Teams

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

  • Adeline Acar
    Paris
    Executive Assistante & Office Manager
    Adeline Acar
    Paris
    Executive Assistante & Office Manager

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Adeline has developed skills as an executive assistant and office manager within a financial holding. Before that, she had several experiences in 4 star hotels in reception and in revenue management and.

    Adeline holds a degree in hospitality management from the University Panthéon-Sorbonne Paris 1.

  • Lydia Akhrouf
    Paris
    Communications Officer
    Lydia Akhrouf
    Paris
    Communications Officer

    Prior to joining CAPZA, Lydia worked at BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions as an Assistant Manager Markets and Partnerships. Before that, she worked at Bleu Dalcans as Sales Assistant Intern and at Oxyl as Junior Sales Intern.

    Lydia holds a Master in Management Programme Grande Ecole from EM Normandie.

  • 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
    Principal
    Axel Augustin
    Paris
    Principal

    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.

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

    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.

  • Oriane Benveniste Profichet
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Oriane Benveniste Profichet
    Paris
    Partner

    Prior to joining CAPZA in October 2022, Oriane was an Senior Director at Cambon Partners. Over the last 12 years, she has worked on more than 40 transactions in various tech sectors (BtoB services, digital, marketing, data, software, Deeptech, e-commerce). Prior to that, she worked in the M&A divisions of Edmond de Rothschild and Crédit Agricole CIB.
    Oriane started her career as a financial analyst in the IM audit department of PwC and in the Finance Department of Solidworks in Boston.

    Oriane holds a master’s degree in finance from Neoma Business School.

  • Fanny Berdous
    Paris
    Human Resources Manager
    Fanny Berdous
    Paris
    Human Resources Manager

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Fanny worked at Albéa as a Junior HR Business Partner as a former apprentice and as a full-time employee. Before that, she worked at MBDA as an HR Assistant Apprentice.

    Fanny holds a Master’s Degree on MBA Humans Resources Management from MBA ESG, a European Master’s in Human Resources Management from ENACO Excellence and a Professional Degree in HRM professions from University of 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.

  • Lucie Besset
    Paris
    Senior Financial Controller
    Lucie Besset
    Paris
    Senior Financial Controller

    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
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Emmanuel Bonnaud
    Paris
    Managing Partner

    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 Strategic consulting.

    Emmanuel graduated from Sciences Po. He also holds a MBA of HEC and a Master’s Degree in Law.

  • Valentine Bonnet
    Paris
    Analyst
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Valentine Bonnet
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA, Valentine worked at IDI as a Private Equity Analyst and at Investir&+ as a Venture Capital Analyst Intern, she also worked at Mirova as a Private Equity Analyst Intern.

    Valentine holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering (Master 225) from Université Paris-Dauphine.

  • Gwenaëlle Boucly
    Paris
    Head of Marketing and Communication
    Gwenaëlle Boucly
    Paris
    Head of Marketing and Communication

    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

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2019, Maxime worked 5 years in a private equity fund.

    Maxime graduated from the ESSEC Group.

  • Geert Brulot
    Amsterdam
    Director Benelux
    Geert Brulot
    Amsterdam
    Director Benelux

    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.

  • Philippe Caillaud
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Philippe Caillaud
    Paris
    Financial Controller

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Philippe worked as a Financial Controller at Eurazeo, a Private Equity Firm.  He previously worked at KPMG as an auditor.

    Phillipe graduated from ESCE International Business School.

  • Arnaud Carbonne
    Paris
    Principal
    Arnaud Carbonne
    Paris
    Principal

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2018, Arnaud worked at Ardian in Private Debt. Arnaud Carbonne holds a Master’s Degree from ESSEC Business School.

  • Quentin Carlier
    Paris
    Financial Controller junior
    Quentin Carlier
    Paris
    Financial Controller junior

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Quentin worked at AEW Asset Management as a Fund Controller in charge of the financial and administrative management of investment funds. Quentin also worked at EQUIDEALS, as an analyst.

    Quentin holds a Master in Management from IESEG Business School.

  • Carla Cerdan
    Paris
    Analyst
    Carla Cerdan
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA, Carla worked at Perella Weinberg Partners as an Investment Banking Analyst Intern. Before that, she worked at Abénex as a Private Equity Analyst Intern and at Scalene Partners as a M&A Analyst Intern.

    Carla holds a Master’s Degree in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering (Master 225) from Université Paris-Dauphine.

