Our Investment Philosophy

Embrace Change

We invest our time and capital in companies bringing something new, interesting and different to the world. We view ourselves as activists of change.

Build Long Lasting Value

We don’t seek hyper-growth and quick exits. We look for durable business models led by passionate entrepreneurs delivering solid growth in various market conditions.

Be Passionate

We’re looking for financial returns and more. We want to make money by building big great companies, do good and have fun along the way!

What Makes Us Different

UNCONSTRAINED CAPITAL

Our evergreen structure gives us flexibility and no fixed exit horizon, allowing us to stay committed to maximizing long-term outcomes for our investors, companies, and management

DEEP & DIVERSIFIED EXPERIENCE

We are more than a financial partner.  Our extensive experience in consumer and retail has proven to be very effective in helping our companies achieve their financial goals

VALUE ADDED PARTNERSHIP

Business operations: Operational expertise in developing go-to-market strategies, formulating long-term business plans, and leading brand and marketing initiatives

Finance operations: Expertise in optimizing a business’s capital structure, structuring management incentive plans, and securing debt financing

Extensive experience in building best-in-class management teams

People

Frédéric Benqué

Managing Partner

Lisa Chang

Accounting Manager

Scott Donohue

Partner

Lauren Edwards

Senior Associate

David Fife

Partner

Julia French

Senior Associate

Stephanie Gonzalez

Office & HR Manager

Seb Lepinard

Managing Partner

Kaitlin Miskel

Executive Assistant

Colin Paton

CFO

Stefan Pepe

Operating Partner

Priscilla Salahuddin

Receptionist

Anico Steffen

Executive Assistant to the Founder & CEO

Jérôme Theot

General Partner

Christina Yu

Senior Associate

Advisors

Scott Elaine Case

Odile Roujol

Luc Vandevelde

Portfolio Companies

Affiliated Organizations