Paola TaraziFounder & Managing Partner at 16Capital Advisors
Paola is the Founder and Managing Partner of 16Capital Advisors, a recently formed global private funds advisory group. 16Capital Advisors focuses on complex GP-led restructuring and has successfully advised, structured and closed on more than $2 billion of secondaries. Over her private placement career, Paola has advised many General Partners across a wide range of primary capital placements, secondary liquidity solutions and co-investment capital ranging from buyouts, growth capital, venture capital, energy & mining, and infrastructure.
Paola was previously a Partner with BerchWood Partners, focusing on global origination, campaign management as well as Europe and Middle East distribution.
Earlier, Paola worked with ABN AMRO Asset Management where she helped establish a Private Equity Fund Investment business (later acquired by BNP Paribas), and was responsible for the origination, execution and management of private equity fund investments and the acquisition of secondary portfolios in Europe.
Paola has a BSc in Statistics and Economics from University College London, an MSc in Operational Research from the London School of Economics, and an MBA from INSEAD.
Paola is a member of Level20, PEWIN, IPEN and LIFE.