Benjamin Deshayes

Benjamin Deshayes is a Managing Director focusing on Europe buyouts. He is based in Paris.

Since joining Carlyle in February 2007, Mr. Deshayes has been actively involved in current portfolio companies ADB SAFEGATE, Saverglass and InnoVista Sensors, formerly known as Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST). He was also a member of the transaction teams that executed Carlyle's investments in Sagemcom, B&B Hotels, Numericable-Completel and Com Hem.

Prior to joining Carlyle, Mr. Deshayes was with Goldman Sachs' Investment Banking Division in London and Paris.

Mr. Deshayes is a graduate from Sciences Po (Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris) and received a master's degree in finance with honors from ESCP.

Mr. Deshayes is currently serving on the boards of ADB SAFEGATE, Saverglass and InnoVista Sensors. He was previously on the boards of Sagemcom, B&B Hotels and Com Hem and was an observer on the Board of Directors of Numericable-Completel.