paris
    Associate
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Tatiana Gagey
    Paris
    Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Tatiana worked as a Private Equity Analyst at Latour Capital. Before that, she did an internship at Ba&sh as a Financial and Business Analyst and at Pechel Industries Partenaires as a Private Equity Analyst.
    Tatiana holds a Master degree from HEC Paris.

  • Celine Gainet
    Céline Gainet
    Paris
    General Counsel
    Celine Gainet
    Céline Gainet
    Paris
    General Counsel
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Celine has practiced for 10 years in Tier 1 U.S. ranking law firms (Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP).
    Associate professor at Sorbonne University, she is also the Founder and President of the UCLA Club of France.
    Celine is a graduate of UCLA Law School (Master of Laws) and the Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Ph.D. in Finance, Master in Corporate and Tax Law, Master in Business Economics in partnership with HEC business school).

  • Tommaso Galletta
    Milan
    Senior Associate
    Tommaso Galletta
    Milan
    Senior 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).

  • Jeanne Gary
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Jeanne Gary
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2019, Jeanne spent 5 years in M&A consulting at Adviso Partners and then at Nomura France.
    Jeanne graduated from Université Paris Dauphine and McGill University (Montreal, Canada).

  • Aurore Gauffre
    Paris
    Head of Sustainability & Impact
    Aurore Gauffre
    Paris
    Head of Sustainability & Impact
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Aurore was Head of Investments at the French Insurance Federation (FFA) since 2017. Previously, she was M&A Director at ATFIS, and Trader at BNP Paribas. Aurore also teaches sustainable finance at Sciences Po.
    She holds a Master’s degree in international finance from HEC Paris and a Master’s degree in civil engineering from ESTP.

  • Hasnaa Gharbi
    Hasnaa Gharbi
    Paris
    Head of Middle Office Private Debt
    Hasnaa Gharbi
    Hasnaa Gharbi
    Paris
    Head of Middle Office Private Debt
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2019, Hasnaa worked at Ardian as a Finance Officer, responsible for the financial and operational management of Mid-Market funds. Before that, she worked at PwC as an Auditor specialized in private equity funds and management companies. She is a graduate of University Paris-Dauphine.

  • Jérôme Girszyn
    Paris
    Associated Partner*
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Jérôme Girszyn
    Paris
    Associated Partner*
    @write

    Jérôme has been investing for 25 years in SMEs in special or complex situations, first as a Partner of the private equity firm 3i, then on behalf of family offices such as Platina Equity Solutions. Today, he advises private investors and the governance of family businesses undergoing transformation. Jérôme graduated from HEC and started his career at Arthur Andersen Restructuring.

     

    * Jérôme advises Transition via Tradefive, a company registered with ORIAS as CIF and MOBSP under the number 20001896.

  • Gino Graff
    Amsterdam
    Associate
    Gino Graff
    Amsterdam
    Associate
    @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.

  • Fanny Grasset
    Paris
    Legal Associate
    Fanny Grasset
    Paris
    Legal Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Fanny was an Associate at Linklaters LLP (Investment Funds and Tax Practice). She previously was an Attorney at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP.
    Fanny holds a Master’s Degree in Business and Tax Law from Université Paris 2, a Master’s Degree in Business Law from Université Paris I Panthéon Sorbonne, and a MCs in Management from ESSEC Business School.

  • Louise Gros
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Louise Gros
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Louise was an Investment Manager at Ardian Growth, which she joined in 2017 as an Associate. Louise started her career at Deloitte, in the M&A Transaction Services department.
    Louise graduated from ESSEC Business School, and she holds a Master’s degree in Management Sciences, specialising in Corporate Finance.

  • Olivier Guine
    Paris
    Director
    Olivier Guine
    Paris
    Director
    @write

    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
    @write

    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.

  • Raphaël Horreard
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Raphaël Horreard
    Paris
    Partner
    @write

    Raphaël joined CAPZA in 2020, as the company merged with Time For Growth, an investment company specialized in Growth Tech. He joined Time for Growth in 2015 and was promoted to Partner in 2019. Raphaël started his carrier at EY as an auditor in early 2009 before joining their Transaction Advisory Services team in early 2011, where he became manager in 2013. During his tenure at EY, he worked on a wide variety of deals, with a focus on M&A Transaction and Restructuring Advisory projects. His main clients were private equity firms and industrial corporates. Whilst at EY, Raphaël oversaw new recruitments in the TAS departments, along with the talent management follow-ups of analysts and associates. Raphaël graduated from EDHEC.