  • Thibault Chatagnon
    Paris
    Director
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Thibault Chatagnon
    Paris
    Director

    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

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, 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

    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

    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

    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).

  • Alvaro Correas
    Madrid
    Business development and investor relations
    Iberia
    Alvaro Correas
    Madrid
    Business development and investor relations

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Alvaro spent 6 years in the business development team of Alantra Asset Management where he was involved in the fundraising and investor relations activities. Before that, he worked in the Sales and Business Development team for the Iberian region at HSBC Global Asset Management.

    Alvaro holds an MSc in Business Consulting and a BSc in Finance and Accounting from the University Carlos III of Madrid.

  • David Cristea
    Paris
    Principal
    Artemid SAS
    David Cristea
    Paris
    Principal

    Prior to joining Artemid in 2022, he worked at Bpifrance Investissement as a Senior Investment Manager in the Private Debt and Mezzanine Team. David started his career at Ernst & Young in the Transaction Advisory Services department.

    David holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from ESTACA and a Master’s Degree in Finance from ESSEC Business School.

  • Hans Cueff
    Paris
    Head of Middle Office
    Private Equity
    Hans Cueff
    Paris
    Head of Middle Office

    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

    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
    Asia
    Erica Dan
    Paris
    Institutional Investor Relations

    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.

  • Ombeline Danjoux
    Paris
    Analyst
    Ombeline Danjoux
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2024, Ombeline held multiple positions as a Private Equity and Private Debt Analyst Intern at Cinven, Partners Group and Rothschild & Co – Five Arrows Principal Investments. She also worked BNP Paribas CIB in the Capital Product Team as an intern and at EY France as a Transaction Services Intern.

    Ombeline holds a Master in Management from ESCP Business School and a Bachelors degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from Sorbonne University.

  • Henri de Bodinat
    Paris
    Senior Advisor
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Henri de Bodinat
    Paris
    Senior Advisor

    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.

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

    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.

  • Guillaume de Jongh
    Paris
    Managing Partner
    Guillaume de Jongh
    Paris
    Managing Partner

    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.

  • Bénédicte de Tissot
    Paris
    CFO
    Bénédicte de Tissot
    Paris
    CFO

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2005, Bénédicte was CFO at BBS Finance. Prior to that, she was involved in the implementation of information systems at CDC Marchés.

    Bénédicte obtained a degree in International Management from MBA Institute in Paris.

  • Astrid Delanoë
    Paris
    Human Resources Director
    Astrid Delanoë
    Paris
    Human Resources Director

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Astrid worked at Comgest (independent asset manager) for 7 years as the Head of the Human Resources Department. Prior to that, Astrid had multiple experiences in the asset management, consulting and corporate industries, working as Head and Manager of the HR Department at BNP Paribas, Ineum Consulting (ex Deloitte) and RATP.

    Astrid holds an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe, a Master’s Degree in Human Resources “Audit and HR Management” from Institut Supérieur du Commerce de Paris and a Literature Degree from Sorbonne University.

  • Solenn Deluche
    Paris
    Sustainability & Impact Analyst
    Solenn Deluche
    Paris
    Sustainability & Impact Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA as a full-time employee in 2024, Solenn was a former intern in the Sustainability and Impact department. Solenn had multiple experiences in ESG and CSR aspects, she worked at Luxembourg International Bank in the Sustainability Team and at the Ministry of the Economy and Finance in Paris as a CSR Project Manager intern to implement the Ministry’s ecological transition.

    Solenn holds a Master’s degree from SKEMA Business School with a specialization in Sustainable Finance and Fintech.

  • Charles Devevey
    Paris
    Principal
    Charles Devevey
    Paris
    Principal

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Charles worked for 6 years at Marlborough Partners in London and then in Paris, as a Director in Debt Advisory. During his tenure, he has closed over 20+ transactions, supporting private equity firms and their portfolio companies through their capital structure lifecycle. Charles started his career at Société Générale in Milan (Italy) as a Leveraged Finance Analyst.

    Charles holds a master’s degree in management from IESEG Business School and a master’s degree in financial engineering from EM Lyon Business School.

  • Le Anh Dong
    Paris
    Analyst
    Le Anh Dong
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Le Anh worked at Banque Misr for 5 years as a compliance officer. His professional experience is also completed by several internships at law firm, Beaumarly,& Longchamp.

    Le Anh has a Master’s Degree in compliance at Esbanque and Master of Law in international economic relation at Université de Cergy Pontoise.

  • Timothée Dor
    Paris
    Senior Product Manager
    Timothée Dor
    Paris
    Senior Product Manager

    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

    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.

