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INSEEC U. implements ESG at all levels

Since 2014, the higher education group has involved all of its stakeholders in the implementation of responsible academic and environmental programmes. Catherine Lespine, CEO, and Bertrand Pivin, Partner at Apax Partners, examine this ambitious project, which has been successful both in France and abroad.

3MN 08.04.2019 CEO Interviews

THOM Europe’s earnest and resolute ESG programme

Responsible sourcing, human resources more involved in employees’ growth and development and safety in the workplace are central to THOM Europe’s sustainability initiatives. Today, Europe’s leading jewellery seller would like to go even further and is aiming for excellence in ESG, as Romain Peninque, the group’s CEO, explains.

3MN 08.04.2019 CEO Interviews

Venture Philanthropy maximises the social impact of major charities

Created nearly 10 years ago by Maurice Tchenio, the AlphaOmega Foundation uses private equity methods to efficiently support major charitable institutions and help extend their reach. Elisabeth Elkrief, Managing Director of the AlphaOmega Foundation explains the principles and objectives of this unique foundation that is coupled with an endowment fund invested in private equity.

3MN 08.04.2019 Words from experts

ESG is Apax Partners’ fourth value-creation axis

Since 2011, Apax Partners has made a point of supporting portfolio companies in the development and monitoring of a clear ESG roadmap. The objective is to make corporate social responsibility a powerful driver of financial and non-financial performance. Sophie Uzan, Head of HR and ESG, and Bertrand Pivin, Partner, discuss this ambitious objective.

3MN 08.04.2019 Apax Partners’ value added


A new Partner at Apax Partners to develop TMT investments through the Development team

Paris (France), 13 May 2019

Aymeric de Cardes has joined Apax Partners as a Partner specialised in TMT in the Development team, dedicated to the small cap segment. The Apax Partners investment team now has 37 members, including 15 Partners.

Promotions within Apax Partners

Paris (France), 21 March 2019

Apax Partners announces the promotions of Aida Ben Lamine as Business Development Director, Julien Birman, Vincent Colomb and Bérenger Mistral as Directors and Blandine Cleyet-Merle as Principal. Apax Partner’s investment team counts 35 professionals, including 14 Partners.

Apax Partners to sell INSEEC U., a leading European private higher education group

Paris (France), 5 March

Apax Partners, the Paris-based private equity firm, has entered into a binding agreement to sell INSEEC U., a leading European private higher education group.


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.@gregorysalinger interviendra demain à la conférence @PEI_news « European Operating Partners Forum 2019 » sur le panel « Making your customer experience a competitive differentiator »

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