Private equity firm Amethis has recruited Nicolas Manardo as a partner in order to launch a new strategy dedicated to French and European SMEs seeking to expand on the African continent.

Manardo joins Amethis with a long experience in private equity in Europe. Prior to joining Amethis, he spent three years as managing director in the small cap team of LBO France where he completed several majority and minority transactions.

Between 2009 and 2017, Manardo worked at Bpifrance.