Legal & Compliance

Myriam Ly

Head of Legal & Compliance

Myriam joined Quaero Capital SA in October 2018 as Head of Legal and Compliance.

Myriam is a dual qualified lawyer admitted to both the Paris Bar and the roll of solicitors in England and Wales. She has overall more than 10 years of experience in the field of finance and asset management law.

She started her career within the finance department of a magic circle firm in Paris before moving to London where her practice focused on asset management funds. She notably worked as a senior associate at Schulte Roth & Zabel International LLP where she gained experience on the establishment and structuring of private equity funds and hedge funds. She also advised investment managers domiciled in Switzerland, France and the UK on US and EU legal and regulatory developments.

Before joining Quaero Capital, Myriam was Legal and Compliance Officer for Edesia Asset Management, a commodities asset management group based in Geneva and regulated by the UK FCA, the Swiss FINMA, the SEC and the CFTC.

Myriam holds a Masters Degree in Business Law and Economics (with Honours) from the University of Paris I Sorbonne and a Masters Degree in Political Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Lyon.

Richard Pell-Ilderton

CEO & CCO, Quaero Capital LLP

Richard Pell-Ilderton is a founding partner, CEO and CCO of Quaero Capital LLP.

In 1989, he became a partner with City law firm Wilde Sapte (now Dentons). He was responsible for establishing the Tokyo and Hong Kong offices of Wilde Sapte and went on to be a director at SocGen-Crosby in Singapore before setting up Tiburon Partners, as Quaero Capital LLP was previously known.

He qualified as a solicitor in 1985.

Aymeric Plassard

COO, Quaero Capital (France) SAS

Aymeric Plassard joined Quaero Capital (France) SAS in 2018.

Aymeric started his career in 1999 in an audit and accountancy firm. In 2001, he joined CPS (former branch of PriceWaterhouseCoopers for a long-term mission) and was interim CFO of Sonauto (Porsche & Mitsubishi for France) for a year.

In 2002, he joined PAI Partners as financial officer in charge of two LBO funds (PAI LBO Fund (EUR 653m) and PAI Europe III (EUR 1,8bn)). He was involved in many of the fund’s flagship deals during this period.

In 2009, he joined Serge Weinberg’s team (Weinberg Capital Partners) as Chief Operating Officer for 7 years. In this role, he was one of the leading players in the growth and diversification of the company which is active today in multiple private equity sectors.

Aymeric obtained the DECF diploma, the ICS Bégué exam and is a holder of the RCCI card delivered by the French authority AMF.

 

 

Daniel Ahamefula

Compliance Officer, Quaero Capital LLP

Daniel Ahamefula joined Quaero Capital LLP in December 2021 as an Associate in Legal and Compliance.

Recently he worked at Antin Infrastructure Partners as a Compliance Associate, responsible for managing the regulatory and compliance framework for the London entity.

Prior to Antin Infrastructure Partners, Daniel started his career in 2019 as a Compliance Analyst at Optima Partners Compliance Advisory and has previously worked at Ardian Private Equity, Northern Trust Corporation, and Jardine Lloyd Thompson (now ‘Marsh & McLennan’) as an Intern.

Daniel received an LLB Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from the University of Hull. He is currently completing the CISI Diploma in Investment Compliance.

Carole Guillon

Compliance Officer

Carole Guillon has over 20 years’ experience in the Finance industry. She started her career in 2002 at Lombard Odier where she worked in different departments. She then joined Quaero Capital SA in 2010 as a member of client services and operations team. Over the year she has had the opportunity to broaden and deepen her experience in operation, supporting C-suite, and marketing. Since 2021 she joined the compliance department to assist Myriam Ly, Head of Legal & Compliance.

Carole holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the Haute Ecole de Gestion de Genève (HEG).