Tel: +44 (0)20 7355 0822
Prior to founding Pembroke Capital Advisors in March 2005, Charles established a Corporate and Emerging Market credit advisory venture using Cantor Fitzgerald’s platform. He reviews institutional fixed income portfolios, implementing and executing recommendations in cash and derivatives according to their risk profiles.
Charles has over 25 years experience in global equity, fixed income and derivative markets. Following a training programme at Merrill Lynch, New York, he moved to their Bahrain office in an advisory role to GCC high net worth individuals. He relocated to London to manage a significant portfolio of European and US equities for a family office in 1986.
During 12 years at Banque Paribas he held roles of Head of Middle East Institutional Fixed Income Sales; Emerging Markets sales and trading, concentrating on Eastern European, MENA and other “exotic” countries including Sub-Saharan Africa; Head of Credit sales, overseeing the marketing and distribution to both the generalist and specialist sales teams in London.
In 2000, Charles was a Managing Director at Bank of America responsible for Emerging Market sales to UK and European institutional clients. He managed the distribution of credit, fixed income, structured and currency products to their Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa clients.
Charles holds a BSc in Engineering from California State University at Fullerton. He undertook graduate management courses at UC Irvine while employed by Fluor Engineering Corporation.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7355 0828
Prior to joining Pembroke Capital Advisors, Patsy was responsible for establishing and managing Libertas Partners UK Ltd, specialists in global high yield and distressed bonds and loans. As the Head of European Sales and the European Bond Trader, she developed the relationships with regional institutional clients and built a profitable business.
Patsy has over 25 years in the financial markets and has resided in London Hong Kong and Sydney. Her experience covered government bond and corporate credit sales and trading, structured product distribution, investment advisory, new issue placement, Asian & Australasian central bank sales. As an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute she advised on school fees provision, life assurance, retirement annuities and inheritance tax planning. She has worked for ABN Amro Bank, Societe Generale, National Provident Institution and Scottish Widows Fund.
Patsy is a graduate of the Masters of Applied Finance Centre of Macquarie University, Sydney (MAppFin).
Head of Trading
Tel: +44 (0)20 7355 0821
Prior to joining Pembroke Capital Advisors, Costi was Senior trader for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in Emerging Markets. Responsibilities included trading CDS and fixed income bonds in government and corporate names in the EMEA, as well as hedging the bank's book exposures for that region.
He joined DKW from Commercial Investment Bank in Greece where he set up and ran the Fixed Income and Structured Products desk where he managed a diversified portfolio of Eurobonds and served the local institutional client base.
Previously Costi was head of Credit Trading and Investments for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in the Treasury Department, responsible for the management of the liquidity and the treasury investments for the credit portfolio.
Costi has over 19 years of experience in fixed income and derivatives markets in market making and proprietary trading and holds a BSc and an MSc in Economics, both from the LSE.
Tel: +44 (0)20 7355 0974
Michael is responsible for the global marketing and fund advisory business of Pembroke, overseeing Alternative Fund placements, property development and venture capital activities. Michael also leads the non-profit sector.
He joins from Och Ziff where he headed the Middle East client coverage and was formerly at Credit Suisse in the private fund group, where he successfully marketed third party alternative investment funds throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
During 16 years of activity in the international financial markets, he developed expertise across the Fixed Income Capital Markets, Investment Banking and Asset Management sectors. Additionally, Michael has 10 years industry experience in real estate development and construction with the Koll Company in Newport Beach CA.
Michael graduated from the University of California in 1985 with an Engineering BSc. In 1994, he attained an MBA from Thunderbird, The Graduate School of Global Management, specialising in foreign policy and corporate finance.
Managing Director - Private Funds Group
Tel: +44 (0)20 7355 0824
Jose started his professional career at BNP Paribas in 1997 working with the Emerging Markets and High Yield Bond desk. From 1999 to 2005, still at BNP Paribas, Jose moved to the Iberian desk to cover institutional clients such as pension funds and Insurance companies on Fixed Income products which included Corporate bonds, structured credit and interest rates. While at BNP Paribas he closed the first European Non Performing Loan ABS and also the first European CFO (Collateralised by Private Equity Funds).
From 2005 to 2008 as an Executive Director at CIBC World Markets he was in charge of the Iberian desk covering large institutions on structured products on the asset and the liability side.
Since June 2008 he has been working at Pembroke Capital where he has combined the fixed income advisory side with capital raising for direct investments in Latin America.
He is currently part of the Private Fund Group.
He holds a BA in Financial Economics from London Guildhall University.
Jose speaks fluent Spanish, English and conversational French.