Sofian Lignier

Managing Director
Sofian joined our London investment team in 2016 and is a managing director.

Sofian Lignier is a managing director on the investment team based in our London office. He is a member of the firm's D&I committee. Mr. Lignier is currently a director of A2MAC1 and Globeducate. He was previously a director of Galileo Global Education and an observer to the board of TES. Prior to joining Providence in 2016, Mr. Lignier was an associate at Bregal Capital, a middle-market European private equity firm, where he worked on investments across the education and industrials sectors. Previous to that, he was an associate at Credit Suisse in their investment banking department, primarily based in Dubai, where he covered regional telcos. Mr. Lignier holds a Master of Science in civil engineering from Mines ParisTech. 

Portfolio Highlights
Global leader in automotive and mobility technology benchmarking


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Galileo Global Education
Galileo Global Education is an international provider of higher education

Galileo Global Education

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Globeducate is one of the leading international K-12 education groups in the world.


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TES is a global community providing recruitment and software services, training and resources to teachers and schools.


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Year Joined
Diversity & Inclusion