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Christophe Lenouvel
Head of BNP Paribas Principal Investments at BNP Paribas


Christophe Lenouvel is Head of BNP Paribas Principal Investments. This unit manages BNP Paribas’ proprietary investments in Private Equity (investments in Funds as well as Direct Investments).

Christophe has worked for ten years in Acquisition Finance at BNP Paribas before joining Principal Investments in 2007 as PE Investment Director. From 2007 to 2012, he was in charge of direct investments in non listed European midcaps (minority equity and subordinated debt). At that time, he also launched the secondary investment activity. Christophe was appointed Head of BNP Paribas Principal Investments in 2012.

Christophe is a graduate of Centrale Lyon and Imperial College London.

Agenda Sessions

  • How compelling is the case to co-invest now?