  • Clara Douilhet
    Paris
    Analyst
    Clara Douilhet
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA, Clara worked at Azulis Capital as a Private Equity Analyst Intern. Before that, she worked at Bredin Prat as an Intern in the M&A Litigation Department and Gide Loyrette Nouel as an Intern in the M&A Department.

    Clara holds a Master in Management from HEC Paris and a Master in Business Law & Taxation from Université Panthéon Sorbonne.

  • Yan Duan
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Yan Duan
    Paris
    Financial Controller

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Yan worked at Quadrille Capital as a Private Equity Financial Controller. She previously worked as an auditor for the asset management industry at KPMG France for almost 5 years and completed an internship in Risk Management at Amundi Asset Management.

    Yan is CFA Charterholder. She holds a Master 2 degree in Finance & Asset Management from Panthéon-Sorbonne University and a master’s degree in Financial Markets & Investments from Skema Business School.

  • Farah Fehaili
    Paris
    Head of Investor Relations
    Farah Fehaili
    Paris
    Head of Investor Relations

    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.

  • Edoardo Ferrari
    Milan
    Senior Associate
    Edoardo Ferrari
    Milan
    Senior Associate

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Edoardo worked for 3 years at CDP Equity in Milan, as an Investment Manager of several Private Equity investment projects. Prior to that, he worked for almost 4 years at Roland Berger as a Strategy Consultant in the Private Equity and Strategy Practices in Milan. Edoardo started his career at PwC in Milan as a Corporate Finance Analyst.
     
    Edoardo holds an MSc in Business Administration and Law – Major in Corporate Finance from Bocconi University and a BSc in Business Administration – Major in Accounting from Cattolica del Sacro Cuore University.

  • Jean Marc Fiamma
    Jean-Marc Fiamma
    Paris
    Partner
    Co-Head Private Debt
    Jean Marc Fiamma
    Jean-Marc Fiamma
    Paris
    Partner

    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).

  • 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.

  • Antoine Forgeard
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Antoine Forgeard
    Paris
    Principal

    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).

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

    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.

    Stéphanie is a graduate of ESSEC.

  • Jeanne Gary
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Jeanne Gary
    Paris
    Principal

    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

    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

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

  • Sara Giraud
    Paris
    Legal Associate
    Sara Giraud
    Paris
    Legal Associate

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Sara worked in multiple branches at BNP Paribas (Asset Management, Corporate and Institutional Banking and Leasing Solutions) as a Legal Counsel in the legal and tax department.

    Sara holds a Master’s in International Business Law from Business Law Institute and a Master’s in Business Law from University Aix-Marseille.

  • Jérôme Girszyn
    Paris
    Partner*
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Jérôme Girszyn
    Paris
    Partner*

    Jérôme has been investing for 25 years in SMEs, 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 is linked to CAPZA Transition SAS via a CIF service provision contract.

  • Gino Graff
    Amsterdam
    Senior Associate
    Gino Graff
    Amsterdam
    Senior 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.

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

    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.

  • Alexis Guinard
    Paris
    Partner
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Alexis Guinard
    Paris
    Partner

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Alexis had multiple experiences in the private equity industry, working for 10 years as an Investment Director in the Mid Cap division at Bpifrance and 4 years as an Associate in CDC Entreprises. He started his career at EY Transaction Services from 2004 to 2007.

    Alexis holds a master’s degree in management with a major in Corporate Finance from EM Lyon Business School and a DEUG in Economics from Aix-en-Provence University.

  • Hugo Hoffmann
    Paris
    Junior Financial Controller
    Hugo Hoffmann
    Paris
    Junior Financial Controller

    Prior to joining CAPZA, Hugo worked as an Investment Fund Auditor at Deloitte and held multiple positions as a Financial Controller and Accountant at RTE and La Pagerie.

    Hugo holds a Bachelor’s degree in Banking Finance and a Master’s in Corporate Finance from the Paris School of Business.

  • David Hoppenot
    David Hoppenot
    Paris
    Founding Partner
    David Hoppenot
    David Hoppenot
    Paris
    Founding Partner

    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.

  • Aurélien Jacquinot
    Paris
    IT and Cybersecurity Manager
    Aurélien Jacquinot
    Paris
    IT and Cybersecurity Manager

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Aurélien worked for the health data protection in various hospitals and clinics in France. Prior to that, he gained experiences in Thales and Numéricable-SFR Group.

