Executive team

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THOMAS KOROSSY

CEO

THOMAS WAS A FOUNDING PARTNER AND FOR 10 YEARS THE CO-CEO OF KBC Financial Products ("KBC FP"), A GLOBAL FINANCIAL COMPANY TRADING IN DERIVATIVES FOR ITS OWN BOOKS AS WELL AS FOR CLIENTS. KBC FP WAS FORMED IN 1999 AFTER A SPIN-OFF OF THE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS BUSINESS FROM D. E. SHAW, WHERE MR KOROSSY WAS A PARTNER RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS GLOBAL DERIVATIVES BUSINESS. IN 2001 MR KOROSSY WAS ALSO ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF KBC FP’S SISTER COMPANY, KBC Alternative Investment Management ("KBC AIM"), A RELATIVE VALUE HEDGE FUND MANAGER. PRIOR TO D. E. SHAW HE WORKED FOR FIVE YEARS AT CITIBANK IN HONG KONG AND LONDON, RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ASIAN AND EUROPEAN EQUITY DERIVATIVES BUSINESSES RESPECTIVELY. HE BEGAN HIS CAREER IN 1988 AT COMMERZBANK IN FRANKFURT AS A DERIVATIVES TRADER, AND MOVED TO LONDON TO WORK AT JAMES CAPEL AND LATER AT BZW. MR KOROSSY, A GERMAN NATIONAL, GRADUATED WITH A MASTERS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (DIPLOM-WIRTSCHAFTSINGENIEUR) FROM THE UNIVERSITY KARLSRUHE, GERMANY.

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CARLO GEORG

CIO

CARLO WORKED FOR 10 YEARS AT KBC FINANCIAL PRODUCTS (“KBC FP”) IN HONG KONG, TOKYO AND LONDON WHERE HE SERVED AS GLOBAL HEAD OF TRADING, BEFORE TAKING OVER AS CIO FOR KBC ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (“KBC AIM”) IN 2006. MR GEORG WAS ONE OF THE SENIOR MANAGERS TRANSFERRING TO KBC FP, WHICH WAS FORMED IN 1999 AFTER A SPIN-OFF OF THE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS BUSINESS FROM D. E. SHAW, WHERE HE SET UP THE HONG KONG OFFICE AND WAS HEAD OF TRADING FOR ASIA AND JAPAN. PRIOR TO D. E. SHAW HE WORKED FOR FIVE YEARS AT CITIBANK, FIRST IN MILAN AS A HEAD EQUITY DERIVATIVES TRADER ON THE EUROPEAN DESK AND LATER AS HEAD OF THE ASIAN EQUITY DERIVATIVES BUSINESS IN HONG KONG. MR GEORG'S CAREER IN THE FINANCIAL MARKETS BEGAN AT DIAGRAM S.A., PARIS IN 1990 AS A CONSULTANT FOR DERIVATIVES TRADING AND RISK MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS. MR GEORG, WHO IS A LUXEMBOURG NATIONAL, GRADUATED FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF KARLSRUHE, GERMANY, WITH A MASTERS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (‘DIPLOM-INFORMATIKER’).

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CHRISTIAN SCHACKMANN

PARTNER AND PORTFOLIO MANAGER

CHRISTIAN JOINED PARIS CAPITAL SHORTLY AFTER INCEPTION IN NOVEMBER 2010 FROM CAPSTONE INVESTMENT ADVISORS, A MULTI BILLION Dollar VOLATILITY HEDGE FUND, WHERE HE WAS A SENIOR PORTFOLIO MANAGER RUNNING SYSTEMATIC VOLATILITY STRATEGIES ON EUROPEAN STOCKS. PRIOR TO THAT, HE WORKED FOR CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP IN LONDON, ONE OF THE LARGEST MULTI STRATEGY HEDGE FUNDS WORLDWIDE, AS A PORTFOLIO MANAGER FOR RELATIVE VALUE DERIVATIVES STRATEGIES ON STOCKS AND INDICES. FROM 1999 UNTIL 2008, CHRISTIAN WAS A DIRECTOR AT CITIGROUP IN FRANKFURT AND LONDON, WHERE HE was HEAD OF SINGLE STOCK OPTIONS TRADING, MANAGING CUSTOMER FLOW AND PROPRIETARY POSITIONING. HIS CAREER STARTED IN 1995 AS A BOND TRADER FOR CREDIT SUISSE IN LUXEMBOURG AND FRANKFURT. CHRISTIAN IS A LUXEMBOURG NATIONAL AND HOLDS A MASTERS IN INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT FROM ESCP, A FRENCH GRANDE ECOLE, AS WELL AS A UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (DEUG) IN ECONOMICS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF GRENOBLE, FRANCE.

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IAIN COLLETT

COO

IAIN IS A CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT WITH 18 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. PRIOR TO JOINING PARIS CAPITAL IN NOVEMBER 2014 HE SPENT FIVE YEARS AS THE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER FOR REECH AIM PARTNERS, AN ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT GROUP WHERE HE BECAME AN EQUITY PARTNER. MR COLLETT JOINED REECH FROM DELOITTE LLP, WHERE HE WAS A SENIOR MANAGER IN THE LONDON OFFICE AND WORKED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY. PRIOR TO 2006, MR COLLETT SPENT FOUR YEARS WITH DELOITTE IN THE CAYMAN ISLANDS PROVIDING SERVICES TO OFFSHORE MUTUAL FUNDS. WHILE WITH DELOITTE HE PROVIDED AUDIT AND ADVISORY SERVICES TO A HIGH PROFILE PORTFOLIO OF HEDGE FUNDS AND FUND MANAGERS. THIS INCLUDED ADVICE ON FINANCIAL REPORTING UNDER VARIOUS STANDARDS; CAYMAN LEGISLATION; SYSTEMS AND CONTROLS REVIEWS; FCA, COMPLIANCE AND OTHER REGULATORY MATTERS. MR COLLETT HOLDS A BSC (HONS) IN PHYSICS FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK.

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