RIVE Private Investment announces the appointment of two new team members to strengthen its investment teams dedicated to energy transition and transportation

Paris, January 23, 2024. In a strong growth momentum, RIVE Private Investment (“RIVE”), an independent European investment company, welcomes two new team members to its investment teams dedicated to energy transition and transportation.

Élisa LAURENT joined the Energy Transition team as an Associate, where she plays a key role in the origination, structuring, and monitoring of investments. Her career, starting in audit at Mazars, quickly shifted towards energy transition. She gained solid experience in M&A and project financing, first at Tevali Partners, then for three years at Gottengreen, specialized consulting firms in energy transition.
Élisa is a graduate of ESCP.

Léopold LYET joined the Transportation Assets team as an Analyst. With four years of experience in M&A, project financing, and fundraising, Léopold brings valuable expertise, especially in investments in the railway sector. Before joining RIVE, he worked as an Analyst at Liquid Africa and gained significant experience at ING in London and at Crédit Agricole CIB in the energy sector.
Léopold is a graduate of ESSEC with a specialization in corporate finance.

By expanding its team, RIVE strengthens its position as a leading investor in both the energy transition and transportation sectors. With now 24 employees spread across Paris, Geneva, and Luxembourg, RIVE has financed more than 2.4 billion euros in assets through over 100 transactions in around twenty countries since 2013.

Yann Thomas and Étienne Mouthon, Managing Partners at RIVE:

« We are delighted to welcome Elisa and Léopold to our investment teams, thus consolidating our position as a leader in the small and mid-cap market in the fields of energy transition and transportation. »

About RIVE Private Investment

RIVE Private Investment is an independent European investment company, specialized in transport assets and infrastructures dedicated to the energy transition. RIVE addresses the small and mid-market, combining financial and sectoral expertise. Founded in 2013 and based in Paris, Luxembourg, and Geneva, RIVE has financed more than 2.4 billion euros of assets through over 100 transactions in about twenty countries.

RIVE invests in assets that contribute to the decarbonization of the transport sector and/or serve essential needs, such as rail, specialized aviation (medical, fire-fighting and rescue, etc.) and maritime (electric ferries, support for offshore wind farms, etc.).

A pioneer in investment in the energy transition, the team invests across the entire energy value chain: green electricity, green thermal energy, green gas, energy efficiency, storage, and electric vehicle charging networks. RIVE’s positioning reflects a concrete commitment to fighting climate change and a desire to positively impact local communities.

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