Mesirow Financial (Mesirow) has appointed Katherine Wentrup-Estupinan as Senior Vice President, Business Development. In this role, Wentrup-Estupinan will focus on growing the alternatives and traditional asset classes for Mesirow Global Investment Management Distribution across the UK, Europe, and Nordic countries. She is based in the firm’s London office, alongside David DiMatteo, Managing Director, who joined Mesirow Investment Banking in October 2019.
“Europe is a growing and important market for Mesirow Financial,” says Dominick Mondi, President and CEO. “We will continue to be opportunistic when it comes to adding seasoned talent like Katherine Wentrup-Estupinan who can help us advance our strategic goals within business lines and across geographic regions.”
“Katherine is an experienced alternative sales professional with a demonstrated track record of success in the financial services industry,” says Steve Swierczewski, CFA, Senior Managing Director, Global Investment Management Distribution. “Our team is excited to add someone of Katherine’s caliber to our London office as we look to deepen the inroads of our Investment Management offering in the European market.”
Prior to joining Mesirow, Wentrup-Estupinan was Head of Business Development, UK and the Americas for BlueOrchard Finance, a Swiss-based impact investment firm. Before that she was Sales Director – Alternative Sales Europe for BlueBay Asset Management in London. Prior to that, she was Business Development and Investor Relations Director for Strategic Investments Group in London and, before that, worked in senior level positions for Alpha4x Asset Management and HSBC Asset Management in London and New York.