Axel Favre is a Private Equity Investment Director for Hermance Capital Partners (« HCP »). After an international career in the media industry, Axel joined Red Dot Ventures, a Singapore-based venture capital fund investing in early-stage technology companies. In 2013, he returned to Europe to strengthen the private equity team of Après-demain SA, a Swiss family-own group of companies. There, he oversaw venture investments, held board seats and executed several exits; he was also in charge of the development of the private equity funds’ global portfolio, which when he left was composed of over 100 funds and co-investments. Axel is Swiss and holds a Master of International Communication and an MBA from the National University of Singapore.