Has co-investment had its heyday?
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Has co-investment had its heyday?
About the speakers
- Sweta ChattopadhyayHead of Multi-Vintage Portfolios, Private Markets at Barclays Private BankSweta is the Head of Investments, Europe, at Moonfare. She leads the investment team with a global remit across Private Markets asset classes. She also leads Moonfare's global efforts within Sustainable Investments and Private Credit, and is actively involved in developing Moonfare's co-investment capabilities. Sweta has over a decade of private markets experience, investing in both funds and co-investments across a number of investment strategies. Prior to Moonfare, she was the head of bfinance's private equity advisory where she advised a range of institutional investors globally on investment due-diligence, strategy and implementation within the asset class. Previously she worked on the investment team of the £30bn UK Railways Pension Scheme RPMI Railpen. She has also held roles at USS. Adveq and ABN Amro, and has an MBA from INSEAD and an LLB from the London School of Economics. As one of the fastest growing fin-tech asset managers in Europe, Moonfare allows individual investors, Private Banks, Wealth Managers and Family Offices to access top-tier private markets investment opportunities. With a technology empowered investment platform, Moonfare allows clients to invest in these funds from minumum tickets as low as EUR 50,0000.
- Christiaan de LintPartner, Co-Founder at Headway Capital PartnersChristiaan de Lint is a partner and co-founder of Headway Capital Partners, a London based private equity secondaries firm with advised funds of over €900 million. Headway provides bespoke liquidity and capital solutions to private equity GPs and managers, investing globally in a full range of secondary and co-investment transactions, with a focus on small to mid-size secondary direct, GP-led and independent sponsor transactions in Europe and North America. Christiaan and his two partners co-founded Headway in 2004, after leaving Coller Capital together. Prior to Coller, Christiaan worked in the Alternative Investment Strategies and Corporate Banking divisions of Citibank in London and New York. Christiaan received a BA in Economics and an MBA from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland. Christiaan is a CFA Charter-holder
- Vaishnavi KatamreddyDirector (Buyout) at Golding Capital PartnersVaishnavi Katamreddy is a Director at Golding Capital Partners and is responsible for the selection, execution and monitoring of fund investments and co-investments in the Buyout team. Prior to joining Golding, Vaishnavi was with Siemens for 10 years as a part of the Alternatives team, advising the Siemens German Pension funds on their buyout and growth fund investments. At Siemens, Vaishnavi built up the Asian buyout and growth fund portfolio before assuming responsibility for European fund investments. Before Siemens, Vaishnavi spent 5 years doing direct private Equity investments in India with Peepul Capital, a growth fund based in Southern India, and with the private investments team of D. B. Zwirn, a global hedge fund. Vaishnavi was a part of the investment banking team at ICICI Securities at the beginning of her career. Vaishnavi is a graduate of Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India and holds a Bachelor degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Shivaji University.
- Andrew BrownHead of Private Equity Research at WTWAndrew leads the private equity investment team at WTW (formerly Willis Towers Watson), which manages $32 billion of private markets assets. Before taking leadership of the team in 2015, he led the firm’s investment efforts in European private equity. He joined WTW in 2008 and prior, he worked in tax and financial planning for high net worth clients. He earned his MBA from University of Chicago and a M.Phil in historical studies at University of Cambridge.