17Capital strengthens team with three promotions and a recent appointment

February 23, 2016

17Capital, the London-based private equity firm, is pleased to announce a series of promotions:

  • Owen James becomes an Investment Director with experience in private equity, banking and accountancy. Prior to 17Capital, he worked at SVG Advisers (now Aberdeen AM), Bank of Scotland (now Lloyds Banking Group) and PwC
  • Fokke Lucas becomes an Investment Director with private equity and mezzanine experience. Prior to 17Capital, he worked at Neovara, the spin-out of the Lehman Brothers European Mezzanine business
  • Vjerana Spajic becomes a Vice President in the investment team. Prior to 17Capital, she worked at Carlyle Group’s AlpInvest, evaluating and executing secondary private equity transactions
  • Jason Wunscher joins the investment team from the investment bank, Canaccord Genuity

Managing Partner Pierre-Antoine de Selancy said: “We are delighted by the wealth of knowledge each person brings to the team. Past experience with secondary firms and banking perfectly complements our investment strategy. We are greatly excited by the team’s significant contribution to 17Capital’s continued success.


Pierre-Antoine de Selancy
Managing Partner

Augustin Duhamel
Managing Partner