Experienced Financial Sector Investors, Owners & Operators
At AnaCap, we have the largest dedicated team of financial sector specialists in Europe, with 40 investment professionals, operating out of 5 offices in London, Luxembourg, New Delhi, Madrid and Lisbon.
Our Private Equity team is structured across three pillars: M&A, Business Services and Risk & Liability Management, ensuring integrated engagement and expertise across the investment lifecycle of our portfolio companies.
Our Credit team combines investment and servicing expertise with a highly developed asset management platform, including our proprietary intelligence platform Minerva supported by a team of dedicated analysts in London and India, facilitating the granular analysis central to our strategy throughout the investment cycle.
A seasoned operations team work alongside our investment professionals, with extensive experience across finance, legal and IT. The depth and specialist expertise of our in-house team allows us to perform many functions that would usually be outsourced, retaining knowledge and ensuring optimal execution.
CEO and CIO
Joe founded AnaCap Financial Partners in 2005 as Europe’s first specialist private equity firm focusing on the financial services sector.
Before founding AnaCap, Joe co-founded auto finance company On:line Finance, which was the first investment grade rated start-up in Europe and the first lender over the internet in Europe. From launch, On:line grew to over a billion dollars in assets within five years, and was one of the ten fastest growing companies in the UK during that period. On:line was subsequently acquired by GMAC UK, the UK finance arm of General Motors, with Joe becoming CEO of GMAC UK. Previously, he was a Vice President at Salomon Brothers.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree from American University in Washington and an MBA from London Business School.
Partner, Head of Private Equity
Peter leads AnaCap’s Private Equity business, having joined as a Partner in 2006 at the beginning of the firm’s creation. As Head of Private Equity, Peter oversees the Mergers & Acquisitions, Business Services and Risk & Liability Management teams.
Peter has extensive experience across the financial services sector where he has operated throughout his entire career and prior to AnaCap held various Executive roles across the sector including Commercial Director within a leading private equity-backed insurance services provider. Prior to this he also held a number of senior roles within GMAC and the UK Consumer Finance division of GE Capital.
Partner, Head of Credit
Justin leads AnaCap's Credit business and has been responsible for the strategy development since its 2009 launch. Prior to joining AnaCap, Justin was a Vice President in Morgan Stanley's Securitised Products Group in London, focusing on debt structuring and principal finance.
Justin began his career in Fixed Income at Goldman Sachs in New York before relocating to London. He also served as a Managing Director of Lunar Group, a venture capital investor in China focused on telecommunications, media and entertainment.
He holds a Bachelor's degree from Princeton University.
Partner, Head of Investor Relations & Communication
Amber is the head of AnaCap’s investor relations and fundraising activities and has over 20 years of experience in private equity.
Prior to joining AnaCap, Amber was responsible for European business development at The Gores Group, a US private equity fund. She began her career with Gores in 1999 and opened the group's first European office in London in 2004. During her tenure she sourced and identified several key acquisitions for the firm. Previously Amber worked in the Private Clientele Group of CIBC Oppenheimer where she managed investment research and marketing activities.
She holds a dual Bachelor's degree in Finance and Business Law from California State University.
Partner, Chief Operating Partner
Mike is AnaCap's Chief Operating Partner and is responsible for ensuring AnaCap executes its strategic agenda effectively maximising the use of the platforms resources. Working with the CEO and Heads of the investment strategies Mike’s day to day engagement with the investment professionals is to ensure as a team we are focussing on the areas of most strategic importance. Mike is responsible for the direct management and oversight of Finance, Systems, Legal & Compliance and HR functions.
In his prior roles in financial services and from an early stage in his career, Mike has engaged directly with senior stakeholders and board members and has been responsible for recruiting, building and managing teams in addition to implementing systems and processes to meet the demands of a growing business.
He is a qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience in the financial services sector.
Andrew is a member of the Investment Recommendation Committee at AnaCap Financial Partners.
