The team

NewAlpha’s team is composed of 20 professionals with a long experience in portfolio management and investment in entrepreneurial firms.

Affiliate managers benefit from the team’s availability, proximity and technicity, coupled with the autonomy and reactivity of a small structure.

Support functions such as IT, Compliance and Risk Management are outsourced to La Française AM.

An average of 20 years of experience in portfolio management and investment

  • Antoine RollandAntoine Rolland



    2010 : NewAlpha AM: President and CIO


    1998 ADI: Founding partner, responsible for convertible bond arbitrage


    1997 Aurel: Head of the Convertible Bonds Investment Team


    1995 Transoptions Finances (Crédit Agricole Group), London: Options Trader on the LIFFE


    1993 Transoptions Finances (Crédit Agricole Group), Paris: Options Trader on the MATIF


    1992 Société Générale, New York: Financial Modeling


    Graduated from École Centrale de Lyon


    Holds an MBA from ESC Lyon

  • Philippe PaquetPhilippe Paquet


    Manager relations

    2014: NewAlpha AM: Managing Partner, Head of Marketing and Strategy


    2008 NewAlpha AM: Managing Partner, Head of Business Development


    2004 ADI: Managing Partner, Head of Business Development and Investor Relations


    2001 ADI: Partner and Director of International Business Development


    1997 J.P. Morgan: Senior Vice President, Head of Fixed Income Distribution (flow products)


    1990 Finacor Vendôme: Head of Third Party Arbitrage desk


    1988 Banque CGM: Interest Rates Proprietary Trader


    1987 Drexel Burnham Lambert: Associate, futures broker


    Graduated from ESSEC business School

    Holds a Master of Finance from University of Paris – Dauphine

  • Lior DerhyLior Derhy



    2014 NewAlpha AM : Managing Director, head of Private Equity and corporate development.


    2009 Next AM : managing director, taking minority stakes into companies in the Asset Management industry (investment or distribution).


    2009 La Française: Investment director in charge of strategical M&A projects for La Française Group (Private Equity, Private Banking, Distribution platform, property management, Investment banking, Asset management).


    2008 La Française des Placements: head of organization and financial monitoring.


    2004 La Française des Placements : Head of Corporate affairs, Compliance officer, CFO


    2000 Deloitte: Senior auditor Industry & Services fields, medium to large companies (French and foreign).


    Chartered accountant, holds a Master of international accounting and finance (Paris)

  • Clarisse AngerClarisse Anger


    Investor relations

    2015: NewAlpha AM: Director, Business Development


    2010 NewAlpha AM: Head of Institutional Sales


    2004 Dexia AM: Head of Hedge Fund Sales


    2002 Dexia AM: Head of the External Distribution Sales Team


    1999 Dexia AM : Senior Institutional Sales


    1997 Banque du Louvre : Institutional Sales


    1994 Banque du Louvre: Traditional Multi-Management Analyst


    Graduated from ESCP Europe in finance

    Holds a Bachelor of Science in Banking and Finance from University of Rennes

  • Fabien DersyFabien Dersy


    Research & analysis

    2011 NewAlpha AM: Director, Research & Analysis


    2007 Dexia AM: Head of Volatility Funds Portfolio Management


    2003 Dexia AM: Head of Convertible Bonds Portfolio Management


    1999 Dexia AM: Portfolio Manager, convertible bonds (long only and arbitrage)


    1998 Dexia AM: Portfolio Manager, long only convertible bonds


    Graduated from École Supérieure de Commerce de Rouen

    Holds Master of Finance from University of Paris - Assas

  • Benoît DonnenBenoît Donnen


    Research & analysis

    2014 NewAlpha AM: Director, Research & Analysis


    2012 NExT AM : Senior Analyst


    2007 La Française AM : Financial Analyst, financial decision-making tools, equity structured products


    2005 NewAlpha AM : Hedge Fund Analyst, seeded funds sourcing and monitoring


    2002 ADI : Marketing Analyst, alternative investments strategic marketing



    Holds a Master Degree in Corporate Finance and Financial Markets, IEP Strasbourg (Sciences Po)

  • Rozenn PérèsRozenn Pérès


    Research & analysis

    2009 NewAlpha AM: Director, Research & Analysis


    2008 Banque d'Orsay (Groupe WestLB): Responsible for the launch and management of a fund of hedge funds


    2004 Groupama Fund Pickers: Portfolio Manager, funds of hedge funds


    2002 Groupama Fund Pickers: Hedge Fund Analyst


    Graduated from University of Rennes in Econometrics

    Holds a Master of Finance from University of Paris - Dauphine

  • Christophe HassezChristophe Hassez



    2010 NewAlpha AM: Operations manager, revenue sharing partnerships


    2006 OFI AM: Head of Middle-Office


    2005 OFI AM: Deputy Head of Middle-Office


    2000 OFIVM: Deputy Head of Back-Office


    1995 OFIVM: In charge of the development of back-office software


    Graduated from the IAE of Aix en Provence

    Completed a study abroad program at the University College Dublin

  • Nicolas VauthierNicolas Vauthier



    2012 NewAlpha AM: Director, Investment Monitoring


    2011 Independent advisor: Asset and risk management


    2007 OFI Quant (OFI AM): Managing Director and Head of Quantitative Investment Management Strategies


    2004 AQTIS: Founder and MD


    2000 Crédit Agricole Group: Risk Manager in the Quantitative Equity Team, and later, Portfolio Manager specialized in arbitrage strategies


