Nicolas SlimVice President
Nicolas joined Summit Partners in 2008 as an Associate on the firm’s European growth equity team. Today, as a member of Summit’s Peak Performance Group, Nicolas works with management teams across the Summit portfolio to identify and execute growth strategies that build long-term value. He has partnered with numerous portfolio companies on critical growth acceleration initiatives. Representative engagements include:
- Acquisition support for an online payment services company and an online retailer
- Management incentive program and sales force expansion and optimization for an online payment services company
- Go-to-market strategy and sales force expansion and optimization for an online retailer
- Sales force expansion and optimization for an oil & gas technology company
Nicolas’ investment experience with Summit includes Bigpoint and Ogone. In addition, to helping source and close those investments, Nicolas has assisted in management incentive program design, financial reporting and bolt-on acquisitions. He also completed a year-long assignment with vente-privee.com to help launch the company’s U.S. presence through a joint venture with American Express, and assisted in the sale of Actix to Amdocs .
Prior to Summit, Nicolas worked at Goldman Sachs in investment banking, Rothschild and Kuehne & Nagel.
Nicolas holds an MSc and Diplôme de Grande École from École des Mines de Paris in industrial engineering and economics, with a specialization in supply chain management. He is a French and Lebanese national and speaks French, English, Spanish and Arabic.