Andrew was a Director and Co-Founder of Intermediate Capital Group (ICG). He retired from ICG in July 2003. Prior to founding ICG, Andrew worked at Chemical Bank for 16 years where he held positions as the Head of Corporate Banking in London and General Manager of Chemical Bank Switzerland. In 1987, he established and had responsibility for their London based Specialist Finance Group, which became a leading arranger for leveraged debt transactions.
He holds a degree in Chemical Engineering from Cambridge University and an MBA from London Business School.
Tassilo is a Partner focusing on M&A in the Private Equity team. Prior to joining AnaCap, Tassilo worked in the Financial Institutions M&A Group at Barclays Capital focusing on financial institutions in Europe as well as the Principal Investments Group of Willis Capital Markets & Advisory.
He holds a Master in Economics and Management from University of Cologne and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University in Chicago.
Nassim is a Partner focusing on M&A in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Lehman Brothers in London where he was a member of the Financial Institutions Group, advising clients in insurance, banking and consumer finance. Previously he also spent one year supporting the transaction team at PAI Partners in Paris.
He holds a Master de Grande École de Commerce in Management and Finance from ESCP Europe Business School.
Ed is a Partner in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Oliver Wyman where he worked as a management consultant, leading a broad range of assignments across both the banking and insurance sectors, including a focus on improving measurement and management of financial risk.
He is a CFA charterholder and holds a Master's degree in Philosophy and a Bachelor's degree in Classics from the University of Cambridge.
Managing Director, Business Services
Jamal is a Managing Director focusing on Business Services in the Private Equity team. He joined AnaCap from Oliver Wyman where he was a Partner in the Financial Services practice. Previously he also worked for Nomura and the International Monetary Fund.
He holds a Master’s degree in Financial Economics from the University of Oxford and Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Texas Tech University.
Managing Director, Credit
Konstantin is a Managing Director in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from J.P.Morgan, where he was a part of the Principal Investments team in New York and later London focusing on whole loans portfolios, asset backed lending as well as servicing and origination platforms.
He is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Richmond.
Managing Director, Business Services
Robert is a Managing Director focusing on Business Services in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Oliver Wyman, where he was a Principal in the Financial Services practice.
He holds a Master’s degree in Physics from the University of Oxford.
Managing Director, Capital Markets
Eric is a Managing Director heading AnaCap's Capital Markets function and AnaCap Financial Europe's CFO. Eric joined AnaCap from NN Investment Partners where he was Head of Private Debt focusing on illiquid corporate loans. Previously Eric also worked at GE Capital, where he built up a breadth of knowledge across M&A and Capital Markets in financial services, and Clifford Chance as a capital markets lawyer.
He is a CFA charterholder, has an MBA from INSEAD (France) and holds a law degree from Laval University (Canada).
Managing Director, Credit
Sebastien Wigdo is a Managing Director in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from King Street Capital where he was an investment professional in the Real Estate team. Previously Sebastien worked in the investment banking divisions of Deutsche Bank and N.M Rothschild.
He holds a Master’s degree from ESCP Europe.
Investment Director, Credit
Tim is the Head of Asset Management in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from KPMG where he was a Senior Adviser in their Credit Portfolio Management team and worked on several large European financial services implementation, restructuring and insolvency projects. Previously Tim also worked at Channel Capital Advisors in credit fund structuring and ANZ Banking Group.
He is a CFA charterholder and holds a Master’s degree in Applied Finance and Investment from FINSIA and a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and Applied Mathematics from the University of Melbourne.
Investment Director, Credit
Rakesh is an Investment Director in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Ernst & Young where he was a Senior Executive in the Transactions Advisory team focusing on corporate restructuring.
He is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA & CA), a CFA charterholder and holds a Master’s degree in Finance from Cass Business School.
