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Perwyn grows senior leadership team in Paris

Perwyn has appointed Mathieu Antonini as a partner and investment committee member and to lead Perwyn’s activity in France and Southern Europe from the company’s Paris office.

Antonini has spent most of his career at ARDIAN in Paris where he was a Managing Director in the BuyOut team as well as Head of France. During his tenure at ARDIAN, Antonini was involved in 12 buyout transactions with values ranging gradually from EUR15mn to more than EUR1.5 billion and invested a total of EUR1.5bn of equity.  Mathieu had originally joined the company in 1998 as its first ever junior executive. ARDIAN proposed that he re-join the business in 2009 after two years of entrepreneurial experience.
Educated at EM Lyon and Paris Dauphine, Antonini began his career at Schroder Ventures (now Permira) in Paris and Saint Gobain Brazil in Sao Paulo. He speaks fluent French and English as well as proficient Portuguese.
This is the fifth new hire Perwyn has made in 2022, following the appointments of Gurinder Sunner as a Partner in February, Angus Duthie-Jackson as an Associate in June, James Gavey as Perwyn’s new chief financial officer in July, and Liam Coleman as an Associate in August.

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