ChetWode announces the appointment of Laurence Choisy-Lemesle as Head of Front Office, to support the deployment of the Predirec-ABL2 fund.
With a 15 year experience in structured finance among which 10 years with Société Générale in New York, Laurence first joined ChetWode in June 2017 as Senior Transaction Manager before taking over responsibility for the Front Office team in summer 2018.
Simon Hamilton, General Manager of ChetWode comments : « the purpose of the appointment of Laurence as Head of Front Office is twofold: to accelerate our commercial development and support the deployment of the new Predirec-ABL2 fund, for which Laurence acts as a commercial interface with our partner Acofi.»
Dedicated to the financing of strategic industrial equipments and created by Acofi in partnership with ChetWode, the Predirec-ABL2 fund aims to support the growth of European SMEs and accelerate the modernisation of their production tool through the setting up of alternative financing solutions such as leasing (on new equipment) or sale and leaseback (on used equipment).
Predirec-ABL2 is a successor to the Predirec Leasing Stratégique fund which invested more than 200M€ between 2014 and 2017 in 20 financing transactions for the French and European industry.