CVC hires former HSBC France CEO

Charles-Henri Filippi will advise the global private equity firm on French investment opportunities.

CVC Capital Partners has hired Charles-Henri Filippi as a senior advisor to develop investment opportunities in France. He will also advise CVC’s global financial institutions team on deal generation and execution in the region.

Filippi joins CVC from HSBC France, where he will remain chairman until 31 December and was previously chief executive and a member of the management board.

A 20-year banking veteran, Fillipi was previously executive president and board member of Credit Commercial de France, which was acquired by HSBC in July 2000. Post-acquisition, Filippi was appointed executive director of HSBC investment banking and markets.

Filippi is also the founder and chief executive officer of ALFINA, a specialised asset management and financial restructuring company. 

CVC operates in 19 countries across Europe, Asia and the USA. It is currently investing from CVC Fund IV, CVC Asia II, CVC Tandem Fund and CVC Asia III, with an aggregate of approximately $19 billion in capital.