  • Lucas Jacquet
    Paris
    Analyst
    Lucas Jacquet
    Paris
    Analyst
    @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.

  • Ricard Janson
    Milan
    Institutional Investor Relations Nordics
    Ricard Janson
    Milan
    Institutional Investor Relations Nordics
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Ricard was a Sales Director at BlueBay Asset Management in London. Before that, he was an Associate at Lombard Odier Investment Managers, also in London. Ricard started his career at Svenska Handelsbanken in Sweden after his business studies at Lund University.

  • Jessy Jerome
    Paris
    Head of Human Ressources
    Jessy Jerome
    Paris
    Head of Human Ressources
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Jessy spent 9 years at Covivio where she successively held the positions of Human Resources Manager, Competency Development Manager and HR Business Partner.

    Jessy holds a Master’s degree in HR Management in multinational firms from IAE Gustave Eiffel and she is MBTI certified since 2015.

  • Caroline Karpiel
    Caroline Karpiel
    Paris
    Head of Communications
    Caroline Karpiel
    Caroline Karpiel
    Paris
    Head of Communications
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Caroline was Head of digital marketing at ODDO BHF Asset Management. Before that she worked as a communications project manager.
    Caroline holds a Master’s Degree in Communications from the CELSA Sorbonne Université.

  • Christophe Karvelis
    Christophe Karvelis Senn
    Paris
    Executive Chairman & Founder
    Christophe Karvelis
    Christophe Karvelis Senn
    Paris
    Executive Chairman & Founder
    @write

    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.

  • Constantin Kryvian
    Constantin Kryvian
    Paris
    Director
    Artemid SAS
    Constantin Kryvian
    Constantin Kryvian
    Paris
    Director
    @write

    Prior to joining Artemid in 2016, Constantin worked at Crédit Agricole Ile-de-France’s Structured Finance Department.
    Constantin began his career as a M&A advisor at Crédit Agricole CIB and then at Goetz Partners Corporate Finance.
    Constantin holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Management Control from the University of Paris-Dauphine.

  • Thomas Lafougere
    Thomas Lafougère
    Paris
    Principal
    Thomas Lafougere
    Thomas Lafougère
    Paris
    Principal
    @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 Leynaud
    Munich
    Analyst
    Roman Leynaud
    Munich
    Analyst
    @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.

  • Laure Mahé
    Paris
    Senior Product Manager
    Laure Mahé
    Paris
    Senior Product Manager
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Laure worked at Allianz Global Investors as RFP Specialist. Prior to that, she worked at HSBC Global Asset Management as RFP Specialist as well. Laure holds a Master’s Degree from Neoma Business School.

  • Filippo Malattia
    Milan
    Analyst
    Filippo Malattia
    Milan
    Analyst
    @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.

  • Sylvie Mazouz
    Paris
    Office Manager
    Sylvie Mazouz
    Paris
    Office Manager
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Sylvie worked at International Consulting Firms (Gartner, The Capital Markets Company) as Operations and Office Manager.

  • Ennis-Mechmetali
    Ennis Mechmetali
    Munich
    Analyst
    Ennis-Mechmetali
    Ennis Mechmetali
    Munich
    Analyst
    @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.

  • Clemence Megarbane
    Clémence Megarbane
    Paris
    Principal
    Clemence Megarbane
    Clémence Megarbane
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

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

  • Thomas Meurisse
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Thomas Meurisse
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Thomas worked at EY in the M&A Special situations team. Previously, he held various internship positions at UI Gestion and Perceva. Thomas graduated from Paris Dauphine University, Master 225 – Corporate Finance & Financial Engineering.

  • Oriane Mizrahi
    Oriane Mizrahi
    Paris
    Partner
    Private Debt
    Oriane Mizrahi
    Oriane Mizrahi
    Paris
    Partner
    @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.

