• Ana Aliyari

    Principal

    Ana Aliyari

    Food & Consumer
    Principal

    Ana joined PAI in 2015 as a member of the Investment Group. She is also a member of the Food & Consumer Team and has worked on the Ecotone, Froneri, Roompot, StellaGroup and The Looping Group investments.

    She started her career at Roland Berger in Paris as a strategy consultant, where she spent two years.

    Ana graduated from ESSEC in 2013.

  • Marlène Bazouin

    Principal

    Marlène Bazouin

    Investment Group Business Services
    Principal

    Marlène joined PAI in 2019 and is a member of the Business Services Team. She is also a Co-Head of the Investment Group. She was involved in the Apave, Armacell and ECF transactions.

    She joined from private equity firm Alpha in Paris where she spent seven years working on a variety of transactions in the consumer and industrials space. Prior to Alpha, she worked two years in investment banking at Goldman Sachs in London. Marlene started her career as an auditor at Mazars LLP in New York.

    She holds a double Master’s degree in Financial Engineering from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées & Accounting and Finance from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

  • Benoit Bousquié

    Principal

    Benoit Bousquié

    Healthcare
    Principal

    Benoit joined PAI in 2020 as a member of the Investment Group. He is now a member of the Healthcare Team. He has been involved in the Tropicana Brands Group and Zahneins investments.

    He joined from Morgan Stanley where he spent four years in the EMEA Healthcare Team, most recently as a Vice-President. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he spent four years at Alpha Private Equity in Paris where he focused on a variety of transactions, notably in the consumer, business services and industrials sectors.

    He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a Master’s Degree in Finance and Strategy as well as a Bachelor’s Degree from Sciences Po Paris.

  • Gaëlle d’Engremont

    Partner

    Gaëlle d’Engremont

    Food & Consumer
    Partner

    Gaëlle joined PAI in 2004 and is the Head of the Food & Consumer Team. She has been involved in a number of investments including Alphia, Asmodee, B&B Hotels, Chr. Hansen, Ecotone, European Camping Group, Euro Ethnic Foods, Froneri, Labeyrie Fine Foods, NovaTaste, Perstorp, Roompot, The Compleat Food Group and United Biscuits.

    She started her career at Unibail, where she spent two years, before spending four years at Group Casino.

    Gaëlle graduated from ESSEC in 1997.

  • Julie Gautier

    Principal

    Julie Gautier

    Food & Consumer
    Principal

    Julie joined PAI in 2021 as a member of the Food & Consumer Team. She has been involved in the NovaTaste transaction.

    She joined PAI after 12 years of experience in M&A. She was previously an M&A Director at Casino Group. Prior to Casino, she worked at the boutique investment bank Messier Maris & Associés.

    Julie holds a Master’s Degree in Finance from Sciences Po Paris.

  • Hemant Kapoor

    Principal

    Hemant Kapoor

    Healthcare
    Principal

    Hemant joined PAI in 2022 as a member of the London and Healthcare teams.

    He was previously at JP Morgan Chase, where he spent almost four years in the Healthcare team. Prior to this, Hemant worked for three years in Healthcare with Deutsche Bank and was a consultant with Accenture covering TMT and Healthcare clients for four years.

    Hemant holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Duke University in North Carolina and a BSc in Information Systems and Management and Finance from Singapore Management University.

  • Daniel Krysewski

    Principal

    Daniel Krysewski

    General Industrials
    Principal

    Daniel joined PAI in 2021 and is a member of the General Industrials Team. He has been involved in the Infra Group investment.

    He joined from H.I.G. Capital where he spent seven years working across a variety of subsectors, primarily in the industrials and business services space. Prior to H.I.G., he worked at McKinsey & Company, where he specialised in similar areas, and Credit Suisse’s Global M&A team in New York.

    Daniel holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from European Business School Oestrich-Winkel and an MBA with distinction from New York University.

  • Andreas Kumeth

    Partner

    Andreas Kumeth

    Healthcare
    Partner

    Andreas joined PAI in 2014. He is a member of the DACH and Healthcare teams, and has been involved in several investments including Atos Medical, B&B Hotels, DomusVi, Theramex, Veonet, Xella and Zahneins.

