Prior to joining CCI, Charlotte Al Usta had worked in M&A and Management consulting in Amsterdam and four years in London for a mid-cap Debt Advisory boutique as well as a French Investment Bank. Charlotte holds a Bachelor from the European Business School in Oestrich Winkel (Germany) and a Master in Global Management from Kedge Business School in Bordeaux (France). She speaks fluent German, French and English.
Before joining CCI Valentin worked at a mid-sized Asset Management company as well as a large FMCG company. He holds a Bachelor in Business Administration from the University of St. Gallen. (Switzerland) Valentin speaks fluent German, English and Spanish and has good knowledge of French.
Jennifer Maag-Pelz is the Founder and Managing Partner of CCI. She has over 25 years experience advising clients in Mergers & Acquisitions as well as related financial issues. Prior to founding CCI in 1999, she worked for KPMG Corporate Finance and Deloitte & Touche in Zurich, Switzerland and Munich, Germany. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, with a degree in economics and passed her exam as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 1994. Jennifer Maag serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of Zurich Foundation and is Board Member of of a privately held Swiss industrial company, a Swiss start-up and a Swiss Real Estate Fund Manager.
Mark Schibli has 30 years experience in capital markets in Switzerland and the US. Prior to joining the CCI team, he was advising clients on start up and growth financing (debt and/or equity), including debt restructurings and refinancings. Mark started his career as a financial futures and options trader at Cargill, and worked in derivatives trading and structuring of interest rates, credit and foreign exchange risks for many years. He holds a degree from the University of Vermont (US) and speaks English and German.