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Patrick Knechtli

Head of Secondaries at SL Capital


Patrick is based in the Edinburgh office and joined SL Capital in 2009.  He heads up the firm's secondary investment activities, and also participates in primary fund investments and co-investments. Prior to joining SL Capital, Patrick spent eight years at Coller Capital in London, where he worked on numerous secondary portfolio transactions. His early career consisted of seven years in investment banking, first at Baring Brothers and then at ABN Amro Corporate Finance. Patrick has a MA (Hons) in Modern Languages from the University of Exeter and is fluent in French and Spanish.

SL Capital is recognised as a leading provider of investment solutions in private markets, with assets under management of €11 billion.  The firm is focused on investing in private equity (through primary funds, secondary transactions and direct co-investments) and in infrastructure assets through a direct investment strategy and via secondary transactions.

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