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Christophe Bavière
CEO & Founding Partner at Idinvest Partners


CEO of Idinvest Partners since 2001, Christophe Baviére actively heads all investment activities and chairs the Investment Committees.

Prior to joining Idinvest Partners, Christophe Baviére held senior positions within the AGF-A[lianz Group, as CIO of Allianz Private Equity Partners and as CEO of Allianz Global Investors. Previously, Christophe Baviére had worked at the Caisse des Dépöts et Consignations as well as BNP Paribas. In the late nineties, he was instrumental in developing private equity as a separate asset class within the balanced portfolios under his management and in 1997 he sponsored the establishing of Idinvest Partners (formerly AGF Private Equity).

Christophe Baviére is a Board Member of the AFG, the French Asset Management professional association. Until 201* Christophe Baviére was Vice President of AFIC, the French private equity professional association. He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the French Regulator Authority (AMF) and is a Colonel in the French Air Force Reserve.

Christophe Baviére holds an MBA from the University of Ottawa and a business degree from ESLSCA, Paris. He is also a certified actuary of the French Institut des Actuaires. In 2007, he was elected "Private Equity Personality of the year" by Capital Finance Les Echos.

Agenda Sessions

  • Seeking alpha in mid- market direct lending