Founder and Managing Director of Adenia Partners since 2002. Previously, he was an entrepreneur in Madagascar during 8 years in which he set up, developed and then sold out three clothing companies (2,500 employees in total). Previously, between 1988 to 1994, he was manager at Bain & Co in Paris and London. He has a Master Degree in Management from ESCP-Europe and a MBA from INSEAD.
Principal at Adenia Partners since 2011, Florent worked as a consultant for Bain & Co (Paris) for six years, conducting more than 20 projects of strategy, private equity due diligence, organization, performance improvement and transformation in various sectors, with a strong focus on emerging markets. He also previously worked in the investment team of Eurazeo, a French large cap private equity firm. Florent is a graduate from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris), majoring in Finance.
Principal at Adenia Partners, Alexis has been an entrepreneur in digital media and real estate for the past 15 years. Previously, he was also Head of Strategic Planning at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School
Principal at Adenia Partners since 2013, Mariam spent six years with Emerging Capital Partners during which she was in charge of deal execution and portfolio monitoring for their pan-African funds with a geographical focus on West and Central Africa. She previously served as internal controller for PISAM in Abidjan, one of the largest private medical centers in West Africa. Earlier, she was a manager in Ernst & Young’s Paris office where she was involved in restructuring initiatives for distressed companies. She began her career as financial analyst at Butler Capital Partners, a Paris-based private equity fund. Mariam holds a masters degree from ESSEC in France and the DESCF (French CPA preparatory diploma).
Principal at Adenia Partners since 2012, Nnennia has six years experience as a private equity investment professional and business strategist. She developed her deal skills at Sverica International, a lower middle-market buyout firm based in San Francisco. Nnennia also worked for the International Finance Corporation based in Lagos, Nigeria. She began her career as a management consultant at the Monitor Group (Boston). She earned her Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Principal at Adenia Partners since 2011, Christophe previously worked as Senior Investment Officer and then Deputy Head of the Private Equity division of Proparco (AFD Group) in Paris for five years, making direct and fund investments in Brazil, Africa and MENA regions. He had previously worked at Lazard Frères (Paris) for three years as an Associate, involved in both French and cross-border merger operations. Christophe is a post-graduate from Sciences-Po (Paris) in Economic Development and Political Studies. He also holds a Master in Finance and Business Studies from EDHEC School of Management (Lille), in France.
Principal at Adenia Partners since 2014. Charles spent over four years at the Boston Consulting Group as a management consultant, developing skills in business strategy development, operations, performance management, organization and industry specific topics from project experience in the US, Europe and Africa. Previously he worked as an engineer at Applied Materials, providing project execution and management and engineering support within the semiconductor industry. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Investment manager at Adenia Partners since 2009, Céline began her career in corporate finance in a subsidiary of the Total Group in Houston, USA. As a credit analyst, she recommended credit lines for physical and financial gas trading. She also has work experience in France and Latin America. Céline holds a masters’ degree from ESCP Europe in France, majoring in Finance.
Investment manager at Adenia Partners since 2006. Previously, Tojo worked for a Malagasy venture capital fund, where he learned private equity fundamentals and financial modeling. Tojo studied at ESC Rouen (France) where he obtained a degree at IFI (Institut de Formation Internationale) and a masters’ degree of International Business Development.
Investment Associate at Adenia Partners since 2013, Koloina has previously worked as a consultant at mergers and acquisitions boutiques in Paris and Madagascar. Prior to that, she worked as a credit analyst for GE Capital. Koloina is a post graduate from Paris Dauphine (France), where she majored in both finance and management in emerging and developing countries.
Chief Financial Officer of Adenia Partners since 2013, Firdosh joined Adenia Partners in 2006 and has occupied a variety of financial roles within the company. Prior to that, she spent three years in the Audit department of Ernst and Young in Mauritius where she was involved in the audit of major listed companies. Firdosh is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
Chief Risk Officer of Adenia Partners since 2003. Feizal began his career in Audit, Tax and Business Advisory services with Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche. He then performed share valuation work, engaged in the preparation of prospectuses for companies seeking to list on the local stock exchange, and has been involved in receivership, operations and strategic reviews. Feizal is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants