Investcorp, a core global provider and manager of alternative investment merchandize recently announced the appointment of Laura Coquis as the Global Head of Institutions. Laura will be based within London and she will take the new role with instant effect.
With the fresh role as the new face of Global Head of Institutions, she will be donning core accountability for boosting the Investcorp’s Fund raising objectives all across global institutional markets with instant effect. She will be handling out a global, multi-disciplinary team, will be offering capital formation strategies as well as innovative solutions to power the industry-delivered results for Investcorp’s diverse range of institutional clients globally.
She carries a relevant 20 years’ expertise within fund formation, investor relations as well as investment banking as she joins Investcorp.
Profiles Headed by Laura Coquis
Since 2008, she had emphasized upon the design as well as implementation of institutional capital formation and investor relations strategies for private markets firms comprising leadership positions at advisors, most recently as a Partner at Aviditi Advisors, and also within asset managers, like that of the BC Partners where she spent 9 successful years as a Partner –
- Head of Investor Relations Management, and also OMERS Private Markets where she was a Managing Director responsible for Strategic Partnerships.
- Laura’s earlier career in investment banking includes leveraged finance and M&A roles at Lehman Brothers and Merrill Lynch in London, Sydney and New York.
Statement from Mohammed Alardhi- Executive Chairman at Investcorp
The Executive Chairman at Investcorp, Mohammed Alardhi, commenting regarding the appointment stated, “Laura’s highly differentiated and versatile combination of skills and experience will prove invaluable as we continue to deliver on our goals for further international expansion and diversification of our investor base. She brings a wealth of expertise from a number of leading financial institutions and a commitment to innovation, diversity and transparency which aligns with our core principles across our global platform. Our relationships with institutional clients continue to go from strength to strength, with investors drawn to our tailored approach and diversified portfolio. I am delighted to welcome Laura to Investcorp at this pivotal moment in the firm’s growth story.”
The current Global Head of Institutions at Investcorp, Laura Coquis, added out that, “Institutional investors are increasingly turning to private markets as a source of robust, differentiated returns and Investcorp’s disciplined, proven and yet entrepreneurial approach ensures that it is well-placed to deliver sustainable value for clients. I’m delighted to be joining the firm and look forward to combining Investcorp’s scale and resources with my existing network to deliver on the Firm’s commitment to outstanding results.”