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Laura Shen Lefranc

Partner at Headway Capital Partners


Laura Shen Lefranc is a partner and co-founder of Headway Capital Partners, a London based private equity secondaries firm with advised funds of close to €500 million. Headway provides a full range of liquidity solutions, including purchases of limited partnership interests and portfolios of direct investments, and financing for GP restructurings and structured transactions (such as preferred equity for asset portfolios). Headway invests globally in all stages from venture to buyout and focuses on small to mid-size secondary transactions.

Prior to co-founding Headway in early 2004, Laura and her two partners were part of the investment team at secondaries firm Coller Capital. Prior to that, Laura was part of the leveraged buyout investment team at Bain Capital in Boston. She started her career in the leveraged finance group of Goldman Sachs in New York.

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