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Nicolas GAGNEZ, former chairman of Mappy, joins Crédit Agricole Private Equity's Venture Capital team

Nicolas GAGNEZ has joined the Venture Capital team as Director of Investment in the IT and Communications sector.

He is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure du Commerce Extérieur at the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci.

In 1995, he co-founded the company Société de Numérisation de Ville, which creates digital image databases of city streets and buildings, accessed via the Pages Jaunes website. After the company was acquired by Wanadoo at the end of 2000, Nicolas Gagnez joined the senior management committee at Wanadoo Portails.
He combined the group's geographical activities and SNV to form Mappy, a subsidiary of the Pages Jaunes group, which is the 13th most visited website in France and the leading online route planning service.

A photo of Nicolas Gagnez is available upon request from Crédit Agricole Private Equity

About Crédit Agricole Private Equity

Crédit Agricole Private Equity is the asset management company of Crédit Agricole S.A., dedicated to private equity investments in unlisted companies.

35 professionals specialising in four activity segments (Expansion Capital & LBO, Venture Capital, Secondary Market, Mezzanine) manage €1,050 billion under French private equity mutual funds (FCPR and FCPI) and private equity companies (SCR). Crédit Agricole Private Equity advises business managers on their growth plans.

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