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Sylvain Makaya

Partner, Head of Corporate Development

Sylvain joined Idinvest Partners in December 2013 as Head of Corporate Development. Under this title, he is in charge of the internationalisation of Idinvest Partners and the development of new financial offers.

Within this first role, Sylvain oversees the growth of Idinvest's activities in Asia, notably the development of a branch in Shanghai which has greatly contributed to the local development of European companies financed by Idinvest.

In the second role, Sylvain is currently establishing an expertise dedicated to financing the industrial assets of European SME's (Asset Based Financing).

Finally, since arriving at Idinvest he has supervised a section of the Portfolio Monitoring Department (operations monitoring portfolio holdings), which now supports the Middle-Office.

Before joining Idinvest Partners Sylvain started his career at Andersen Consulting and became CFO of two Private Equity Boutiques, Euromezzanine and then Antin Infrastructure Partners.

Sylvain holds a degree from Strasbourg Business School and Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh. Sylvain is also a member of the Investment Committee of pre-maturation projects within the French Center for National Research (CNRS) as well as a Private Equity Professor at Business Schools in Paris.