Quadrille Capital said Feb. 27 that it made six new hires.
Paris, 27 February 2019 – Quadrille Capital, an independent French investment firm based in Paris and San Francisco, announces 6 new hires within its investment team. In line with Quadrille Capital’s unique investment strategy in technology, all have a strong financial background.
This significant enhancement enables Quadrille Capital to accelerate its unique investment strategy which consisted of investing, for 18 years, in some of the world’s most successful Growth companies, particularly in the US. Quadrille Capital achieved a first-quartile performance combining many great successes and no loss.
These hires bring the team to 15 people, of which 11 investors. They are active in the deployment of the Quadrille Technologies IV fund, whose first closing at €200 million was announced in October 2018. They also support the swift development of Quadrille Capital which has multiplied its Assets under Management by 6 in 5 years and now manages €900 million.
Edouard Brunet – Vice President
Former Executive Director within the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs, he advised corporate clients and Private Equity funds for 2 years. Previously, he was Vice President at Messier Maris & Associés where he worked for 7 years. He is a graduate of ESSEC.
Alejandra Duran Gil – Senior Associate
Former Investment Banking Associate at Messier Maris & Associés, she advised large corporate groups and international Private Equity funds in the TMT sector for almost 4 years. She is a graduate of ESCP Europe and the University Panthéon Sorbonne.
Benoît Tesch – Associate
At Saphir Capital, he invested in software and media companies for 3 years. He was previously at PwC in Corporate Finance and advised start-ups from PwC Accelerator. He started his career at BNY Mellon and Steven Winter Associates in New York. He is a graduate of the University of Montreal.
Vianney Barre – Associate
Former Investment Banking Associate at Nomura in Paris, he advised Private Equity funds for almost 4 years, particularly in the Infrastructure and Energy sector. He is a graduate from ESCP Europe and studied at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan.
Augustin Palle – Analyst
He worked for 2 years at the Consulting firm Estin & Co and is a graduate of ESCP Europe.
Guillaume Escolier – Analyst
He worked in 2017 at Far Ventures Global in Cape Town, South Africa and in 2016 at Natixis CIB in Paris. He is a graduate of ESSEC.
“We are happy that these professionals bring us their talent and technical expertise, especially financial.” stated Jérôme Chevalier and Henri de Perignon, Founding Partners of Quadrille Capital. “As the software continues to eat the world1, strengthening the investment team enhances our unique value proposition”.
About Quadrille Capital
Quadrille Capital is an independent French investment fund based in Paris and San Francisco focusing on technology, life sciences and energy. It currently manages €900 million taking direct participations in companies (for 2/3), selected from the portfolios of other investment funds (for 1/3). Quadrille has already invested in Coravin (US) Neotract (US), ezCater (US), Blablacar (France), Job and Talent (Spain), Evaneos (France), PriceMinister (France) and Tuya (China), as well as in managers who have invested in Facebook, Ali Baba, AirBnB, Uber, LinkedIn, Snap, Spotify or Farfetch.
More information on www.quadrillecapital.com and on Twitter: @quadrille_cap