Marc Harfouche

Investment Director

Quick view
Joined Platina in 2017
• 16 years of experience in Private Equity

Field of expertise
Direct and fund investments across various asset classes including Private Equity, Real Assets and VC
• Fundraising and Investors Relations across all LPs’ types
• Sustainability and governance responsibilities
• Privately involved in food distribution and supply chain businesses

Experience at Platina
Manages Platina’s principal investments in alternative assets primarily in Private Equity, to a lesser extent in Real Assets and VC
• Fundraising for the private equity direct investments addressing family offices, professional and Institutional LPs
• Helped launch Platina’s Disruption Investment Platform (DIP) and sits on the Investment Committee
• Head of ESG and carrying several board representations within third party funds (BEX Capital, Kartesia-Flexam) and at operational companies

Previous experiences
Co-founder of Africaine d’Alimentation (Afridal)
• Helped set up Trispan, a global private equity investment firm
• Involved in investment and fundraising at Quilvest Private Equity
• Worked within the asset management team of Deka Invest

Education and languages
Graduated from ESCE Business School in Paris, holds a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management from ISLI (Kedge Business School), completed executive trainings at INSEAD, France Invest and more
• Speaks English, French, Arabic and German

Related team member

Amin Khiari

Through proactive support, a culture for management best practices and efficient governance, Platina has enabled me to lead an ambitious transformation of the Group.

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With Platina as sponsor, the Univet group will have the means to become a leading national player in the veterinary space. Its in-depth knowledge of the sector, its flexibility in terms of investment horizon as well as its reinvestment capacity makes it a particularly good fit to our project.

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Valery Grego

Platina’s agility and availability in structuring the platform and supporting it in its acquisitions endeavour have been key to getting Perseus where it is today.

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