    Aurélien holds an engineering degree from ESIEE, specializing in cybersecurity and the Internet of Things.

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

    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.

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

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Mariama worked 6 years at Axio Capital as a Principal, which she joined in 2016. Before that she started her career at NextStage AM and at BTP Capital Investissement, as analyst.

    Mariama graduated from both Neoma Business School and University Pantheon Sorbonne Paris 1 and she holds Master’s degrees in International Corporate Finance l and in Corporate Treasury.

  • Pierre-Charles Kaladji
    Paris
    General Counsel
    Pierre-Charles Kaladji
    Paris
    General Counsel

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Pierre-Charles worked for 3 years at Tikehau Investment Management as a Senior Fund Counsel, having an active role in the structuring of investment funds. Throughout its career, he developed a strong expertise in Fund Structuring within all legal forms and all jurisdictions. Pierre-Charles is a member of the Paris Bar and have been working for 10 years in different UK and US lawfirms (SJ Berwin, King & Wood Mallesond, Goodwin Procter).

    Pierre-Charles holds a master’s degree in international and European litigation and a specialized master’s in international business law and management from ESSEC Business School.

  • Caroline Karpiel
    Paris
    Head of Communications
    Caroline Karpiel
    Paris
    Head of Communications

    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.

  • Gabriel Karsenty
    Paris
    Analyst
    Artemid SAS
    Gabriel Karsenty
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA as a full-time employee, Gabriel was a former intern in the Artemid Team. Before that, Gabriel worked at Natixis Corporate & Investment Banking as a Credit Analyst Mid & Large Cap and at PwC Entrepreneurs as a Junior Financial Auditor Intern.

     

    Gabriel holds a MSc 224 in Banking and Finance and a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and Organization, both from Paris-Dauphine University.

  • 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.

  • Constantin Kryvian
    Paris
    Director
    Artemid SAS
    Constantin Kryvian
    Paris
    Director

    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.

  • Lou Lacroix
    Paris
    Analyst
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Lou Lacroix
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023 as an analyst, Lou did an internship with the Growth Tech team, where she gained knowledge of strategy and the industry. Prior to that, she completed two internships at BNP Paribas as a Data Scientist and at Barber Hauler Capital Advisers as an M&A Analyst.

    Lou holds a master’s degree in finance and strategy from Sciences Po Paris as well as a master’s degree in Financial and Statistical Engineering from the University of Paris-Dauphine PSL.

  • 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.

  • Guillaume Lalau
    Paris
    Analyst
    Guillaume Lalau
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Guillaume worked at Crédit Agricole CIB in Leveraged Finance Mid Caps as an Origination Apprentice. Prior to that, he worked at Kartesia as a Private Debt Analyst Intern.

    Guillaume holds a MSc in Investment Banking and a Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Economics and Financial Engineering, both from Paris-Dauphine University.

  • Mary Laroche
    Paris
    Associate
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Mary Laroche
    Paris
    Associate

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Mary worked for almost 3 years at Natixis Partners as an M&A Analyst, taking part in the execution of various mandates for Private Equity firms. Prior to this experience, Mary developed strong knowledge in M&A working as an Intern at Natixis Partners and Kepler Cheuvreux in Paris.

    Mary holds a master’s degree in management from ESCP Business School.

  • Mathieu Latta
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Growth Tech
    Mathieu Latta
    Paris
    Senior Associate

    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.

  • Thomas Lavack
    Paris
    Analyst
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Thomas Lavack
    Paris
    Analyst

    Thomas joined CAPZA in 2023, following an internship within CAPZA’s Flex Equity Mid-Market Team. Before that, Thomas worked in Meaning Capital Partners as a Private Equity Analyst Intern for one year. Prior to this experience, Thomas developed strong financial knowledge working as an M&A Analyst Intern in Scalene Partners and Howden M&A.

    Thomas holds a Master’s Degree in Finance and Strategy from Sciences Po Paris.

  • Timothée Le Page
    Paris
    Analyst
    Timothée Le Page
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Timothée had multiple experiences in Venture Capital and Private Debt funds, working at Insurtech Capital and Amundi Private Debt as an analyst. Prior to that, he carried out a strategy consulting mission for Atos in India and did advising for M&A, VC and ICO operations at Orrick Rambaud Martel.

    Timothée Le Page holds a Master’s degree in management (MiM) from HEC Paris, a Master’s degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Business and Tax Law from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

  • Roman Leynaud
    Munich
    Associate
    Roman Leynaud
    Munich
    Associate

    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.

