Sébastien Bourget joined Quaero Capital SA in 2014 as Head of Quaero European Infrastructure Fund and Managing Partner.
Sébastien has a strong expertise in infrastructure finance. He notably worked at Edmond de Rothschild since 2006 within the infrastructure and project finance advisory department, where he successfully led several landmark transactions in areas such as railways, motorways, social, utilities, renewables and telecom.
Sébastien gained a MPhil in private law from the University of Paris I – La Sorbonne and the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, a MSc specialized in project finance from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and the University of Paris X, and is graduated from the Rouen Business School (Neoma).
Antoine joined Quaero Capital SA in 2014 as Investment Director for Quaero European Infrastructure Fund.
Previously, Antoine worked at Edmond de Rothschild within the infrastructure and project finance advisory department. He was notably involved in the financial structuring of landmark infrastructure transactions in areas such as railways, motorways, social, utilities & renewables mainly in Europe. Before joining the infrastructure team in 2008, Antoine had an experience within the Corporate Finance department of Edmond de Rothschild in London focusing on M&A transactions. He also had a work experience at Orbis Investment Advisory in London.
Antoine is a graduate from the European Business School London in International Business with major in Finance.
Yann Benharrouch joined Quaero Capital SA in 2014 as Investment Director for Quaero European Infrastructure Fund.
He previously worked at Edmond de Rothschild since 2009 within the infrastructure and project finance advisory team. As such he was involved in the financial structuring of landmark infrastructure transactions in areas such as railways, motorways, social, utilities & renewables. Yann had previous work experiences within the rates derivatives desk at HSBC Corporate & Investment Banking.
Yann is an engineer from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, holds a MSc specialized in mathematics and financial markets from the University of Paris IX – Dauphine and a MSc specialized in project finance from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and the University of Paris X.
Guillaume Chatein joined Quaero Capital SA in 2017 as a Vice-President for Quaero European Infrastructure. He previously worked at VINCI within the airport concessions department. As such, he notably participated to several public tenders and acquisitions in France and abroad. Guillaume Chatein had previous experiences at Ardian in the infrastructure team, at Bpifrance and at CM-CIC Investissement.
Guillaume Chatein has a MSc specialized in Project Finance from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and the University of Paris X, and a MSc in bank and finance from the University Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne.
Robin Kempczynski joined Quaero Capital SA in 2018 as an Analyst for Quaero European Investment Fund.
Prior to joining Quaero, he notably worked for management and strategy consulting companies in Paris where he contributed to international tenders for transport network operations, notably alongside RATP Dev. He also contributed to several studies for the transportation industry.
Robin Kempczynski graduated from Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées with a specialisation in project finance, from the Economics, management and finance department.
Mayeul de Margerie joined Quaero Capital SA in September 2019 as an Investment Manager for Quaero European Infrastructure Funds.
He previously worked at AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets since 2014 within the infrastructure finance team, based in Paris and London. He notably led deal teams allowing the provision of direct financings to ca. 20 infrastructure assets across Europe. This translated into a growth in assets under management by more than two billion euros. He also actively contributed to the management of funds and separately managed accounts for European institutional investors.
Prior to AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets, Mayeul worked in the project finance team of EY Advisory in Paris. As such he was involved in the financial structuring of several social and transportation projects, as advisor to private consortia or public bodies.
Mayeul is an engineer from the Ecole Centrale de Lille (France).
Jonathan Spencer joined Quaero Capital SA in 2018 as an Investment Manager for Quaero European Infrastructure Fund.
He has over 10 years’ experience in infrastructure and project finance having previously worked in the M&A team at EY London and KPMG Geneva as well as being seconded to 2 infrastructure funds.
He has been involved in transactions in the areas of onshore and offshore wind, solar, biomass as well as transport infrastructure.
Jonathan holds a Master of Engineering from Imperial College London. He is also a Certified Valuation Analyst from European Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts.
Robert Abboud joined Quaero Capital SA in 2019 as an Analyst for Quaero Infrastructure European Infrastructure Funds.
Prior to joining Quaero Capital, Robert gained experience at a Swiss construction company and a European Infrastructure Fund.
Robert is an Engineer from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and he holds a MSc specialized in project finance from the Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées.
Livia joined Quaero Capital SA in 2020 as Financial Officer for Quaero European Infrastructure Funds. She has more than 8 years of experience at Ardian in the Infrastructure Fund finance team and at Amundi Private Debt and Private Equity funds where she was mainly in charge of administrative and financial funds management.
She has been involved in the set-up of various new investment vehicles with respect to their financial, legal and tax aspects. Livia manages portfolio calculations and monitors investor performances, reviews valuations, produces reports to investors and replies to investor requests as well as liaising with fund administrators and auditors. On top of this she supports the investment team during investment, upstream of proceeds and disposal phases.
Livia holds a Masters in Management with a specialisation in Finance from Grenoble Business School.
Marcel Perret-Gentil joined Quaero Capital SA in March 2021 as Investment Associate for Quaero European infrastructure funds.
Before that, he worked at Axione (Subsidiary of the Bouygues group, specialised in telecoms infrastructures) since 2018 within the Concessions Department, where he was responsible for the Financial Analysis division. He notably participated in telecom tender offers and their financing, refinancing of existing projects and asset financial monitoring for Investors and Banks.
Previously, he worked in EDF’s International Department as an Investment Analyst, where he was able to participate in M&A and GreenField Project Financing operations.
He began his career as an R&D Engineer in the Energy and Processes Department of Armines, focusing on energy performance research projects.
Marcel is a Mechanical Engineer graduated from the Universidad Simón Bolívar with a specialization in Energy and Processes from INSA Lyon as well as an MSc. Finance of Grenoble Ecole de Management.