Qualium investissement

Our team

With 21 employees, Qualium Investissement has completed more than 50 transactions in companies in all major sectors, including industry, food processing, specialty retailing and engineering.

The Qualium Investissement team provides solutions adapted to the needs of any company, and it assists management throughout the period of its investment.

21 experienced professionals

Sophie Audino
CFO

Sophie joined Qualium Investissement in 2016. 

She previously worked at Pragma Capital as Head of Administration and Finance (fund administration) since 2007. Before, she had been working for six years for an accounting firm in Paris.

She is in charge of finance and accouting for the funds and the management company.

 DECF - DESCF 


Marie Bal

Marie Bal
Assistant

Marie joined Qualium Investissement in 2010 after having worked at Fonds Partenaires Gestion (Banque Lazard) and then at European Capital.

Master in Marketing Management, ESSEC Business School


Cyprien Choutet

Cyprien Choutet
Director

Cyprien joined Qualium Investissement in 2007. Prior to that, he was an associate in the mergers and acquisitions team at Lazard Frères. During his three years at Lazard, he participated in numerous transactions for private equity funds as well as for corporates.

He sits on the boards of La Foir’Fouille, Kermel and IMV Technologies.

ESCP Europe


Paul Costa de Beauregard

Paul Costa de Beauregard
Managing Director

Paul joined Qualium Investissement in 2005 from Advent International, where from 2000 on he headed sourcing and execution in the telecom, IT, electronics and healthcare sectors. He previously worked as investor for Wendel Group for nine years, including two years at BioMérieux and three years at Cap Gemini, both portfolio companies of the Wendel Group holding.

Paul sits on the boards of Mériguet and Poult.

Polytechnique (X Telecom).


Valérie Crozet

Valérie Crozet
Corporate lawyer

Valérie joined the private equity division of Caisse des Dépôts in 2000, as a corporate lawyer for the Company Secretary’s office, and later the legal department.

Master of corporate law, DEA International private law (Paris II)


Marie-Christine Delle-Vedove

Marie-Christine Delle-Vedove
Office Manager

Marie-Christine joined Caisse des Dépôts in 1993, initially at the SCIC unit, then ComDev and Transdev, before joining the private equity unit.

BTS Management assistant


Filipe Dos Santos

Filipe Dos Santos
Director of Fund Administration

Filipe joined midcap investment company CDC Capital Investissement in 2004. He earlier spent two years as an analyst at Natexis Asset Square, a multi-management subsidiary of Natexis Asset Management.

Filipe is responsible for monitoring ESG issues at Qualium Investissement. 

Master in Banking, Finance and Insurance (IUP), Master of Finance (Paris X)


Michel Edel

Michel Edel
General Secretary

Michel joined CDC Participations, the private equity division of Caisse des Dépôts in 1995.

Previously, he spent five years as a lawyer specializing in investment operations at the legal and tax division of BNP Paribas group.

DEA Business Law - Financial Law (Paris II)


Jean Eichenlaub

Jean Eichenlaub
Chairman & CEO

Jean joined Qualium Investissement in 2009. Previously, he was Managing Director of European Capital from 2005, where he established the Paris and Madrid offices and participated in investment activities in Germany. From 2000 to 2005, he was Deputy Managing Director of Fonds Partenaires Gestion (Banque Lazard) where he led investments in mid-sized companies in the healthcare, retail and industrial sectors. From 1996 to 2000, Jean was Director in the Structured Finance Department of Commerzbank in Paris, focusing on leveraged finance, securitization and distressed debt. Jean started his career as a site engineer in the construction industry, based in London and Barcelona.

Jean sits on the boards of La Foir’Fouille, Kermel, Invicta, Mériguet, Poult, Sogal and Vulcanic. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Caisse des Dépôts group as well as Chairman of the Buyout Committee of AFIC (the French private equity association).

MST, MBA Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) graduate.


