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Our Team

Based in Paris, Luxembourg and Dubai, Park Partners team possesses a rare combination of financial expertise and entrepreneurial spirit that sets us apart from our peers.

Our ambitious teams consist of people coming from various backgrounds, which creates an exclusive set of complementary skills. Together we are able to implement innovative ideas to build win-win partnerships with companies, investors and clients.

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Simon Le Reste
General Manager

Simon is a former French business lawyer with a solid financial background and hands-on work experience on  the trading floor for Caisse des Dépôts and Lehman Brothers.

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Simon joined Park Partners in 2020 from Reed Smith where he served as 
a litigator on corporate and financial cases. Prior to that, he has also worked for a number of leading law firms including English Ashurst and French Ginestié and  Jeantet. His practices revolved around litigation, arbitration and  restructuring for private companies and investment funds.

After graduating from Grande Ecole Master from ESCP Business  School, Simon studied business law at Panthéon-Assas University  before passing the Parisian bar exam and obtaining a PhD in Law.

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Marc Karako​
Head of Paris Office

Marc joined Park Partners GP in 2020 as Senior Advisor. Previously, Marc was CFO and Board member of Quantum Genomics, a biotechnology company listed on Paris and New York stock exchanges

 

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He was also Group CFO of Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Vallourec. He held the position of Vice President of Finance at Thomson Multimedia (now Technicolor) and started his career at IBM Europe where he had multiple finance roles for 10 years.

Marc is a graduate of the Ecole Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago. 

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Youssef El Jazouli​
Analyst - Origination​

Youssef joined Park Partners as an Analyst. His main mission is to build relationships with companies and participate in business development. 

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He joined Park Partners GP after four years experience in a sports marketing agency as a senior salesperson. He owns two companies, one within the sports industry in Morocco and the other one within the real estate industry in Paris.

He holds a Master’s Degree from ESG Paris and a Master of Business Administration from MBA ESG in sports management.   

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Dominique Faesch​
Senior Advisor - Switzerland​

Dominique has extensive experience working for international corporations such as Hyatt Hotels International and Crowne Plaza Hotels, where she held directorships.

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On behalf of several agencies and on a personal basis she also has participated in numerous strategic plans with financial packages for private companies et for territorial development.

Particularly attuned to the importance of corporate governance, she is the president of the Cercle Suisse des Administratices, to promote diversity and good governance practices within non-executive administrative boards.

Dominique holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Sherbrooke in Canada and a graduate degree in hospitality management from the EHL, Hospitality Business and Hotel Management School in Switzerland.

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