OUR FIRM

SEMPERA PARTNERS WAS FOUNDED IN 2015 AS A PRIVATE INDEPENDENT ALTERNATIVE ASSET MANAGER CATERING TO HIGH-NET-WORTH INDIVIDUALS AND INSTITUTIONAL INVESTORS

We focus on the most interesting asset classes at any point in time seeking the most attractive risk-reward profile with a medium to long term investment horizon

  • Our flexible multi-strategy investment approach aims at delivering consistent absolute returns with a strong focus on risk management and conducting our business with the highest integrity

  • Sempera Partners is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority to manage Alternative Investment Funds

OUR TEAM

ROGER DOUGLAS
Managing Partner
  • Former Head of UK Fixed Income Portfolio Management and Co-Head of EMEA Fixed Income Solutions at Deutsche Asset Management
  • Former board member of Deutsche Asset Management (UK) Limited
  • Roger started his career at Deutsche Bank where he became a Managing Director and senior fixed income trader in the investment banking division. He led the Pension and Insurance Risk Markets team in Europe where he held global responsibility for risk
  • M.Eng. in Engineering from Cambridge University, UK
DANIELE BALDI
Managing Partner
  • Former Investment Banker at UBS in London where he held several responsibilities in Capital Markets across structured and vanilla credit, derivatives, FX and rates
  • Former member of UBS Client Solutions Group working closely with financial institutions in order to develop and execute bespoke secured financing transactions
  • Prior to joining UBS, Daniele worked in Fixed Income and structured products at PaineWebber
  • M.Sc. in Business Administration from Carlo Cattaneo University, Italy
ALESSANDRO TESEI
Managing Partner
  • Former Portfolio Manager at Mackenzie Investments, an asset manager with over $100bn AuM
  • Former Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at J.P. Morgan Chase, Proprietary Trading Strategies group
  • Before that, Alex was Managing Director at Deutsche Bank as Head of Interest Rate Options Trading in the firm’s Global Markets Division
  • Alex has overall above 25 years experience in trading, risk management and strategic asset allocation, across multiple assets classes in developed and emerging markets
  • M.Sc. in Business and Economics from LUISS University, Italy
GIANLUCA BELLINO
Investment Director
  • Formerly at Osculati and Partners (Milan) where he was involved in several M&A and debt restructuring transactions across industrial and financial sectors
  • Gianluca worked closely with the top management of many companies in order to optimise their capital structure. This required deep fundamental analysis, examining the companies’ performance prospects and financing needs
  • Prior to that, Gianluca was a consultant at Partners CPA, where he was involved in valuations, fairness opinions and business plan modelling
  • M.Sc. in Finance and Accounting and B.A. in Business Administration from Luigi Bocconi University, Italy
GERHARD GRUETER
Risk Management
  • Co-Founder of Lawson Conner, a leading provider of compliance and risk management services
  • Prior to that, Gerhard worked at Merrill Lynch investment banking, corporate finance and M&A
  • CFA Charterholder and author of publications on AIFMD regulation, risk management and compliance practices
  • B.A. in Business Administration and MBA from Cornell University, US
PAUL COWLAND
Compliance Officer
  • Director of Compliance at Lawson Conner
  • Formerly Compliance Officer at Charles Stanley and Co – responsible for undertaking a full review of the Compliance Monitoring Plan
  • Prior to that, Paul worked at ADM Investor Services International, a multi-asset brokerage company
  • B.A. in Accounting and Finance from the University of Kent, UK