Private Equity & Infrastructure Placement Advisor

15-YEAR TRACK RECORD

About us Our track record

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We are an international placement advisor.
Our core capability is raising capital worldwide for selected private equity and infrastructure funds.

Global Placement Capacity

Long standing relationships with 1500 LPs worldwide 

15-year proven track record

Successfully raising Private Equity and Infrastructure funds since 2000 

A Team of Experts

Stable & Expert team of professionals with 60  years of combined fundraising  experience 

 

  • Cathay
  • Glennmont
  • Antin
  • EdRIP
  • Amethis
  • PAPEF
  • ACP
  • Northzone
  • Conduit

 

26

Private Equity funds raised 

7000

Millions total fund size of our GP clients 

1500

LP relationships 

6

Returning Clients 

What we do

Our services are focused on Private Equity and Infrastructure managers' needs
in adressing their LP/GP relationship

Primary Fundraising

  • Full-fledged fundraising assignment
  • Investor Relation services

Advisory Services

  • Positionning for fundraising
  • Special situations
  • LP allocation to PE

Transaction Services

  • LP or GP Secondary advisory
  • Sell-side or buy-side mandates
  • Transaction structuring

 

 

 

 

 

Meet our Partners

Why GPE?

Our quality standards apply in terms of service, technical expertise and advice. Our dedicated team is happy to assist you with know-how and experience in your fundraising and IR activities.

GLOBAL NETWORK

Our clients benefit from our network of 1500 LPs worldwide.
We have raised capital in North America, Europe, Middle-East and Asia from every type of investor: Pension Funds, Banks, Insurance Companies, Funds of Funds, Sovereign Wealth Funds, Foundation and Endowments , Family Offices and HNWIs.

LONG STANDING RELATIONSHIPS

Over the years we have developed close contacts around the world with institutions, family offices and high net worth individuals specialized in private equity and infrastructure investing.
The high credibility enjoyed by the firm within the investor community is based upon a track record of providing private equity and infrastructure funds of superior quality.
Conversely, our clients appreciate our intimate knowledge of investors’ strategies and needs which allow us to approach only relevant investors.

TEAM EXPERTISE

Our Partners have an in-depth knowledge of the investor community worldwide
Their professional background and diversified experience in Private Equity, Corporate Finance and Banking in North America, Europe, the Middle-East and Asia enable our firm to have a strong local network in each region

 

 

 

 

Our Team

Partners are fully-dedicated to contacting investors and all work together on every assignment

Patrick Petit

Patrick Petit

Managing Partner and Founder View Details
Sonia Trocmé-Le Page

Sonia Trocmé-Le Page

Partner & Co-Founder View Details
Veera Somersalmi

Veera Somersalmi

Partner View Details
Luc Debieuvre

Luc Debieuvre

Partner - Middle East View Details
William Barrett

William Barrett

Associate View Details
Sandrine Sallandre

Sandrine Sallandre

Office Manager View Details
Patrick Petit

Patrick Petit

Managing Partner and Founder

Previously Managing Director Private Equity at Credit Agricole Indosuez in charge of private placement activities worldwide.
Worked for Indosuez as executive director overseeing primary equity markets in Asia, posted in Singapore and in Tokyo.
Previously posted in the Middle East for four years responsible for the relationship with prominent investors in the Gulf.
Graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and MSc in Mathematics.

Sonia Trocmé-Le Page

Sonia Trocmé-Le Page

Partner & Co-Founder

Previously Associate Director with Credit Agricole Indosuez in the Private Equity Funds Placement Group.
Formerly in charge of executing M&A transactions within the Corporate Finance Group.
Worked for 4 years as Senior VP at Credit Agricole in charge of large US institutional clientele and over two years as a financial analyst in New York.
Named one of the most influential women in Private Equity in 2008. Laureate of La Tribune Women Awards, November 2010 in Finance.
MBA from Baruch College, City University of New York and MA in Finance at Paris-Dauphine.

Veera Somersalmi

Veera Somersalmi

Partner

Previously Associate Director at Nordic Mezzanine. Prior to this, Investment Director Private Equity at Standard Life Investments Private Equity.
Worked as Investment Manager at Capman Management, and before that, as Portfolio Manager Private Equity at the Local Government Pension Institution.
MBA from Tulane University, AB Freeman School of Business, New Orleans, and MSc from Helsinki School of Economics & Business Administration. CFA charterholder.

Luc Debieuvre

Luc Debieuvre

Partner - Middle East

Formerly Managing Director of Bank Audi Saradar, France.
Previously Managing Director of National Bank of Qatar, France. Started his career with Banque Indosuez, which then seconded him to Al Saudi Al Fransi in Saudi Arabia.
Lecturer at the Paris Law University Faco.
Lecturer and former Board Member of IRIS (Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques).
Graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Master Public Law from the University of Paris Panthéon – Sorbonne.

William Barrett

William Barrett

Associate

William Barrett joined GPE in 2010 and is responsible for conducting due diligence of potential fund clients, development of marketing documents and identifying qualified potential limited partners.

He holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from INSEEC, Paris and was a long-term intern in an M&A boutique based in Paris.
William is a CAIA charter holder.

Sandrine Sallandre

Sandrine Sallandre

Office Manager

Sandrine Sallandre joined GPE in 2006 and oversees all office and accounting tasks. She is also responsible for assisting the team in organising meetings and travel arrangements.
With 15 years experience as office manager and executive assistant, Sandrine has worked for various multicultural companies within an international environment before joining Global Private Equity. Sandrine has a Degree in International Affairs.

Clients

26 funds raised for a total fund size ca. €7bn 20 managers - 20 managers - 4 oversubscribed funds

Cathay MidCap Growth Fund III
Glennmont – Clean Energy Fund Europe II
Amethis Finance
Biodiscovery 4
Eagle Asia II
Augur II
Antin Infrastructure Partners
Eagle Asia Fund I
Augur I
Portfolio Advisors Private Equity Fund V
Odin Equity Partners II
Evolvence India Fund PCC
Ventech III
SGAM/4D Global Energy Fund II
Latin Power III
Northzone V
Odin Equity Partners I
Northzone IV
SGAM/4D Global Energy Fund I
Access Capital II
Ventech II

Meet our Team at the following
Conferences and Events

SuperReturn Berlin Feb 2015 

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