  • Meriyem Loutfi
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Meriyem Loutfi
    Paris
    Financial Controller

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Meriyem worked at PwC as a senior auditor in the asset management and private equity department. She previously worked as a management controller in HSBC Global Asset Management in Paris and EDENRED in London.

    Meriyem holds a master’s degree with a specialization in audit and accounting from Kedge Business School Marseille.

  • Filippo Malattia
    Milan
    Associate
    Filippo Malattia
    Milan
    Associate

    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

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

  • 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.

  • Thomas Meurisse
    Paris
    Principal
    CAPZA Transition SAS
    Thomas Meurisse
    Paris
    Principal

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2020, Thomas worked at EY in the M&A. Previously, he had completed various internships in private equity at UI Gestion and Perceva.

    Thomas graduated from Paris Dauphine University, Master 225 – Corporate Finance & Financial Engineering.

  • Cécile Michon
    Munich
    Analyst
    Cécile Michon
    Munich
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA, Cécile worked at Barclays as an Investment Banking Analyst. Before that, she completed several internships in both Private Equity and M&A at Ardian, Perella Weinberg Partners and Crédit Agricole CIB.

    Cécile holds a Master’s degree in Global Economic Transformation & Technology from UC Berkeley and EDHEC Business School, and a Dual Bachelor’s degree in Law and Financial Management from Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

  • Oriane Mizrahi
    Paris
    Partner
    Private Debt
    Oriane Mizrahi
    Paris
    Partner

    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 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.

  • Luca Morra
    Milan
    Business development and Investor Relations
    Italy
    Luca Morra
    Milan
    Business development and Investor Relations

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Luca worked 3 years in the business development and investor relations management team at BlackRock in London, after spending 4 years in the institutional sales team for alternatives products in Milan.

    Luca holds an MSc in Corporate Finance and Banking from Edhec Business School, an Msc in International Finance from EADA Business School and a Bachelor’s in international economics, Management and Finance from Bocconi University.

  • Pierre Morvan
    Paris
    Financial Controller
    Pierre Morvan
    Paris
    Financial Controller

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Pierre worked at Deloitte as a Financial Auditor. Before that, he worked at Emerson A&C as a Financial Consultant for clients on the listing market (CAC40/SBF120).

    Pierre holds a Master’s Degree in Audit-Corporate Finance and a Diploma in Accounting, Management and Finance from Toulouse Business School.

  • Alexandra Nallet
    Paris
    Chief Compliance Officer (RCCI) & Chief Risk Officer
    Alexandra Nallet
    Paris
    Chief Compliance Officer (RCCI) & Chief Risk Officer

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Alexandra worked in Antin Infrastructure, Candriam and iM Global Partner as Group Compliance Officer. Prior to that, Alexandra had multiple experiences in the brokerage, asset management and private equity industry, working as a compliance officer in Credit Agricole, Exane and Societe Generale. All along her career she gained strong experience in the compliance and risks management and invested herself in the development of market best practices through an international career and the co-writing of a book dedicated to AML.

     

    Alexandra holds a Master’s degree from Neoma Business School.

  • Inès Panicucci
    Paris
    Compliance and Risk Officer
    Inès Panicucci
    Paris
    Compliance and Risk Officer

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023 as a full-time employee, Inès was a former intern in CAPZA’s Risk and Compliance department. Inès also worked as an intern at Mazars as a Compliance Officer.

    Inès holds a Ms degree from EM Lyon Business School in International Management Law, a University degree in European Business Law and a Master’s degree in European and International Business Law from Nancy University.

  • Geoffrey Pascal
    Paris
    IT and Cybersecurity Officer
    Geoffrey Pascal
    Paris
    IT and Cybersecurity Officer

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2021, Geoffrey worked at NetLogic as an IT and Cybersecurity Officer and at SARM Conseil as a Technical Architect in Computer and Networking.

    Geoffrey holds a BTS, a Bachelor and a Master’s degree from INSTA Paris.

  • Roxane Pauquet
    Paris
    Senior Associate
    CAPZA Flex Equity Mid-Market
    Roxane Pauquet
    Paris
    Senior Associate

    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.

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

    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.

  • Francisco Pichardo
    Madrid
    Associate
    Francisco Pichardo
    Madrid
    Associate

    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.

  • Maureen Planchard
    Paris
    Director
    Maureen Planchard
    Paris
    Director

    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.

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

    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.

  • Sebastian Polania
    Paris
    Product Manager
    Sebastian Polania
    Paris
    Product Manager

    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.

