Laurent is a Founding Partner of Kartesia. In his role, Laurent is responsible for overseeing the management and development of the company, more particularly in relation to fundraising and investor relations. When founding Kartesia in 2013, Laurent had over 13 years of experience in private equity finance. Before founding Kartesia, Laurent co-founded the Altercap funds at LBO France, which successfully raised and invested € 500m in corporate credit opportunities since 2009. Laurent was a member of LBO France executive committee. Previously, Laurent worked four years as Assistant Director at the Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) Paris office where he structured various mezzanine and equity investments. Laurent started his career in 2000 at Credit Agricole CIB (formerly Crédit Agricole Indosuez) initially in project finance focusing on Telecoms, and then as an investment manager focusing on leveraged finance.