Founder and Managing Partner
For more than 30 years I have been advising entrepreneurs, owners of long-standing or fast-growing SME's facing various challenges: raising capital to finance growth, acquiring another company to reach their strategic goals or selling their company to ensure its future. Over the years, I have acquired significant experience in designing and executing capitalistic transactions tailored to the requirements and specific needs of small companies, such as: -Raising equity capital to finance growth, -Buy side mandates -Sell side mandates I can also act as a part-time external financial director.
Relevant Total Experience: 30 years
Seniority Level: Senior
Sector Experience:Capital Goods Commercial and Professional Services Electric Power By Solar Energy Electric Power By Wind Energy
Skilled in: Corporate Strategy, Venture and minority investments, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Corporate Governance & ESG, Capital Raising, Fundraising strategy, M&A Marketing Materials, Financial Modeling, Company Valuation, Buy-Side M&A
Technical Skills: Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office
Languages: English, French
jérôme covo finance
Founder and Managing Partner●
Financial advisory services to SME's and start-ups :M&A and equity/debt financing mandates -deal origination, structuring, preparation of transaction memorandums, negotiation and coordination of counsels
banque fédérale des banques populaires
Corporate Strategy Department director in charge of international development projects●
Analysis and Recommandation of external growth opportunities abroad: strategic and competitive analysis, market positioning, financial modeling, valuation.
In charge of elaborating the mid-term strategic plan for private equity activities. Conducted a study group responsible for reorganizing growth capital department. Negotiated several investments in venture and growth capital funds as part of a partnership with Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations.
Member of the Management Comitee●
In charge of third-party funds management totaling 200M€ of assets under management invested in growth capital and LBO funds. Management of a team composed of 8 investment directors. Originated, closed and followed approximately 30 direct investments in various SME's Chaired internal investment committees.
Small cap LBO and Growth fund Director●
Management of a 30M€ fund dedicated to small-cap LBOs and growth equity investments : definition and monitoring of the investment strategy, management of investor relations, deal-flow origination, closing transactions and monitoring investments.
ibj schroder bank ny
PIE (Paris Initiative Entreprise)
Pro bono Coach●
Coaching of young entrepreneurs : help in the definition of the development and financial strategy, implementation of monitoring tools.... Member of the credit committee
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Nancy
lycée janson de sailly
Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management
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