Investment Director, Credit
Natalia is an Investment Director in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from CarVal Investors, where she was a director responsible for sourcing and managing investments in distressed credit and real estate space in Southern Europe. Previously she also worked for the Royal Bank of Scotland and before that for ABN AMRO.
Natalia holds MSc in Finance from London Business School and attained alumni status of Harvard University (AMDP executive program in Real Estate).
Director, Investor Relations
Kasperi is a Director in the Investor Relations team and joined AnaCap from Goldman Sachs where he was in the Asset Management division focusing on institutional clients. Previously Kasperi also worked at Nordea Asset Management and Carnegie Investment Bank .
He holds MBA degrees from London Business School and Columbia Business School.
Investment Director, Credit
Claes is an Investment Director in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Alcentra where he was a Vice President in the Direct Lending team. Previously Claes also worked at Hayfin Capital Management and Nordea.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Politics from the University of Bristol and a MBA from London Business School.
Investment Director, Business Services
Valerie is an Investment Director focusing on Business Services in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Oliver Wyman, where she was a Principal in the Financial Services practice. Previously she also worked for Total Gas and Power.
She is a CFA and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science in Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Investment Manager, M&A
Alberto is a Senior Investment Manager focusing on M&A in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Barclays Capital, where he was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group M&A team. Previously Alberto also worked at JPMorgan and Accenture Strategy Practice.
He holds a Master de Grande École de Commerce in Management and Finance from ESCP Europe Business School and a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics from University Carlo Cattaneo.
Senior Legal Counsel
Victoria is the is the General Counsel at AnaCap, responsible for the entire legal function. Victoria joined AnaCap from Linklaters where she worked in the corporate department.
She holds an honours degree in Jurisprudence from Oxford University as well as a joint honours degree in English and History from Queen Mary, University of London. She completed her Legal Practice qualification at the BPP Law School in London.
Head of Finance
Graeme is the Head of Finance at AnaCap, responsible for the day to day financial control and reporting of the funds and advisor. Graeme joined AnaCap from Price Bailey where he led the audits of a variety of entities.
He is a Chartered Accountant.
Head of Analytics
Stephen is the Head of Analytics and joined AnaCap from from Grove Capital Management where he was the Head of Decision Science overseeing model development (pricing, account scoring and machine learning), portfolio analytics, performance monitoring, risk oversight and governance. Previously he also worked as a Principal Consultant at Euristix, a specialist analytics and risk management consultancy.
He holds a Bsc, MA & MSC from Trinity College Dublin covering pure & applied mathematics and high performance computing.
Head of Funds Finance & Tax
Moonir Kazi is Head of Funds Finance & Tax and joined AnaCap from PwC where he was a Director in the Asset Management Tax team focussing on Alternative Funds. Previously also worked at EY.
He holds a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Nottingham University.
Senior Legal Counsel, Legal and Compliance
Thomas is a Senior Legal Counsel in the Legal and Compliance team and joined AnaCap from Vinson & Elkins where he was an Associate in the Mergers, Acquisitions and Capital Markets team. Previously Thomas also worked on secondment in the legal team at Helios Towers in London.
He holds a Bachelors (LLB) degree in Law from the London School of Economics.
Head of Fund Reporting, Finance
Tom is the Head of Fund Reporting in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from PwC where he was a Manager in Investment Management Assurance focussing on the audits of retail funds, private equity Funds and investment managers.
He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Master’s degree in Economic History from Edinburgh University.
Investment Manager, Credit
Harsh is an investment manager in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from KMPG where he was a director with Special Situations Advisory team focusing on restructuring and insolvency practice in Indian distress asset market.
He is a Chartered Accountant (CA) and a CFA charterholder.
Iñigo Querol Delclaux
Investment Manager, Private Equity
Iñigo is an Investment Manager focusing on M&A in the Private Equity team. Prior to joining AnaCap Iñigo launched a FinTech supply chain finance venture, where he acted as CFO. Additionally he also worked as an Associate in the Madrid-based Alantra Private Equity and as an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit Suisse.
