Jonathan Laredo – Chief Executive Officer
Mr Laredo has over 31 years’ experience in investment markets, including running the European and Asian structured finance business at JP Morgan, where amongst other business he was responsible for Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities including both securitised debt issuance and direct lending to real estate based private equity. Mr Laredo was one of the founders and was the CEO of Solent Capital Partners, a hedge fund founded in 2003. He was one of the owners and a director of the Pepper Group, an Australian based mortgage lender and servicer which built the largest third-party servicing business in Ireland. He graduated with a BA (Hons) in Philosophy from Sussex University. Mr Laredo was a co-founder of the Yew Tree Investment Fund (which was acquired by Yew Grove REIT plc at IPO) and a member of Parapet Capital Advisors’ management team during the time it acted as investment adviser to the Yew Tree Investment Fund’s Alternative Investment Fund Manager. He was also responsible, along with the other members of the Executive Management Team, for the construction of the Seed Portfolio. He became a director of the Company on incorporation on 5 April 2018 and was appointed to his current role on 8 June 2018.