Committed to reinforcing its position in Europe, Eurazeo Growth, led by Benoist Grossmann, Managing Partner, is pleased to announce the recruitment of Nathalie Kornhoff-Brüls and Zoé Fabian as Managing Directors and Maud Gillot as Associate. The seven-person team is determined to establish itself as the leading private equity partner for those wishing to invest in growth capital opportunities in Europe.
Managing Directors Nathalie Kornhoff-Brüls and Zoé Fabian will be based in London and Berlin respectively and will contribute to Eurazeo Growth’s expansion across Europe. They will be responsible for sourcing, analysing and carrying out investments in the digital and tech sectors.
Nathalie Kornhoff-Brüls, Managing Director, will be responsible for leading the activities of Eurazeo Growth primarily in the UK market. She joins with experience from JPMorgan, General Atlantic and KKR, where she was most recently Principal in their TMT Growth team in London. Nathalie graduated from Maastricht University cum laude with a BSc in International Business. She also holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Zoé Fabian, Managing Director, will be responsible for leading the activities of Eurazeo Growth primarily in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). Before joining Eurazeo Growth, Zoé co-invested alongside entrepreneurs and family offices, advising them on VC investments, digitalisation and corporate venturing. Prior to this, she was a Senior Investment Manager at Axel Springer, where she led several digital growth investments. Zoé started her career with Blackstone in Paris and New York City, advising on M&A, restructuring and IPOs. Zoé graduated from ESCP Europe and Freie Universität Berlin.
Maud Gillot, Associate, will be based in Paris. Maud began her career in the co-investments team at Ardian where she took part in direct investments in Europe and the US, across a diverse range of companies and sectors. Maud graduated from ESCP Europe with a master’s in management and holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Benoist Grossmann, Managing Partner, stated: “We are very pleased to welcome Nathalie, Zoé and Maud to Eurazeo Growth. The arrival of these two new Managing Directors demonstrates the determination of the Eurazeo group in meeting its objectives on international expansion. Their knowledge of investment, innovation and the technology ecosystem will be a great asset to the Eurazeo Growth team and will enable us to rise to the challenges of tomorrow.”
Eurazeo is a leading global investment company, with a diversified portfolio of €17.7 billion in assets under management, including nearly €11.6 billion from third parties, invested in nearly 400 companies. With its considerable Private Equity, real estate, private debt and fund of funds expertise, Eurazeo accompanies companies of all sizes, supporting their development through the commitment of its 235 professionals and by offering deep sector expertise, a gateway to global markets, and a responsible and stable foothold for transformational growth. Its solid institutional and family shareholder base, robust financial structure free of structural debt, and flexible investment horizon enable Eurazeo to support its companies over the long term. Eurazeo has offices in Paris, New York, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, London, Luxembourg, Frankfurt and Madrid.