Grégoire Bouvier, Francis Estellat and Aline Palasi appointed Investment Directors of Initiative & Finance, a subsidiary of Natixis Private Equity

Paris, France, January 26, 2009

Grégoire Bouvier joined the Initiative & Finance team in Lyon in 2001 after his first working experience in cost control in Argentina.

Grégoire Bouvier, aged 31, graduated from a MSTCF (accounting and financial sciences and techniques) and holds a DESS in company appraisal and transfer.


Francis Estellat began his career in 2000 in private equity at CIC Finance before joining Initiative & Finance in 2003 as Investment Manager.

Francis Estellat, aged 33, holds an engineering degree from INSA and is a graduate from the EM Lyon business school.


Aline Palasi joined Initiative & Finance in 1999 as Investment Manager.

Aline Palasi, aged 33, is a graduate from MSG Dauphine and holds a mastère degree in financial engineering from the EM Lyon business school.