We have particular expertise in placing transactions that are complex, time-pressured or are otherwise unsuitable for the traditional bank lenders
We work across sectors and asset types, including structured finance, commodity, financing, energy and clean-tech
We work with companies that are looking to finance acquisitions, are refinancing existing debt or are encountering difficult credit circumstances
Founded in 2015, Altimapa Capital helps corporate and financial clients access capital in non-traditional funding markets
Every business and situation is unique, so we take great care to fully understand your company and its financing needs. Our background in investment banking and private markets has given us the network and expertise to ensure a smooth fund-raising process for both investor and borrower
Altimapa focus is to source the best funding options for our clients, maximising the chances of a successful fundraise
Altimapa is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority
EIS Growth Capital
3-Year Term Loan
“ Altimapa has been invaluable in enabling Progress to Excellence Group to access capital to fulfil our five year acquisitive growth strategy. Altimapa took the pain out of the process by effectively matching us with a strong shortlist of potential investors and were pivotal in ensuring the fund raising process was smooth and pain free for both ourselves and our new investors ”
Founder & CEO, Progress to Excellence Group
“ We found communication and fundraising with Altimapa easy and efficient. We will be happy to work with them again in the future. ”
Founder & CEO, AASA Global
“ Although we are experienced project finance users, this was our first foray into raising substantial funds for our own working capital needs. Altimapa did a great job guiding us to the perfect funder and supported us through each stage of the process. ”
CEO, Clean Energy Technology Provider
Founder & CEO
Pedro founded Altimapa to help UK and European businesses access non-traditional finance sources. Previously, he led the Corporate Risk Advisory team at Nomura, and the Credit Analytics team at Merrill Lynch. He started his career in quantitative analytics within banking before covering a variety of roles across structuring and analytics. Pedro is an experienced angel investor and business coach and holds a PhD in Physics from Strathclyde University.
Managing Director - Working Capital and Trade Finance
Matt joined Altimapa in 2019 to grow the Working Capital and Trade Financing business. Matt's career as a Corporate Finance professional spans over 25 years working in the Trade & Export Finance; Asset Finance & Asset Based Lending sectors. Matt was a Co-Founding MD of GMAC (UK) Asset Finance and Landsbanki Equipment Finance, and most recently a co-founding director of Ex Works Capital’s London office. Matt holds a Finance & Leasing Degree from London City University.
Managing Director - Structured Finance
Lala Huseynbeyova joined Altimapa in 2019 to grow the Structured Finance and Capital Markets business. She has previously worked for HSBC, EBRD as well as privately owned banks. Lala's primary focus is structured finance and placements for financial institutions as well as corporate clients across different economic sectors. She has experience in debt, equity and project finance facilities. Lala holds master's degree in engineering and Master of Business Administration.
Managing Director - Growth Capital
Claire joined Altimapa to develop Growth Capital Lending. She has experience in early-stage equity finance and has advised technology startups and investors for the past nine years, within the innovation ecosystem. Claire started a 14 year career in Corporate Banking with Natixis in Paris and ABN AMRO in London. Claire holds a Masters in Applied Mathematics from Ecole Centrale Paris, MBA from London Business School and Columbia Business School, and the FT Non-Executive Director Diploma.
Managing Director - Energy & Natural Resources
Maroun joined Altimapa in 2017 to focus on 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, Enron and Royal Dutch Shell, where he was responsible for structuring and executing 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.
Senior Associate - Transaction Execution & Closing
Aisha is responsible for Transaction Management and Placement at Altimapa. Aisha has previously been employed at VenCap and Intermediate Capital Group (LSE:ICP) within the Investor Relations and Investment teams. She holds an LLB from the the University of Sussex and an LLM in International Economic Law from the University of Warwick.
Associate - Client Relationship Management
Samantha joined Altimapa in the summer of 2019 and is responsible for Business Origination and Client Relationship Management. Samantha has actively developed relationships with businesses in a wide range of sectors looking for funds for a variety of uses such as MBOs, acquisitions, recapitalizations and shareholder cash-outs. Prior to joining Altimapa, Samantha gained experience in the Education and Elite Sport Coaching industries.
Peter advises Altimapa's Board on business strategy and development. He was an Equity Capital Markets Analyst with Smith New Court and then KBC Peel Hunt for 25 years before developing a portfolio of private equity investments and directorships. He is a business mentor and, for fun, teaches captains of industry to sail yachts. He graduated in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
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