Equistone strengthens its investment team in Paris
Equistone Partners Europe has announced the appointment of Florent Rostaing as investment manager in its investment team based in Paris.
Rostaing was hitherto working as strategy consultant at Bain & Company, where he developed his expertise in due diligence into completing missions for private equity funds, from the sell-side as well as the buy-side. He also has experience in post-acquisition and reversals issues. Rostaing has been working on various industries such as distribution, construction, telecoms and financial services.
Established in 1979, Equistone is an independent investment firm specialised in lower mid-market private equity and managed by former executives of Barclays Private Equity. The firm, which has a focus on change of ownership, invests between €25m and €125m of equity in businesses with enterprise values of between €50m and €300m.
Since its opening in 1991, the Paris-based team has been involved in 100 transactions.