François Cédelle joined Finial Capital Management in 2010 as a Senior Investment Manager. Since then he has been directly involved with Finial's investment and asset management activities.
Prior to joining Finial Capital Management, Mr. Cédelle was based in London as a Vice President in the acquisitions and asset management team of JER Partners, a real estate private equity fund manager. During his tenure at JER, he completed the closing of real estate acquisitions totaling a gross asset value of €670m across 7 European countries and supervised asset management activities for a number of transactions. In the wake of the financial crisis, he completed debt restructurings in 2008 and 2009 with lenders on several of the fund's key transactions. Mr. Cédelle also helped launch JER's Russian real estate fund and was seconded to Moscow during 2006.
Previously, from 2003 to 2004 Mr. Cédelle worked for Nexity, France's largest real estate developer and operator in Paris, and Credit Lyonnais' leverage finance group in New York. He holds an M.Sc in Corporate Finance from EDHEC Business School, Lille, France and a B.Sc from Dauphine University in Paris. Mr. Cédelle speaks English and French fluently.