Company Team

Experienced professionals with your best interests in mind

From our founders to our leadership, everyone here wants to help make your retirement better.

CEO / Founding partner

Mikael studied finance at ESGF Business School and then at ESLSCA for third cycle program in Asset Management and Trading.
He started his career at Aurel BGC as Sales Equity, and then works at BNP Arbitrages as Structured Products Sales (2009-2011) . In 2011 he created the French subsidiary of Foreign Company in Paris, a Wealth Management Company specialized in Strucutred Product Brokerage, Third Party Marketing Fund, and Asset Management. He founded Ariane Group SA in 2014 as CEO.

Benjamin GUEZ
Founding partner

Benjamin holds a Bachelor’s degree in applied economics majoring in financial engineering and a Master degree of Finance from University of Paris I Pantheon – Sorbonne (France).
He started his career at Deutsche Bank in Paris as a Trader assistant before moving to Geneva and take a position of equity portfolio manager for AD-Valorem Advisory for 4 years (2008-2012). He then moved to be Portfolio manager on the IPO market at Amorim Partner Fund before joining Ariane Group in 2014 as a founding partner.

Partner middle east region

Romain went to college at ESLSCA in France before joining EMLV in Management-Finance.
He started his career to HSBC Securities as a sales trader for Equity Capital Markets, Hedge funds (2004-2009) where he lead several IPO, share buybacks and takeover.
He then joined Barclays Capital in Paris as the Head of sales trading desk for hedge funds and Corporates until 2012 before he became CIO of Africa Investment International (family office). In 2015 he joined Ariane Capital as Partner to develop the Middle East region.


Joel holds a Master in International Business Law from the University of Aix en Provence (France) and has been a member of the French Bar for three years. After an outstanding background as a legal counsel in France and the United States, Joel joined the hedge fund industry in the United States and the UK where he developed his own proprietary scoring IPO model.
Joel with at east 10 years of experience in capital raising events has been running its own IPO fund since 2001. His proprietary model enables him to monitor and then pick the best capital raising events worldwide. Joel joined Ariane Group in 2015 as Advisor.

Ariane Group SA is an independent Asset Manager and Investment Advisor regulated by the OAR-G (Organism controlled by FINMA) in Switzerland.
Our clients are based worldwide.