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Alpha Private Equity strengthens its teams in France and Italy and promotes three to Partner
Luxembourg, November 29th, 2022 - Alpha is expanding its team in Paris with the promotion of Nicolas Antraigue to the position of Partner, and the recruitment of both Clément Colin and Noémie Lanneluc as Director and Associate in the Investment Team, respectively. A graduate of HEC, Nicolas Antraigue joined the mid-market investor in November 2021 after eleven years of experience at ICG within the large-cap and mid-cap equity teams. A graduate of EDHEC, Clément Colin comes from Capza, a team he joined in 2013, where he worked as Investment Director within the Flex Equity practice. After graduating from Grenoble Ecole de Management, Noémie Lanneluc began her career in M&A, within the teams of Edmond de Rothschild CF and DC Advisory, before joining the corporate M&A teams of Serb, a pharmaceutical group owned by Charterhouse since March 2017.
Within its Milan office, the Investment Team has also strengthened its ranks with two promotions to Partner, Pasquale Cavaliere and Livio Zanotelli. Prior to joining Alpha in 2018, Pasquale Cavaliere worked at EY Transaction Services for eight years and he graduated from Bocconi University. Prior to joining Alpha in July 2021, Livio Zanotelli worked at Deutsche Beteiligungs AG for nine years and gathered experience in M&A at JP Morgan – he graduated from the Vienna University of Economics and from LSE/CEMS. Alpha also welcomes Alessandra Bosetti and Alessandra Pisati both as Associate to the Investment Team. Alessandra Bosetti began her career as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group, where she was involved in a number of projects in the Consumer Products, Retail and Fashion & Luxury sectors. She graduated in Management Engineering from Politecnico of Milan. Alessandra Pisati began her career as a strategy consultant at Deloitte, where she was involved in several projects for national and multinational companies gaining relevant experience in the consumer industry. She graduated from Politecnico di Milano with a MSc in Management Engineering. Alpha also welcomes Gian Marco Zembo as Analyst to the Investment Team following a successful six-month internship. Gian Marco graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Pisa and a Master’s degree from the University of Turin.
Edoardo Lanzavecchia, Managing Partner and Chairman of the Investment Committee said: “We are delighted to announce the three promotions to Partner, alongside the new additions to the investment team, both in France and Italy. They have demonstrated their commitment to the Alpha strategy by taking lead roles with new investments and portfolio companies and by helping to build and position our firm for the future. These promotions reflect Alpha’s commitment to excellence as we continue to develop a high performing team and are a great way to recognize them for their leadership and contributions. Alpha prides itself on providing an environment in which team members can advance professionally and develop the skillsets to help deliver outstanding results for our investors. We are committed to continuing to do so as we support the growth of our current portfolio and also prepare ourselves for our upcoming launch of our flagship Fund 8”.
Patrick Herman, Managing Partner and Member of the Investment Committee said: “I am delighted for Pasquale, Livio and Nicolas who have each followed different paths to this juncture but each of them is a high-quality investor and it is a special occasion when colleagues become Partners, as this is a huge landmark in anyone’s career. I would like to congratulate them and the rest of the team that have also achieved important milestones in their careers this year. Alpha remains committed to creating value for our investors by investing in global businesses headquartered in Continental Europe which benefit from our operationally intensive approach. These promotions and recent recruitments enable us to do so even better than before.”
About Alpha Private Equity
Alpha Private Equity through its Luxemburg Funds and AIFM, manages close to €2 billion in assets. Alpha is a major investor in Europe in the mid-market segment. In over 30 years of existence, Alpha has carried out more than 100 deals (notably in France, Italy, Germany, Benelux and Switzerland). Alpha invests across all sectors and focuses on global businesses headquartered in continental Europe through its local teams in France, Italy, Germany and Benelux. Alpha focuses on control-oriented investments where an operationally-intensive approach drives returns (often as first institutional partner). Alpha creates value through its operational and strategic expertise, its many relationships and add-on acquisition sourcing capabilities, with the potential to achieve scale and strategic value, thereby commanding a premium valuation on exit. For more information, please visit www.alphape.com.