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November 2022

James Roebuck
Managing Partner at Opera Investment Partners


James is the founder and managing partner at Opera Investment Partners in Zürich, a private equity fund of fund focused on emerging manager funds and co-investments. James was previously managing partner at Clearsight Investments, a fund of funds focused on turnaround and operational strategies in Europe. James holds degrees from Newcastle University, Lancaster University Management School and the University of St Gallen.

Opera are raising their first fund of EUR 150 million. Investment capital comes from US and European foundations, pensions and family offices. Opera has the goal to invest alongside European managers focused on inefficient, small-cap markets executing high-alpha, operational strategies. Opera looks for process-orientated managers creating value from transactional complexity and KPI-driven operational improvement.

Agenda Sessions

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