    He started his career in private equity at Apax Partners in Munich and London, and also worked at Waterland Private Equity in Düsseldorf.

    Andreas graduated with a double degree from the Technical University of Munich (Mathematics) and the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich (Economics).

  • Marie Lafragette

    Principal

    Marie Lafragette

    Food & Consumer
    Principal

    Marie joined PAI in 2023 as a member of the Food & Consumer Team.

    She joined from Eurazeo, where she worked for the Mid-Large Buy-Out Team. She started her career at Credit Suisse in London and New York before joining OpCapita in London.

    Marie holds a Master’s degree in civil engineering from ESTP and a Master’s degree in international finance from HEC Paris.

  • Guillaume Leblanc

    Partner

    Guillaume Leblanc

    Business Services
    Partner

    Guillaume joined PAI in 2011 and is a member of the Business Services Team. He has been involved in several investments including Apleona, AS Adventure, Euro Media Group, Froneri, Infra Group, Innovista Sensors, Refresco, Roompot and World Freight Company.

    Guillaume started his career at Time Equity Partners, a private equity firm involved in growth capital transactions in the technology, media and communications industry.

    He graduated from HEC in 2008.

  • Albin Louit

    Partner

    Albin Louit

    General Industrials
    Partner

    Albin joined PAI in 2006 . He is a member of the General Industrials Team and has been involved in a number of investments including ADB Safegate, Albéa, Labeyrie Fine Foods, Kiloutou, Pasubio, StellaGroup and Xella.

    He started his career as a Visiting Associate at the Boston Consulting Group in Paris.

    Albin graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 2002 and holds a Master’s Degree from UC Berkeley in Engineering and Project Management, as well as the Management of Technology Certificate from the Haas School of Business.

  • Jérémie Masset

    Principal

    Jérémie Masset

    General Industrials
    Principal

    Jérémie joined PAI in 2014. He is a member of the General Industrials Team and has been involved in several investments including ADB Safegate, Albéa, Atos Medical, SGD Pharma and VPS.

    He started his career in strategy consulting at Advancy before joining the Boston Consulting Group, spending one year in the firm’s private equity practice.

    Jérémie graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 2005 and holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Paris School of Economics.

  • Bertrand Monier

    Partner

    Bertrand Monier

    Food & Consumer
    Partner

    Bertrand joined PAI in 2011. He is a member of the Food & Consumer Team and has been involved in a number of investments including Asmodee, Atos, Ecotone, European Camping Group, Euro Ethnic Foods, Froneri, Hunkemöller, Labeyrie Fine Foods, Marcolin, Perstorp, Roompot and The Looping Group.

    He started his career at the Boston Consulting Group in Paris as a strategy consultant, where he spent two years.

    Bertrand graduated from HEC in 2009.

  • Drew Olian

    Principal

    Drew Olian

    Business Services
    Principal

    Drew joined PAI in 2023 and is a member of the Business Services Team and the US Team.

    He was previously a Director at 3i Group in New York, focusing on the Business Services, Industrial Technology, and Software sectors.

    Prior to this, Drew spent five years with The Carlyle Group, having previously worked at Aurora Capital Group. He started his career on the investment banking team at Goldman Sachs.

    Drew holds a BA in Mathematical Economics and International Relations from Pomona College in California and a Master of Business Administration from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Mathieu Paillat

    Partner

    Mathieu Paillat

    Business Services
    Partner

    Mathieu joined PAI in 2002 and is the Head of the Business Services Team. He has been involved in a number of investments including Albéa, Alphia, Apleona, Armacell, Atos, CEP, Elis, FTE, Global Closure Systems, HKA, Infra Group, IPH, Monier, Saeco, Spie, StellaGroup, The Nuance Group and Xella.

    He started his career in the European Acquisition Finance Group at Deutsche Bank and then in the bank’s Corporate Finance Department in London.