    1999 Barra INC. (MSCI Barra): Senior Consultant - Southern Europe


    1996 Tillinghast – Towers-Perrin: Consulting Actuary


    Graduated from the University of Paris VI in Mathematics

    Member of the French Institute of Actuaries (IAF)

    CFA charterholder

  • Tilila El AouadiTilila El Aouadi

    El Aouadi


    2014 NewAlpha AM: Analyst, Investment Monitoring


    2013 NewAlpha AM: Risk Management Analyst


    2012 OFI AM: Risk Management Assistant


    2011 Reuters Financial Software: Financial Software Engineer


    Graduated from the Engineering School Polytech'Nice-Sophia

    Holds a Master of Financial Markets from University of Paris-Dauphine

  • Mathieu KleinMathieu Klein



  • Jonathan Cohen-SabbanJonathan Cohen-Sabban


    Managing Director

    2015 NewAlpha AM : Private Equity investment director


    2005 Seventure Parnters : Investment manager – VC (Technology, Media and Telecom).


    2005 Crédit Agricole CIB : Assistant of the senior banker in charge of the relationship with eastern Investors.


    2004 Mazars : Junior Financial auditor


    Graduated from the Engineering School Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications

    Holds a Master of Science in Management at the ESSEC Business School and exchange student at Berkeley Hass School of Business

  • Romain TorregrossaRomain Torregrossa


    Research & Analysis

  • Adrien AuricAdrien Auric


    Chief Operating Officer

    2009 - JP Morgan Mansart Investments : Executive Directir, COO


    2007 - JP Morgan Mansart Investments : Head of Investment Due Diligences


    2004 - Olympia Capital Management : Head of Operations


    1993 - EY : Banking, Insurance and Real Estate Audit abd Corporate Finance practices


    Graduated from Sciences Po Paris (major in Economics and Finance). Holds a Master's degree in Business and Tax Law from the University of Law of Paris II, Assas.

  • Thomas FortThomas Fort


    Managing Director

    2017 – NewAlpha AM : Managing Director, Growth Equity fund specialized in TMT, Healthcare and Industrial Niches.


    2016 –Creation of Verto Capital Management to launch a Growth Equity fund specialized in TMT, Healthcare and Industrial Niches


    2009 – Izurium Capital : Co-founder, in charge of investments in Western Europe and North America.


    2006 – Francisco Partners : Private Equity fund specializing in new technologies.


    2004 – JP Morgan London: Mergers & Acquisitions


    Graduated from HEC Paris and the Paris Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Science-Po). Holds a Master in Management, specialization in Finance.

  • Alexis KemlinAlexis Kemlin


    Managing Director

    2017 – NewAlpha AM : Managing Director, Growth Equity fund specialized in TMT, Healthcare and Industrial Niches.


    2016 –Creation of Verto Capital Management to launch a Growth Equity fund specialized in TMT, Healthcare and Industrial Niches


    2008 – The Carlyle Group : fund dedicated to Midcap investments in Europe, focused on investments in dynamic SMEs (France and Benelux).


    2004 – JP Morgan : Mergers & Acquisitions


    Graduated from ESCP – EAP.

    Holds an MSc in Management, with a specialization in finance

  • Antoine DaryAntoine Dary


    Managing Director

    2017 – NewAlpha AM : Managing Director, Growth Equity fund specialized in TMT, Healthcare and Industrial Niches.


    2016 –Creation of Verto Capital Management to launch a Growth Equity fund specialized in TMT, Healthcare and Industrial Niches


    2011 – LBO Partners : Partner, investments and M&A focused on Healthcare and TMT sectors


    2009 – Audacia: Investment fund focused on minority investments in French SMEs


    Holds a Master in Finance (203) from the University Paris-Dauphine and a BA from St John’s University in New York.

  • Aurélie NicolasAurélie Nicolas



    2018 – NewAlpha AM : Associate

    2014 – Remora Capital Junior analyst and associate

    2013 – KPMG Singapor : Junior M&A analyst


    Graduated from ESSEC business School. Holds a Master in Science of Management with a specialisation in Corporate Finance.

  • Paul BuiguesPaul Buigues


    Quantitative Research

    2018 – NewAlpha AM : Head of Quantitative Research

    2016 – XR Research, Paris : Founder

    2011 – Rcube Research, Paris : Partner and Head of Research

    2005 – Fimaxis, London: Founder and Chief Technology Officer

    1999 – ADI, Paris: Credit Portfolio Manager


    Graduate engineer from Télécom Sud-Paris.

    Holds a Master in Finance from HEC Paris

  • Alexander de BruinAlexander de Bruin

    de Bruin

    Research & Analysis

  • François FaureFrançois Faure



  • Camille BelleraCamille Bellera



  • Alexandre Vernay-AumeunierAlexandre Vernay-Aumeunier


    Business Development