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Matthieu Baret


Matthieu Baret is a Partner in the Growth Capital team working primarily in the telecoms/media, software and digital sector.

He has overseen around fifteen investments including Talend (Nasdaq IPO: TLND), Scality, Synthesio, Actility, Enlighted, VestiaireCollective, Curse (acquired by Amazon), Zeturf, Erenis (acquired by SFR), among others.
He is also responsible for Idinvest Partners' ESG policy and is a member of the UN-PRI (United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment) Private Equity Steering Committee. He also regularly lectures on entrepreneurship at the CentraleSupélec engineering school.

Before joining Idinvest Partners in 2005, Matthieu was VP responsibile for M&A and business development at Italtel, a subsidiary of Cisco and Telecom Italia. Before that he worked for Europatweb, an investment firm founded by Bernard Arnault, and Cap Gemini Telecom. Matthieu began his career in 1994 at Bouygues Telecom, where he helped set up and launch the mobile network.

Matthieu has a degree from CentraleSupélec, a Master of Science in electrical engineering from Georgia Tech (Atlanta, USA) and an MBA from INSEAD.