Francois Garcin

President I

Before founding Argenthal, Francois has worked for over 10 years in the alternative investments industry first with boutique investment banks and then with Argenthal & Co, the group's investment banking division prior to its eventual sale to DMS. François runs the real estate investments of Argenthal, as well as a range of group companies. Alongside his activities within Argenthal, François has been the Chief Investment Officer of a private bank in Monaco as well as the managing partner of a series of investment partnerships in private equity, credit and structured finance. He served as President EMEA Affairs & Head of Direct Investments of Deltec Bank & Trust. François is the Managing Partner of Argenthal Capital Partners, the group's investment arm. 

Francois is fluent in French, English, German and Italian, and has a basic grasp of Turkish and Russian. He graduated from ESCP-Europe and read finance at the Universitaet St Gallen in Switzerland and LUISS Guido Carli in Italy. François graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, France.  

Anthony Kyprianou

Chairman I

Anthony has over 28 years experience in investment banking, private equity, fund management and general financial management in the UK and Middle East. Anthony previously held a senior leadership role within the KIPCO Group in Kuwait and is also founder and CEO of Gulf Connect Capital, a financial advisory firm focused on the Arabian Gulf.

He is a Chartered Accountant, and MBA graduate from Cranfield University, and holds an Advanced Diploma in Corporate Finance (CFq) and  a Bachelors degree in Civil Engineering from Imperial College, London. 

Andreas Lange

Senior Advisor I


Andreas advises the Garcin family with respect to the family´s allocation in private equity. Andreas is founder of SponsorCircle, a global investor community of family offices and HNWI with the focus on private debt and private equity transactions. Prior to this role, Andreas co-founded and successfully sold in 2012 an independent asset management platform whose business was to found, buy and build asset management boutiques. Andreas pioneered the development of a select number of investment strategies in private and public markets. During his tenure with the firm, the company grew its asset under management to 1bn US$. Andreas began his professional career in 1999 in the M&A practice at Lazard.

Andreas graduated in business with distinction from the University of Bayreuth (MBA) and in the studies of law with a scholarship at the University of Muenster (LL.M.). He also holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) designation.