• Nicolas Brugère

    Principal Food & Consumer Investment Group

    Nicolas Brugère

    Food & Consumer Investment Group
    Principal

    Nicolas joined PAI in 2006, and is a member of the Food & Consumer sector team. He is also Deputy Head of the Investment Group. He has been involved in several transactions including Cerba, Atos, Kwik Fit, Yoplait, IPH and EMG.

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

    Nicolas graduated from Sciences Po Paris in 2001 and HEC in 2004. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Spanish.

  • Alexandre Dejoie

    Principal Business Services Investment Group

    Alexandre Dejoie

    Business Services Investment Group
    Principal

    Alexandre joined PAI in 2008 as a member of the Investment Group and the Business Service Sector Team. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Kiloutou, Swissport, InnoVista Sensors and EMG.

    He started his career by spending two years at the Royal Bank of Scotland structuring large scale infrastructure transactions.

    Alexandre graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique in 2002 and holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from Stanford University, where he was also teaching assistant in Economics. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Spanish.

  • Stefano Drago

    Partner Healthcare

    Stefano Drago

    Healthcare
    Partner

    Stefano joined PAI in 2005 as a member of the Investment Group, and is a Partner in charge of investments in the Healthcare Sector Team. He has been involved in several transactions including DomusVi, Cerba, Kiloutou, Provimi and Saeco.

    He started his career within the R&D department of France Telecom (now Orange) for three years, and then spent four years with McKinsey & Company in their Rome office, serving clients in Italy, France, the UK and Australia.

    Stefano studied Engineering at both Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and Telecom Paritech (France) and holds an MBA from INSEAD. His Italian, French, English and Spanish are fluent.

  • Gaëlle d’Engremont

    Partner Food & Consumer

    Gaëlle d’Engremont

    Food & Consumer
    Partner

    Gaëlle joined PAI in 2004 and is a member of the Food and Consumer Sector Team. She has been involved in a number of transactions including Chr. Hansen, United Biscuits, Perstorp, Froneri, Labeyrie, B&B Hotels and Roompot.

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

    Gaëlle graduated from ESSEC in 1997. Her French and English are fluent, and she is conversational in Spanish.

  • Fabrice Fouletier

    Partner Retail & Distribution

    Fabrice Fouletier

    Retail & Distribution | Business Services
    Partner

    Fabrice joined PAI in 2001 as a member of the Retail & Distribution Sector Team. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Yoplait, Panzani, Saeco, Chr. Hansen, Perstorp, Hunkemöller, EMG and AS Adventure.

    He started his career at Bankers Trust / Deutsche Bank working in the French Corporate Finance department, and then in the European Acquisition Finance Group in Paris and London.

    Fabrice graduated from HEC in 1998. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Spanish.

  • Nicolas Holzman

    Partner Business Services

    Nicolas Holzman

    Business Services | Retail & Distribution
    Partner

    Nicolas joined PAI in 1998 and heads the Business Services and Retail Sector Teams. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Frans Bonhomme, Provimi, Compagnie Européenne de Prévoyance, Spie, Monier, Atos, Swissport, Servisair, Kiloutou, IPH, EMG, VPS and AS Adventure.

    He started his career at Bossard-Gemini Consulting where he spent six years.

    Nicolas graduated from ESSEC in 1991 and La Sorbonne with a Master of Philosophy. His French, English and German are fluent.

  • Albin Louit

    Principal General Industrials Investment Group

    Albin Louit

    General Industrials Investment Group
    Principal

    Albin joined PAI in 2006 as a member of the Investment Group. He is also part of the General Industrials Sector Team, and has been involved in a number of transactions including ADB Safegate, Kiloutou, Xella and Labeyrie.

    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. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in German.

  • Mathieu Paillat

    Partner General Industrials

    Mathieu Paillat

    General Industrials
    Partner

    Mathieu joined PAI in 2002 and is a member of the General Industrials Sector Team. He has been involved in a number of transactions including CEP, Elis, Saeco, FTE, Spie, Monier, Atos, Nuance, IPH, GCS 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. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Spanish.

  • Michel Paris

    Partner
    Chairman & CEO

    Michel Paris

    Partner
    Chairman & CEO

    Michel joined PAI in 1984 and has been Chief Executive Officer since 2015. He was also Chief Investment Officer of the Firm between 2009 and 2016. He benefits from almost 30 years of experience with the firm, where he has been involved in a large number of transactions including Sogeres, Bouygues Telecom, Atos, Equant, Elior, Frans Bonhomme, Kiloutou, Nuance, Swissport, Elis, Vivarte, Saur, Coin, Kwik Fit, Cortefiel, Monier, Xella and EMG.

    He started is career by spending two years with Valeo.

    Michel graduated in engineering from Ecole Centrale Lyon in 1980 and in Business from the Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Reims in 1982. His French and English are fluent.

  • Laurent Rivoire

    Partner General Industrials

    Laurent Rivoire

    General Industrials
    Partner

    Laurent joined PAI in 2001 and heads the General Industrials Sector Team. He has been involved in a number of transactions including ADB Safegate, InnoVista, FTE, Global Closure Systems and Michel Thierry.

    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. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Spanish.

  • Frédéric Stévenin

    Partner
    CIO
    Food & Consumer

    Frédéric Stévenin

    Food & Consumer | Healthcare
    Partner
    CIO

    Frédéric is the partner in charge of the Food & Consumer and Healthcare Sector Teams.

    He first joined PAI in 1993 and spent five years in the Food & Beverage Sector 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 number of transactions including Panzani, Amora Maille, William Saurin, Antargaz, Yoplait, Elis, Panzani-Lustucru, Saeco, Chr. Hansen, UB, Kaufman & Broad, Cerba, Marcolin, Froneri, DomusVi and Labeyrie.

    Frédéric studied at ESCP, and started his career with Banque Paribas in the Advisory team of the Private Banking division. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in Spanish.

  • Olivier de Vregille

    Partner General Industrials

    Olivier de Vregille

    General Industrials
    Partner

    Olivier joined PAI in 1983 and is a member of the General Industrials and Business Services Sector Teams. He is also responsible for the Investment Appraisal function. He has been involved in a number of transactions including Eiffage, Antargaz, Saur, Spie, Monier and Xella.

    He started his career with Paribas Capital Markets.

    Olivier graduated from Ecole Polytechnique in 1975, from ENSAE in 1980 and from the Centre de Perfectionnement dans l’Administration des Affaires in 1994. His French and English are fluent, and he is conversational in German.

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