Team

  • Portrait de François Petit

    François Petit

    Chairman

    François Petit has been active in the senior acquisition and mezzanine financing market since 1996. After holding senior positions in the Financial Engineering and Leveraged Finance departments of the CIC Private Debt group, he founded CIC Mezzanine in 2003 which became CIC Private Debt in 2008. He holds a master's degree in management and a DESS in finance.

  • Portrait de Guillaume Rico

    Guillaume Rico

    Deputy Managing Director

    Co-founder of CIC Private Debt in 2003, Guillaume Rico has been involved in financing activities for 20 years. He worked previously in an investment structure of Caisse des Dépôts. He is a civil engineer, and he also holds a master's degree in finance from EM Lyon.

  • Portrait d'Emmanuelle Ménard

    Emmanuelle Ménard

    General Secretary

    Emmanuelle Ménard has worked several years in CIC's Legal Affairs and Acquisition Finance Department before joining CIC Private Debt-CIC Private Debt in 2008. She holds a DESS in Business Law and Taxation from the University of Bordeaux IV.

  • Portrait de Sylvie Garcin

    Sylvie Garcin

    Investor Relations

    Sylvie Garcin joined CIC Private Debt in 2018 in charge of investor relations and financial communication. She previously held the same position within the Ausy group. She worked for 15 years at Banque Palatine as a Senior Banker on equity transactions. Sylvie is a graduate of Kedge Business School.

  • Portrait de Barbara Cabezon

    Barbara Cabezon

    General Secretary - Middle Office

    Barbara joined the team in 2018, she has 21 years of experience in the CIC group. She held various Middle Office positions in the Trading Room and then she was in charge of the Acquisition Finance Agency department for 12 years.

  • Portrait de Sandra Pellegrini

    Sandra Pellegrini

    Assistant

    Sandra Pellegrini joined CIC Private Debt in 2015 and assists top management.

  • Portrait de Pierre-Jean Mouesca

    Pierre-Jean Mouesca

    Investment Director

    Pierre-Jean Mouesca worked 3 years for Ernst & Young in financial audit. He had been working in CIC's Acquisition Finance department since March 2008 before joining CIC Private Debt in September 2012. Pierre-Jean is a graduate of ESCP-EAP.

  • Portrait de Nicolas Offroy

    Nicolas Offroy

    Investment Director

    Nicolas Offroy joined CIC Private Debt's Mezzanine & Unitranche team in 2018. He has more than 15 years of experience in structured finance, including 8 years at Bpifrance Investissement in charge of senior and mezzanine debt funds and 7 years at Banque Espirito Santo in the Structured Finance department. Nicolas is a graduate of EM Lyon.

  • Portrait de Guillaume Michalet

    Guillaume Michalet

    Investment DIRECTOR

    Guillaume Michalet worked at PwC in audit and then in transaction services, before joining the CIC group, first in M&A at CIC Conseil, then at Banque Transatlantique as a private banker. He joined CIC Private Debt in 2016 when CIC Mezzanine 4 was launched. Guillaume is a graduate of EDHEC.

  • Portrait de Maureen Planchard

    Maureen Planchard

    ASSOCIATE

    Maureen Planchard joined CIC Private Debt in October 2015 as an Analyst for the Senior Debt Fund and then as an Associate for the Mezzanine & Unitranche Fund since March 2018. Graduated from the Master 225 "Corporate Finance and Financial Engineering" at the University of Paris-Dauphine in 2013, she has experience in asset financing at Société Générale CIB in Milan and in M&A in Paris.

  • Portrait d'Antoine Guérillon

    Antoine Guérillon

    Analyst

    Antoine Guérillon joined CIC Private Debt in January 2019 as an analyst in the Mezzanine & Unitranche team. Previously, he completed internships in Private Equity at Qualium Investissement and Private Debt at LGT European Capital. Antoine is a graduate of Neoma BS (formerly ESC Reims and Rouen).

  • Portrait d'Alexis Drouillot

    Alexis Drouillot

    Head of Senior Debt Mid Cap

    Alexis Drouillot joined CIC Private Debt in 2013 to create and manage the senior debt funds business. He previously spent 15 years in CIC's specialised financing teams, including 10 years in the acquisition financing front office team as a Senior Manager. Alexis holds a DESS in Corporate and Market Finance and a DESCF degree.

  • Portrait de Marie de Taisne

    Marie de Taisne

    Investment Director

    Marie de Taisne joined CIC Private Debt in 2013 to launch and participate in the management of the senior debt funds business. Previously, she spent 5 years in CIC's Acquisition Finance department as an Associate, as well as 3 years in CIC's private bank. Marie graduated from HEC, and holds a DESS in Business Law and a Professional Lawyer's Certificate.

  • Portrait de Nathalie Guérin

    Nathalie Guérin

    Middle Office Manager

    Nathalie Guérin joined CIC Private Debt in December 2014 to take over the middle office of senior debt funds. Previously, she spent 6 years in the CIC's Acquisition Finance department. Nathalie is a graduate of a DESS in Transport Law, the professional exam of Bailiff and the Technical Institute of Banking.

