Lionel Cormier
Managing Partner, Demeter Partners

Lionel Cormier is a managing partner of Demeter Partners.

Lionel joined Demeter Partners in January 2008.

He started his career at the Société Générale and in 1991 continued as Investment Manager for BTP Capital, investment fund dedicated to BTP (buildings and public works sectors) and environment.

Lionel then joined the private equity branch of the Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, from 1995 to 1999 as Investment Director for CDC Participation’s Funds dedicated to eco-industries and to renewable energy, from 2000 to 2005, as partner then CEO for CDC Entreprises Services Industrie, and from 2006 to 2007, as Deputy Managing Director of CDC Capital Investissement, (today Qualium) in charge of the growth and LBO for small-caps’ team with € 220m under management.

Lionel holds a master’s degree from HEC (1989) and has more than 25 years’ experience in private equity.