Axel started his career as an entrepreneur, owner and manager of Opale SMR, a firm specialized in cost reduction consulting for SMEs and SMIs. Additionally, he worked as a consultant for 2 years at Bain & Company’s Paris office.
He then worked for 6 years as a Director at H.I.G Capital Paris office.
Before founding Hivest Capital Partners, Axel founded in 2013 an investment holding company focused on SME takeovers, which he then managed.
Axel graduated from Harvard Business School (MBA) and the Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble (Engineering).
Cédric began his career at Lazard.
He then joined the investment fund Qualium in 2005.
Before founding Hivest Capital Partners, Cédric worked from 2008 to 2016 at H.I.G Capital Paris Office as participated in the H.I.G Capital launch in Europe where he worked for almost 9 years in the Paris office as a Principal and Sector Head Consumer & Retail for Europe.
He graduated from ESCP Business School.
Before joining Hivest Capital Partners, Michael worked in H.I.G. Capital’s U.S. Lower Middle Market buyout fund. He began his career at Wells Fargo in Investment Banking.
Michael earned his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and received both an undergraduate and master’s degree from the University of Florida.
Before joining Hivest Capital, Roland worked in the entertainment and gaming industry, as Chief of Staff at ESL FACEIT Group in Germany and Publishing Manager at Voodoo in France.
Roland began his career with internships in M&A (BNP Paribas) and Private Equity (H.I.G. Capital, Hivest Capital).
Roland is a graduate of ESSEC Business School (Master in Management).
Before joining Hivest Capital Partners, Antoine began his career at BNP Paribas where he worked in the Leveraged & Acquisition Finance team and in the private equity subsidiary of the group, BNP Paribas Développement.
Antoine graduated from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
Guillaume started his career with Pechiney Group as an internal audotpr in North America, then as an industrial management controller in Brazil.
He then worked as a strategy consultant at Bain & company for nearly 10 yeats and later on in turnaround / operational performance improvement at AlixPartners. He also worked for 2 years as an Investment Director at the Pechel investment fund.
Before joining Hivest Capital, Guillaume was since 2014 the co-founder of Chorus, a web agency specialized in digital transformation.
Guillaume graduated from the Wharton Business School (MBA) and HEC.
Before joining Hivest Capital Partners, Frédéric had an extensive experience in business transformation and development, both as a consultant and a manager.
He began his career in consulting at Bossard Consultants.
He joined the industry in 1999, where he held several management positions at Pechiney, Alcan, and Rio Tinto.
As the General Manager of the Specialty Alumina Division of the Rio Tinto group, he participated in the acquisition of this business by H.I.G. Capital in 2012.
Frédéric then held the position of President of the Alteo group for 9 years, which was created on that occasion.
Frédéric graduated from Ecole Centrale Paris and holds a Master of Science in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Clémence began her career in the Asset Management department at PwC
She then worked within the Finance Department at PAI Partners for 7 years.
Before joining Hivest Capital Partners, Clémence handled the financial activities of a leading family office.
Clémence graduated from Audencia Nantes.
Before joining Hivest Capital Partners, Ines worked in various luxury establishments such as the Hotel De Paris Saint Tropez or the Park Hyatt Dubai.
She also worked as an Event Manager at OLIOLI, one of the very first creative and interactive museums for children in Dubai.
Ines holds an MBA in International Hospitality in Luxury Brand and Tourism Management from CMH (Centre de Management Hôtelier).