Global Investment Banking & Private Markets Practice.
The Omerta Group’s Investment Banking and Private Markets Practice has been a cornerstone of firm’s offering for over a decade.
Our structure allows the team to serve its Investment Banking and Investing clients deploying private investing strategies from one integrated group based out of London. From here we serve clients who operate, invest and are based in the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East. We partner closely with colleagues in New York and Hong Kong to give our clients full access to talent in all the major financial centres.
When partnering with us our clients can expect to engage with experienced advisors and enjoy first-class execution. We assemble diverse and multi-functional teams for each assignment who are conversant across their respective areas of expertise in investment banking and private investing. We feel strongly that this fosters a deeper understanding of the broader eco-system which is important to navigating each segment of the market and asset classes we operate in.
Advisory Boutiques | Family Offices | Investment Banks | Private Equity Funds | Private Credit Funds | Pension Funds | Real Assets Funds | Sovereign Wealth Funds
Investment Banking | Advisory.
Country Coverage | Financial & Strategic Investors | Mergers & Acquisitions | Restructuring Advisory | Sector Coverage
Investment Banking | Financing.
Alternative Capital Solutions | Derivatives | Emerging Markets | ECM | IG Capital Markets & Liability Management | Leveraged Finance Capital Markets | Real Assets Finance | Structured Finance | Syndication
Private Markets Investing | Equity.
Growth Equity | Leverage Buyout | Venture Capital | Sovereign Wealth Funds | Family Offices
Private Markets Investing | Credit.
Asset & NPL Investing | Distressed Debt | Opportunistic Investing | Private Credit
Private Markets Investing | Real Assets.
Alternative Energy | Infrastructure Equity & Debt | Real Estate Equity & Debt | Sovereign Wealth Funds | Pension Funds
Private Markets Investing | Functions.
Asset Management | Capital Markets | Capital Raising | ESG | Investing
Our Track Record
Recent Completed Assignments.
Managing Director, Global Head of Leveraged & Acquisition Finance.
Global Investment Bank | London
Chief Investment Officer, Special Situations Investing.
Sovereign Wealth Fund | Middle East
Managing Director, Head of Private Credit.
Global Private Markets Investor | Paris
Partner, Technology Venture Capital Investing.
Global Venture Capital Investor | London
Vice President & Associate, Infrastructure & Senior Associate, Real Estate Investing.
Global Private Markets Investor | London
Managing Director, Head of Restructuring EMEA.
US Investment Bank | London
Director & Vice President, Asset Investing.
US Private Equity Investor | London
Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Principal Investing EMEA.
Global Private Markets Investor | London
Managing Director, Private Credit UK & Managing Director, Private Credit DACH.
Alternative Asset Manager | London & Frankfurt
Managing Director, Head of Consumer & Retail Advisory EMEA.
US Investment Bank | London
Chris Harrison leads the EMEA Investment Banking and Private Investing practice at The Omerta Group and has more than 20 years of experience completing searches for funds and investment banks across a wide range of asset classes, products and countries.
Chris leads searches within alternative investing and private capital where he has conducted searches for leaders as well as senior and mid-level investment professionals for some of the most prominent credit funds, selected opportunistic real estate investors and sovereign wealth funds.
Chris’s institutional clients include major global diversified alternative investment managers as well as respected regional credit orientated and real estate investment firms. Chris drives many key relationships for the firm and is a trusted adviser to a range of managing partners, investment leaders, and senior executives across the industry.
Chris also advises investment banks and leads searches for senior roles within equity capital markets, leveraged finance, private capital markets, restructuring advisory and capital solutions, structured finance and financial sponsor coverage. Recent work includes regional and product leadership roles for preeminent investment banks and boutique advisory firms.
His advice is particularly sought after by investment banks and investors entering new businesses, adding adjacent strategies, or scaling or pivoting teams for new opportunities, as well as executing tactical hires in complex and competitive markets that harness Chris’s deep expertise and experience.
Chris joined The Omerta Group in 2010 and holds a degree in Engineering & Business Studies from the University of Warwick. He is based in London.
Michael is Head of Americas, leading The Omerta Group’s regional client relationships, strategic development and senior search mandates across Global Markets, Global Systematic Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management, based in New York.
Michael has had significant global front-office recruiting experience, with his career spanning 20 years working at a strategic level as a talent acquisition leader in the U.S., EMEA and Asia markets. His coverage has included; Global Securities (Equities, Fixed Income & Research), Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Asset Management, International Banking, Transaction Banking, Wealth Management and Shared Services senior recruitment.
Prior to joining Omerta, Michael was a Managing Director at a boutique executive search firm focused on the global financial services industry, where he was responsible for the origination of new business development and execution of searches across global markets and asset management.
Michael’s career has also included senior talent acquisition roles at Citadel, UBS, Credit Suisse, Standard Chartered Bank and Wachovia/Wells Fargo.
