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Volpi Capital expands team with the appointment of Estelle Sheanon

Posted on 29th October 2021

London, 29 October: Volpi Capital (“Volpi”), a specialist European lower mid-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Estelle Sheanon to its team. Estelle’s appointment takes Volpi’s total headcount to 14, including 8 investment professionals.

Estelle’s appointment marks Volpi’s first Investor Relations position and she will be focused on fundraising and client management.

Estelle joins with experience in credit investor relations at Ares Management, where she worked on the fundraise of the largest European direct lending fund closed to date. Prior to this, she worked in product management and fundraising at Alcentra where she focused on liquid and illiquid credit strategies.

Estelle is Irish and holds a law degree (BCL) from the National University of Ireland Galway and a MSc from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School, Dublin.

Commenting on the appointment, Marco Sodi from Volpi Capital said: “We are delighted that Estelle has joined Volpi. Estelle’s Investor Relations background will optimize our existing clients’ experience and help to grow and diversify our LP base.

Since 2016, we have established a strong, internationally diverse and talented team that will deliver long-term success. We look forward to further additions to the team over the next twelve months, as we continue to expand and develop as a specialist European lower mid-market firm.”

Estelle added: “Volpi presented an exciting opportunity to join a firm that is on a clear upward trajectory and made impressive progress in a short period of time, I was particularly drawn to their entrepreneurial and ambitious culture. I look forward to developing relationships with new and existing LPs and to playing a key role in driving the firm’s continued success.”

About Volpi Capital

Volpi Capital is a specialist European lower mid-market private equity firm seeking ambitious businesses that use technology to disrupt traditional B2B value chains. Volpi typically invests €25-75 million of equity in businesses with enterprise values between €50 million and €200 million and seeks to drive transformative growth through international expansion and consolidation. The firm, which was founded in 2016 by Crevan O’Grady and Marco Sodi, closed its second fund (Volpi Capital Fund II) in December 2020 with €323 million of commitments.


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