25 Jan 2021
Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investment products, today announced that Elena Ranguelova has been appointed as Head of Investor Relationship Management (“IRM”) North America. In this newly created role, Elena will be responsible for the management, execution and strategy of delivering Investcorp’s products and solutions to clients in North America. She reports to Timothy Mattar, Investcorp’s Global Head of Distribution
Timothy Mattar, Global Head of Distribution commented: “Elena’s promotion reflects our commitment to further strengthening and diversifying our institutional investor base, which already comprises approximately 72% of our client assets under management. Elena’s expertise and leadership has been invaluable during her tenure at Investcorp and will help us continue providing superior service, delivering tailored investment solutions to meet our clients’ needs across alternative asset classes.”
Elena Ranguelova, Managing Director and Head of Investor Relationship Management, North America added: “With investors increasing their focus on alternatives, I am excited to be taking on this role at a firm that brings nearly 40 years of experience in the space. Investcorp’s strong track record across middle-market private equity, real estate, credit and absolute return investments, coupled with our principal investor mindset and collaborative work environment, positions us well to continue to develop meaningful partnerships built on knowledge sharing and exceptional client service.”
Elena joined Investcorp in 2013 and has held various leadership roles including Portfolio Strategist and Head of Credit and Equity Absolute Return Strategies. Previously, she was the Global Head of Credit and Event Driven Strategies at Pioneer Investments. Prior to that she was the North America Head of Fundamental Strategies for Goldman, Sachs & Co. advising CIOs of the firm’s top clients on portfolio solutions and strategic positioning. She holds a Ph. D. in Economics from Harvard University and graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BA in Mathematics from Wellesley College, MA. Her articles on finance and public economics have been published in, among other journals, the American Economic Review.