He holds an MBA from IESE Business School and a Bachelor’s degree from ICADE.
Investment Manager, Private Equity
Luka is an Investment Manager focusing on M&A in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Citigroup, where he was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group team.
He holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Bocconi University.
Investment Manager, Credit
Andre is an Investment Manager in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Deutsche Bank’s European Structured Credit team, where he previously focused on structuring and financing private securitisations.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Durham University.
Investment Manager, M&A
Nicholas is an Investment Manager focusing on M&A in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Canaccord Genuity (formerly Hawkpoint Partners), where he was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions Group.
He holds a Master's degree in Chemistry from the University of Manchester.
Head of Asset Management (Luxembourg), Credit
Arnar is the Head of Asset Management (Luxembourg) in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Reviva Capital S.A., where he was Associate Director in the Workout Department, specialising in the turn-around of distressed property companies and resolution of mortgaged-backed NPLs across Germany, BeNeLux and Scandinavia. He is based in Luxembroug.
He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany.
Investment Manager, M&A
Damjan is an Investment Manager focusing on M&A in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, where he was an Analyst in the Financial Institutions team. Previously Damjan also worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
He holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Economics from the London School of Economics and a Bachelor’s degree in International Economics, Management and Finance from Bocconi University.
Solutions Developer, IT and Systems
Ganesh is a Solutions Developer in the IT and Systems team and joined AnaCap from RamTech Limited where he was a Consultant in the Business Intelligence team. Previously Ganesh also worked at Lion of Africa Insurance and Etana Insurance.
He holds a Master’s degree in Computer Applications from Kakatiya University.
HR Manager, Human Resources
Hannah is a HR Manager in the Human Resources team and joined AnaCap from John Laing where she was contracting as a HR Generalist assisting with a number of projects. Previously Hannah also worked at Capital Dynamics and Pepper UK.
She is an Associate CIPD level 5 and is currently working towards her level 7 Human Resource Management with DPG.
Finance Lead, Finance
Sophie is a Finance Lead in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from PwC where she was in the Alternative Investment Funds team. Previously Sophie also worked at Smith and Williamson.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and Chemistry from Durham University.
Business Intelligence Manager, IT and Systems
Matthew is a Business Intelligence Manager in the IT and Systems team and joined AnaCap from ESAB where he was a Business Analyst in the corporate strategy team.
He holds an Master's degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.
Finance Manager, Finance
Paul is a Finance Manager in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from ANZ Banking Group where he was a Senior Financial Accountant in the Superannuation and Trusts team focusing on financial reporting, process improvement and financial modelling. Previously Paul also worked at KPMG.
He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance from the University of Kent.
Financial Planning & Analysis Associate, Finance
Sam is an Financial Planning & Analysis Associate in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from GAM where he was a Finance Analyst focusing on financial control for UK entities. Previously Sam also worked at Deutsche Bank.
He is ACA qualified holds a Bachelors degree in Mathematics with Statistics for Finance from Imperial College London.
Fund Accontant, Finance
Alex is a Fund Accountant in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from EY where he worked in Financial Services Assurance.
He is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from The University of Manchester.
Trainee Accountant, Finance
Priya is a Trainee Accountant in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from Monsoon Accessorize where she was an Accounts Assistant.
She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Loughborough University.
Kaye is an Executive Assistant in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Satigo where she was an Account Manager in the IT Recruitment Delivery Team focusing on placing senior hires into IT Outsourcing Companies. Previously Kaye also worked at The SJB Group, Inforom Executive Search and The Arcadia Group.
Financial Controller, Finance
Sergii is a Financial Controller in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from PwC Luxembourg where he was a Senior Auditor in the Real Estate and Private Equity team focusing on assurance services. Previously Sergii also worked at Deloitte Ukraine. He is based in Luxembroug.
He is a ACCA member and holds a Master’s degree in Financial Controlling from Kyiv National Economic University.