  • Jose Tomas Moliner
    José Tomas Moliner
    Madrid
    Partner
    Jose Tomas Moliner
    José Tomas Moliner
    Madrid
    Partner
    @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
    Jorge Anton Aparici
    Madrid
    Principal
    Jorge Anton
    Jorge Anton Aparici
    Madrid
    Principal
    @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 Morénes
    Madrid
    Senior Associate
    Marta Merry del Val Morénes
    Madrid
    Senior 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 Pichardo
    Madrid
    Analyst
    Francisco Pichardo
    Madrid
    Analyst
    @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 Bargallo
    Madrid
    Analyst
    Marc Fontclara Bargallo
    Madrid
    Analyst
    @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.

  • Oliver Nell
    Munich
    Flex Equity Partner
    Oliver Nell
    Munich
    Flex Equity Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Oliver worked for a major European asset manager. Prior to that, he held positions as an Associate 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.

  • Roxane Pauquet
    Paris
    Associate
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Roxane Pauquet
    Paris
    Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Roxane worked at EY in Transaction Services. She had previously completed internships at Perceva and Florac Investissement. Roxane graduated from EDHEC.

  • Maureen Planchard
    Paris
    Principal
    Maureen Planchard
    Paris
    Principal
    @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.

  • Sebastian Polania
    Paris
    Marketing Analyst
    Sebastian Polania
    Paris
    Marketing Analyst
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021 as full-time employee, Sebastian was a former intern in the marketing-product team. Before that, he was an intern at Amundi Asset Management, where he worked as a Fixed Income Investment Specialist. Sebastian holds a Master’s degree from NEOMA Business School in Corporate Finance and a Bachelor’s Degree from Universidad Externado de Colombia in Finance and Foreign Affairs.

  • Maxence Radix
    Maxence Radix
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    Maxence Radix
    Maxence Radix
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    @write

    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).

  • Valerie Rivemales
    Valérie Rivemales
    Paris
    Executive Assistant
    Valerie Rivemales
    Valérie Rivemales
    Paris
    Executive Assistant
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Valérie has carried a few long assignments in renowned groups such as Iba-Cadum, Fnac, Sanofi-Aventis…
    Valérie started her career as an executive assistant working at the French Embassy in Riyadh.
    Valérie holds a postgraduate degree in international commerce (ESC Troyes).

  • Xavier Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio Analyst
    Xavier Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio 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.

  • Cyril Roblin
    Paris
    Director
    Artemid SAS
    Cyril Roblin
    Paris
    Director
    @write

    Cyril began his career in the Coverage and then Strategic and Acquisition Financing departments of Société Générale. After an experience at Ardian Private Debt, he joined the investment bank Aforge Degroof Finance in 2011 where he was mainly involved in small & mid cap M&A transactions. He joined Artemid in 2014. Cyril holds a Master’s degree in Investment Banking and Markets from the University of Paris-Dauphine.

  • Cédric Sabbah
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Cédric Sabbah
    Paris
    Senior 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 Schulte
    Munich
    Director
    David Schulte
    Munich
    Director
    @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 Schuetz
    Bertram Schütz
    Munich
    Private Debt Partner
    Bertram Schuetz
    Bertram Schütz
    Munich
    Private Debt Partner
    @write

    Prior to joinin 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.

  • Annie Laure Servel
    Annie-Laure Servel
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    Artemid SAS
    Annie Laure Servel
    Annie-Laure Servel
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2015, Annie-Laure headed the CACIB corporate structured finance and LBO team, and before that she was Co-Head of the CACIB ETI LBO team.
    Annie-Laure began her career at the Roullier group in 1992, where she held treasury responsibilities at the Timac subsidiary and then at the CFPR holding company.
    In 2001, she joined Calyon as Senior Banker and then as Head of Structured Finance and LBOs from 2007 to 2009.
    Annie-Laure holds a DESS in Corporate Finance from the University of Rennes.

  • Victoire Simon
    Paris
    Principal
    Victoire Simon
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

    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
    @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.

  • Philippe Tran
    Paris
    Data Manager
    Philippe Tran
    Paris
    Data Manager
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Philippe worked as IT Manager at Access Capital Partners. He previously worked at eFront where he was Senior BI consultant.
    Philippe holds an Engineer’s Degree in Business Intelligence from the EISTI.

  • Tana Vong
    Paris
    Financial Manager
    Tana Vong
    Paris
    Financial Manager
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Tana worked at EY as a Senior Manager. Tana also worked at The World Bank as a Financial Analyst. He worked in the European Central Bank as a Research Analyst.

