ASTORG PARTNERS is pleased to announce it has promoted Stéphane Epin and Lorenzo Zamboni who have been co-opted as Partners of the firm.
Stéphane Epin joined Astorg in 2010 after six years with the mid-cap LBO fund iXEN Partners, where he was involved, as Investment Manager, on various transactions, including Saverglass, Coventya, Plastisud and BVA. He was previously a Transaction Services consultant with Ernst & Young, where he worked on financial due diligence assignments on behalf of several private equity firms. Stéphane began his career as an M&A Analyst at Rothschild & Cie. He is a member of the ESG Committee of the AFIC (Association Française des Investisseurs pour la Croissance).
Since joining Astorg, Stéphane has worked on a number of transactions including: Saverglass, Kerneos and Metrologic.
Stéphane graduated from ESSEC in Paris.
Lorenzo Zamboni joined Astorg in 2010 after five years within the buy-outs team of 3i Italy. During these five years, he worked on a variety of transactions across a broad range of sectors, including : Giochi Preziosi (biggest player in the Italian toy market and fourth largest toy operator in the world), ABX Logistics (a freight forwarding business), Azelis (leading pan-European distributor of specialty chemicals) and Monviso (manufacturer of premium price bread substitutes). Previously, he worked for three years with KPMG in Paris in their Transaction Services Department, where he advised corporate and private equity funds in cross border transactions such as the acquisition of Editis (French publishing company), the acquisition of Legrand (manufacturer of low-voltage electrical fittings) and the spin-off of Atofina chemical intermediate activities.
Since joining Astorg, Lorenzo has been involved in a number of transactions including: Megadyne and Linxens.
Lorenzo is a dual Italian and French national and is a graduate of Bocconi University in Milan and Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris.
About ASTORG Partners
Astorg is an independent private equity fund management company, specializing in European mid-market buyouts, with total funds under management of over €2 billion. Astorg seeks to partner with successful and entrepreneurial management teams, to acquire businesses - very often family-owned - with attractive growth prospects, which Astorg supports through the provision of experienced governance and adequate capital. Astorg enjoys a distinct entrepreneurial culture, a long-term shareholder perspective, and a lean decision-making body enhancing its reactivity. Although a multi-sector investor, Astorg has developed solid industry expertise in healthcare, business-to-business professional services and niche industrial companies selling differentiated, often technology-driven, products. Astorg is headquartered in Paris and has offices in London and in Luxembourg, plus Senior Advisors based in Holland, Switzerland and Germany. Visit www.astorg-partners.com for more information.
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