The General Partner
Altamir Gérance’s function is to determine Altamir’s strategy, manage its growth and take and implement the main operating decisions.
Head of Private Equity and Chief Investment Officer at Hermes GPE
Peter Gale is responsible for private equity investment decisions and for all aspects of Hermes GPE’s private equity investment process. He leads the co-investment programme and is responsible for decisions taken with regard to allocation and strategy for individual client portfolio construction. Peter has more than 30 years of investment experience, including 25 years in private equity. He is a member of the Hermes GPE Management Committee and Chairman of the Private Equity Investment Committee.
Managing Director of GE Asset Management in Stamford for more than 20 years
During that time, James Mara built a $2bn international private equity business, raised and managed two international LBO funds and underwrote numerous investments in Europe, Russia, North and Southeast Asia and Latin America. Previously, Mr Mara was based in London, where he spent five years as Deputy treasurer providing financing to General Electric’s international mergers and acquisition teams.
Chief Executive Officer of Apax Partners SAS since 2008
Eddie Misrahi joined Apax Partners in 1991 as a Partner in charge of TMT investments.
He has supported the growth of both young, innovative companies and more mature companies through growth financing and buyout transactions. Mr Misrahi became Deputy CEO of Apax Partners SA in 2007.
Chairman and CEO of Toupargel Groupe since 2017
Romain Tchenio is a graduate of ESCP Europe. He began his career as a financial analyst with Pricewaterhouse Coopers Corporate Finance. He joined Toupargel in 2004 as an agency manager in Marseille. He was appointed Southwest Regional Manager in 2006 then Sales Director, a position he held from 2010 to 2013. He was named CEO of Toupargel Groupe in July 2013 and Chairman and CEO in early January 2017.
Altamir Gérance has no employees and relies on the investment advisory agreement between Altamir et Amboise Partners SA.
Patrick de Giovanni
joined Apax Partners in 1983 as a partner, when the first fund was created.
At Apax Partners, Patrick de Giovanni has carried out many investments in industrial and business services companies, through all types of transactions (Venture capital, growth capital, LBO). He is a former president of the AFIC (Association Française des Investisseurs pour la Croissance, which became France Invest in 2018).
Chief Financial Officer of Altamir
Eric Sabia has a significant experience in Private Equity, having spent eight years at Fondinvest Capital, a funds of funds Management Company, where he held the position of Deputy CFO from March 2008, and CFO from January 2013. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Altamir in August 2016.
Investor Relations and Communications Director of Altamir
Claire Peyssard Moses has been Altamir’s Investor Relations and Communications Director since October 2018. She was previously Director of Investor Relations and Financial Control at Verallia, where she managed successive refinancing operations as part of the LBO led by Apollo.