About

TEAM

DAVID HALL

Chief Investment Officer

VIEW
X

David is Chief Investment Officer and oversees Blackstar’s portfolio management activities. Prior to founding the firm, David was the chief investment officer for a Swiss-based family office. David has worked across all asset classes and has been central to outlining and implementing investment strategy, including manager research for private equity, hedge funds and long only funds across all listed markets. He also worked as an investment adviser for Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management where he specialized in providing investment advice to UK and Irish private clients, charities and pension schemes.

David was educated at University College Dublin, where he received his BBL Honoursin Business & Law

MARK FLANAGAN

Group Chief Operating Officer

VIEW
X

Mark is COO at BSAM and manages both corporate and fund related operational activities.

Mark has 25 years financial services experience in particular with regards to advising on governance, operational due diligence and structuring to attract and support institutional investors across all asset classes.

Mark has worked in senior roles in Aon’s Investment team within Operational Due Diligence, as a Director in the Risk, Structuring and Operations team with AXA Investment Managers and as Deputy Head of Cayman National Fund Services in the Cayman Islands with oversight of assets in excess of $1.5 trillion.

Mark is a member of the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst Association (CAIA) and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants In Ireland (FCA).

MORGAN METTERS

Portfolio Manager

VIEW
X

Morgan is a Portfolio Manager of BSAM and serves on the Credit Committee and Board of Directors. Previously, Morgan was chief operating officer of Kimura Capital – a commodity trade finance fund. He has more than 25 years’ experience in financial markets, holding senior positions in corporate hedging, structuring, investment products, proprietary trading and risk management. Prior to that, Morgan worked in commodity derivatives at Morgan Stanley and was head of commodity structuring at UBS where he led the team responsible for development and distribution of commodity investor products.

Morgan completed a Masters of Science degree in Finance at London Business School and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Hertfordshire.

VINCENT WALKER

Portfolio Manager

VIEW
X

Vincent has over fifteen years’ experience working on structured finance desks at investment banks in London. He has structured, executed and managed multi-million-pound transactions in jurisdictions across Europe, backed by a wide variety of asset classes.

Prior to joining BSAM, Vincent spent eight years as a Portfolio Manager at NatWest Markets. His role was initially to identify, analyse and provide recommendations for facilities inherited from a recent acquisition of the bank. He then restructured and/or unwound those exposures to improve the bank’s capital position and meet its strategic objectives. More recently, he was responsible for helping to build and manage a book of challenger ABS originator clients via warehousing facilities with ultimate capital market exits.

Vincent hold a Bachelor of Applied Economics (Hons) and Diploma in Finance, both from Massey University, New Zealand.

SHANTNU TEOTEA

Investment Analyst

VIEW
X

Shantnu is an Investment Analyst at Blackstar Asset Management. He assists in the performance analysis and ongoing monitoring of existing investments and assists with the operational side of the business.

MATILDE BENATELLI

Investment Analyst

VIEW
X

Matilde is an Investment Analyst at Blackstar Asset Management. She assists in the performance analysis and ongoing monitoring of existing investments and assists with the operational side of the business.

About

GROUP

Partnership with Strategic Partners for depth in origination and structuring

Blackstar Asset Management

  • Global remit
  • Senior, mostly secured, private loans
  • SME focus
  • Bespoke credit solutions
  • Diversified strategy
  • High capacity
  • Robust processes
  • Experienced management
  • Social impact focus

About

GLOBAL PRESENCE

About

About

SERVICE PROVIDERS

Administrator, Depositary, Banking

Administrator, Depositary, Banking

Regulatory Host

Regulatory Host

AIFM

AIFM

Luxembourg Counsel

Luxembourg Counsel

US Counsel

US Counsel

Auditor

Auditor

About

MEMBERSHIP & REGULATORY

Blackstar Asset Management Limited is a member of the Alternative Investment Management Association

