Our team is eager to learn, driven and passionate. We are humble and fun.
Xavier co-founded Astorg in 1998 when he led the spin-off from the Suez Group. He is a member of the Investment Committee.
From 1991 to 1998 he was Senior Vice-President at Suez, in charge of all investments in Industry, including the private equity activities and the chairmanship of Astorg Cie d'Investissement, a then wholly-owned Suez investment arm.
Before that, he spent 6 years at Sanofi, as Head of the Agro-Vet division and member of the Executive Committee.
Xavier started his professional life in 1976 at the French Treasury, in the Ministy of Finance, where he held several senior positions including the financing and monitoring of state-owned industrial companies. In 1981 and 1982 he was Financial Counsellor to the French Embassy in Brazil.
Xavier is a member of the Board of Ingenico, the payment systems company.
He graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris, and Ecole Nationale d'Administration.
Saverglass is the world leader in the design and manufacturing of high quality glass bottles for spirits and fine wines.
Investment year: 2011
Founded in 1907, Gras Savoye is the leading insurance broker in France with a comprehensive regional and international network.
Investment year: 2009
Trescal is a provider of metrology solutions.
Investment year: 2007
Founded in 1944, Onduline is the global leader in lightweight roofing and is a recognized international provider of quality building materials.
Investment year: 2006
Since 1989, Staci has specialised in the design and management of the logistics chain for marketing and promotional materials.
CIS is a leading service provider in France for water and energy consumption efficiency.
Investment year: 2004