Force Over Mass Capital, the specialist technology start-up fund, today announces the appointment of Filip Coen as its chief operating officer. Joining from JPMorgan, in his new role as COO Coen will be responsible for business development and operational excellence, with immediate effect.
“We are delighted to welcome Filip to the Force Over Mass senior team. He has a first-rate track record in business development and in the provision of capital solutions to sophisticated clients. His market knowledge and insight make him a hugely valuable addition to the team, particularly as we are growing at a tremendous pace” comments Martijn de Wever, CEO of Force Over Mass Capital.
“This latest appointment adds further credence to the momentum inherent in our business as we work towards our aim of becoming the “go-to” Fund for investing in exciting and innovative technology start-up companies. As a firm we’re attracting increasing interest from financial professionals seeking to work within a more innovative and creative investment environment” adds de Wever.
Coen joins from JPMorgan, where he most recently focused on debt solutions within the markets division of the investment bank. During his 15-year career, his extensive experience has entailed credit solutions, derivatives and operational processing. Graduating from Belgian Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2000 with a MA in Business Economics, having majored in Finance, Coen continued his education at London Business School.
Force Over Mass Capital SEIS EIS Fund details:
The Fund’s investment strategy aims to deliver both capital preservation as well as growth. The team’s investment approach is based on giving investors access to a diverse portfolio of early stage disruptive businesses and with the option to invest at later rounds during the accelerated growth stage. In addition to the funding, the investee companies will be given tailored support and will have access to Force Over Mass Capital’s global network of high profile mentors. Aimed at high net-worth investors, the Fund is targeting a return of 5-10x plus with a five to seven year investment horizon.
Force Over Mass Capital LLP is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) with the reference number 613706. This press release constitutes a financial promotion pursuant to section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and has been issued by Force Over Mass Capital LLP. The Force Over Mass Capital SEIS EIS Fundis a complying EIS Fund and so is NOT aUCIS. The Fund can be accessed through IFA intermediaries. Prospective investors should contact a professional adviser who is authorised by the FCA to advise on EIS/SEIS, or contact Force Over Mass Capital on +44 (0)203 417 9839.
Investing in start-ups involves risks, including loss of capital, illiquidity, lack of dividends and dilution and it should only be done as part of a diversified portfolio. Prospective investors should carefully read, review and understand the risk factors section of the Information Memorandum and consult a professional adviser before investing in the Fund.
Force Over Mass Capital LLP will only accept application from prospective investors who it deems to have sufficient knowledge, expertise and experience to be capable of making their own investment decisions and understanding the risks of investing in the Fund.
To receive a Fund application pack which includes the Information Memorandum and the Investment Management Agreement, please visit www.fomcap.com