Argos Wityu, an independent European investment fund, has promoted Vincent Yacoub to the position of Investment Manager, and Pierre Cassignol to the position of Senior Associate. The investment team has a total of 32 members.
Karel Kroupa, Managing Partner at Argos Wityu, said, “We are delighted to promote Vincent and Pierre, two talented individuals on our investment team.”
Vincent Yacoub, Investment Manager, joined Argos Wityu in 2017 as a member of the investment team in the Paris office.
A graduate of the University of Paris 1 Panthéon – Sorbonne, where he earned a master’s degree in financial engineering and an advanced degree (magistère) in finance, Vincent came to Argos Wityu after gaining previous experience in private equity at Bpifrance and then LFPI (La Financière Patrimoniale d’Investissement).
Vincent is currently supporting Sasa Demarle in its growth strategy. He also took part in the expansion of Olinn from the time it was acquired until it was sold in 2021.
Pierre Cassignol, Senior Associate, joined Argos Wityu in 2019 as a member of the investment team in the Paris office.
A graduate of the ESSEC Business School and the INP EI-Purpan engineering school, Pierre came to Argos Wityu after gaining previous M&A experience.
Pierre is currently supporting Juratoys and La Compagnie des Desserts, in particular in their respective acquisitions of Lilliputiens (2020) and Philippe Faur (2022).
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Argos Wityu is an independent European investment fund that supports companies in the transfer of business ownership. It has assisted more than 80 entrepreneurs, focusing its investment strategy on complex transactions with emphasis on transformation, growth, and close collaboration with management teams. Argos Wityu seeks to acquire majority interests and invest between €10m and €100m with each transaction. With more than €1bn under management and 30 years of experience, Argos Wityu operates from offices in Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, Luxembourg, Milan and Paris.