Laura Messchendorp

Laura writes about private capital in Europe and globally. Before Preqin, she worked at the Financial Times and interned at the Dutch ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, and at a global record label. She studied law, followed by a Master’s in law and economics

Elizabeth Fitzgibbons-Butler

Elizabeth joined Alter Domus in December 2020. She is responsible for the strategic development and revenue growth of the illiquid and debt capital markets offering restructuring, middle office and agency services. She is responsible for managing our European Debt Capital Markets sales teams and is a recognised commercial leader with a proven track record, on…

Carlota Fernandez de Leon

Carlota heads the Investor Relations and Capital Raising of the &Green fund, Sail Ventures 1st investment mandate. Carlota has worked in the financial industry for 9 years. She previously worked on the sell-side of the investment industry at Goldman Sachs in the Equity Capital Markets and Merger & Acquisitions team; and buy-side at Carlyle’s/ Alpinvest…

Lynn Akashi

Lynn Akashi is Co-Founder of Zetland Capital, a London based private equity fund focusing on European mid-market special situations. Lynn advises and leads the firm’s growth strategy and is the steward of Zetland’s culture and values. She is the thought-leader on Zetland’s ESG and DEI initiatives and approaches leadership as a coach. She was a…

Sonia Benhamida

Sonia Benhamida, Principal, London Sonia joined Kreos in 2021 and supports the General Partners in the entire deal life cycle including identifying, assessing, and performing investment analysis, as well as post investment monitoring. Prior to joining Kreos, Sonia was a Senior VP responsible for Healthcare Corporate Banking CEMEA at ONB, overseeing the client portfolio, managing…

Gabrielle Betancourt

Gabrielle is part of Macquarie’s Private Fund Derivatives and Funding Origination Team in New York, where her primary focus is underwriting and marketing to private credit and other alternative managers to provide fund level derivative and financing solutions. During her time at Macquarie, Gabrielle has helped grow the derivates and financing capabilities in London, while also…

Hannah Cusworth

Ms. Cusworth is a senior trader and member of the sourcing team with responsibility for Europe. She joined SVPGlobal in 2009. Previously, Ms. Cusworth worked at Cheyne Capital Management (UK) LLP, a multi-strategy hedge fund manager, where she was the trader and Technology, Media, Telecommunications analyst for their Special Situations and CLO divisions. Prior to…

Kimberly Martin

Kimberly Martin joined BOOST&Co in 2018 and is now the Head of the South & the Midlands managing a team of Principals and leading new investments across BOOST&Co’s stable of alternative debt products. Kimberly has extensive knowledge of the UK and European SME market, having worked across both private debt and private equity. Prior to…