Nadia began her career with Absolute Return Investment Services as a Middle Office Manager. In 2004, she became an Analyst and later Asset Manager for the firm’s managed accounts, where she co-managed one of its main international equity funds. Nadia has extensive experience in financial analysis, technical modeling and management of listed and non-listed assets, having participated to the launch/management of numerous investment funds.
Nadia has an extensive experience in the field green infrastructure assets, having analyzed, structured and invested in more than 400 MW of renewable energy projects with a total value of more than EUR 500 million. Since she joined AIM in 2009, Nadia was in charge of the financial analysis and structuring of all AIM’s investments, as well of all Mandates the Company has signed. Nadia is also CFO of a Belgian Infrastructure Fund, Infra4Be.
Nadia holds a B.S in International Economics from the American University of Paris. She is a CFA charterholder, a member of the SFAF (Société Française des Analystes Financiers) and has also obtained the Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) and Certified European Financial Analyst (CEFA) certifications. Nadia has followed an Executive Education program at INSEAD in 2016.
Nadia speaks fluent French, English and Bulgarian, and has a working knowledge of Russian and German.
François is seasoned international investor focusing mainly in industries and growing SME's
He accumulated 10 years of investing experience in 2 major industries: first at Air Liquide as a head of the Venture Fund between 2000 and 2004, then Renault trucks as a head of International Mergers and Acquisitions, leveraging 10 years of experience investing worldwide in SME for Banks and Private Equity Firms: Crédit Agricole, Next Stage and Natixis where he developed private equity funds in countries like Brazil, India, South Africa, Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands… François has started his career within Lazard Frères in Paris.
Francois is since 1992 teaching the corporate finance and innovation program at ESSEC Executive MBA in France and Germany, as well as within the state-owned Incubator Incuballiance (X-HEC). As of 2011 François served 4 years as Managing Partner of Veymont Capital in the Netherlands and has kept an instructor and investment Officer position at the industrial Compound: Chemelot Brightlands in Maastricht.
François is an ESSEC Business School’s Alumni. He also holds an Engineering degree and a Master’s degree in Corporate Law. He is certified by the AMF within the frame of the AIFM regulation and is a member of the French Financial Analyst Association and the French Institute of Board Members (IFA). François speaks French, English, Dutch and German.
Stéphane has extensive international experience in private equity, both entrepreneurially and from the fund manager’s perspective. He has served as the CEO of two major technology companies before entering the investment world. Stéphane was the Head of Venture Capital and President of Innovation at France’s largest financial institution, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, where he played a major role in raising its AUM to EUR 500 million. He there created several independent Private Equity funds, and holds portfolio of equity stakes in over 80 companies. He has realized numerous deals in France, Germany and Switzerland, several of which went public.
Stéphane is now CEO of AIM Luxembourg, manages or advises several Funds, and has realized over 35 investments in the last 5 years for a total Capex value exeeding EUR 1 Bn. Stéphane is also very active leading the prestigious mandates AIM has signed to a conclusive end from the client perspective. Stéphane is also private investor in some technology startups.
Stéphane holds a Ph.D. in Computational and Physical Sciences, id Alumni of the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Rue d’Ulm), Agrégé de Sciences Physiques, in Paris. Stéphane attended the AMP program at INSEAD.
Stéphane is fluent in French, English, German, Portuguese and has a working knowledge of Russian.
André joined Edmond de Rothschild Group in Geneva early 2003, where he created and headed the infrastructure and project finance advisory team. As such, he gained and successfully led number of high profile transactions to financial close, in all fields of infrastructure (transportation, real estate, telecom, social infrastructure, utilities...). He also structured and initiated investment funds in the infrastructure sector and is now chairman and investment committee member of a European social infrastructure fund.
André started his career in Banque Paribas and the French Ministry of Economy and Finance before switching to the European Commission as an advisor to the Commissioner in charge of tax harmonization. He then returned to the Ministry of Economy and Finance where he was in charge of portfolio of public stakes in the industrial & energy sectors, managing the interests of the French State in corporations like Electricité de France (EDF), Gaz de France (which became GDF-Suez then Engie), Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique (CEA), AREVA, Charbonnages, BRGM, Altadis. He then became general manager and CFO of the Région Ile-de-France, where he was in charge of the financing of its wide ranging investment program (social infrastructure, public transport roads, urban development).
André created La Compagnie Financière des Infrastructures, based in Geneva, which is since 2015 in charge of landmark project finance advisory missions and a member of the board of AIM Luxembourg. André is as well CEO of Infra4Be, a Management Company dedicated to Infrastructure Investments in Belgium.
André is an alumnus of HEC Paris, of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and of the Goethe Institut. André speaks fluently French, English and German and has a good working knowledge in Dutch and Russian.