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Paris, 22nd September 2017 – Jolt Capital SAS, an independent Private Equity firm specialised in Growth Capital Technology Investing that is authorised & regulated by the AMF (Autorité des Marchés Financiers) have named Eoghan Hickey to the post of Principal & Head of Research.

With this enhanced role, Eoghan will continue to provide crucial support across Jolt Capital’s investment activities including, origination, syndication, negotiation and implementation, while also leading analysis & research efforts across the expanding team.

Prior to joining Jolt Capital – initially as an Associate – Eoghan spent over a decade competing as a professional rugby player with various top clubs throughout Ireland, England, Italy & France. While no longer playing rugby, Eoghan continues to remain involved from an analytical perspective, contributing articles to various sport websites.

Beyond sport, Eoghan also spent some time working with Island Renewable Energy, a developer of European wind & solar assets based in Dublin, and was also a business consultant with a medical device start-up based out of École Polytechnique.

A graduate of three universities, namely University College Dublin (UCD), Brunel University London & HEC Paris, Eoghan holds; an MBA Entrepreneurship & Finance, a MSc Climate Change & Sustainability, a BSc Statistics, a Diploma in Business and two certificates covering Advanced Management and Mergers & Acquisitions respectively.

  •  About Jolt Capital

Jolt Capital SAS is an independent Private Equity firm investing in fast growing, profitable, globally-oriented technology companies of European origin, with revenues between €10m and €100m. Jolt Capital has invested in and catalysed various champion technology companies, including Heptagon (now part of SIX:AMS), Inside Secure (EUR:INSD), Fogale Nanotech, Alpha Mos (EUR:ALM), Blackwood Seven and Skill&You. Jolt Capital is currently managing an excess of €130m. The firm is authorized and regulated by the AMF. For more information, consult the website www.jolt-capital.com.