GENEO Capital Entrepreneur strengthens its investment team with the appointment of Stéphanie KORDONIAN as Managing Partner


Paris, September 5, 2023.

GENEO Capital Entrepreneur strengthens its investment team by welcoming Stéphanie KORDONIAN as Associate Director.

Stéphanie Kordonian has extensive experience in the SME and ETI segment, and joins the investment professionals at GENEO Capital Entrepreneur.

A graduate of ESSEC business school, Stéphanie is a corporate finance professional specializing in SMEs. She began her career at Goldman Sachs in mergers & acquisitions, private equity and real estate, before joining Société Générale, where for the past 15 years she has worked as a local banker in the territorial network, as an expert in structured financing and, more recently, as a private equity fund cover, always at the service of SMEs and SMIs. This has enabled her to develop in-depth knowledge of the French SME/ETI network, business models and the most promising managers.

Stéphanie has also worked with some 30 private equity funds dedicated to small and mid-sized companies in recent years, and has successfully brought investors and companies together. She has also structured and executed complex M&A and financing transactions on a larger scale, and can put her expertise to work for the most ambitious companies.

GENEO is proud that, for the next stage of her career, she has chosen to join the ranks of Entrepreneur Capital and positive finance, which reconciles performance and meaning.

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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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