We work with SME and mid-sized enterprises to raise debt and growth capital. We have particular expertise in placing transactions that are complex, time-pressured or are otherwise unsuitable for the traditional bank lenders.
We have a strong network of investors with capital ready to deploy in asset-backed opportunities. We work across sectors and asset types, including structured finance, commodity financing, energy and clean-tech.
Our network of specialist funders have the expertise to assist established companies that are facing working capital shortfalls, difficulty refinancing existing debt or are otherwise encountering harsher credit circumstances.
Pedro founded Altimapa in 2015 to help businesses access non-traditional finance sources. Previously, he led the corporate risk advisory team at Nomura, advising firms on funding and risk management issues. He started his career in quantitative analytics within banking before covering a variety of roles across structuring and analytics At Merrill Lynch, Dresdner Bank and Abbey National Plc (now part of Santander). Pedro is also an experienced angel investor and business coach. Pedro holds a Phd in Physics from Strathclyde university.
Leonor is a former Debt Capital Markets investment banker at HSBC and Banco Finantia and an expert in bond issuance, private placements and all things debt. Leonor joined Altimapa in 2017 to grow origination in Europe and help in the execution of the more complex transactions. Leonor holds a BA in Economics from Nova School of Business and Economics and completed UCLA's W50 Programme Preparing Women for the Boardrooms of Tomorrow.
Maroun joined Altimapa in 2017 to grow energy and natural resources financing. Maroun's career spans over 20 years at Merrill Lynch, Royal Bank of Scotland, Mercuria Energy Trading’s Asset Investment (Geneva), Enron and Royal Dutch Shell. Throughout his career Maroun was responsible for structuring and executing numerous debt and equity financings of oil & gas, coal, power and renewable energy projects. Maroun holds a PhD in mechanics from Stanford University in California and an MBA from Insead in Fontainebleau, France.
Hugo is responsible for origination and relationship management at Altimapa and has built an extensive network of institutional fund managers and corporate clients. Hugo holds a Msc in Financial Risk and Investment Analysis from the University of Sussex.
Oliver is responsible for transaction execution at Altimapa. Oliver has previous experience at Silicon Valley Bank and holds a BSc in Economics from Newcastle University.
Nick focuses on Altimapa's origination efforts. Nick holds a BSc (Hons) in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics.