Laurent Klein

Former Head, Private Equity Division at Proparco SA

Laurent Klein

Laurent Klein

Former Head, Private Equity Division at Proparco SA

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Chief Executive Officer at Oragroup SA

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Managing Director, Abidjan at Emerging Capital Partners LLC

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Former Executive Director at Advans SA SICAR

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Principal Sector Economist at KfW Bankengruppe - Hessen

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Former Chief Executive Officer at Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij Ontwikkelingslande NV

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Former Co-Chief Executive Officer at ECP Manager LP

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Member, Supervisory Board at Bank St. Petersburg PJSC

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Director & Head-Financial Institutions at CDC Group

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Member, Board of Directors at Advans SA SICAR

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Member, Board of Directors at Advans SA SICAR

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Laurent Klein
Former Head, Private Equity Division at Proparco SA
Career History
Head, Private Equity Division
Prior - 2015

PROPARCO is a governmental agency conducting investment activities related to banking and financial markets, infrastructure and mining, corporate and private equity. In terms of private equity investments, they invest between 2 and 100 million Euros. They also provide medium- and long-term loans for business creation, expansion, restructuring and privatization, as well as loan guarantees in local currency.PROPARCO finances private projects in developing, emerging and transition countries. They aim to foster growth and sustainable development, towards the wider objective of achieving the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals. They fund projects which are economically viable, socially equitable and environmentally sustainable.In the Middle East North Africa region, PROPARCO has financed projects in Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Turkey and Lebanon in sectors such as microfinance, education, tourism, telecommunications and IT services. They generally avoid funding short-term projects or investing in the real estate sector. They favor profitable projects with clear exit opportunities, project leaders with substantial experience in the sector under consideration, and projects drawing on the internationally recognized expertise of a partner firm. The project's promoters must provide significant capital.PROPARCO acquires minority interests and their targeted exit horizon is four to eight years. Their exit strategies include resale to other shareholders, to a secondary investor or in the market. Project impact and profitability are evaluated using GPR-Geschäftspolitishes Projectrating. This systematic measurement tool was developed by DEG-Deutsche Entwicklungsgesellschaft, a subsidiary of KfW which is Germany's development bank.

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Director
Current

Oragroup SA operates as a bank holding company whose subsidiaries provides commercial banking services including personal and business banking. It offers accounts, loans, bank cards, insurance and money transfer and currency exchange services. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Lome, Togo.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior - 2017

Advans SA SICAR invests in microfinance institutions or microbanks which are located in Cambodia, Cameroon, Ghana, Democratic republic of Congo, Tanzania, Cote d'Ivoire, Pakistan, Nigeria and Tunisia. The firm provides financing in the form of equity and debt. It acts as lead investor and also makes co-investments.

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Laurent Klein is affiliated with Proparco SA, Oragroup SA, Advans SA SICAR

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