Frederick began his career in M&A at BNP in New York in 1986, before moving to Crédit Lyonnais/Clinvest in Paris. He later joined Pallas Finance, the private equity arm of Banque Pallas Stern.

In 1995, he was part of the management team that started Electra Fleming & Associés.In 1998, he co-founded Quartus, a LBO Midcap fund under the sponsorship of DBAG.

Frederick holds a master’s degree in economics from  the University Panthéon-Assas and an MBA from NYU.

In 2011, he co-founded Stags Participations. He is also a Board Member of PERIAL.