Intuitive
to start up
our projects,

pragmatic
to implement
them.

Passionate
to design
our operations,

rational
to take responsibility
for our decisions.

Agile
to
support
entrepreneurs,

steadfast
to assert
our convictions.

Visionary
to imagine
the future,

meticulous
to support
SMEs.

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WHO ARE
WE ?

For over 35 years, Initiative & Finance has been a major player in private equity in France, focusing exclusively on the financing and buyout of SMEs across all sectors.

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35
years of expertise at your side
700
million invested
315
investments made

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Our team

François-Xavier Oliveau

François-Xavier Oliveau

Partner, Transformation

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Aline Palasi

Aline Palasi

General Secretary

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Arnaud Mendelsohn

Arnaud Mendelsohn

Partner

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Camille Grosfilley

Camille Grosfilley

Investment Manager

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Jean-Bernard Meurisse

Jean-Bernard Meurisse

President & Partner

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Cindy Ben Soussan

Cindy Ben Soussan

Analyst

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François Golfier

François Golfier

Investment Manager

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Caroline Pihan

Caroline Pihan

Partner MidCap

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Jean-Michel Laveu

Jean-Michel Laveu

Partner

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Jérôme Mathieu

Jérôme Mathieu

Investment Manager

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Marc Dagousset

Marc Dagousset

Business Development Director

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Mayron Beaulieu

Mayron Beaulieu

Analyst

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Matthieu Douchet

Matthieu Douchet

Partner

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Marie-Laure Moneret

Marie-Laure Moneret

Middle Office Assistant

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Thierry Giron

Thierry Giron

Managing Director & Partner

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Natercia Dias

Natercia Dias

Receptionist - Assistant

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Baudouin d’Hérouville

Baudouin d’Hérouville

Partner, Head of Midcap

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Philippe Dilasser

Philippe Dilasser

Investment Director

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Solenne Cheuret

Solenne Cheuret

Investment Manager

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Delphine Bodin

Delphine Bodin

Assistant

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