Louis Lardenois
Louis Lardenois

Louis Lardenois

Louis joined Arete in 2016 and is based in the firm’s London office. Louis is part of the Software team, working with Adam and Patrick. Prior to joining Arete, Louis did an internship at Egerton Capital as an Equity Analyst. Louis is a graduate of the Panthéon-Assas University, with a MSc in Banking and Finance.

Email: louis.lardenois@arete.net

Phone: +44 207 959 1322

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Adam Shepherd
Adam Shepherd

Adam Shepherd

Adam is responsible for Arete’s Software & IT services coverage with ~25 years industry experience both as an analyst and as a technology consultant (systems integration). Leads a four man team that has created an extensive network of CIOs, CISOs and reseller contacts. Typically have >150 direct CIO/CISO interactions each year, predominantly with Fortune 2000 enterprises. This gives Adam and the team extensive insight into software vendor performance, opportunity and competitive dynamics. Feedback is shared directly with clients via the CIO Series and embedded into company specific research. The CIO conversations span a broad range of private and listed companies giving the team a perspective well beyond its formal coverage in enterprise software. He joined Arete in 2009 and is based in London. Prior to Arete, Adam spent nine years as an analyst at Dresdner Kleinwort and BNP Paribas, specialising in European software and IT services. Before this, he worked five years in technology consulting at PA Consulting Group, developing systems across a number of infrastructure and application platforms.

Email: adam.shepherd@arete.net

Phone: +44 207 959 1311

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Jamie Shelton
Jamie Shelton

Jamie Shelton

Jamie joined Arete in 2018 and is based in the firm's London office. Jamie is part of the Software team, working with Adam, Patrick and Louis. Prior to joining Arete, Jamie worked at ICAP, working on the Equity Derivatives desk with a focus on European Indices. Jamie graduated from the University of Bristol with a B.Sc. In Economics and Management.

Email: jamie.shelton@arete.net

Phone: +44 207 959 1327

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Covered by Louis Lardenois, Adam Shepherd & Jamie Shelton