    Mathieu graduated from Dauphine University in 1999 as well as Lancaster University, and holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Sciences Po Paris.

  • Laurent Rivoire

    Managing Partner

    Laurent Rivoire

    General Industrials
    Managing Partner

    Laurent joined PAI in 2001 and is a member of the firm’s Management Committee. He also heads the General Industrials Team. He has been involved in a number of investments including ADB Safegate, Albéa, Apave, FTE, Global Closure Systems, Innovista Sensors, Michel Thierry, Pasubio, SGD Pharma and StellaGroup.

    He started his career with Bossard Consultants in Paris and then worked for the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in London.

    Laurent graduated from ESSEC in 1990 and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

  • Trevor Ryan

    Principal

    Trevor Ryan

    Food & Consumer
    Principal

    Trevor joined PAI in 2017. He is a member of the Food & Consumer Team and the US Team. He has been involved in the Alphia, Froneri and Refresco transactions.

    Previously, Trevor was an associate at Water Street Healthcare Partners, a Chicago-based middle market private equity firm. Prior to joining Water Street, he was an investment banking analyst in the healthcare group at Citi in New York.

    Trevor holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame in Economics.

     

  • Winston Song

    Partner

    Winston Song

    Food & Consumer
    Partner

    Winston joined PAI in 2022 and leads PAI’s consumer activities in North America. He has been involved in the Alphia investment.

    He was previously at Vestar Capital Partners, where he spent 14 years, most recently as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Consumer, in addition to serving as a Director on a number of consumer, food and beverage companies.

    Prior to Vestar, Winston was a member of the Leveraged Finance team at Lehman Brothers and the secondaries team at CSFB Private Equity.

    Winston holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics-Political Science from Columbia University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Frédéric Stévenin

    Managing Partner

    Frédéric Stévenin

    Healthcare
    Managing Partner

    Frédéric is a member of PAI’s Management Committee. He also chairs the firm’s Investment Committee and Heads the Healthcare Team.

    He first joined the firm in 1993 and spent five years in the then Food & Beverage Team. In 1998, he joined Deutsche Bank / Bankers Trust in the European Acquisition Finance Group as a Director and subsequently as Managing Director. In June 2001, he returned to PAI, where he has been involved in a large number of transactions including Alphia, Atos Medical, B&B Hotels, Cerba Healthcare, Chr. Hansen, DomusVi, Elis, ELITechGroup, Ethypharm, Froneri, Kaufman & Broad, Labeyrie Fine Foods, Marcolin, Panzani-Lustucru, Refresco, Roompot, Provimi, Saeco, United Biscuits and Yoplait.

    Frédéric studied at ESCP and started his career with Banque Paribas in the Advisory team of the Private Banking division.

  • Arnaud van Tichelen

    Principal

    Arnaud van Tichelen

    Healthcare
    Principal

    Arnaud van Tichelen joined PAI in 2017. He is a member of the Healthcare Team, and has been involved in the ELITechGroup, Veonet and Zahneins transactions.

    He started his career at UBS in London, where he spent three years working in the Consumer & Retail M&A team. He then spent three years at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in the Direct Private Equity team in London.

    Arnaud holds a double degree in Business Administration from the ICADE Madrid and the Reims Management School with a major in Finance.

  • Sébastien Veil

    Partner

    Sébastien Veil

    Healthcare
    Partner

    Sebastien initially joined PAI in 2008 and then rejoined the firm as a member of the Healthcare Team in 2021 after a five year break at Advent International, where he was in charge of healthcare and business services investments in the French market. Sébastien has been involved in a number of investments including CEP, Cerba Healthcare, ELITechGroup, Ethypharm, Grupo Konecta, Kiloutou, Theramex, Veonet and VPS.

    Sébastien has also worked as an Adviser to the French President on social issues and he started his career as a judge at the French Supreme Court of Administrative Justice (Conseil d’Etat), with a specialty in healthcare law.

    Sébastien graduated with a Master of Public Administration from ENA, a Master’s degree in Political Science from Sciences Po and a Master of Science in Economics from ENS.

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