Esprit hires investment manager

UK venture capital firm Esprit Capital Partners has named Cédric Latessa as investment manager.

He was previously an associate at BIP Investment Partners in Luxembourg, a €500m listed private equity fund investing in European high tech companies.

At BIP, he was responsible for identifying, evaluating and appraising potential investments in TMT and Healthcare companies across Europe and Israel. Before joining BIP Investment Partners, Latessa gained experience at FCJE, a Paris-based VC Fund, and prior to that was an intern at Milenio Capital Partners in Madrid and at Mangrove in Luxembourg.