We are a tech-enabled credit investor.

Low-risk debt investments drive alpha to create attractive returns.

Experience

We leverage our in-depth experience of the local markets together with our network of partnerships with the most prominent alternative lenders in Europe to identify and invest in the best opportunities for credit financing. We provide access to attractive, and normally non-accessible, credit assets.

Flexibility

Our flexible approach to capital provisioning allows us to create risk diversified and stable returns with an enhanced upside. Our asset-backed credit investments are optimally structured by our experienced team for returns to withstand throughout cycles and if faced by severe stress.

Control

We use our unique proprietary technology to understand the real risk in our investments, further enhancing the returns to our investors. We offer superior control through both our experienced specialist team, and through our technology which enables real-time assessment of our investments.

Our team

Credo Capital Partners is built on a team with a unique established and diversified track record. Our senior team has 100+ years of relevant experience across equity and debt investments, risk and technology, and building and running successful financial services businesses.

Team

Ludvig Åberg Aas

Investment Analyst
Ludvig Åberg Aas

Ludvig is an Analyst in Credo’s Investment team.

As an Investment Analyst Ludvig analyzes and prepares potential investment opportunities. Ludvig has an MSc in Industrial engineering and management from Linköping University.

Patrik Blomdahl

Partner
Patrik Blomdahl

Patrik is Partner and Head of Investor Relations at Credo Capital Partners.

Patrik has over 15 years of experience in risk and asset management. Most recently his role was Senior Director of Investment Strategy at Stockholm based systematic global macro hedge fund IPM, where he spent over a decade, stationed in New York during the final 2 years, contributing to its establishment as a $6bn leading asset manager. Prior to that he held various roles across SEB’s Merchant Bank, including credit risk control and client relationship management at its Prime Brokerage division.

Chris Dailey

Co-managing Partner
Chris Dailey

Chris is Co-managing Partner and co-founder at Credo Capital Partners.

Previous experience includes CEO of OakNorth Bank, CEO and founder of the fintech lender DF Capital and member of the founding leadership team at Aldermore Bank. Prior to 2009 Chris led a $12bn GE Capital platform in EMEA. Chris has advised and worked with various PE and hedge funds, including Arrowgrass on executing fintech investment strategies. Chris currently sits on the board of the leading Swedish fintech lender DBT.

Jason Davies

Partner
Jason Davies

Jason is Partner and co-founder at Credo Capital Partners. He acts as the firm’s Chief Operating Officer.

Jason has previously held multiple executive roles across OakNorth Bank, Aldermore Bank and new-start fintechs over the past 12 years. He has in-depth experience from building new-start banks, business restructurings, real estate investments and capital market transactions. In these roles Jason has led multiple M&A due diligence processes, securitizations and loan portfolio acquisitions.

Marcos Gomes

Chief Credit Officer
Marcos Gomes

Marcos is the Chief Credit Officer at Credo.

Marcos has 25 years of professional experience of which 16 years as CCO of US-based credit investor Credigy with AUM of up to $5b. As CCO he was responsible for running the firm’s investment and valuation teams. Marcos is a former tech founder and management consultant. Marcos is currently engaged part-time with Credo.

Susanna Hroncheck

Head Administrator
Susanna Hroncheck

Susanna is the Executive Assistant and Head Administrator at Credo.

Susanna has held previous administrative roles within investment banking, private equity and IR and communication.

Henrik Lagercrantz

Partner
Henrik Lagercrantz

Henrik is Partner and co-founder at Credo Capital Partners. Henrik acts as the firm’s Chief Technology Officer.

Henrik has 20 years of experience in system design, architecture and development, where he has held various senior roles across industries such as gaming, traveltech and fintech. He has previous experience from companies such as bwin, Skyscanner and Clearscore.

Carlos-Adrian Lopez

Co-managing Partner
Carlos-Adrian Lopez

Carlos is Co-managing Partner and co-founder at Credo Capital Partners.

Carlos has 20 years of experience in investment banking and venture capital, as well as from various founder and management roles, with his main focus being around capital market transactions, M&A and restructuring, and operational improvement. Previous roles include COO of SEB’s Investment Bank as well as CFO/COO roles at  various PE/VC owned firms. Carlos has also held roles at Deutsche Bank and Booz Allen Hamilton in both London and New York.

