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SuperReturn Emerging Markets
20 - 22 June, 2022
Hotel OkuraAmsterdam

Sylvain Makaya
Partner at Eurazeo

Profile

Sylvain Makaya is a Partner within the Private Equity Fund, Idinvest Partners which became Eurazeo in April 2021.


Sylvain joined idinvest's teams at the end of 2013 and now leads the "Asset Based Finance" department set up with the launch of the ISIA Fund (Idinvest SME Industrials Assets) endowed with €340 million and intended to finance the renewal of the production tools of industrial SMEs, then the ESMI Fund (Eurazeo Sustainable Martime Infrastructures) which aims to provide a global financing of €300 million to support the ecological transition of the maritime sector.


Previously Head of Strategy & Corporate Development, Sylvain led the establishment of the Idinvest representative office in Shanghai, the establishment of the Group Strategic Committee, and the creation of the "Portfolio Monitoring" department dedicated to the operational monitoring of portfolio holdings.

Before joining Eurazeo, Sylvain began his career at Andersen Consulting, then held the positions of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Private Equity Funds, Euromezzanine Partners and Antin Infrastructures Partners.

Sylvain is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Adequat Interim Group (TURNOVER 1.1 billion) and also a member of the Board of Directors of the Djibouti Sovereign Wealth Fund (FSD).


A graduate of EM Strasbourg, Sylvain is also a professor of Private Equity at the University of Nanterre and previously in business school.

Agenda Sessions

  • Guide to portfolio diversification

    11:25

Speakers at this event