Romain joined Mérieux Equity Partners in November 2019 and has over 8 years of professional experience in Private Equity, Consulting and Corporate Finance. An Investment professional with a dual degree in Finance and Engineering, Romain brings 4 years of direct equity investment in the healthcare and more than 6 years of international experience (Chicago, London, Singapore and Tunis).
After one year in the M&A department of Veolia as an intern, Romain started his career as a Technology Consultant for Information Services Group in Chicago and then moved to London. During his 3 ½ years at ISG, Romain mostly worked for large investment banks such as HSBC or Crédit Suisse on organization and strategy projects.
In 2015, he decided to change career and move into Private Equity investment. After an MBA at INSEAD, he joined SPE Capital a leading North African PE funds specialized in investing in profitable mid-cap companies in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia. At SPE Capital, Romain focused on the fast-growing Egyptian and Moroccan healthcare sectors where he worked directly on two acquisitions and one exit (2 minority transactions, one majority LBO).
Romain received his Master of Science in Engineering from École Nationale Supérieure Mines-Télécom Atlantique and holds his MBA from INSEAD.