Axel began his career as an entrepreneur, owner and leader of Opale SMR, specializing in cost-saving consulting for SMEs and mid-cap companies. He also worked as a consultant for 2 years in the Paris office of Paris de Bain & Company. He then worked for 6 years in the Paris office of H.I.G. Capital as Director.
Before founding Hivest Capital, Axel was since 2013 the founder and manager of an investment holding focused on the takeover of SMEs, which he subsequently managed.
Axel graduated from Harvard Business School (MBA) and from the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble.
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Cédric started his career in the M&A division of Lazard.
He then joined the Qualium investment fund (formerly CDC Capital Investissement) in 2005.
Prior to founding Hivest Capital Partners, Cédric worked from 2008 to 2016 in the Paris office of H.I.G Capital as Principal and Sector Head Consumer & Retail for Europe.
Cédric graduated from ESCP Europe (Ecole Supérieure de Commerce de Paris).
Guillaume began his career in the packaging division of the Pechiney Group as an internal auditor in North America and then a plant controller in Brazil.
He then worked as a consultant for almost 10 years in strategy within the Paris office of Bain & Company then in turnaround / improvement of operational performance at AlixPartners. He also worked for 2 years in private equity as Investment Director at Pechel.
Before joining Hivest Capital, Guillaume was since 2014 co-founder and General Manager of Chorus a web agency specialized in supporting digital transformation, from the definition of a digital strategy to its operational execution.
Guillaume is a graduate of HEC and the Wharton Business School (MBA).
Former intern in the team, Sacha had an experience in the M&A department of Degroof Petercam in Paris before joining Hivest Capital Partners.
Sacha graduated from Paris-Dauphine University’s Master in Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering.
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Before joining Hivest Capital Partners, Barthélemy worked for three years as a strategy consultant at Advancy and has cumulated experiences in M&A at Lazard and at Société Générale’s general inspection department.
Barthélemy graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENSAE
Inès began her career as a Receptionist in various luxury establishments both in France and abroad. During her career, she was able to perfect her skills at the Hotel De Paris Saint Tropez but also at the Castille Hotel Paris and more recently at the Park Hyatt Dubai.
Before joining Hivest Capital Partners, Inès had the opportunity to enrich her experience in one of the first creative and interactive museum for children in Dubai – OLIOLI- as Event Manager.
Ines graduated with an MBA in International Hospitality – Luxury Brand and Tourism Management at the CMH (Hospitality Management Center) in Paris Saint-Lazare.