Our Team
Antoine Delaporte Managing Partner Mauritius
Alexis Caude Managing Partner Mauritius
Stephane Bacquaert Managing Partner West Africa
Feizal Moossa Chief Risk Officer Mauritius
Martha Osier Partner Kenya
Florent de Boissieu Partner South Africa
Nnennia Ejebe Partner Ghana
Charles Boatin Partner Ghana
Christophe Scalbert Partner Côte d’Ivoire
Koloina Razafindratsita Investment Manager Madagascar
Tojo Rakotozafy Investment Manager Madagascar
Poonam Bucktowar-Baccha Compliance Officer Mauritius
Anju Pudaruth Legal and Corporate Affairs Mauritius
Nelly Pocthier-Peccoz Associate Mauritius
Pierre-Alexandre Assou Investment Manager Côte d’Ivoire
Elise Lamé Associate Côte d'Ivoire
Evans Miriti Associate Kenya
Lea de Melo Associate Mauritius
Investment Committee Team

Antoine Delaporte

Managing Partner


Antoine 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.


Alexis Caude

Managing Partner


Alexis has been an entrepreneur in digital media and real estate during 15 years prior to joining Adenia in 2016. He also served as an officer in the French Navy Seals. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School

Stephane Bacquaert

Managing Partner


Stephane joined Adenia Partners in 2019 as Managing Partner for West Africa and member of the Board. He was previously Managing Director and CEO of Wendel Africa. He led the investment strategy of Wendel in Africa where the group invested over $1Bn since 2013. Stephane was previously a Partner at Atlas Venture, an international venture capital fund with $2.5Bn under management. He began his career at Bain & Company where he conducted studies in the telecom, banking and private equity industry in Europe and Central America. Stephane graduated from the Ecole Centrale Paris and Sciences Po Paris, and holds an MBA from the Harvard Business School (Baker Scholar).

Feizal Moossa

Chief Risk Officer

Fund Administration Team


At Adenia since 2003, Feizal has experience in the Audit, Tax and Business Advisory services with EY and Deloitte. He is a fellow of the ACCA.

Martha Osier


Martha has more than ten years experience as a private equity investment professional.  She developed her deal skills at mid-market private equity firm RFE Investment Partners in the US, and most recently at Catalyst Principal Partners an east African private equity firm in Kenya. Martha started her career executing leveraged buy-out transactions at Citigroup in New York. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Economics from  Lafayette College in the US and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Florent de Boissieu



Partner at Adenia 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.


Nnennia Ejebe



At Adenia 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.


Charles Boatin



At Adenia 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.

Christophe Scalbert



At Adenia 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.


Koloina Razafindratsita

Investment Manager


At Adenia since 2013, Koloina previously worked at mergers and acquisitions firms in Paris and Madagascar. She started her career as a financial analyst for GE Capital in Paris. Koloina holds a Master’s degree from Paris Dauphine, majoring in Finance and focusing on Emerging Markets, and an MBA from INSEAD.

Tojo Rakotozafy

Investment Manager


At Adenia since 2006, Tojo previously 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.


Poonam Bucktowar-Baccha

Compliance Officer

Fund Administration Team


With Adenia since 2007, Poonam has broad experience and knowledge in driving a compliance program and managing AML regulatory risk. She holds a Degree in Business Management and is an Associate of the International Compliance Association (ICA), Manchester Business School. 

Anju Pudaruth

Legal and Corporate Affairs

Fund Administration Team


With Adenia since September 2016, Anju has over 16 years’ experience in the corporate services sector. She holds a BA (Hons) in Law and Management and is Associate of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (UK).

Nelly Pocthier-Peccoz



At Adenia since 2019, Nelly previously worked as a Transaction Services Associate for PwC (Paris) for 3 years. Nelly holds a Master in Corporate Finance & Financial Engineering from Paris Dauphine. 

Pierre-Alexandre Assou

Investment Manager


At Adenia since 2017, Pierre-Alexandre previoulsy worked as an M&A analyst at Rothschild and Société Générale. Pierre-Alexandre holds a MSc. in Corporate Finance and Management from EM Lyon.


Elise Lamé



At Adenia since 2019, Elise previoulsy worked at Creadev, where she participated to the opening of its office in Nairobi. Elise holds a MSc. in Public and Private Management from HEC Paris and Sciences Po Paris.

Evans Miriti



Evans joined Adenia in 2020 and is based in Nairobi. Prior to joining Adenia, Evans worked at Centum Capital Partners as a Private Equity Analyst focusing on the Education, Agribusiness and Consumer Preference sectors. He previously worked at Cytonn Investment Management Company's real estate research team. Evans holds a Bachelor of Economics and Statistics degree from the Kenyatta University, a CPA certification and is a CFA candidate.

Lea de Melo


At Adenia since 2021, Lea previously worked as a Strategy Associate for Imagine (London) and as a Sustainability Analyst for Solar Impulse (Lausanne, Switzerland). Lea holds a MSc. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University and a BSc. in Environment and Development from the London School of Economics.

Investment Committee Team


Michel Guillet

• Co-founder and Managing Partner of BC Partners between 1987 and 2005, leading private equity fund manager in Europe

• Previously, Chief Executive of the commercial refrigeration division Thomson SA, and Chief Executive of Lohr SA, a car transporter manufacturer

• 8 years’ experience investing in unlisted companies at IDI

• Engineering degree from the Swiss Institute of Technology and an MBA from INSEAD


Jean-Loup Brousse de Gersigny

• Founder of Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) and Managing Director until 2004, leading mezzanine fund in Europe

• Currently advisor and director for a few private equity funds as nonexecutive

• MBA from the London Business School


Antoine Delaporte

• Founder and Managing Partner of Adenia

• Entrepreneur during 8 years in the textile business in Madagascar

• Manager at Bain & Co in Paris and London 



Alexis Caude

• Managing Partner at Adenia since 2016

• Entrepreneur in digital media and real estate for the past 15 years

• Head of Strategic Planning at Universal Studios (Los Angeles)

• MBA from Harvard Business School 


Stephane Bacquaert

• Managing Partner at Adenia since 2019

• Managing Director at Wendel and CEO of Wendel Africa for 15 years

• Partner at Atlas Venture 

• Consultant at Bain & Company for 5 years

• MBA from Harvard Business School and MS from Ecole Centrale Paris


Florent de Boissieu

• Partner at Adenia since 2011

• Consultant at Bain & Co (Paris) for 6 years with specific focus on emerging markets

• Experience at Eurazeo, a French large cap. PE fund

• MS from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées (Paris)


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