David Laroque
– Partner –
  • Experience: 6 years in mid-cap investment funds and family offices at Apax Partners and SGPA (Guisset family’s holding) and 3 years as a mentor at Techstars Paris. Lecturer at Sciences Po (Family Capitalism, and Startup Fundraising) and HEC (Fundraising and financing for startups)
  • Focus: LBO / MBO, Venture Capital, Accelerators/Incubators
  • Key credentials: Over 20 investments and acquisitions including,
    Divestiture of Companeo to Carlyle (2013)
    IPO of Visiativ on Euronext Growth (2013)
    Acquisition of JM Bruneau with Weinberg Capital (2014)
    Divestiture of CUC Group to Exertis Group (2015)
    Acquisition of Axido-Apogea (2015)
    Over 12 early-stage investments (seed and series A) since 2012 (Welcome to the Jungle, Logmatic, Kameleoon, Kymono, The Family, etc.)
  • Education: Msc in Finance from EDHEC Business School and MBA from London Business School