Appointments at Omnes
Omnes welcomes a Compliance, Internal Control and Risk Management Analyst, a Principal, a Director, a Human Resources Manager; and also promotes a Principal and three Associates.
Mid Cap Buyout and Growth Capital
Yoann Malys joins the Mid Cap Buyout and Growth Capital team as Director, reporting to Eric Rey, Managing Partner.
Geoffroy Manet and Jess Wizman are respectively appointed Associate and Principal.
The Mid Cap team invests in SMEs with strong growth potential via Omnes Croissance 4. This 4th generation fund (210 million euros) is invested in Cogepart (rapid shipping and delivery service), Dispam (controlled temperature shipping), Circet (telecommunications infrastructures) and ANI (distribution of fasteners for the aeronautics sector). In February 2017, it sold the Capcom company (installation of fibre optics and cable networks).
Claire Poulard and Marc Gasser are appointed Associates with the Venture Capital team, reporting to Michel de Lempdes, Managing Partner.
With 30 corporate sales, including more than 10 IPOs over the last 19 years (including Novaled, Biovex and Turtle Entertainment), the Venture Capital team at Omnes Capital is one of the major players in France financing innovative SMEs, with dual expertise in the deep-tech and health sectors.
Infrastructure - Renewable Energy
Jean-Baptiste Delattre joins the Renewable Energy team as Principal, reporting to Serge Savasta, Managing Partner.
In the field of energy transition, Omnes is a leader, with the launch of its first Capenergie fund in 2006. Since then, the company has made more than 35 renewable energy investments in France and Europe, corresponding to 1.5 GW of production capacity. In 2016, Omnes launched Construction Energie Plus, the first French fund dedicated to the construction of high environmental performance buildings.
Cassandra Bouet joins Omnes as a Compliance Analyst, reporting to Perrine Nollet, Head of Compliance, Internal Control and Risk Management.
Karène Dubois joins Omnes as Head of Human Manager, reporting to Serge Rakovitch, Head of Operations.
Omnes has internal cross-company functions dedicated to supporting operations: marketing and investor relations, communication, human resources, legal, finance, ethics and risk management.
Cassandra Bouet (25 years old), Compliance Analyst, Internal Control and Risk Management
Cassandra Bouet joined Omnes in March 2018 as a Compliance Analyst, reporting to Perrine Nollet, Head of Compliance, Internal Control and Risk Management. Cassandra Bouet holds a Master’s 2 degree in Law and Economics from Nanterre University.
Jean-Baptiste Delattre (36 years old), Principal
Jean-Baptiste Delattre joined the Renewable Energy team in January 2018, as Principal. He began his career in 2006, leading the Maintenance team at an ArcelorMittal site. After that he went on to take over the central team responsible for the Group’s global energy supplies. Before joining Omnes, he was in charge of Strategic Energy Partnerships, notably for cogeneration plants and energy efficiency projects in Europe. As well as being a former student of the Supélec engineering school, Jean-Baptiste also holds an Executive MBA from the London Business School.
Karène Dubois (36 years old), Human Resources Manager
Karène Dubois joined Omnes in November 2017 as Human Resources Manager, reporting to Serge Rakovitch, Head of Operations. She was previously in charge of Human Resources at the CESI School of Engineering. She has also served in HR positions at France Télécom and Paris City Hall. Karène Dubois holds a Master’s degree in Economic and Social Administration (AES) from Paris XII Val-de-Marne University and a post-graduate degree in Project Manager Training/Development.
Marc Gasser (27 years old), Associate
Marc Gasser joined the Venture Capital team in 2015. He was appointed Associate in April 2018. Marc Gasser participated in the execution of investments in Intersec, Babbler, Mesdocteurs, AB Tasty, Bankin’, VSora, Multix and 360imprimir. He is involved in Cooltech, TrustedShops, Adents, EGG, VSora, Bankin’, and AB Tasty. Marc Gasser began his career in finance (M&A at DC Advisory and financial auditing at KPMG), at Anatec, a start-up incubated at Paris Tech Entrepreneur, developing automatic trading algorithms and then at Orange Healthcare. Marc Gasser is a graduate of Telécom ParisTech and holds a Master’s degree in Strategy, Marketing and Innovation from HEC Paris.
Yoann Malys (40 years old), Director
Yoann Malys joined the Mid Cap Buyout & Growth Capital team in November 2017 as Director. Yoann Malys was Founding Partner at Inspiring Sport Capital, the leading European fund dedicated to the Sport industry (2014/2017). Since 2016, he has also operated as a fundraising consultant for start-ups active in the field of Sport. Previously, Yoann Malys was Director of Investments at NBGI Private Equity (now Stage Capital) in Paris and London. He began his career as a Consultant at EY Transaction Services and at BearingPoint. Yoann Malys is an alumnus of the HEC Paris business school.
Geoffroy Manet (27 years old), Associate
Geoffroy Manet joined Omnes in February 2016, as an Analyst in the Mid Cap Buyout & Growth Capital team. He was appointed Associate in April 2018. Geoffroy Manet participated in the sale of Capcom and the realisation of the investment in Circet. Geoffroy Manet holds a University degree in Banking and Finance, and a Master’s from EM Lyon Business School in Financial Engineering.
Claire Poulard (27 years old), Associate
Claire Poulard joined the Venture Capital team in 2015. She was appointed Associate in April 2018. Claire Poulard participated in the realisation of investments in Pherecydes Pharma, Octimet Oncology and Horama. In addition to these participations, she is involved in Novate Medical. Claire Poulard began her career in research at the Singapore Institute for Neurotechnology. Claire Poulard holds a Specialised Master’s degree in Pharmaceutical Management and Biotechnology from ESCP and a Master’s 2 in Bioengineering and Neuroscience Innovation from ESPCI (École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie Industrielle), ParisTech & Université Paris Descartes.
Jess Wizman (31 years old), Principal
Jess Wizman joined Omnes in November 2015 as an Associate in the Renewable Energy team. He became part of the Mid Cap Buyout & Growth Capital team in October 2017 as a Senior Associate. He was promoted to Principal in April 2018. Jess Wizman began his career in M&A at Morgan Stanley in Paris and then London. Former student at the École Polytechnique, Jess Wizman also holds a Master’s in Finance from HEC.
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