Bastian Emery-Béziers

Bastian Emery-Béziers
Investment Director

Bastian joined Qualium Investissement in 2008. Prior to that, he spent one year as a trainee analyst at Edmond de Rothschild Capital Partners, and two years in the LBO financing division of Calyon in New York.

Bastian sits on the boards of Sogal, Vulcanic and Invicta.

Master of Banking and Finance (Paris-Dauphine)


Francine Franchineau

Francine Franchineau
Accountant

Francine joined the private equity division of Caisse des Dépôts in 1996.

Thomas Gousseau

Thomas Gousseau
IT & HR Manager

Thomas joined Qualium Investissement in 2010. He was previously a system and network administrator at Neurones IT for four years, then IT manager at European Capital for two years.

DUT Information technology


Sandra Hilcenko

Sandra Hilcenko
Fund Administration

Sandra joined Caisse des Dépôts in 2001 as an assistant at CDC Innovation, the venture capital investment fund. She entered Qualium Investissement in 2006.

BTS Management assistant


Julie Khayat

Julie Khayat
Investment Director

Julie joined Qualium Investissement in 2011. She previously spent three years as an Analyst at Morgan Stanley, including two years in the Leveraged Finance team in London and one year in M&A in Paris.

Julie sits on the boards of Mériguet and IMV Technologies.


Béatrixe Lafore

Béatrixe Lafore
Executive Secretary

Béatrixe joined Caisse des Dépôts in 1987, starting with C3D, then Sinerg and ComDev, before entering the private equity division in 1995.

BTS Management assistant


Samira Mehtaj

Samira Mehtaj
Secretary

Samira joined Caisse des Dépôts in 2003 as secretary for CDC Equity Capital, the midcap investment company.

BTS Management Assistant


Jacques Pancrazi

Jacques Pancrazi
Managing Director

Before joining Qualium Investissement in 2009, Jacques was a Director at European Capital since 2005. There, he co-launched the Paris office with Jean Eichenlaub. Prior to that, he spent five years with Fonds Partenaires Gestion (Banque Lazard), where he was responsible for managing and monitoring the investment portfolio. Jacques began his career as an auditor at PwC in 1988, and was later Director of Finance for Invensys (automotive parts) in France from 1993 to 1998, then for Primagaz’s (LPG distribution) international operations from 1998 to 2000.

Jacques sits on the boards of Sogal, IMV Technologies, THOM Group (Marc Orian - Histoire d’Or) and Vulcanic.

MSTCF (Paris-Dauphine), DESCF


Guillaume Peroz
Director

Guillaume joined Qualium Investissement in 2012. He began his career at Fonds Partenaires Gestion (Banque Lazard) and then spent 7 years at European Capital. There, as an Investment Director, Guillaume participated in origination, completion and follow-up of majority and minority LBO transactions as well as mezzanine financing.

Guillaume sits on the boards of Mériguet and Poult.

ESCP Europe


Boris Podevin

Boris Podevin
Managing Director

Boris joined Qualium Investissement in 2008. Prior to that he was an analyst at Banque Worms, then associate at Mezzanis, Director at Mizuho, and finally vice president in the leveraged finance team of Morgan Stanley in London for two years.

Boris sits on the boards of La Foir’Fouille, Kermel, Invicta and Poult.

DESS Economic Science (Paris I)


Nathalie Roux Devillas

Nathalie Roux Devillas
Accountant

Nathalie joined the private equity division of Caisse des Dépôts in 1997.

BTS Accounting


Antoine Schricke
Investment Director

Antoine joins Qualium Investissement en 2012.

He previously spent two years in London, as an Analyst with the LBO financing teams of BNP Paribas and then Barclays Capital, before joining Vestar Capital Partners in Paris, where he was a Partner for three years.

Antoine sits on the boards of Invicta and Poult.

HEC.


Rudolf Mouradian
Venture Partner

Rudolf Mouradian, Venture Partner and former Executive Committe member, also contributes his experience to the team.