A core group of collaborators
who are still present today

United around the company's values, Pergam's experts conduct conviction-based management in its four business lines.

General Management

Olivier COMBASTET

Founder, President

Sophie JILGER

Deputy Chief Executive

Aymeric DIDAY

Director of Management

Collaborators

Manuel BARTH

Director of Participations

Benjamin BILLIARD

Manager

Vincent BIRON

Information services

Dorothée de CALAN

Manager

Rosida CHOCALINGUM

Reception

Guillaume des COURTIS

Director of Participations

Sonia EL GOLLI

Middle Office

Elodie FISBEIN DARRAZI

Private Equity Assistant

Catherine GIBARD

Middle Office

Amel HERRERA

Reception

Chloé ISAMBARD

Private Equity Account Manager

Thierry LARROQUE

Manager, specialist in equity markets and trading

Saskia LE MARREC

Administrative and Financial Officer

Ineke MONTEIL

Executive Assistant

Nicolas PERNIN

Manager

Romain PLATEAUX

Management Assistant

Léa SERVANS

Private Equity Analyst

Enzo TREHIOU

Business Developer

Senior Advisors

Patrick de FAYET

Senior Advisor

Debra ROCKABRAND

Private Equity Advisor

Damien KRITEMAN

Private Equity Advisor

Charles-Henri le BRET

Senior Advisor

Olivier COMBASTET

Founder, President

Olivier has professional experience in finance and industry.

Between 1987 and 2001, Olivier worked in distribution and commercial real estate in Belgium.

In 2001, he created Pergam and developed investment activities in listed and real assets

He graduated from IEP Paris and holds an MBA from HEC. He is a member of the investment committee of the HEC Foundation.

Olivier participates in open water swimming competitions and regularly plays in a rock band.

Sophie JILGER

Deputy Chief Executive

Sophie has been a shareholder of Pergam since 2001 and is the Deputy CEO and the Compliance and Internal Control Officer.

Sophie participated with Olivier in the creation of Pergam in 2001.

She is involved in the structuring and monitoring of private equity activities, with regard to legal, compliance and valuation issues.

She previously worked at two independent asset management companies and then at Credit Suisse Asset Management.

Sophie holds a DESS from IAE Paris

Aymeric DIDAY

Director of Management

Aymeric started his career at Banque de Neuflize in 2000 before joining the private banking department of Richelieu Finance in 2005.

He then developed management under mandate for Banque Pictet & Cie in Paris for 7 years, before joining SPGP in 2014 as Head of Mandate Management.

In 2016, he was appointed Director of Management at Pergam.

Aymeric holds a Master’s degree in Finance and International Asset Management (ESC Nice) as well as a DPECF and a DES in Finance (ESGF).

 

Manuel BARTH

Director of Participations

Manuel joined Pergam in 2007 as a private equity analyst.

He participates in the structuring and monitoring of proprietary investments and in the selection and monitoring of third party private equity funds.

Previously, Manuel worked for the French Financial Markets Authority (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) in the Department for Service Providers and Savings Products.

He is a graduate of ISC Paris, specialising in International & Corporate Finance.

Benjamin BILLIARD

Manager

Benjamin has 20 years of experience in financial analysis and fund management.

After starting his career in Paris in strategy consulting, Benjamin joined Merrill Lynch as a sell-side financial analyst in London for 3 years. He then pursued his career as an analyst in hedge funds and long-only funds as a generalist or sector analyst.

He moved to Paris and joined Pergam in 2021 to manage equity funds and to assist the team in selecting securities and developing new products.

Benjamin is a graduate of HEC and holds an MBA from the Wharton School.

Vincent BIRON

Information services

Vincent joined the Pergam team in 2008 as Information Systems Manager.

Previously, Vincent was an IT maintenance manager in an IT services company specialising in the outsourcing of IT equipment. He also worked in the IT team of a law firm in Paris from 2001 to 2004.

Dorothée de CALAN

Manager

Dorothée started her career in a Parisian tax law firm, before specialising in wealth engineering. In 2007, she joined Société Générale as an asset manager, then as a private banking advisor.

Ten years later, she left France for Mauritius where she worked with clients wishing to invest in the local real estate market. She then joined MCB Private Banking to develop a local high net worth client base.

She joined the PERGAM development team in 2022.

Dorothée holds a Master’s degree in Applied Taxation and a training certification in Wealth Management from AUREP

Rosida CHOCALINGUM

Reception

Rosida was receptionist and assistant at Chesapeake Luxury Packaging, then CLP Packaging from 2001 to 2016.

She joined Pergam in 2016.

Guillaume des COURTIS

Director of Participations

Guillaume joined Pergam’s Private Equity team in 2019. He started his career as an officer in the French Navy before joining the financial advisory firm Eight Advisory in 2011 where he advised companies and private equity funds on their acquisitions or financial and operational restructuring.

In 2016, he joined the Descours family holding company (EPI Group) as Investment Manager.

Guillaume holds a Master’s in Management and an MSc in Corporate Finance from EDHEC.

Sonia EL GOLLI

Middle Office

In 2013, she joined A Plus Finance where she was in charge of the middle office for private equity funds.

Since 2016, she has been working at Pergam in the middle office for both collective and mandate management as well as for internal control.

Sonia holds a Master’s in Financial Instruments Management from the University of Cergy-Pontoise.

