SPE Capital is pleased to announce that Basile Phelipeau has joined the firm as Associate Partner of the France small-cap initiative, to be based in Paris office. He will contribute to developing the business further and strengthening the firm’s activities in France and across Europe.
Basile brings over 15 years of experience in Private Equity and Corporate Finance. Prior to joining SPE Capital, Basile worked as Investment Director for 9 years at Ekkio Capital, a French small-cap Private Equity fund. Basile began his career in the Structured Finance division of KPMG Corporate Finance in Paris. After completing an MBA at INSEAD, he spent two years as CFO and head of M&A of Sandaya, a European campsite group.
Commenting on Basile’s appointment, André Wagner and Georges-Alexandre Ancenys, Managing Partners and Co-Heads of SPE’s France small cap initiative: « We are thrilled to welcome Basile to the firm. He will add valuable experience to our team and will play an important role in strengthening SPE Capital presence in France over the coming years ».
The SPE France Small-cap initiative structures investment opportunities on a deal-by-deal basis in French SMEs with a high potential for transformation and international growth. With a dedicated team based in Paris and the strength of the SPE Capital network across Africa and the Middle East, we are uniquely positioned to help French SMEs achieve their full potential in France and beyond.
About SPE Capital
Founded in 2016, SPE Capital is an independent Private Equity firm with EUR 400m assets under management. SPE Capital is active in France in the small-cap segment and in Africa and Middle East in the mid-cap segment. The SPE France Small-cap initiative, co-founded and led by Georges-Alexandre Ancenys and André Wagner, aims to acquire controlling stakes in French SMEs with high potential for transformation and international growth. The investment team brings expertise in three main areas: i) alignment of interests of the various stakeholders, ii) operational transformation and iii) activation of internal and external growth levers in France and beyond.