Guy is a member of The Omerta Group’s Global Banking and Private Markets Investing practice in London, working with clients across the EMEA region.
He is responsible for The Omerta Group’s activities in Investment Grade Financing and Risk Management, and is also a key member of the Asset Management Practice where he leads all Insurance related assignments for insurance companies, private equity clients and asset management firms.
Guy joined The Omerta Group in 2010 and has over 20 years’ of experience in executive search. His specific expertise is in EMEA Debt Capital Markets where he focuses on Investment Grade Origination, Syndicate, Capital Structuring and the associated product groups, as well as Structured Finance. He has a deep specialism in Private Side Fixed Income and Equity Derivatives Marketing and Structured Solutions.
Guy is also a senior member of the Emerging Markets practice where he works closely with the firm’s other offices successfully completing searches in Illiquid Trading, Origination and Syndicate.
Prior to joining the firm, Guy ran the Fixed Income Sales and Structuring Practice at a prominent executive search firm for 6 years
Guy read Political Science & Philosophy at Birmingham University.
Franky is a member of The Omerta Group’s Global Banking and Private Markets Investing practice in London, working with clients across the EMEA region.
She works closely with the firm’s clients across both Investment Banking and Investing. Franky’s experience in hiring for our banking clients includes Infrastructure & Structured Finance, Real Estate Finance, Private Capital Advisory and Infrastructure & Energy Investment Banking. For our investing clients, Franky has successfully completed a number of hires across Capital Raising, ESG, Infrastructure and Real Estate Investing (both equity and debt) and Credit Investing.
Since joining The Omerta Group in 2016, Franky has supported our clients on searches across Europe, the Middle East and the Americas, working on searches for both internationally recognised global firms, as well as European boutiques.
Franky is a strong advocate for making financial services a more diverse and inclusive industry and has advised many of our clients on addressing the lack of diversity within their teams. She is an active member of 100 Women in Finance, Level 20 and the Women’s Infrastructure Network.
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Franky worked at a small London based search firm where she led their Infrastructure Finance practice, focusing predominantly within Infrastructure & Project Finance but also covering other related areas including Natural Resources, Aviation, Shipping and Trade Finance.
Franky read French and Russian at University College London.
Jon, based in the New York office, is part of the firm’s Global Asset Management leadership team, focused on identifying, assessing and hiring senior talent across both, traditional and alternative asset managers. His core expertise stretches across senior leaders, portfolio managers, research analysts, sales & distribution, IR, quantitative professionals and risk managers.
Jon has established and managed relationships with buy side firms for over 20 years, including extensive experience with fundamental credit and equities; event-driven, special situations and distressed; emerging markets; structured corporate and mortgage credit; macro; and quantitative strategies. Jon has also run and executed numerous sell side searches, primarily in corresponding asset classes/markets.
In addition to establishing and building the asset management practice at two previous search firms he worked with, Jon has been part of the senior leadership teams, helping to set and execute firm and/or team strategy, including hiring, training and managing team members.
Prior to search Jon traded derivatives. He studied finance and Asia at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dan joined The Omerta Group in 2019 and leads the Research function, where he supports all firm practice teams for the U.S. operations. He also actively recruits for searches where additional resources are needed. Dan is based in New York.
Prior to joining The Omerta Group, Dan held senior Research positions with a number of global retained search firms, where he most recently served as the Head of Research for the Americas at a major global executive search firm.
Throughout his career, Dan has developed expertise around several areas within Financial Services including Fixed Income, Equities, Foreign Exchange, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Private Equity, Fin Tech, Cash Management/Transaction Banking, and Risk Management, among others. Beyond Financial Services, Dan also has a successful track record and extensive exposure to search assignments for clients in the Payments, Software, Networking, AI and Real Estate spaces.
Dan attended Pennsylvania State University for his undergraduate degree.
Tilly joined The Omerta Group in 2020. Based in London, She is a Vice President working as part of the Investment Banking and Private Markets Investing practice, supporting our Managing Directors and Directors on all aspects of search execution. Tilly specialises in Financing, Credit Investing and Real Assets across the EMEA region.
Prior to joining The Omerta Group Tilly was an Associate at a boutique executive search firm where she was part of the Fixed Income practice. She predominantly focussed on Credit (Trading, Sales and Research).
Tilly graduated from Oxford Media & Business School with Distinction Honours.
Capucine joined The Omerta Group in 2021, based in London.
Working as a Senior Associate, she is part of the Investment Banking and Private Markets Investing practice, supporting the Partners and Consultants on all aspects of search execution. Capucine specialises in Banking and Private Equity across the EMEA region and has a wide range of experience across Middle Eastern Sovereign Wealth Funds.
She graduated with a BA (Hons) in History and Italian from the University of Exeter and speaks fluent French and Italian