OUR TEAM

CORINNE BALLERY

CORINNE BALLERY

Middle Office Manager

Corinne joined Ciclad in 2015 after several years as deputy management controller at ADP, an HR outsourcing company, and as a business controller at UBS Asset Management.

THOMAS BELHASSEN

Deputy Chief Financial Officer

Thomas started his career in financial audit at Grant Thornton in Luxemburg.

Graduated from Institut Supérieur de Gestion and Heriot-Watt University.

 

STÉPHANE BILLON

STÉPHANE BILLON

Managing Partner

Before joining Ciclad in 1999, Stéphane was a consultant in company restructuring within Deloitte & Touche, and then Chargé d’Affaires at Valhall restructuring fund.

Graduated from Paris Dauphine.

ERIC BRUGUIÈRE

ERIC BRUGUIÈRE

Partner

Eric joined Ciclad in 2009 after working within the strategy consulting firm Corporate Value Associates (CVA).

Graduated from ESSEC.

ELEONORE CHARVET

Junior Associate

Eléonore joined Ciclad in January 2022. Prior to this position, Eléonore had her first experiences in M&A at Degroof Petercam, Business controlling at LVMH and Private Equity at Ardian.

Graduated from ESCP Business School.

LAURA CHAVANON (LYON)

LAURA CHAVANON (LYON)

Investment Director

After a first experience as an analyst within other Private Equity firms in Paris, Laura joined Ciclad in 2015.

Graduated from ESC Grenoble.

KENZA COHEN

KENZA COHEN

Junior Associate

Kenza joined Ciclad in January 2020. Prior to this position, Kenza had her first experiences in Private Equity within several parisian small and mid-cap firms (Apicap, Apax Development and MBO & Co).

Kenza holds a master in Banking and Finance from Paris Sorbonne University.

THOMAS DEBORNE

THOMAS DEBORNE (LYON)

Junior Associate

Thomas joined Ciclad in 2019. He started his career in Private Equity firms (Azulis Capital and Ardian).

Graduated from EDHEC and London School of Economics (LSE).

MURIEL FABRE

MURIEL FABRE (BORDEAUX)

Associate Partner

Before joining Ciclad in 2012, Muriel was a senior manager at PwC within Transaction Services.

Muriel holds a Master degree from Paris IX-Dauphine.

THOMAS GALLORO

THOMAS GALLORO

Senior Advisor

Thomas worked for 25 years in regional venture capital structures (Champex -Irpac- IDF Capital), and 10 years in BPI France (Great East, Normandy and Paris area).

Graduated from Paris Dauphine, Panthéon Assas and holds an Executive MBA from HEC.

HUGUES DE GASTINES

HUGUES DE GASTINES

Associate Partner

Before joining Ciclad in 2019, Hugues was an investment director in another private equity firm in Paris, MBO Partenaires.

Graduated from EMLV and EM Lyon.

DIDIER GENOUD

DIDIER GENOUD

Managing Partner

Didier joined CICLAD in 1995. Previously he was a Mergers & Acquisitions consultant at Deloitte & Touche.

Alumnus of ESCP.

VALENTIN GRANDEL

Junior Associate

Valentin joined Ciclad in 2022. Prior to this position, Valentin had his first experiences in audit at KPMG, M&A at Largillière Finance and Private Equity at Alliance Entreprendre.

Graduated from IESEG.

EDOUARD DE KERMADEC

EDOUARD DE KERMADEC

Investment Director

Edouard joined Ciclad in 2018. He started his career in the M&A team of BNP Paribas in New York and Paris.

Graduated from ISEP and ESSEC.

LIONEL LAMBERT

LIONEL LAMBERT

Founding Partner

Ciclad Founding Partner in 1988. After being head of personnel at SOGEX, an engineering company, Lionel joined the Boston Consulting Group and then IDI.

Graduated from Sciences Po and holds an MBA from INSEAD.

THEO LAPORTE

THEO LAPORTE (BORDEAUX)

Senior Associate

Before joining Ciclad in 2021, Théo started his career at Crédit Mutuel Equity (ex CM-CIC Investment) where he worked during 5 years on private equity deals in south west France.

Graduated from Kedge Business School and EM Lyon

AXEL PITTIER

AXEL PITTIER

Senior Associate

Axel joined Ciclad in 2021, after a 4-year experience at Apicap where he started his career in private equity. 

Graduated from Sciences Po and the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland).

 

 

CELINE RABEMAMPIANINA

CELINE RABEMAMPIANINA

Senior Associate

Céline joined Ciclad in September 2019, after a nine-year experience in the Sub-Saharan Africa Private Equity firm Adenia Partners as Investment Manager.

She is an ESCP Europe Alumnus.

 

NICOLAS ROSTAND

NICOLAS ROSTAND

Managing Partner

Nicolas joined Ciclad in 1997. Beforehand, he worked as a Chargé d’Affaires for CCF.

Graduated from ESC Reims and holds an MBA from HEC and London Business School (LBS).

THOMAS ROUDIL (LYON)

THOMAS ROUDIL (LYON)

Partner

Thomas joined Ciclad in 2009. He held several operational position within anone and was a strategy consultant within Creative Value.

Graduated from Ecole Polytechnique and ENSTA.

FATIMA SAM

FATIMA SAM

Office Manager

Before joining Ciclad in 2015, Fatima held similar positions within other Private Equity funds in France as Natixis and France Invest.

ANNABELLE WEPHRE

ANNABELLE WEPHRE

General Secretary

Annabelle started her career in financial audit within the consulting firm KPMG.

Graduated from ESC Rennes

YING XIAO

YING XIAO

Investment Director

Ying joined Ciclad in 2014 after working as an M&A consultant at Rothschild & Cie in Paris.

Graduated from Polytech’Lille and holds a Master from HEC Paris.

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