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CREATIVITY

Reach Capital is an independent fundraising and strategic advisory firm specialized in the Alternative Assets industry
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Our Services

More than a decade of Advising and Raising Private Capital

Fundraising

Capital Raising Services: for Alternative Investment managers to European,  Middle-Eastern and North American LPs

Communication: Pitchbook, PPM, newsletters, website

High Impact Presentation coaching

Investor Relations

Investor Relation: Bridge the communication gap between fundraising cycles to enhance and facilitate LP/GP relationships and ensure the success of forthcoming fundraisings

Communication: Implementation of an in-house CRM optimized for IR

 

Advisory

GP Advisory: market assessment, fund formation management, spin-outs & build-ups, secondary & liquidity options, transition management

LP Advisory: qualitative & quantitative portfolio assessment, portfolio reshaping (incl. secondary & liquidity options)

 

 

 

track-record

Track Record

The Partners have been involved in sourcing over €3 billion of private equity capital
from investors based in Europe, the Middle East and North America.

EUROPEAN CAPITAL PRIVATE DEBT, LP
Cathay MidCap Growth Fund III
Glennmont – Clean Energy Fund Europe II
Amethis Finance
Augur II
Antin Infrastructure Partners
Augur I
our-team

Our Team

INDEPENDENT
We put our experiences as LPs, GPs and Placement Agents to work for you!

William Barrett, CAIA

William Barrett, CAIA

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Jean-Philippe Boige

Jean-Philippe Boige

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Luc Debieuvre

Luc Debieuvre

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Veera Somersalmi, CFA

Veera Somersalmi, CFA

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William Barrett, CAIA

William Barrett, CAIA

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William co-founded Reach Capital in 2015.

Prior to this, he worked with Luc and Veera at Global Private Equity, a Paris-based Private Equity placement advisor where he was responsible of fundraising assignments for international Private Equity and Infrastructure managers.

He holds a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance from INSEEC, Paris and was a long-term intern in an M&A boutique based in Paris.
William is a CAIA charter holder and Vice-President of AFIC Avenir (Junior Club of Association Française des Investisseurs en Capital).

He loves travelling especially to South America and goes (almost) every morning to his Crossfit training.

Jean-Philippe Boige

Jean-Philippe Boige

Partner

Jean-Philippe co-founded Reach Capital in 2015.

He has 15 years of private equity industry experience.

He is a former Partner of Paris-based PE firm Idinvest Partners, where, as a member of the investment committees (PE funds, co-investments, secondary, mezzanine), he spent 8 years with both responsibilities in LBO, growth equity, VC, and credit fund investments, and overseas fundraising. Jean-Philippe sat on the advisory board of several European funds.

Prior to Idinvest, he was also a part of Global Private Equity, managing fundraising mandates for international alternative investments funds managers. He started his career with Siparex.

Jean-Philippe graduated from Neoma Business School, HEC Montreal and Mc Gill University. He speaks French, English, Spanish and German.

At minus 25 or plus 25 degrees celsius, and whenever he can, he loves tinkering the canadian family chalet

Luc Debieuvre

Luc Debieuvre

Partner

Luc co-founded Reach Capital in 2015.

He has a 30-year Banking industry experience.

Most recently, he worked as a Partner, with William and Veera at Global Private Equity, a Paris-based Private Equity placement advisor where he was responsible of fundraising assignments for international Private Equity and Infrastructure managers, focusing on investors based in the Middle East.
Priori to this, he was formerly Managing Director of Bank Audi Saradar, France.
Previously Managing Director of National Bank of Qatar, France. Started his career with Banque Indosuez, which then seconded him to Al Saudi Al Fransi in Saudi Arabia.

Lecturer at the Paris Law University Faco.
Lecturer and former Board Member of IRIS (Institut de Relations Internationales et Strategiques).
Graduated from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and Master Public Law from the University of Paris Panthéon – Sorbonne.

Luc was awarded the prestigious Chevalier de la Légion d’Honneur by the French state in 2013.

When he is not in the GCC region with a client, Luc writes novels and articles, and plays with his 15 grand-kids in South Italy.

Veera Somersalmi, CFA

Veera Somersalmi, CFA

Partner

Veera co-founded Reach Capital in 2015.

She has 15 years experience in Private Equity industry.

Most recently she worked, as a Partner, with William and Luc at Global Private Equity, a Paris-based placement advisor where she was responsible for fundraising assignments for international Private Equity and Infrastructure managers.
Prior to this, she was Associate Director at Nordic Mezzanine and Investment Director at Standard Life Investments Private Equity. Previously, she was Investment Manager at Capman and before that Portfolio Manager Private Equity at Keva.

Veera holds a MBA from Tulane University, A.B. Freeman School of Business, and a MSc from Aalto University in Helsinki. Veera is also a CFA charterholder.

Veera and her husband breed Labradoodles, many of whom are trained as guide dogs for the blind. Veera is also a keen horse rider and competes regularly in jumping and eventing.

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