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Business Development

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Business Development

Jayme Bulcão

Jayme Bulcão is a seasoned structured finance and sales/distribution specialist involving debt related transactions, as well as financial control analyst, with almost 40 years of experience at major commercial and investment banking firms in New York and São Paulo (Banco Itau; Citibank, Santander, and BCP Securities). Subsequently, Mr. Bulcão founded Bridge Partners – Brazil, an investment banking boutique focused on funds raising and financial consulting needs for middle market corporations and financial firms, and also worked as Financial Advisor for Focal Partners, for the set up of their Structured Debt Finance Unit. Among other accomplishments, Mr. Bulcão executed over $7.5 billion of debt-related and investment banking assignments for medium to large companies and financial institutions in Latin America. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics and in Business Administration. He was Member of the Board of Directors at the Brazilian American Chamber of Commerce in New York, and Head of its Membership Committee, and also ex-director of Citicorp Insurance Trade Indemnity and Citicorp International Trade Company.

Languages:

English

Spanish

Portuguese

Darren Davies

Darren Davies is responsible for originations for Finacity Capital Management, Finacity’s principal funding and securitization platform for trade receivables portfolios for middle market companies. Darren has over 20 years of experience in credit origination, securitization and investor relations with a focus on client acquisition for capital markets-based businesses. Prior to Finacity, Darren was Vice President of Partnerships and Channel Development at LiftForward, a private label commercial lender where he was responsible for expanding origination channels through institutional partnerships. Prior to LiftForward, Darren held client facing leadership positions at Experian, DBRS, Standard & Poor’s Risk Solutions, and FitchRatings in North America and Europe. His experience includes the delivery and validation of consumer and commercial credit scoring models as well as leading client origination and risk ratings teams in structured credit and in the asset and mortgage backed securities sectors. Darren holds a BA in Economics from New York University.

Languages:

English

Devon Falvey

Devon Falvey is a member of the Finacity Capital Management origination team focusing on providing trade receivables securitization solutions for middle market clients. Devon began his career with Lehman Brothers in the Investment Management and Capital Markets divisions, then joined Barclays Capital in Equity Sales and Trading based in San Francisco and in New York. Devon’s experience includes senior client facing roles in the financial-technology sector with Funding Circle, Lending Club and most recently Internex, where his focus was providing debt financing solutions for SME’s in the U.S. Devon holds a BSBA in Finance and Operations Information Management from Georgetown University.

Languages:

English

Thomas K. Heslenfeld

Thomas has 20+ years of commercial and investment banking experience. An expatriate for Algemene Bank in Europe, Africa and the Caribbean for the first part of his career, Thomas’ most recent positions prior to joining Finacity include SVP – ABN AMRO Capital Markets, and Head of International Corporate at ABN AMRO Bank in New York, where he covered large corporates and multilateral organizations. Thomas is multilingual and holds dual citizenship in the EU and the US. He has a BBA and an MBA in International Finance from George Washington University.

Languages:

English

Dutch

Philip Nuelle

Philip has +20 years of experience in commercial and investment banking, having joined Finacity from Citigroup’s Municipal Finance Group’s credit and derivatives business. Philip’s background includes senior positions with Citigroup’s leasing business, as well as with Citibank Kenya as head of the Corporate Finance business where Citibank established in-country commercial paper and loan syndication markets, as well as having led the privatization of Kenya Airways. Prior to his time in Kenya, Philip was a senior banker in Citigroup’s U.S. Banks Group responsible for relationships with regional and super-regional banks in the Southeast focused on capital markets activity. Philip has a BA in Finance and Economics from Marquette University and an MBA in Finance from the University of Connecticut.

Languages:

English

Antonio Villa

Antonio has over 25 years of experience in debt capital markets, structured finance and investment banking. He joined Finacity from RBS Securities, where he was a Managing Director in the Latin America Debt Capital Markets Group in Stamford, CT. Prior to RBS, Antonio was the Head of the Broker Dealer of Barclays Capital in Mexico where he spent five years in charge of originating investment banking and debt capital markets transactions. Antonio was also the Head of Debt Capital Markets at ABN AMRO Securities in Mexico and held a similar position at Deutsche Bank Securities Mexico. Antonio spent 10 years in New York working for JP Morgan Securities as Co-Head of its Latin America Structured Finance team. Mr. Villa holds a BA in Business Administration from Universidad Iberoamericana and an MBA from Stanford University.

Languages:

English

Spanish

Alternative Solutions

Jim Leonard

Jim brings to Finacity close to 30 years of experience in corporate, trade and structured finance, as well as debt capital markets. For seven years through 2004, he was Head of Marketing to international financial institutions at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi New York. He subsequently spent three years as Director of Origination for Rosemount Capital Management, where he managed the origination, trading and syndication of commodity and trade finance assets for the Rosemount Global Trade Finance Fund in Latin America and Eastern Europe. Jim’s background also includes positions at Citicorp Investment Bank, Global Structured Trade Solutions, Nippon Credit Bank and Goldman Sachs, as well as two years running his own financial consultancy advising international banks and companies on the sourcing, structuring, negotiation and documentation of structured trade and commodity finance, factoring, forfaiting and ABL products. He has a B.S. in Economics from the College of William and Mary, and an MBA in International Finance from NYU, and holds both US and EU citizenship.