Financial Planning & Analysis Associate, Credit
Emma is a Financial Planning & Analysis Associate for the Credit team and AnaCap Financial Europe. Emma joined AnaCap from PA Consulting where she was a Senior Analyst in the FP&A team. Previously Emma also worked at Deloitte.
She is ACA qualified from her time working at Deloitte.
Zaime is an Executive Assistant and joined AnaCap from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) where she was an assistant on the Real Assets team focusing on Infrastructure. Previously Zaime also worked at Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) and Carmignac.
She holds a Bachelors degree in International & Intercultural Studies from Pitzer College.
Gabriel is an Associate in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Bain Capital Credit where he was an Associate in the Distressed and Special Situations team focusing on NPLs and Real Estate. Previously, Gabriel also worked at Goldman Sachs.
He holds a Master’s degree in Management from London Business School.
Data Analyst, Private Equity
James is a Data Analyst in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Elevate Credit where was a Senior Credit Risk Analyst in the Credit Risk team focusing on budget forecasting, repeat lending and campaign unit profitability.
He holds a Master’s degree in Mathematics from the University of Manchester.
Associate, Private Equity
Steven is an Associate in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from J.P. Morgan where he was an Analyst in the FIG Investment Banking team covering Benelux and broader EMEA markets. Previously, Steven also worked at EY in their transaction advisory practice in Luxembourg.
He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from the Louvain School of Management and is a CFA charterholder.
Joanna is an Executive Assistant and joined AnaCap from Coal IT where she was an IT Recruitment Consultant.
Associate, Investor Relations
Jack is an Associate in the Investor Relations team and joined AnaCap from EY where he worked in the Transaction Advisory Services team focusing on financial due diligence of financial services companies.
He is a Chartered Accountant (ACA) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Imperial College London.
Hollie is an Executive Assistant in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap from Marks Sattin where she was a Compliance Assistant in the Accounting team.
Tone is an Executive Assistant and joined AnaCap from American Express where she also was a Executive Assistant. Previously Tone also worked at On:Line Finance.
Finian is an Associate in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Experian where he was a Data Scientist in the Ascend Analytics team focusing on big data applications in credit risk.
He holds a Master’s degree in Health Economics and Econometrics from the University of Birmingham as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Economics from University College London.
Kate is an Executive Assistant in the Private Equity team and joined AnaCap in 2005 from Savills Commercial Property where she was a team assistant.
She holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Public Relations from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Federica is a Corporate Receptionist and joined AnaCap from Smooth Events where she was an event assistant. Previously Federica also worked at Aesthetics Events and Heathrow Airport.
She holds a Master’s degree in Cinema, Television and Multimedia Production from Roma Tre University.
Chloe is an Executive Assistant and joined AnaCap from PwC where she was an Executive Assistant for the Legal Partner. Previously Chloe also worked at Xerox.
She holds a Master’s degree in Psychology from Brunel University.
Jessy Sanz Caro
Assistant Controller, Finance
Jessy is an Assistant Controller in the Finance team and joined AnaCap from PwC Luxembourg where he was financial senior auditor. He is based in Luxembroug.
He holds a Master’s degree in Sciences Management from HEC-ULg University (Belgium) and he is also locally qualified in accounting in Luxembourg from Luxembourg University.
Associate Asset Manager, Credit
Julio is an Associate Asset Manager in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from KBL where he was a Performance Management Officer. Previously Julio also worked at BlueOrchard and BIM. He is based in Luxembourg.
He is a CFA charterholder and holds a MBA from the University of St. Gallen Switzerland.
Shu is an Associate in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from KPMG LLP where she was a Financial Modeller focusing on building financial models and data models.
She is an ACA charterholder and holds a Master’s degree in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford.
Athena is an Executive Assistant in the Credit team and joined AnaCap from Allstate Investment Management where she was an Executive Administrative Assistant looking after the CEO and the Head of Private Equity.