The Finisterre Partners
Rafaël Biosse Duplan
Raf joined Finisterre in 2006 as a Partner and CIO of the Credit strategy. Previously he was a Managing Director with Salomon Brothers and Citi where he traded, originated, structured and managed risk across emerging markets. He is an alumnus from the Panthéon-Assas University, the Harvard Kennedy School and ESCP-Europe.
General Counsel and CCO
Ursula joined Finisterre in 2011. She was previously General Counsel at Altima Partners and held other senior business and legal roles in investment banks in the Emerging Markets sector. Ursula completed her LPC at Guildford College of Law and received an LLB from the University of Bristol.
David joined Finisterre in 2014. He was previously a Partner at BlueBay where he was Head of Alternatives. He also held various roles at FRM, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley and started his career as a solicitor at Freshfields. David holds a degree in Law from the University of Cambridge
Darren joined Finisterre in 2012. He previously managed an EMD portfolio for JP Morgan CIO and worked at Credit Suisse for 10 years, latterly as the co-head for the Global EM business. He has an MA in Chemistry from Oxford University.
CIO Total Return
Damien joined Finisterre in 2015. He was previously the Global Head of EM Fixed Income at Axa IM in Paris and worked in various trading roles for Dexia, CCR Gestion and Barep Asset Management. Damien graduated from EDHEC School of Business Administration and is a CFA Charterholder.
Credit Long/Short Portfolio Manager
Hakan Sofuoglu joined Finisterre in 2016. He was previously the Desk Head for the EM Trading Group at Citigroup Hong Kong and a Desk Head for the EM Credit Trading Group at Citigroup in London. He graduated with a Masters in Finance from London Business School.