Jennifer L. Wick, Managing Partner
Jennifer L. Wick is a co-founder and a Managing Partner of the General Partner and a member of the Investment Committee. Previously, Jennifer was the Chief Investment Officer of Consensus Business Group, having joined in November 2005, a group of approximately £4.0 billion in assets under management. At CBG, Jennifer led the alternatives area and secondary private equity transactions and grew the private equity portfolio to $600 million in private equity and sustainability including $300 million in listed vehicles. She raised £ 300 million of capital from Wells Fargo Bank and deployed into creating the Masdar Cleantech Fund with the Government of Abu-Dhabi and Credit Suisse where she used the CLN structure on transactions as well as across the whole portfolio of assets. She also restructured and added significant value to the Aberdeen Private Equity Fund (“APEF”) and was a Non-Executive Board member of the listed LSE fund. Jennifer began her career at Morgan Stanley in New York in 1984 – 1986 where she worked on large mergers and acquisitions and IPOs of over £5.0 billion in value. The transactions included the sale of Wells Fargo Mortgage Company and other large transactions for corporate clients including AMOCO, Marshall Fields, Walt Disney, Weyerhaeuser and other natural resource companies. In these roles, she gained significant expertise in oil and gas and forestry. Similarly, at Dresdner Kleinwort Beason, Jennifer led over $10 billion in equity and debt financings for major European telecommunication privatisations and IPOs including Telefonica and others. At Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney, Jennifer was a Senior Vice President leading further privatisations, IPOs and financings of telecommunication companies including OTE, Cosmote and others in transactions over $5.0 billion in value. Jennifer is an MBA graduate of London Business School (“MBA33”) where she obtained a Master of Business Administration. Jennifer obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree, B.A. from Wheaton College, where she graduated cum laude and was awarded Honours for her thesis on “The International Debt Crisis” and was a member of Omicron Delta Epsilon, an International Honors Society in Economics.