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Keensight Capital appoints Operating Partner

Keensight Capital, a private equity managers dedicated to pan-European Growth Buyout investments, has appointed Christophe Lavigne as Operating Partner.

Founder, chairman and CEO of LDR Medical, a former portfolio company, Lavigne led the strong growth of the company from its creation in 2000 and its establishment in the United Sates to the successful IPO on the Nasdaq, followed by its sale for USD1.1 billion. Supported by Keensight Capital throughout this remarkable journey, he is very close to the teams and has perfect knowledge of Keensight Capital’s growth buyout strategy and the portfolio companies’ challenges.

Based in the US, Lavigne will play an active role in the portfolio value creation and sourcing process, as well as providing guidance to the CEOs.

Keensight Capital’s Operating Partners form part of its network of highly-recognised professionals in the Information Technology/Internet and Healthcare/Wellbeing industries – a network of entrepreneurs and experts forged for over 20 years within the firm’s ecosystem.

Pierre Remy, Managing Partner at Keensight Capital, says: “We are very proud that a well-known personality like Christophe has joined us. His outstanding experience is a tremendous asset to Keensight Capital’s teams and the talented managers of the portfolio companies. With its team of Operating Partners, Keensight Capital fills its ranks with close and talented professionals to implement its growth buyout strategy and create value for its investors.”

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