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Olivier Millet, Eurazeo – joins LPeC Board

LPeC, the leading international platform for listed private capital companies is delighted to announce, Olivier Millet, member of the Executive Board of Eurazeo Group, has joined the Board of LPeC. Following Millet's appointment, the Board will increase to a total of eight including current Chairman Mark Florman. The LPeC Board has the responsibility for LPeC’s overall governance, relations with its members, Committees, and the monitoring of financial performance and external communications. The Current Board consists of Mark Florman, Chairman LPeC and Chairman/CEO Time Partners; Richard Boleat, Chairman CVC Credit Partners; Stuart Hastie, Director in the PE team, BMO Global Management; Andrew Lebus, a senior member of the Pantheon investment team; David Till, Co-Founder Oakley Capital Group; Kristof Vande Capelle, CFO of Gimv; Susanne Zeidler, CFO Beteiligungs AG.

Olivier has joined the Executive Board of Eurazeo Group in 2018. Leading Eurazeo PME for the past fourteen years, Olivier began his career in Private Equity in 1990 in 3i and then Barclays Private Equity and was recently Chairman of France Invest, The French Private Equity Association. Millet, who has worked for thirty years in the private equity sector, will provide superb expertise and insight as part of the LPeC Board. Olivier’s appointment will support the continuing growth of LPeC’s Global and European reach.

 

Olivier Millet, Eurazeo PME, stated For many years I have supported Listed PE and I consider it is important to promote listed Private Equity companies. I appreciate the great work of LPeC in recent years and I would like to bring my experience and Eurazeo Boarding of the PE asset class” 

 

Mark Florman, LPeC Chairman added, “Olivier’s track record, international experience, and contacts in the profession are second to none, and we are thrilled to have Olivier join the LPeC Board. Attracting someone of Olivier’s calibre is a great endorsement of our LPeC strategy and ambition. He brings with him incredibly strong knowledge and experience which will be vital as we continue our ambitious plans to grow and develop."

 

 

 

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Eurazeo Eurazeo is a leading global investment company listed in Paris, with a diversified portfolio of €18 billion in assets under management, including €12 billion from third parties, invested in nearly 400 companies. With its considerable Private Equity, real estate, private debt and fund of funds expertise, Eurazeo accompanies companies of all sizes, supporting their development through the commitment of its 235 professionals and by offering deep sector expertise, a gateway to global markets, and a responsible and stable foothold for transformational growth. Its solid institutional and family shareholder base, robust financial structure free of structural debt, and flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term. https://www.eurazeo.com/en/

 

Olivier Millet was Chairman of France Invest (ex AFIC – the French Private Equity Association) (2016-2018), also Vice-Chairman of AFIC (2014-2016) and Chairman of AFIC’s ESG Commission from 2009 to 2015. Olivier Millet began his career as an entrepreneur in 1986 by creating Capital Finance. He then joined 3i (from 1990 to 1994), before moving to Barclays Private Equity France, where he contributed to the development and success of this pan- European fund for 11 years. In 2005, Olivier Millet became Chairman of the Executive Board of OFI Private Equity; an investment company floated on the stock market in 2007. In 2011, OFI Private Equity became Eurazeo PME, and it is now a Eurazeo group subsidiary. Olivier is also member of the Executive Board of Eurazeo Group since 2018. He

is also member of the Executive Board of MEDEF since September 2018.

 

Mark Florman is the Chairman of LPeC.  Mark is also the Chairman  & CEO of Time Partners, a merchant bank in London which advises private equity firms and investors in private equity. Mark was also the co-founder of the merchant banking group Maizels Westerberg, founder of 8 Miles and was a partner at Doughty Hanson for many years. Mark is on the board of several businesses and sits on a number of investment committees as an Independent Member.

LPeC is the leading international platform for listed private capital companies with a shared vision of shaping the industry and its place in the public markets. LPeC’s purpose is to enhance investor understanding of the diverse investment strategies, performance and attractiveness of listed private capital for investors. https://www.listedprivatecapital.com/

 

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