Antoine Drean

Founder, Chairman, CEO, Palico

Antoine Drean heads Palico. He has over 20 years of experience as an industry pioneer, having successfully founded and developed three innovative ventures in Private Equity. Antoine founded Triago in 1992, Europe’s first independent private equity placement agent. In 2007, Antoine founded Mantra, an investment company focused on listed private equity and non-traditional private equity funds. Antoine started his professional career in 1986 in a French advisory firm specialized in distressed situations. In 1988, Antoine founded an M&A boutique, which he eventually sold to an American investment bank in 1990.