Under the chairmanship of Georges COUDRAY, the operational management of SOFIOUEST is provided by Patrice Hutin, Managing Director and the investment teams, supported by the Administrative and Financial Department.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Georges Coudray is also Chairman of the Investment Committee of Sofiouest. Currently Honorary Chairman of Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, which he managed for 17 years. Previously, he created an SME in health.
Managing Director of Sofiouest since January 2017, Patrice Hutin is a businessman and an entrepreneur. Before managing Exponentiel, a company taken over in 2005 and sold in 2014 advising large SMEs and mid-cap companies on their strategic and operational development, Patrice Hutin was based in the United States. He has successfully developed the activity of several major players in golf equipment, most recently Callaway Golf, of which he was President & Chief Operating Officer from 2000 to 2005. Patrice Hutin has been a director of Sofiouest since 2007.
A graduate of EDHEC Business School, Florian brings his knowledge of the Development-Buyout Capital ecosystem through his experiences in Private Equity and mergers and acquisitions. Over the course of his career, he worked for Edenred Capital Partners, a venture capital fund, then Ernst & Young for small & mid cap M&A operations. Since 2018, he was in charge of the Capital Development fund of the Growth and Technology team of the independent management company A PLUS FINANCE.
Manon worked for nearly 5 years in Corporate Venture Capital at Aviva Ventures in London and then at 574 Invest (SNCF Group venture capital fund) in Paris. These experiences have enabled him to make investments between Seed and Series C in the fintech, mobility and industrial sectors in particular. She joins Sofiouest as Investment Manager Venture Capital . Manon is a graduate of ESSEC.
Vincent is in charge of studying investment opportunities in the Private Equity segment and participates in monitoring portfolio investments.
Following two successive experiences in mergers and acquisitions, Vincent decided to start his career at Accuracy, a financial consulting firm joined in 2019, where he was mainly able to evolve on financial due diligence and valuation missions. Vincent is a graduate of the Master in Management from ESCP, with a specialization in Corporate Finance.
A specialist in corporate finance for more than 20 years, Laurent benefits from a solid experience acquired within investment banks (Kepler Cheuvreux, Oddo BHF) and the Issuers Department of the AMF, the market regulator. financial. His expertise combines corporate and market finance, with companies and institutional investors. He holds two Masters degrees, in Financial Engineering (Kedge Business School) and in Wealth Management (Aurep), and followed the course of the European Federation of Associations of Financial Analysts.
Polyvalent, Emilie is mainly in charge of the administrative and legal life of Sofiouest.
She also monitors the ESG Policy, takes care of communication ( Corporate, finance, shareholders relationship, organization of company events.)
Graduated from a Master in Audit & Accounting (ESG Paris), she has financial experience and previously worked in the field of mergers and acquisitions in companies (as Head of Investments / External Growth at OGF) and in a consulting firm.
Alice has an operational profile with significant experience in support functions, acquired in an industrial environment in the wine and spirits sector (purchasing and sales assistant at Marnier-Lapostolle, which became Campari in 2016). After a spell at Accenture abroad, she wanted to move into the role of office manager to broaden her scope and handle the back office in a human-sized structure. Her project: to play the role of facilitator, working for the team and with the team. Previously office manager in a restructuring consultancy and then in an audit firm, she joined Sofiouest in 2022. Alice is a graduate of SKEMA Business School.
Pierre-Emmanuel Boulic is a recognized expert in private equity. He advises Sofiouest in the management of investments in innovative companies. Before joining Crédit Mutuel Arkéa in February 2016 to develop the Innovation division within Arkéa Capital, he worked for a dozen years in the field of “private equity”: SWEN Capital Partners, Crédit Lyonnais Asset Management (now Omnes Capital), then AXA Private Equity (now Ardian).
Cyrille has had a career in finance and the banking world, holding positions of responsibility, particularly in the financing and structuring of real estate transactions throughout the territory, support for real estate and real estate investment funds. At the helm of the MAZUREAU group since 2011, alongside Fabrice MAZUREAU, president of the eponymous family property company specializing in corporate real estate investment, he brings us his skills to implement our corporate real estate investment strategy. Cyrille graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Nantes, IUP Banques & Finances, Institut technique de Banques and DU Aix en Provence.
With the creation of Better Way in 2019, Élodie wishes to advance the cause of impact among investors and companies, by supporting them in their responsible or impact-oriented approach: from the definition of a strategy to its implementation. concrete implementation and its evaluation. Previously, she worked for 10 years at Investisseurs & Partenaires, an impact investment group dedicated to African SMEs, following a 2-year experience in Tunis raising funds for philanthropic projects.