Sandton strengthens UK and European investment teams

Private equity and special situations institutional investor Sandton Capital Partners (Sandton) has expanded its London and Paris teams with two new recruits, as the firm continues its growth.

Jordan Kay joins as an Investment Manager in the London team and will work alongside the Head of Sandton UK, Matt Meehan. Emmanuel Atlan also joins Sandton as an Investment Manager working in both the Paris and London teams alongside the Head of Sandton France, Sébastien Cailliau as well as Matt Meehan.  

Kay has over five years M&A and restructuring experience. He previously worked for Lincoln International in the London and Stockholm offices and EY in the London and Dubai offices. Jordan is a Chartered Accountant. 

Atlan has ten years of experience in restructuring and advising investors on distressed lending and/or buy-outs and assisting management teams of businesses in difficulty. He joins Sandton from THM Partners, where he worked on international restructurings in Iceland, Germany, France, the UK, and Italy. 

The new hires join the Sandton team who to date have executed over GBP1.3billion transactions.

Matt Meehan, Head of Sandton UK, says: “I am delighted to welcome  both Jordan and Emmanuel to the team. Both bring a wealth of experience to Sandton and are valuable additions. These appointments reflect our strong commitment to investing and attracting the best talent to deliver global insight with a local presence across the UK and Europe. 

“We are excited to build on our track-record of over 300 special situations of viable but challenged businesses. Now it is more important than ever for businesses to plan ahead and talk to us about how investment could support their turnaround strategy.”

Sébastien Cailliau, Head of Sandton France, adds: “Emmanuel is a fantastic addition to the Paris team, bringing extensive experience and enhancing our wide-reaching Pan-European team. His global background is a perfect fit for us, and I look forward to working with him on investment opportunities.”