Arne T. Heinrich

Arne T. Heinrich

Investment Associate

Arne has five years private equity and M&A experience. Prior to joining Alteri, he was part of the European investment team of The Gores Group, a Los Angeles based private equity firm primarily focused on operationally driven transactions and carve-outs. During his time, he was involved in both new investments and transformation projects with existing portfolio companies. Previously, Arne worked as an M&A Analyst at Deutsche Bank in London where he executed a number of M&A and capital markets transactions.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0581

M: +44 (0)7760 884 173
E: aheinrich@alteri-investors.com

Arnold Vos

Arnold Vos

Investment Director

Arnold has 10 years private equity and M&A experience. Prior to joining Alteri, he was an Associate Director at Terra Firma with a main focus on leisure, retail and operational real estate businesses. During his 6 years there, Arnold worked very closely with the Wyevale Gardens Centres Group, serving a 12-month secondment as Head of Corporate Finance and Strategy. He has also held Non-Executive board positions on a number of portfolio companies. Prior to joining Terra Firma, Arnold had roles at Jamieson Corporate Finance and Credit Suisse.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)207 318 0575

M: +44 (0) 782 469 5865
E: avos@alteri-investors.com

Dmitry Bejenar

Dmitry Bejenar

Data Analyst

Dmitry is part of Alteri's Finance and Analysis team. He is responsible for due diligence related analysis, inventory reconciliation and valuation, and expense and budgeting projections. Prior to joining Alteri, Dmitry worked for GA Europe in a similar role. He has previously held various IT development and business intelligence roles in a diverse range of companies, including Deutsche Bank, Siemens and CSC. He is a graduate from Moscow State University and has an MBA from Cass Business School.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0590

M: +44 (0)7882 137 401
E: dbejenar@alteri-investors.com

Fraser Pearce

Fraser Pearce

Director of Lending

Fraser has over 25 years of restructuring, investing and lending experience, largely across retail and consumer product sectors. He was previously a Senior Managing Director at a US-owned specialist restructuring firm, responsible for investment deals across the UK and Europe. Prior to that, he held a senior position in the Business Support team of Barclays Bank as a Director helping to restructure large multi-banked and leveraged/sponsor-backed corporates. He has been a board level executive at a number of businesses, he is a Fellow of the European Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals (EACTP) and also a fully accredited member of The Institute for Turnaround (IFT).

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0587

M: +44 (0)7825 596556
E: fpearce@alteri-investors.com

Gavin George

Gavin George

CEO

Gavin has 30 years of experience in the retail sector – a financially qualified retail operator, turned consultant turned distressed investor. Prior to establishing Alteri Investors, he was CEO of GA Europe, completing more than 25 distressed retail deals. Previously, he was an independent Chief Restructuring Officer for retail and consumer businesses and before that was Partner and Head of Retail at Ernst & Young UK. Gavin originally trained as a chartered accountant before working in retail operations at Dixons and then moving into retail consulting. Gavin is a member of both the European Association of Certified Turnaround Professionals (EACTP) and The Institute for Turnaround (IFT).

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0577

M: +44 (0)7968 603 378
E: ggeorge@alteri-investors.com

Jane Hughes

Jane Hughes

Investments - UK

Jane has more than 15 years retail sector experience as an Investment Director, corporate financier and strategic advisor. Before joining Alteri, she was GA Europe’s UK Investment Director. She began her career as a Chartered Accountant with PwC, before moving into the Corporate Recovery team and ultimately Corporate Finance where she was a Director and co-founder of the PwC Corporate Finance Retail team. More recently she was a Managing Director at McQueen, the specialist corporate finance advisory firm.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0573

M: +44 (0)7768 880 247
E: jhughes@alteri-investors.com

Jonathan Foster

Jonathan Foster

Market Analyst

Jonathan has 15 years retail sector experience, principally in research and analysis as well as advisory. Prior to joining Alteri, he was Market Analyst at GA Europe, playing a key role in deal generation. Previously, he was part of the retail advisory team at Ernst & Young, with a specific focus on assisting retailers to develop their international businesses. Jonathan has been a regular author of articles, surveys and points-of-view on issues impacting the retail sector.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0585

M: +44 (0)7879 446 862
E: jfoster@alteri-investors.com

Jörg Tybussek

Jörg Tybussek

Investments - Germany

Jörg has almost 20 years retail sector experience as corporate financier and strategic advisor. Before joining Alteri he was a Managing Director at corporate finance firm Leonardo. Based in Frankfurt, Jörg was responsible for German speaking consumer and retail activities. He began his career at Deutsche Bank before moving into the corporate finance team at HSBC, both in Germany and London. He also held positions at Montagu Private Equity and Canaccord Genuity.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0) 207 318 0580

M: +44 (0) 776 700 5068
M: +49 (0) 162 134 5010
E: jtybussek@alteri-investors.com

Magnus Mattsson

Magnus Mattsson

CIO

Magnus has almost 20 years of experience in the retail and consumer sectors, principally in private equity. Prior to joining Alteri as CIO in March 2015, he was Senior Principal in the Retail and Consumer team at Apax Partners. During his 11 years there he led or participated in €2.8bn of equity investments including fashion brand Tommy Hilfiger, Nordic garden centre chain Plantasjen, and shoes and bag manufacturer Cole Haan. Previously he worked for Procter & Gamble for 5 years across Europe and the US. Magnus holds an MBA from Harvard Business School.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0574

M: +44 (0)7768 486903
E: mmattsson@alteri-investors.com

Milton Guffogg

Milton Guffogg

Operating Partner

Milton has more than 30 years of in-depth sector experience and extensive product and category knowledge. Milton has worked as a retail operator, turnaround professional, corporate finance advisor and consultant. Prior to joining Alteri, he was COO and subsequently CEO of GA Europe. He has also been the CEO of Celebrations Group and has held senior operational roles at a host of other UK retail companies including K Shoes, Burton Group, Woolworths, Courts, Bewise Group, NAAFI, and Scholl.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0599

M: +44 (0)7717 155 223
E: mguffogg@alteri-investors.com

Siegfried Kobal

Siegfried Kobal

Director of Operations, DACH

Siegfried has more than 15 years experience in retail operations. Prior to joining Alteri, he was Operations Director at a specialist US owned restructuring firm, and has previously held roles at a number of high profile German retailers. These included 8 years at electricals retailer Promarkt as Cash Audit Leader and Head of Audit, and 3 years at one of the world’s largest retailers Metro Group as Stock Control Officer. He was also a Managing Director at catering firm Stacklies. Siegfried studied Mechanical Engineering in Klagenfurt, Austria and started his career in the Austrian Amy, serving a total of 7 years.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0599

M: +49 (0)151 1919 1010
E: skobal@alteri-investors.com

Torsten Waack van Wasen

Torsten Waack van Wasen

COO

Torsten has over 20 years of experience in e-commerce and the retail sector. Prior to joining Alteri he was a Managing Director with Alvarez & Marsal, where he held several interim roles focused on the performance improvement of e-commerce business models and the digital transformation of retailers. Previously he headed up the US arm of digital consultancy d-group and has held several senior executive and supervisory roles at a number of major European retailers including Intersport, Kaufhof and Neckermann.

T: +44 (0)20 7318 0570
D: +44 (0)20 7318 0584

M: +49 (0)170 795 8868
E: twvanwasen@alteri-investors.com

The team's collective experience within the retail industry enables us to bring a unique combination of financial, operational and advisory expertise to help retailers resolve challenging situations.