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Lucinda has been in business journalism for over ten years. Lucinda has experience reporting on markets in Europe, Latin America and Asia. Prior to this post, Lucinda was deputy editor for Dealreporter Asia based in the Hong Kong office and reported on corporate events in Japan and Australia. She also headed up Dealreporter's convertible bond coverage in Europe and Asia. Lucinda's team provides intelligence for the equity and fixed income markets that is tailored to hedge funds, proprietary trading desks, security lending, ECM syndicate desks and institutional fund managers.
Matthew is a founding member of Robey Warshaw, a leading financial advisory firm. In recent years, Matthew has worked on some of the most high profile merger and acquisitions in the UK, including AstraZeneca / Pfizer, Sky / Comcast and BG / Shell, and was listed by Financial News in their “40 under 40 rising stars” list in 2014. Before that, Matthew spent a number of years at Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. Matthew joined the Board of Trustees in July 2016.
As Vice President M&A, Pawel Pudlowski leads the operative mergers and acquisitions business of Bauer Media Group. In this role, the experienced Financial Director supports the Executive Board and subsidiaries in managing M&A processes, from deal sourcing through to final closings and exits. Prior to his current role, Pawel worked for internationally successful companies such as Wolters Kluwer, Sanoma or C.H.Beck, while being located in Warsaw, Amsterdam and Moscow. Pawel speaks Polish, English and Russian fluently.
Alessandra leads the European operation of Dealreporter. She has been in financial journalism for over 10 years having covered large scale of M&A deals across different sectors and regions.
Prior to this post, Alessandra was deputy editor for Dealreporter Europe and Head of Italian coverage where she coordinated all coverage on the market.
Alessandra's team provides intelligence for the equity and fixed income markets that is tailored to hedge funds, proprietary trading desks, security lending, ECM syndicate desks and institutional fund managers.
Dr. Wolfango Piccoli is Co-President of Teneo Intelligence. Based in London, he serves as Director of Research and leads the firm’s coverage of Europe
Prior to joining Teneo, Piccoli was the director of the London office and head of the Europe practice at Eurasia Group, where he was responsible for advising financial, corporate and government clients on political developments in Europe.
Piccoli is a frequent commentator on European politics in major media outlets, including the International Herald Tribune, the Financial Times, CNN International, CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg, CNBC Europe and Al-Jazeera English.
He also co-authored the book Turkey at the Crossroads: Ottoman Legacies and a Greater Middle East, which was translated into Turkish.
Piccoli holds a Ph.D. in International Politics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth, and an M.A. in International Relations from the University of Bilkent (Ankara). He received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Bologna.
Francesca heads merger control coverage for Mergermarket publications Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR) and Dealreporter out of the Brussels bureau.
In her role she coordinates coverage and reports on regulatory risk associated to major global M&A. She also reports on other EU and national competition law and policy developments.
Francesca has 12 years' experience in media from both the journalism and public relations side, gained in Milan and Brussels.
A graduate of the College of Europe, she has an in-depth knowledge of EU affairs, from both an academic and practical day-to-day perspective.
Liad Meidar oversees all aspects of portfolio management including our direct investments.
Prior to founding Gatemore in 2005, Liad had a background in both finance and operations, including running a Seattle-based technology company incubator. Liad began his career in New York in leveraged finance at BT Alex Brown, the investment banking division of Bankers Trust (Deutsche Bank).
Liad has extensive experience as a board member of companies undergoing turnarounds, including Jazz Technologies, a publicly-traded semiconductor wafer foundry based in Newport, California, and MAG Industrial Automation Systems, a privately-held global machine tool builder with dual headquarters in Michigan, USA and Germany.
Liad is Chairman of GSE Worldwide, Inc, a fully integrated talent and sports marketing agency which is a Gatemore Partners LP portfolio company. He also serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council at Princeton University and on the Board of Trustees of the American School in London. He received an AB in economics from Princeton University.
William spent five years reporting for the business pages of New Zealand’s largest publisher, Fairfax Media, covering everything from High Court fraud cases to M&A situations. Joining Dealreporter in London in 2014, William covered M&A transactions in sectors as diverse as oil & gas, chemicals, gambling, real estate, pub companies, aviation and transportation before taking a lead role in establishing Activistmonitor as an authority on the growing prevalence of shareholder activism in Europe.
Tristan Nagler joined Aurelius in January 2014 as Managing Director of the firm’s London office and is responsible for sourcing, identifying and executing equity investments across the UK and Ireland.
Tristan started his career with KPMG where he held a variety of roles including the position of Director in the London-based M&A team. In 2010 he joined Investec as a senior banker in the firm’s Growth & Acquisition Finance department, originating and executing a number of UK mid-market debt facilities including company refinances, MBOs and acquisition finance transactions.
Tristan is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA in Business Administration from École des Ponts Business School as well as a BA in History from the University of Leeds.
Rishi Chowdhury is a founder of Momentum Startups which works to close the gap and accelerate innovation between B2B startups and corporates. He is also the founder of IncuBus Ventures which ran numerous incubator and accelerator programme including a number of corporate backed programmes between 2014-2018. Currently he is leading IncuBus Ventures, Incube project, which create smart offices for corporates designed to better enable co creation between employees, startups, clients and partners. The most recent completed project was Bosch's 12,000 sq ft, mobility focused, co creation space called the London Connectory. The office is based on Old Street roundabout and TfL are one of the launch partners. Outside of this, Rishi also works in a number of emerging markets across the world to support the development and competitiveness of their local startup ecosystems.
Joanne has over 15 years of experience in post merger integration, as both a Senior Associate for PwC and latterly leading the Acquisition Integration team in Europe for IBM.
Since joining IBM, Joanne has led the integration of over 90 software and services businesses in Europe. Starting at due diligence, she focuses on developing and implementing plans to grow sustainable revenue and integrate all the business operations.
Deal experience includes acquisitions ranging in size from small single country to larger multi nationals (over 1000 people across 14 countries), usually integrating 10+ businesses in parallel at any one time.
Joanne graduated from De Montfort University, UK and is also ACMA.