Fanny Picard - Founder and CEO
Fanny Picard has held various significant positions in her career. She served as the Director of Financial Operations, Managing Director, and a member of the Executive Committee at Wendel. She was also the Director of Mergers & Acquisitions for Western Europe and North America at Danone. Fanny began her professional journey in the Mergers & Acquisitions department at Rothschild & Co investment bank.
Fanny Picard is recognized as one of the professionals of her generation who has been involved in numerous merger and acquisition transactions and investments. She has served on the Boards of Directors, Supervisory Boards, and/or Audit Committees of various companies, contributing to their development as a shareholder. Currently, she is a member of the Supervisory Board of Tikehau Capital and serves as the Chair of the Governance and Sustainable Development Committee. Additionally, she sits on the Board of Directors of GL Events, where she chairs the CSR Committee.
Fanny Picard is personally committed to the fight against climate change and environmental issues. Rooted in humanism, she is also driven by a strong social sensitivity. She currently serves as the Vice President of the Advisory Board of the Mozaïk RH Foundation, a recruitment firm specializing in promoting equal opportunities, and the Siel Bleu Foundation, another social entrepreneurship fellow of Ashoka.
Fanny Picard is a graduate of ESSEC Business School and the French Society of Financial Analysts (SFAF). She holds a master's degree in law and is a former auditor of the College of Higher Studies in Environment and Sustainable Development. She has taught courses, including financial analysis and business valuation, notably at Sciences Po Paris.
Marianne Siméoni - Partner
Marianne Siméoni brings a dual financial and operational experience.
She initially worked in two financial institutions, starting at Lehman Brothers in the mergers and acquisitions department, and later at SG Capital Europe, a mid-cap LBO fund.
She then held operational positions as the Director of Management Control at Numericable - Completel, followed by roles as CFO or Deputy CFO at two SMEs, Assisteo and Primavista.
Marianne is a graduate of HEC, with a major in Entrepreneurship.
Gilles Geoffroy - Partner
Gilles Geoffroy spent nearly 5 years at St Michel, where he served as Deputy General Manager. He was responsible for support functions such as finance, mergers and acquisitions, CSR, HR, procurement, IT, legal, and QSE. He led the company's "citizen growth" project and served on the Supervisory Board.
Prior to that, Gilles worked as a strategy/organization consultant. He started at the procurement consulting firm Masaï and later co-founded Auriverde, a consulting firm specializing in operational strategy that aimed to reconcile economic performance and sustainable development within companies.
Gilles began his career at the SAGEM Group, where he held positions in electronic component purchasing in Hong Kong and product development in Paris.
He is a graduate of Ecole Centrale de Paris.
Félix Mounier - Partner
Félix Mounier began his professional career at Alter Equity 10 years ago after completing two significant internships. He first interned for 6 months at Ardian (formerly Axa Private Equity) and then at Ernst & Young.
Additionally, Félix participated in a 3-month development aid mission in a village in the Kathmandu Valley as part of the Solidarité France-Népal association. He also served as a "professeur-tuteur" within the Fleur de Bitume association, in partnership with Secours Catholique, providing voluntary academic support to middle school students in Priority Education Zones.
Félix holds a degree from ESCP Europe.
Marion Chanéac - Partner
Marion Chanéac brings a dual entrepreneurial and financial experience. She began her career as a Valuation & Strategy Analyst at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. Later, she co-founded and led Smartflows, a company that marketed an innovative customer tracking software using Wi-Fi signals from mobile phones for retail, train stations, and airports.
In 2016, Marion joined CapHorn, a venture capital fund managing €180 million. She served as an associate responsible for investments and monitoring, sitting on the boards of 7 portfolio companies across various sectors.
Marion is a graduate of the University Paris IX - Dauphine and EM Lyon.
Georgina Pillement - Investment Director
Georgina Pillement began her professional career at Rothschild & Co in London, where she worked for 3 years on mergers and acquisitions transactions. She then gained experience as an investor within the Large Cap investment team at Bpifrance, where since 2017 she has been involved in financing operations for private and listed companies across various industries.
Georgina is a graduate of EDHEC Business School.
Floriane Desbordes - Analyst
Floriane Desbordes, a graduate of HEC, began her professional career at Alter Equity in 2022 after completing a 6-month internship with the company in 2020.
Additionally, Floriane undertook a second internship at Gottengreen, an independent corporate finance advisory firm exclusively focused on sustainable economics.
Clara Lesage - Analyst
Clara, a graduate of EM Lyon, joined the team in February 2023 after completing a 6-month internship with the company. Prior to that, she completed two internships at New Alpha Asset Management and Carbone4.
Eléonore Rivelois - Analyst
With a dual background in law and finance, Eléonore begins her professional career at Alter Equity after completing a 6-month internship with the company in 2022. She previously completed two internships at law firms, Reinhart Marville Torre and UGGC Avocats.
Boutaïna Benhayoun - Finance manager
Boutaïna, a graduate of Excelia and the IUT of Troyes in management control, began her career in Morocco as a management controller. She later worked as a financial auditor at Auditeurs Associés Franciliens and Cofirec.
Jan Claudio Muñoz - Venture partner
After working as a lawyer at the firm Willkie Farr & Gallagher in Frankfurt for three years, Jan Claudio Muñoz led the Media for Equity GmbH fund at Axel Springer before joining m2p Ventures as a partner.
Jan Claudio is responsible for our investment activities in Germany and supports portfolio companies in their expansion into the German market.
Alongside his studies, Jan Claudio managed a center that provided meals to teenagers from disadvantaged backgrounds. He remains involved in initiatives aimed at helping children from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds through mentoring, particularly through the association Startup Teens.
Jan Claudio studied law at the University of Heidelberg in Germany and holds an MBA from INSEAD.