Founding Partner, 1OAK Financial Group
Emmanuel is a founding partner of 1OAK Financial Group and and is responsible for establishing, developing and managing the private equity investment platforms, with a focus on technology-related products and ecocity.
Prior to joining 1OAK in October 2010, Emmanuel was Head of Investment and Financing at Masdar City, the World’s first carbon neutral, zero waste, clean-technology clustered powered by renewable energy and the $25bn centrepiece of Abu Dhabi sponsored “Masdar” initiative, the world’s largest single government commitment to green energy.
Emmanuel is an experienced investment banker, with 12 years of deal making in Europe, US and the Middle East, originating and executing in excess of €20bn of complex property and technology transactions in bulge-bracket investment banking teams (Salomon Brothers then Citigroup, Merrill Lynch and lastly Goldman Sachs). In particular, he started his career as an Internet / Technology banker at Salomon Smith Barney in 1999
Emmanuel holds a MS in Management with a Finance major from HEC Grande Ecole, Paris and a Master in International Management from the CEMS, WU Wien.
1OAK Financial Group is a fast growing London, UK-based Alternative Asset Manager founded in 2009 by an innovative and experienced team of European Investment Bankers and Private Equity CEOs.
As part of its growth plans and diversification from the Liquid Hedge Fund Strategies (FX, Macro, Equity, Commodities) launched in 2009-2010. In 2011 1OAK has been raising Private Equity funds focusing in Internet/Mobile Late Stage Pre-IPO (the “New Digital Age ”) an Green Real Estate / Renewable Infrastructure (The “Green Capital”)).