Position: Chairman and Founder, FC Global
Xavier Marin is chairman and founder of FC Global, a European private equity fund manager focused on mid-size companies with close to one billion US dollar cumulative equity invested to date. FC Global aims at transforming companies through innovation and internationalization.
FC Global aims at building investment trails across Asia and Europe. From 2002 to 2007, Xavier Marin was a member of the executive board and co-head of investments of Eurazeo, one of the largest listed European investment companies.
Before joining Eurazeo, Xavier Marin had a 20 year career in corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions in New York, London and Paris in several leading international investment banks including Chase, Credit Suisse First Boston and Barings.
Xavier Marin holds an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School, he is a graduate of ESCP Europe and has a law degree from the University of Paris II. He is a former French Navy officer. Xavier Marin also serves as chairman of the board of directors of Fondation de la Philharmonie de Paris.