    Tana Vong holds a MBA from HEC Paris, he’s also a CFA Charterholder and has a Master of Science in Finance from Toulouse 1 Capitole University.

  • Yang Yu
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Yang Yu
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Yang worked at Cathay Capital Private Equity as a middle officer of Midcap Funds.
    Yang began her career at CACEIS, depository bank of the Credit Agricole Group, in 2013. She started as a Data Administrator, then as a Fund Accountant, later after as a Middle Officer and Business Support of private equity funds.
    Yang holds a Master’s degree in Finance and International Banking from NEOMA Business School.

  • Mariama Jassigui
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Mariama Jassigui
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA, she worked 6 years at Axio Capital where she became Principal in February 2021. Before that she worked in NextStage AM and at BTP Banque, Groupe Crédit Coopératif as a Capital Venture analyst.

    Mariama holds a Master in International Financial Analysis from Neoma Business School and a Master Degree in Corporate Treasury.

  • Stefano Zavattaro
    Milan
    Head of Italian Office
    Stefano Zavattaro
    Milan
    Head 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.

  • Audrey Zeitoun
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    Audrey Zeitoun
    Paris
    Senior 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.

  • Mathieu Latta
    Paris
    Associate
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Mathieu Latta
    Paris
    Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Mathieu worked at Time for Growth in Paris in Private Equity. Before that, he had a first experience in Financial Audit at Mazars.
    Mathieu is a graduate of ESTP Paris, the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and holds as well a Master in Management from ESSEC.

  • Marie Pesnel
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Marie Pesnel
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Marie was a Senior Associate at Time for Growth. Prior to that, she worked in transaction advisory services at EY and then became a senior consultant.

    Marie holds a MSc in Strategy, Consulting and Business Intelligence from EDHEC Business School.

  • Annie Laure Servel
    Annie-Laure Servel
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    Artemid SAS
    Annie Laure Servel
    Annie-Laure Servel
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2015, Annie-Laure headed the CACIB corporate structured finance and LBO team, and before that she was Co-Head of the CACIB ETI LBO team.
    Annie-Laure began her career at the Roullier group in 1992, where she held treasury responsibilities at the Timac subsidiary and then at the CFPR holding company.
    In 2001, she joined Calyon as Senior Banker and then as Head of Structured Finance and LBOs from 2007 to 2009.
    Annie-Laure holds a DESS in Corporate Finance from the University of Rennes.

  • Victoire Simon
    Paris
    Principal
    Victoire Simon
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

    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
    @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.

  • Philippe Tran
    Paris
    Data Manager
    Philippe Tran
    Paris
    Data Manager
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Philippe worked as IT Manager at Access Capital Partners. He previously worked at eFront where he was Senior BI consultant.
    Philippe holds an Engineer’s Degree in Business Intelligence from the EISTI.

  • Tana Vong
    Paris
    Financial Manager
    Tana Vong
    Paris
    Financial Manager
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Tana worked at EY as a Senior Manager. Tana also worked at The World Bank as a Financial Analyst. He worked in the European Central Bank as a Research Analyst.

    Tana Vong holds a MBA from HEC Paris, he’s also a CFA Charterholder and has a Master of Science in Finance from Toulouse 1 Capitole University.

  • Yang Yu
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Yang Yu
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Yang worked at Cathay Capital Private Equity as a middle officer of Midcap Funds.
    Yang began her career at CACEIS, depository bank of the Credit Agricole Group, in 2013. She started as a Data Administrator, then as a Fund Accountant, later after as a Middle Officer and Business Support of private equity funds.
    Yang holds a Master’s degree in Finance and International Banking from NEOMA Business School.

  • Mariama Jassigui
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Mariama Jassigui
    Paris
    Principal
    @write

    Prior to joining CAPZA, she worked 6 years at Axio Capital where she became Principal in February 2021. Before that she worked in NextStage AM and at BTP Banque, Groupe Crédit Coopératif as a Capital Venture analyst.

    Mariama holds a Master in International Financial Analysis from Neoma Business School and a Master Degree in Corporate Treasury.

  • Stefano Zavattaro
    Milan
    Head of Italian Office
    Stefano Zavattaro
    Milan
    Head 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.

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