Elodie FISBEIN DARRAZI

Private Equity Assistant

Elodie started her career at Pergam in 2004 as a management assistant to Olivier Combastet for 13 years.

She is now Private Equity Assistant.

Catherine GIBARD

Middle Office

With 9 years of experience at Bearbull as a management assistant and 6 years in the sales team at Richelieu Finance.

Catherine joined Pergam in 2002 as Head of Middle Office.

Amel HERRERA

Reception

Amel joined PERGAM in 2021 after 8 years of experience in the field of customer care.

Amel holds a BTS in accounting.

Chloé ISAMBARD

Private Equity Account Manager

After her initial experience as an ESG analyst at a subsidiary of the Caisse des Dépôts group, Chloé turned to Private Equity. In 2015, she joined Calao Finance, a private equity firm, where she participated in sourcing, researching investment opportunities and executing deals in various fields. At the same time, she monitored and supported the managers of the holdings.

In 2022, she joined Pergam’s Private Equity team as a Manager.

Chloé has a Master’s degree in financial engineering from IAE Gustave Eiffel.

Thierry LARROQUE

Manager

Thierry started his career at Caixabank as a portfolio manager.

In 1999, he joined Merrill Lynch where he was in charge of a portfolio of private and institutional clients, managing equity positions in the European and US markets. With Pergam since 2005, he invests in equities according to opportunistic or long-term models.

Thierry holds a DESS in consulting and wealth management from the Institut Supérieur d’Etudes Financières et d’Ingénierie, ESC Marseille group.

Saskia LE MARREC

Administrative and Financial Officer

Saskia started her career at EDR REIM in 2018 as a real estate fund manager.

 In 2020, she joined MERIDIAM as financial controller.

She joined PERGAM as Administrative and Financial Manager in 2022.

Saskia holds a Master’s in Finance from NEOMA BS.

Ineke MONTEIL

Executive Assistant

Ineke started her career in the luxury hotel industry in Belgium and Germany. 

She then held various operational positions in Parisian hotels before working for 8 years with the General Management of the Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme.

She joined PERGAM at the beginning of 2022 to assist Olivier Combastet, the President, and to take charge of the organisation of internal projects.

Nicolas PERNIN

Manager

Nicolas joined Pergam at the beginning of 2021 as Manager to strengthen the business development team.

Nicolas is passionate about providing global advice to private fortunes. He has been offering his clients, entrepreneurs and families, tailor-made solutions for their wealth issues for 20 years. He advises them on the management of their listed and unlisted assets, with leading institutions in France and Luxembourg, including SG Private Banking, Lazard and Natixis Wealth Management.

Nicolas holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Paris-Dauphine and a post-graduate degree in Wealth Management from Clermont-Ferrand. He is also a member of the SFAF and holds two diplomas (CIIA and CIWM).

Romain PLATEAUX

Management Assistant

After various internships at Natixis and Mamashelther, Romain completed an internship at Pergam in 2018 as a management and middle office assistant. He joined Pergam at the end of his studies in 2020 as a management assistant.

Romain holds a BBA from ESSEC and an MSc Finance from NEOMA. He is continuing his CFA course work (Level II candidate).

Léa SERVANS

Private Equity Analyst

Léa has focused her career on corporate finance. Interested in the world of start-ups and SMEs, she has extensive experience in Venture Capital and Private Equity. While in these positions, she had the opportunity to participate in sourcing, analysing investment opportunities, carrying out various transactions and monitoring portfolio holdings.

In 2022, she joined Pergam’s Private Equity team as an Analyst. Léa holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from the University of Paris-Dauphine.

Enzo TREHIOU

Business Developer

After two years of experience in the marketing of wines, champagnes and spirits in London, Enzo completed a degree in International Business.

He continued his studies and joined the Pergam sales team in 2022 while completing his Bachelor’s degree in International Sales Development.

Patrick de FAYET

Senior Advisor

Patrick joined Pergam in 2012 as Development Director. He has been involved since 2017 as a business strategy and development consultant for Pergam. He was previously Managing Director of UBS Wealth Management in France.

He began his career at Indosuez in 1978 in the Inspection department before joining the Private Banking division where he held various commercial positions.

In 1989, he became head of Private Banking at Banque Worms before joining JP Morgan in 1999 as a senior banker in charge of private client development.

Patrick is a graduate of ESLSCA in Paris.

Debra ROCKABRAND

Private Equity Advisor

Since 2012, she has been based in Seattle in the United States, and acts as an advisor to Pergam in private equity.

Prior to that, she worked for 20 years at Bank of Montreal – Harris Bank in Chicago, Illinois USA, where she held several positions as a risk controller, in strategic management on behalf of senior management, and as an expert in Private Client Management.

Debra holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Chicago.

Damien KRITEMAN

Private Equity Advisor

Damien joined Pergam in early 2016 as an advisor. Based in California, he assists the team in the identification, analysis and monitoring of private equity transactions.

Previously, Damien worked in a family office where he evaluated and led investments in real estate and the food, beverage and spirits sector.

Damien holds an MBA from the University of London.

Charles-Henri LE BRET

Senior Advisor

After 25 years of investment banking with JP Morgan and UBS in London, he moved to Paris. Charles-Henri has been managing listed and unlisted investment vehicles for 10 years.

He is also a board member of several companies.

He joined PERGAM as a Senior Advisor in 2017.

Charles-Henri holds an MBA from INSEAD

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