Strategic Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is composed of eminent personalities and industrialists of the luxury and premium industry from France and Italy. The members are available to support the investment team in both fund raising and investment cycle.

The Board is an important component of the value proposition :
  • To support investment team in deal sourcing, analysis, management and sale through industry know-how and appropriate strategic vision;
  • To actively participate to the definition of the guidance on strategy and operations in favour of portfolio companies;
  • To provide a relationship network on domestic and international markets for portfolio companies.

The members of the advisory board are highly respected and recognized experts of the luxury and premium brands’ industry capable of contributing to the strategic development plans of the targeted companies by capitalizing on their experience in the management of western brands success stories.

Maurizio Borletti, Board Member of IndEU. CEO and shareholder of Le Printemps, following the LBO that he initiated in association with Deutsche Bank. Under his guidance, Le Printemps was repositioned on the premium segment, and revenues and EBITDA were multiplied by two. Former Chairman of Christofle (luxury tableware) and of La Rinascente, the main retail chain in Italy positioned in the luxury and premium segment, he is partner of Borletti Mgmt Group, an industrial holding targeting investments in the luxury and premium segment.

Olivier Dassault, non-executive partner and board member of IndEU, he is Chairman of GIMD, Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault, holding company of the family. Board member of Dassault Aviation (luxury executive jets), Rubis (services for oil and gas industry), board member of Socpresse (the most influential French publishing group which includes Le Figaro, Valeures Actuelles and others newspapers). Olivier Dassault is member of the French Parliament.