  • Portrait d'Olivier Marquet

    Olivier Marquet

    Associate

    Olivier Marquet joined CIC Private Debt in July 2017 as an Analyst in the senior debt team, becoming Associate in 2018. He spent 3 years previously at Moody's in London in the Leveraged Finance team. He also has experience in Audit and M&A. Olivier is a graduate of the Audencia School of Management and passed CFA level 3.

  • Portrait de Karen Darmouni

    Karen Darmouni

    Associate

    Karen Darmouni joined CIC Private Debt in May 2018 as an Associate in the senior debt team. She spent 3 years previously in the Corporate Finance/Structured Finance department of LCL. She previously acquired experience in financial analysis and asset management through internships. Karen is a graduate of ESSEC Business School,

  • Portrait d'Emmanuelle Martinez

    Emmanuelle Martinez

    Middle Office Analyst

    Emmanuelle Martinez joined CIC Private Debt in September 2017 as Middle Office Manager in the senior debt team. She previously spent 2 years at Crédit Agricole and CIC as Professionnal Account Manager. Emmanuelle holds a BTS in Accounting and a Bachelor's degree in Banking and Insurance.

  • Portrait de Dimitar Dafov

    Dimitar Dafov

    ASSOCIATE

    Dimitar DAFOV joined CIC Private Debt in December 2019 as Associate in the senior debt team. Previously he spent 4 years as Credit Analyst (Acquisition Finance, Asset and Project Financing) in the Credit department of CIC. He also has ten years of experience in corporate finance as Small and Mid-Cap Client Manager. Dimitar holds a DESS "Financial and Banking Technics" from the University Paris II Panthéon Assas.

  • Portrait de Baptiste Robin

    Baptiste Robin

    Analyst

    Baptiste Robin joined CIC Private Debt in November 2019 as an Analyst in the senior debt team. He spent 3 years previously in the Transaction Advisory Services department of EY. He previously acquired experience in financial audit and restructuring through internships. Baptiste is a graduate of Paris-Dauphine University and holds a DSCG degree.

  • Portrait de Steve Dunn

    Steve Dunn

    Head of Senior Debt Large Cap

    Steve Dunn was involved in the launch of the CIC Private Debt London branch and the European Large Cap Fund. He has 24 years of experience in financing activities including 16 years in acquisition finance. He has also worked at CIC London for 10 years in the Leveraged Loans department. Steve is a graduate of Leeds University.

  • Portrait de Richard Hewson

    Richard Hewson

    Senior Credit Analyst

    Richard Hewson joined CIC London in 2006 in the Leveraged Finance department and joined the CIC Private Debt Large Cap team in 2017. Previously, he worked as a senior analyst at Sumitomo Trust, Natwest Bank and HSBC. Richard Hewson is a graduate of the University of Birmingham.

  • Portrait de Tony Harbron

    Tony Harbron

    Senior Credit Analyst

    Tony Harbron joined CIC London in 2014 in the Leveraged Finance department and joined the CIC Private Debt team in 2017. Previously, he worked 18 years in acquisition finance at LBI, ING and Mitsubishi Trust. Tony is a graduate of Aston University.

  • Portrait de Richard Béchet

    Richard Béchet

    Credit Analyst

    Richard Béchet joined the CIC Private Debt London team in 2017. Previously, he worked for 8 years as a credit analyst and bond portfolio manager for Assurances du Crédit Mutuel and Stelphia AM. Richard is an engineer with a degree from the HEI school and a master's degree in finance from ESSEC.

  • Portrait de Teddy Guesnont

    Teddy Guesnon

    Analyste middle office

    Teddy GUESNON joined the London CIC Private Debt team in 2019 to take over the middle office. He joined the CIC group as a credit analyst, first in the Mid Cap market, then for 3 years in the large corporate department. He is a graduate of EM Normandy.

  • Portrait de François Petit

    François Petit

    Chairman

    François Petit has been active in the senior acquisition and mezzanine financing market since 1996. After holding senior positions in the Financial Engineering and Leveraged Finance departments of the CIC group, he founded CIC Mezzanine in 2003 which became CIC Private Debt in 2008. He holds a master's degree in management and a DESS in finance.

  • Portrait de Guillaume Rico

    Guillaume Rico

    Deputy Managing Director

    Co-founder of CIC Private Debt in 2003, Guillaume Rico has been involved in financing activities for 20 years. He worked previously in an investment structure of Caisse des Dépôts. He is a civil engineer, and he also holds a master's degree in finance from EM Lyon.

  • Portrait de Barbara Cabezon

    Barbara Cabezon

    General Secretary - Middle Office

    Barbara joined the team in 2018, she has 21 years of experience in the CIC group. She held various Middle Office positions in the Trading Room and then she was in charge of the Acquisition Finance Agency department for 12 years.