Our team

Pascal Mercier
Managing Partner

Pascal started his career in New York City as an exporter of tech parts, electronic components and aircraft parts before switching to fundraising and M&A in the late nineties. He has more than twenty years of experience in the industry and has directly managed more than 200 successful deals in technology, media and impact investing.

Romain Cottard

Romain started his career in the US-based IT Business Unit of Schneider Electric, where he worked on M&A opportunities and corporate alliances. He then joined Global Equities Corporate Finance in 2012 and Ader Finance in 2014 where he led 30+ fundraising rounds and M&A deals for tech companies. Romain is also an active business angel with a dozen investments, including Zenly (acquired by Snap Inc), Payfit, Indy, Ouihelp, Wavy, Masteos, Zeliq, etc. Romain is a graduate of EMLYON Business School.

Pierre Jaisson
Vice President

Pierre started his career at Bpifrance where he supported 50+ Seed and Series A startups in their fundraising. In 2021, Pierre returned at Ader Finance as an Associate where he had previously worked in 2018. After 20+ fundraising rounds & M&A deals, Pierre has been promoted Vice President. Pierre graduated from EMLYON Business School where he followed the Investment Banking track.

Deborah Merran
Senior Associate

Before joining Ader Finance in 2023, Deborah was a fundraising specialist at Alpha Capital Partners for four years where she focused on tech and impact Series B deals. She also cofounded an e-commerce start-up and launched a music collective where she still volunteers. Deborah graduated from Sciences Po Paris with a Masters in Economics and Business.

Martin Beaupère
Venture Partner

Martin joined Ader Finance in 2017 as an Analyst. Prior to that, he interned within the Investment team at Credit Agricole CIB where he focused on Mid Cap companies and was a team member of the W Project where he met several French entrepreneurs worldwide. He has others professional experiences both in Paris, Hong Kong and London. With Ader Finance, he raised around €180m for 25+ companies. Martin also co-founded a coliving land, a restaurant called Alfred & a B2C start-up based in Paris. He holds a Master’s degree in Financial Engineering.

Arthur Coppin

Arthur joined Ader Finance as an analyst. Before that, he was an intern at Deskare as the CEO's right hand. He is currently enrolled at Paris Dauphine University, and will complete his final year of master's studies there. He also has a bachelor degree in Economics and Finance from the Paris Dauphine University.

Grégoire Douin

Grégoire joined Ader Finance as an analyst. Previously, he did an internship at Ardian as a Fund of Funds Analyst Intern. He is currently enrolled in the Master in Management Program at Edhec Business School. He also has a Bsc in Management with Finance from Warwick Business School.


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