We have chosen our advisers for their leadership capabilities, diverse skill sets, extraordinary brainpower, outstanding professional track record and highest levels of integrity. We will consult them as appropriate on a deal-by-deal basis.
Benoit has been a private equity investor and non-executive Board member of small-to-mid-sized non-listed companies for nearly a decade, after a successful 25 year career in international investment banking. He is a passionate, decisive, accomplished, and visionary business leader with a track-record of building and turning around large organisations in times of transformational change.
Throughout his career, Benoit has inspired people, built trust, and empowered teams to perform and innovate, producing results beyond expectations in global and local businesses in the UK, Continental Europe, USA and Asia Pacific.
Benoit held many high-profile senior leadership positions in the financial services industry, such as Co-Head of Global Equities and Member of the Wholesales Executive Committee and Executive Management Board at Nomura and COO EMEA and Member of the Firm Executive Committee at Lehman Brothers. Earlier in his career, Benoit has spent 11 years in derivatives trading, first at Société Générale (US, UK, Japan and Hong Kong) and then at Lehman Brothers, where he became Global Head of Derivatives Trading.
Stephane has had a successful 30-year career across investment banking, equity and debt markets, derivatives and fund management and distribution.
Stephane is currently CEO of the award-winning investment fund platform Alpha UCITS. Based in London, Alpha UCITS is one of the oldest specialised UCITS fund distribution and structuring platforms. Its target investors are institutional end-investors across Europe.
Prior to founding Alpha UCITS in 2009, Stephane was a Partner at hedge fund Brevan Howard Asset Management.
Before that, Stephane worked for 13 years at Credit Suisse. His most recent leadership responsibilities were European co-head of fixed income derivative sales and head of EMEA institutional equities derivatives sales.
Stephane started his career in cross-border M&A and debt capital markets at Morgan Stanley in London.