Promotions within Argos Wityu’s investment team

Argos Wityu, an independent European investment fund, has promoted François Becque and Mario Giannattasio to the position of Director. The investment team has a total of 32 members.

Karel Kroupa, Managing Partner at Argos Wityu, says, “We are delighted to promote François and Mario, two talented individuals in our investment team.”

François Becque, (31 years old), joined Argos Wityu in 2017 as member of the Paris Investment team.

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Graduated from HEC Paris, François also holds a Master’s degree in Corporate and Tax Law from Sorbonne University. After first experiences in investment banking and law firms, he started his career in 2014 as a strategy consultant.

François currently supports Henri Selmer Paris, Emosia (ex- Maison Berger), EPC and Agôn Electronics (ex-Groupe FEDD), where he is a board member. Hehas been involved in the following operations:

• Acquisitions of Henri Selmer Paris (2018), EPC (2020) and Agôn Electronics (2021)
• Divestment of Efeso (2018)
• Supported Emosia for its acquisition of Devineau (2019) and MyJolieCandle (2022)

Mario Giannattasio, (33 years old) joined Argos Wityu in 2018 as member of the Paris Investment team.

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Graduated from Politecnico di Milano (cum laude) and from Ecole Centrale Paris, with a specialization in economics and finance. Mario began his career at EY in Paris within a Graduate Program in Transaction Advisory.

Mario spent two years in New York from 2016 to 2018 where he served Private Equity clients as well as large corporates in transactions across several industries.

Mario currently supports Julhiet Sterwen, Juratoys and Talentia Software, where he is a board member, and has been involved in the acquisition of Lilliputiens (2020) and Julhiet Sterwen (2021).

Argos Wityu

Coralie Cornet
Head of Communications
ccc@argos.fund
+33 6 14 38 33 37

About Argos Wityu / www.argos.wityu.fund
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.

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