Ely Place is delighted to announce that Helene Schutrumpf has joined the firm as a Director.
Helene has over 15 years of experience in financial markets, having started her career in proprietary trading at Merrill Lynch, analysing credit and structured credit products. She has been fundraising for Private Equity funds for 10 years, successfully closing capital for lower mid-market GPs in Europe, Asia and North America. She has also brokered secondary market transactions across a variety of geographies and fund vintages. Helene has a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and has passed all three levels of the CFA Exam. She is a German national and represented the German National Team for Basketball in 2003.
Helene joins at an exciting time for the business, with the firm acting on mandates across its core focus of primary, secondary and co-investment transactions and GP Advisory mandates. Over the course of the last 12 months, Ely Place has acted on a number of mandates for repeat clients, further reinforcing its reputation in the industry and providing a strong pipeline of activity. The firm is delighted to be welcoming Helene into the team at this busy time, as it continues to expand its capabilities and offering at the same time as developing strong and collaborative relationships with the clients that its supports.
Ely Place is a specialist adviser in alternative assets. It assists PE, credit, infrastructure and venture GPs raise capital from institutional investors, and acts as a specialist adviser on secondary and co-investment transactions. In addition, the team offers GP advisory services, from pre-fundraising marketing, fundraising strategy, documentation and presentation planning to DD support, closing tactics and ongoing investor relations.
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