André Loesekrug-Pietri is the founder of A Capital, the first private equity group focused on Chinese outbound investments, and has fifteen years of private equity, automotive and aerospace industry experience. The most recent transaction conducted by A Capital was China’s largest private conglomerate Fosun strategic investment into Club Méditerranée. Previously, André co-founded CEL Partners in 2007 which is an European growth capital fund dedicated to China focused on cleantech and healthcare. Until 2005, he managed Burelle Participations (PE fund in France) and developed Jaccar Capital Fund (PE fund for Vietnam and China). Until 1999, André was executive assistant to the CEO of Aerospatiale-Airbus. Holding both German and French nationalities, he is a graduate of HEC School of Management, completed the International MBA Program of the Michigan Business School (Ann Arbor, USA) and attended Sup’Aéro aerospace engineering school (Toulouse, France). He is the Chairman of the Private Equity and Strategic M&A Working Group of the European Chamber of Commerce in China, a National Counselor of Trade as well as Colonel with the French Airforce People’s reserve.