17Capital, a London, UK-based specialist private equity firm, recently announced a series of promotions.
– Owen James, who becomes an Investment Director with experience in private equity, banking and accountancy. Prior to 17Capital, he worked at SVG Advisers (now Aberdeen AM), Bank of Scotland (now Lloyds Banking Group) and PwC.
– Fokke Lucas, who becomes an Investment Director with private equity and mezzanine experience. Prior to 17Capital, he worked at Neovara, the spin-out of the Lehman Brothers European Mezzanine business.
– Vjerana Spajic, who becomes a Vice President in the investment team. Prior to 17Capital, she worked at Carlyle Group’s AlpInvest, evaluating and executing secondary private equity transactions
– Jason Wunscher, who has joined the investment team from the investment bank, Canaccord Genuity
Led by Managing Partner Pierre-Antoine de Selancy, 17Capital works with private equity fund managers looking to increase investment capacity without the constraints of debt financing.
The firm has an international team of 17 professionals with experience in private equity and banking and €800m under management across three funds, with backing from prominent international institutions, including pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, insurance firms, and family offices.