|General Management, Private Equity|
|Université Paris Dauphine, M. Sc.||2001|
At Mangrove, He has focus mainly on consumer Internet plays but he also have an important role during due diligences and when their portfolio companies need to fundraise or pursue other strategic transactions. Some of his areas of expertise revolve around analyzing markets and traction, business planning, negotiation and project management. He is good at asking questions, assessing management teams guts and pitching businesses.
He started his career in the Finance department of Canal+, a French premium Pay-TV channel, at the time the company was acquired by Vivendi-Universal. Then, he joined Calyon to be an M&A Analyst in their Media practice before working as a Vice President in London and Paris for Bryan Garnier & Co, a technology investment bank. There, he focused mainly on e-commerce and application software and managed over 30 successful transactions, including more than ten IPOs and private financings, raising hundreds of millions of capital. Some of his former clients include companies such as Jobpartners (acquired by Taleo), 1855.com (merged with Chateau Online), Inspirational Stores / Motoblouz (merged with Access Moto), Telemarket (acquired by Système U) and Sword Group for all of which he led multiple fundraisings, divestments and acquisitions.