Anna-Sofia Prevell

General Counsel
Anna-Sofia Prevell

Anna-Sofia is General Counsel at Credo Capital Partners.

Anna-Sofia has close to 15 years of legal experience in the areas of M&A, corporate governance, IT and banking law. Previous experience includes roles at Klarna, Swedbank and leading Swedish law firm Vinge.

David Sjöblom

Partner
David Sjöblom

David is Partner and co-founder at Credo Capital Partners. He acts as the firm’s Chief Data Officer and is also responsible for overall risk and analytics.

David has more than 15 years of experience in areas such as risk management, quantitative modelling and analytics from various roles held at Nasdaq across Europe and the United States. He has in-depth experience from developing markets for asset classes ranging from commodities, fixed income and FX to equity derivatives. Most recently David headed up the Risk Modelling team at Nasdaq.

Paula Blazquez Solano

Partner
Paula Blazquez Solano

Paula is Investment Partner and co-founder at Credo Capital Partners.

Previous experience includes Head of Venture Capital Investments at Bank Sabadell, where she has executed multiple VC minority stake investments, M&A deals and Fund of Fund investments with a focus on Fintech startups across Europe, Latam and US. She has worked as a Venture Capitalist in several VC funds including Axon Capital in Madrid and Hercules Capital in Palo Alto. Paula currently acts as advisor, Board Member and Business Angel investor in several Fintech startups, and is founder of the Business Angel syndicate Vulcan Partners.

Medjit Yalmaz

Investment Director
Medjit Yalmaz

Medjit is an Investment Director at Credo Capital Partners.

Before joining Credo, he was leading Swedbank’s Corporate Venture Capital team focusing on Northern European fintech investments. Medjit has comprehensive experience from early stage investments and startup value creation within the fintech space. He has a background as a strategy consultant at Strategy& advising European PE clients in various M&A transactions, go-to-market strategies and market expansion projects.

Board of Directors

Bruno del Ama

Board Member
Bruno del Ama

Bruno serves as a Board Member and Special Advisor to Credo.

Bruno is a successful and experienced asset management and fintech entrepreneur and investor. He was co-founder and CEO of Global X, a $30 billion asset manager that he sold to Mirae Asset. Bruno is very active in the fintech ecosystem in the US and Europe as both an entrepreneur and investor.

Ron Gould

Chair
Ron Gould

Ron serves as Chair of the Board and Special Advisor to Credo.

Ron has 40 years of experience in international asset management, investment banking and financial regulation. Previous roles include CEO of ABG Sundal Collier and Vice Chairman of Barclays Asset Management. Ron has also held various roles at AXA, Chi-X, Promontory and JP Morgan.

Casper von Koskull

Board Member
Casper von Koskull

Casper serves as a Board Member and Special Advisor to Credo.

Casper has 35 years of experience from leading financial institutions. Previous roles include CEO of Nordea and Managing Director and Partner at Goldman Sachs. Casper has also held various roles at UBS and Citigroup in London, New York, Frankfurt and in the Nordics.

Special Advisors

Mark Bulmer

Special Advisor
Mark Bulmer

Mark serves as a Special Advisor to Credo.

Mark has 30 years of experience from investment banking and private equity. Previous roles include Partner and Head of Investor Relations and Capital Markets at Nordic Capital, as well as various senior roles within leveraged finance at SEB and Bank of Scotland.

Julie Galbo

Special Advisor
Julie Galbo

Julie serves as a Special Advisor to Credo.

 

Julie is a board member in DNB Bank ASA and Velliv A/S as well as Chairperson of the Boards of Trifork AG and Fundamental Fondsmæglerselskab A/S. Julie has 20+ years of experience in finance. She held senior positions in Nordea (2014-2019) where she served as Group Chief Risk Officer and part of Group Executive Management from 2017-2019. Previously Julie served as Deputy Director General of the Danish Supervisory Authority (2010-2015) and as Head of State Capital Injections in 2009.

James Hickson

Special Advisor
James Hickson

James serves as a Special Advisor to Credo.

James has over 20 years of experience in finance and technology. He spent 15 years at Morgan Stanley where he ran Fintech Strategy across the firm. He was the CEO of one the largest European consumer lenders transforming it from a payday lender to the fastest growing pay-later company in Northern Europe. Today he is the founder and CEO of Bloom, a revenue funding business with offices in London, Luxembourg and Australia.

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