GENEO Capital Entrepreneur announces the recruitment of Nicolas Lapeyre as Director of Development


Paris, November 8, 2023.

GENEO Capital Entrepreneur announces the recruitment of Nicolas Lapeyre as Development Director.

Nicolas Lapeyre joins GENEO Capital Entrepreneur as Director of Development. In this role, he will be responsible for pursuing and amplifying the growth of GENEO Capital Entrepreneur, which, after nearly five years in existence, now has over €550 million under management through its 3 investment vehicles dedicated to SMEs...

More specifically, Nicolas' mission is to help the GENEO Community and its "long-term builders" to grow.
- On the one hand, by offering family offices investment solutions that reconcile performance and meaning, and by involving them in the GENEO Community if they so wish (co-investment and support);

- On the other hand, by intensifying GENEO's regional approach to forging links with SMEs and SMBs with high growth potential, looking for long-term financing and support, and with all the partners of these companies.

Lastly, as a member of the GENEO community, Nicolas will be helping to develop GENEO's range of financial and support instruments to better meet the specific needs of SMEs and ETIs in their growth and value creation projects.

A graduate of ISEG, Nicolas, 44, began his career with BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions as Regional Director. His career then took him to Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, where he helped set up the group's leasing subsidiary, before moving to ARKEA Banque Entreprises et Institutionnels as Regional Manager for the Grand Ouest region.

With over 15 years' experience as a financial partner to SMEs and ETIs, Nicolas will bring his in-depth knowledge of the entrepreneurial world as well as his strong interpersonal skills and deep commitment to sustainable finance. In the newly created position of Director of Development, Nicolas will help connect various financial players and entrepreneurs within the GENEO ecosystem, while enhancing GENEO's multi-regional community.

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About GENEO Capital Entrepreneur 

GENEO's raison d'être Capital Entrepreneur is to make available to the real economy positive finance.

Designed to unlock the potential for value creation, job creation and impact of SMEs and ETIs, GENEO Capital Entrepreneur has nearly 600 million euros at its disposal. In particular, it manages :

GENEO Capital is an evergreen investment company with a 99-year lifespan, majority-owned by families and entrepreneurs. GENEO provides tailor-made capital that adapts to the pace of each company, offering responsiveness and flexibility. Its resources increase regularly as GENEO and the companies it invests grow.

The GENEO Mezzanine fund: a positive-impact mezzanine fund for ETIs and large SMEs, with a specialized impact transformation team. This fund makes it possible to provide real quasi-equity (not counted in debt ratios) without opening up companies' capital, and to support them in their development and impact disruption while offering them significant financial incentives.

As a business partner, GENEO mobilizes its teams and specialized business partners (external growth, positive impact, digital and innovation) to support the execution of structuring, growth and transformation projects. It also boasts a platform of over 140 independent experts and a community of more than 220 families and entrepreneurs, providing a unique opportunity to share experiences and build a business network unmatched in France. The terms of this operational support are tailored to the specific needs of each company, and formalized jointly by the GENEO team, the management team and the company's other shareholders in a "Carnet de croissance".
Passionate about those who make, create and want to move the lines, the GENEO team's sole ambition is to take each entrepreneur's ambition to the highest level. Positive finance, GENEO's raison d'être, is to reconcile performance and meaning.

At GENEOwhen we invest, we invest!

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