Paris, 29 August 2016 – Altamir is pleased to welcome Eric Sabia as its new Chief Financial Officer, replacing Arthur Rozen.
Eric Sabia has significant experience in private equity, having spent eight years at Fondinvest Capital, a fund-of-funds management company, where he held the position of deputy CFO from March 2008, and CFO from January 2013.
He began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Luxembourg and then in Paris, where he spent five years working as a Supervisor/Auditor in the Financial Services department.
Eric Sabia is a graduate of Montpellier business school and holds a BA in Management and Business Administration from the University of Reading in the United Kingdom.
Altamir is a listed private equity company (Euronext Paris-B, ticker: LTA) founded in 1995 and with more than €650m in assets under management. Its objective is to provide shareholders with long term capital appreciation and regular dividends by investing in a diversified portfolio of private equity investments.
Altamir's investment policy is to invest via and with the funds managed or advised by Apax Partners France and Apax Partners LLP, two leading private equity firms that take majority or lead positions in buyouts and growth capital transactions and seek ambitious value creation objectives.
In this way, Altamir provides access to a diversified portfolio of fast-growing companies across Apax's sectors of specialisation (TMT, Retail & Consumer, Healthcare, Business & Financial Services) and in complementary market segments (mid-sized companies in French-speaking European countries and larger companies across Europe, North America and key emerging markets).
Altamir derives certain tax benefits from its status as an SCR ("Société de Capital Risque"). As such, Altamir is exempt from corporate tax and the company's investors may benefit from tax exemptions, subject to specific holding-period and dividend-reinvestment conditions.
For more information: www.altamir.fr
Tel: +33 1 53 65 01 74