Blackstar Asset Management Limited is an appointed representative of G10 Capital Limited, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority

Disclaimer

For Professional Investors ONLY

RELIANCE ON THIS WEBSITE AND INFORMATION (THE “WEBSITE”) FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENGAGING IN ANY INVESTMENT ACTIVITY MAY EXPOSE AN INDIVIDUAL TO A SIGNIFICANT RISK OF LOSING ALL CAPITAL INVESTED. PLEASE NOTE THAT FOR REGULATORY PURPOSES, BY PROCEEDING WE WILL BE TREATING YOU AS A PROFESSIONAL INVESTOR.

If you are in any doubt about the action you should take or the contents of this website. You should contact your professional advisers authorised under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.

This legal and regulatory notice is issued by Blackstar Asset Management Limited ‘Blackstar’. Blackstar Asset Management Limited is an appointed representative of G10 Capital Limited ‘G10’, authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FRN 648953. If you do not accept the terms of this disclaimer please do not continue to use or access any pages of this Website.

The use of (website link here) (this “Website”) is subject to the following terms and conditions (these “Terms”).  After you have read and understood these Terms, you may click “I Agree” to confirm that you (i) have read and understood and agree to these Terms, which create a binding legal agreement between us; (ii) agree to abide by these Terms on every occasion that you access this Website; (iii) are a Professional Client or an Eligible Counterpartyunder the rules of the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom and (iv) are accessing this Website in compliance with the laws and regulations of the jurisdiction or country in which you are residing. If you do not agree to these Terms, please refrain from using this Website.

In these Terms, references to “you” and “your” are references to any person using or accessing (or attempting to use or access) this Website. Unless otherwise defined herein, capitalised terms refer to the definition of such terms in the respective rules and regulations of the relevant jurisdiction. This Website (and the information within it) is directed only at, and contains information about products and services which are only available to, those persons who are Professional Clients or Eligible Counterparties (as defined in the rules of the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom (the “FCA Rules”). The definitions of Professional Client and Eligible Counterpartycan be found on the FCA’s website. If you are in any doubt as to your status you should consult a financial adviser or contact us.

Blackstar provides the Website for the purpose of general information purposes only and the information and materials contained therein should not be relied upon as a substitute for financial or other professional advice. Nothing on this Website constitutes: (i) an offer, advice, invitation or solicitation by Blackstar or its affiliates to buy or sell any investments or securities, futures, options or other financial instruments; (ii) an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity or a financial promotion of any kind; or (iii) investment advice or recommendation.

In addition to the above, this Website, and the information within it, are not directed at, or addressed to, any person resident in the territory of any country or jurisdiction where such distribution would be contrary to local law or regulation.  Accordingly, all persons who access this Website are required to inform themselves of, and to comply with, any such restrictions.

Please read the information set out below. Potential investors should consult their financial adviser before making any investments. Potential investors should also fully consider the available information, including, but not limited to the risk warnings set out below.

Investing entails risks, including possible loss of principal. No representation is being made that any investment or transaction will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those achieved in the past, or that significant losses will be avoided. No assurances or guarantees are given regarding the performance of any investment. Past performance may not be repeated and should not be seen as a guide to future performance.

I AGREE AND CONFIRM THAT I AM A PROFESSIONAL CLIENT OR AN ELIGIBLE COUNTERPARTY UNDER THE RULES OF THE FINANCIAL CONDUCT AUTHORITY OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, and I AM ACCESSING THIS WEBSITE IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAWS AND REGULATIONS OF THE JURISDICTION OR COUNTRY IN WHICH IAM RESIDING.

By clicking “I AGREE” below this will certify that you have read the above disclaimer and that you understand and agree that:

  • Nothing contained on this Website is deemed to be an offer to sell;
  • You are a professional investor;
  • Investments are subject to risk and can gain or lose money;
  • Some or all investment services or products may not be available to you in your jurisdiction.