Languages:

English

Consumer Finance

Paul Jenison

Paul has 25+ years of experience in consumer finance investment banking. He has held senior positions at MNC Financial, the parent of the credit card bank MBNA, Prudential Securities, PaineWebber and UBS. Since 1986, Paul has helped structure and place over $32.0 billion of consumer finance backed securities. The asset classes that Paul has structured include: Visa/MasterCard credit card receivables, primary and second source private label credit card receivables, unsecured consumer installment notes, auto installment loans (prime and subprime), marine/yacht loans, home equity lines of credit, legal receivables (including tobacco settlement receivables), consumer lease payments, health care receivables, mortgage servicing fees and other specialty finance receivable types. Paul holds a B.A. from Boston University (summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa), an M.A. from Brown University and an M.B.A., in finance, from the Wharton School.

Languages:

English

Independent Representatives

Michael Gorgel

Michael has 20+ years of experience in credit, collections, business process outsourcing and global credit insurance program structuring. Throughout his career Michael has worked in Europe, Eastern Europe and North America. He started his career as a credit manager covering Eastern Europe for Cisco Systems and as a senior credit management consultant for Dun & Bradstreet. More recently, Michael worked as Sales & Marketing Manager on the Global deal team for Euler Hermes World Agency and Coface Global Solutions located on the West Coast of the United States. Michael speaks various languages and is a citizen of the Netherlands and the United States. He holds a BA in International Business from the Haagse Hogeschool. Michael lives in Los Angeles with his family.

Languages:

English

Dutch

German

Irina Gudozhnik

Based in Milan, Irina has 12 years of experience in origination and structuring of securitization transactions across various asset classes in European countries. Prior to Finacity, Irina worked for 8 years in the Structuring and Solutions group at UniCredit Corporate & Investment banking in London. She created funding and balance sheet solutions for financial institutions and corporate clients in various countries including the UK, Hungary, Slovenia, Turkey and Russia. As an arranger of securitization transactions Irina managed the whole transaction cycle: from structuring and negotiations with the rating agencies to setting up deal servicing operations, investor presentations and market placement. Prior to UniCredit, Irina worked for the European Headquarters of Ford Motor Company in the UK at Dealer Operations where she implemented new financing schemes for Ford auto dealers in the UK and subsequently worked as Securitization Manager of Ford Credit Europe (FCE) Treasury. At FCE Irina led the work on EUR250m ABCP securitization of Ford dealer receivables in Ireland, restructured an ABS transaction for FCE France and Spain and arranged a EUR200m non-recourse true sale factoring of dealer receivables in Denmark. Irina is fluent in English, Italian and Russian. She holds an MBA from the London Business School with specialization in Finance.

Languages:

English

Italian

Russian

Charles Nahum

Based in London, Charles has over 20 years experience in leading international business development and process change initiatives across a range of business sectors including finance, automotive and transportation. Previously based in Paris with Euler Hermes, he successfully managed the post-merger integration of the French Euler Group and German Hermes Group. Also, as the Finacity Board Representative for Euler Hermes, he was responsible for establishing Finacity in its early stages. Prior to working with Euler Hermes, Charles was with Ford Motor Company driving business process re-engineering across all aspects of the customer order to vehicle delivery cycle. During his career, Charles has created a strategy consulting partnership and a new business venture providing unique multimedia services to the property sector. Charles holds an MBA from the London Business School and a Masters degree in Operational Research.

Languages:

English

French

Dan Stadnik

Prior to representing Finacity Dan was Head of Corporate Securitization at VTB Capital where he was the Head of Corporate Securitization, building VTB’s expertise in securitization of commercial assets, ranging from trade receivables, loans and leases to commercial real estate, with the focus on Russia and CIS. Prior to VTB, Dan held a senior origination and structuring role in ABN AMRO’s CEEMEA asset securitization team, successfully executing transactions in Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, UAE and Brazil. He moved to this role from ABN AMRO’s European Conduit team where he was responsible for deal origination and structuring. Dan started his career with ABN AMRO in March of 1998 as a member of the Acquisition Finance team in Chicago, and subsequently moved to Amsterdam to assume a position with the Group Risk Management Group, where he was responsible for automotive and diversified industries clients. Dan holds an MBA with concentrations in International Finance and Marketing from DePaul University’s Kellstadt School of Business and a B.S. in Finance from the School of Economics in Prague, Czech Republic. Dan is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Languages:

English

Czech

Slovak

Joao Valente

Based in Lyon, France, Joao has more than 20 years of experience in Corporate & Investment Banking gained in the local and international markets. He started his career in 1990 with Crédit Lyonnais (now Crédit Agricole CIB) in Portugal as a corporate banker. In 1996 he was appointed as Head of the Brazilian Export Finance Desk in Paris before being transferred to Milan to set up the Trade and Export Finance division for the bank. In 2005 he joined Natixis to head its Structured Trade and Export Finance division and in 2007 he joined Natixis in Sao Paulo to set up and develop the presence of the bank in the corporate, trade, export and structured finance markets in Brazil. In 2012 he joined the headquarters of Natixis in Paris as Executive Director of Structured Trade, Export and Project Finance for the EMEA region before being appointed in 2014 as Head of Corporate Sales & International for Natixis Factor. Joao is fluent in English, Portuguese, French and Italian and has strong working knowledge of Spanish. Joao holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and an international certification from the Chamber of Commerce of Paris.

Languages:

English

Portuguese

French

Italian

Spanish

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