Founder & managing partner de Prospheres
The founder and managing partner of Prospheres, and a specialist in business transformation and rollover, Michel Rességuier has been the CEO or director of many companies, including Anovo, Dushow, Thermo Fisher, Thomas Cook France, Groupe Parisot, and Midmark Europe. Before Prospheres, he was the CEO of Docaposte (ex-Datapost) and the CFO of Sofipost, of the La Poste holding company, and of the M&A department. He began his career at Arthur Andersen after graduating from the ESSEC Business School.
Managing partner of Noe Industries
Pierre Escolier has managed several companies in the industrial and services sectors. He was the CEO of Winoa, a world leader in its industrial field (€350M turnover), which was consecutively backed by Wendel, LBO France, KKR, and KPS Capital Partners. A graduate of the ESCP Business School, Pierre Escolier previously presided over a PPR group subsidiary (Pinault-Printemps-Redoute, known today as Kering) and founded HomeBox, a Groupe Rousselet subsidiary.
Founder & président d’Acti’Invest
As President of Active’Invest since 2002, Gilles Roland has worked to acquire and manage eight industrial firms representing over €500M in revenue and counting 5,000 employees. His current portfolio includes Grolleau (electrical and telecom switching cabinets) and Arts Energy (batteries). A graduate of ESSEC (1987) with an MBA from the Columbia Business School (1991), Gilles Roland was successively a Director at Deloitte (restructuring), a junior investor with Apax Partners (LBO, restructuring), and finally an ABN AMRO Capital associate (LBO). He began his career at Michelin.
Maximin de Butler
Private equity associate of Noe Industries
Maximin started his career with Eight Advisory's Transaction Services & Restructuring department before joining Noe Industries. He has had various experiences in financial consulting (BNP Paribas and CACIB) and private equity (Omnes).