Louis Elson

Louis Elson

Managing Partner
Joined Palamon: 1999
Business experience: 27 years

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Louis co-founded Palamon Capital Partners in 1999 and is the Managing Partner.

Louis has been active in European private equity since 1990 and was formerly a partner at Warburg Pincus in London. He has also been an investment banker with Goldman Sachs & Co and an operating executive in publishing with Time Inc.

Louis is Vice Chairman of Impetus Private Equity Foundation and serves on the Development Board of The Prince's Trust. He has served on the Board of the BVCA and as Chairman of its Research Advisory Board. He is also a founding Trustee of the Educational Endowment Foundation, a Trustee of the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia and a Charter Trustee of Phillips Academy Andover.

Louis sits on the board of seven investee companies.

Louis earned his BA with Honours from Harvard University and his MBA with Honours from The Darden Business School at the University of Virginia.