  • Pascal Poupelle
    Paris
    Independent Advisor
    Artemid SAS
    Pascal Poupelle
    Paris
    Independent Advisor

    Pascal Poupelle began his professional life in the French administration, where he was closely involved in the development of Airbus Industrie and the European civil aviation industry. At Crédit Lyonnais, he managed the aircraft financing business in Paris for four years and then spent seven years in New York, where he developed the trading activities and managed the broker-dealer, before managing all Crédit Lyonnais activities in the United States. He joined the Executive Committee of Crédit Lyonnais in 2001 as Global Head of CIB Client Relations and then participated in the creation of Calyon. He was Deputy Chief Executive Officer when he joined Dexia in 2008 as part of the rescue plan: he was for two years Director and Chief Executive Officer of Dexia Crédit local. In 2011, Pascal Poupelle took responsibility for the activities of the Royal Bank of Scotland in France, Belgium and Luxembourg.

    Graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, he was Chief Engineer of the Civil Aviation and is a former auditor of the IHEDN.

  • 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).

  • Louis Rivayrand
    Paris
    Legal Associate
    Louis Rivayrand
    Paris
    Legal Associate

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Louis worked at Paul Hasting LLP and De Pardieu, Brocas & Maffei as a Legal Associate in the acquisitions and fund financings (LBO & Corporate) and advising borrowers, lenders and private equity funds. Prior to that, he also worked as a Legal Counsel in Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP.

    Louis holds a Master’s in Banking and Financial Law, another one in Business Law and an MBA in Management and Administration from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University.

  • Valérie Rivemales
    Paris
    Senior Executive Assistant
    Valérie Rivemales
    Paris
    Senior Executive Assistant

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Valérie was executive assistant for managers and members of Directive Committees (including Cadum, FNAC, Sanofi…). Before, she started her career in international consulting (Business France, Embassies abroad).

    Valérie has a second degree in international trade (ESC Troyes).

  • Xavier Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio Manager
    Xavier Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio Manager

    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

    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

    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.

  • Yasser Sael
    Paris
    Sustainability & Impact Analyst
    Yasser Sael
    Paris
    Sustainability & Impact Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2022, Yasser worked at Amethis – Edmond de Rothschild PE as a Sustainability & Impact Analyst Intern, performing ESG analysis of deal opportunities and accompanying portfolio companies in implementing their Environmental & Social engagements. He also worked as a financial engineering apprentice at Crédit Agricole.

    Yasser holds a Master’s in Economics from Aix Marseille School of Economics and a Master’s in Engineering from Ecole Centrale de Marseille.

  • David Schulte
    Munich
    Director
    David Schulte
    Munich
    Director

    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 Schütz
    Munich
    Partner
    Private Debt
    Bertram Schütz
    Munich
    Partner

    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.

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

    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
    Director
    Victoire Simon
    Paris
    Director

    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.

  • Chloé Toffolon
    Paris
    Analyst
    Artemid SAS
    Chloé Toffolon
    Paris
    Analyst

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2023, Chloé worked for more than a year at Eight Advisory as a Restructuring Analyst. Before that, she worked as a Leverage Finance Analyst intern at ING and gained knowledge of the Private Equity and Debt market working for Bpifrance Investment and La Financière Patrimoniale as an analyst intern.

    Chloé holds a master’s degree in finance from EM Lyon Business School and a Bachelor in International Business from NEOMA Business School.

  • Tana Vong
    Paris
    Financial Manager
    Tana Vong
    Paris
    Financial Manager

    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.

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

    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.

  • Yang Yu
    Paris
    Senior Financial Controller
    Yang Yu
    Paris
    Senior Financial Controller

    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.

  • Stefano Zavattaro
    Milan
    Partner, Head of Italy
    Stefano Zavattaro
    Milan
    Partner, Head of Italy

    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.

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

    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.

  • Sebastian Polania
    Paris
    Product Manager
    Sebastian Polania
    Paris
    Product Manager

    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
    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).

  • Valérie Rivemales
    Paris
    Senior Executive Assistant
    Valérie Rivemales
    Paris
    Senior Executive Assistant

    Prior to joining CAPZA in 2017, Valérie was executive assistant for managers and members of Directive Committees (including Cadum, FNAC, Sanofi…). Before, she started her career in international consulting (Business France, Embassies abroad).

    Valérie has a second degree in international trade (ESC Troyes).

  • Xavier Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio Manager
    Xavier Rivoal
    Paris
    Portfolio Manager

    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

    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

    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

    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.

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