Aanya Parikh

Aanya joined Hollyport in 2023 as an Associate in the investment team in New York. Within her role, Aanya works with the investment team to evaluate new opportunities, perform due diligence, and analyse potential transactions of private equity funds and companies alongside the investment team.

Before joining Hollyport, Aanya’s previous role involved diligencing private equity and venture capital managers, as well as co-investment opportunities alongside these managers.

Aanya studied at Brown University where she gained a BA in Economics and a BA in International Relations. Outside of work Aanya enjoys playing squash and reading. She is also fluent in Hindi.

Charlotte Gilliland

Charlotte joined Hollyport in 2023, and is a Senior Associate in the investor relations team in New York.

Charlotte joined the firm to lead the ongoing development of the IR function in Hollyport’s New York office, working cross-functionally with the investment and finance departments in London. Her focus is on building and maintaining institutional client relationships, particularly in the US market, and establishing best practice for marketing materials and internal processes. She manages US communication activities, including regular portfolio updates, and frequent ad-hoc investor requests.

Charlotte began her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at UBS in the Leveraged Finance and Financial Sponsors Group. Most recently, she was an Associate on the Investor Relations & Fundraising team at Palladium Equity Partners.

Charlotte graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Classics. Outside of work she enjoys travel, skiing, tennis, and the NYT crossword!

Jacqueline Balfour

Jacqueline joined Hollyport in July 2022 as Office Manager and Executive Assistant of the New York office. She oversees operational effectiveness, liaising with the London office to streamline work processes and procedures, and is integral to the New York team – serving as the welcome committee, office organiser, and skilled social secretary!

Jacqueline has over 25 years’ experience in the finance industry and brings a wealth of knowledge to Hollyport.

Outside of work Jaqueline is an avid reader and book club member. She loves to travel and has a passion for interior design.

Penn Conrad

Penn joined Hollyport in 2022 as an Associate in the investment team in New York. His role includes performing investment analysis and modelling for potential acquisitions of private equity funds and portfolio companies, supporting the investment team’s due diligence process for new investment opportunities. Since joining Hollyport, Penn has refined his investment appraisal skills and continues to develop his expertise in fund modelling.

Before joining Hollyport, Penn was a Senior Associate at Capital One in their strategy and corporate development group. He conducted due diligence on M&A opportunities and worked with the CEO on key strategic challenges.

Penn graduated from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business, double Majoring in Finance and International Business. Outside of work, Penn enjoys tennis, skiing, and reading.

Domenique Juthenholtz

Domenique joined Hollyport in 2022 as an Associate in the investment team, based in New York. Her role is to evaluate, analyse, and model potential acquisitions of private equity funds and portfolio companies alongside the investment team. This involves valuing businesses, reviewing private equity fund financial statements and performing due diligence on private equity managers.

Before joining Hollyport, Domenique was a Senior Associate at KPMG in the alternative investment valuations group. Her role included the valuation of private and illiquid securities for fund managers across various asset classes.

Domenique gained a BBA in Finance with a Minor in Psychology at the Baruch College, Zicklin School of Business. She also speaks fluent Swedish. Her experience growing up in three different countries has helped her become an adaptable, open-minded and flexible member of the team. Outside of the office Domenique loves to travel, cook, hike, and tackle any racket sport.

Mike Catts

Mike is a Partner in the Investment Team, based in the New York office.

Mike joined Hollyport in 2022 as Head of the New York office, managing its growing team of investment associates.  Prior to joining Hollyport, Mike worked as a Managing Director at Evercore in Private Capital Advisory, where he was responsible for originating and advising owners of private financial assets on strategic and sale transaction alternatives available to them in the secondary market. He brings extensive experience to Hollyport, using his knowledge and industry contacts to source proprietary deal flow.

Mike began his career at Houlihan Lokey before going on to be a Director at UBS Investment Bank within the Private Funds Group. Mike graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration.

Mike lives in Manhattan with his wife, two young children, and dog Paco.  Outside of work, he is an avid golfer and enjoys cooking interesting family meals on the weekends.

Kevin Land

Kevin joined Hollyport in 2022 as an Associate in the investment team in New York. His role is to introduce, analyse, and model potential acquisitions of private equity funds or portfolio companies alongside the investment team. This involves valuing businesses, reviewing private equity fund financial statements and performing due diligence on private equity managers.

Prior to joining Hollyport, Kevin worked as a senior associate at Alvarez and Marsal in the alternative investments department with a focus on portfolio valuation. He was primarily involved in the valuation of Level 3 assets, such as distressed debt and private equity investments.

Kevin gained a Major in Finance at Boston College, Carroll School of Management. In his free time, Kevin enjoys cooking and trying out new recipes. He also loves to be outside playing basketball and golf, and watching the Sacramento Kings.

Ali Stier

Ali joined Hollyport in 2022 as an Associate in the investment team in New York. Within her role, Ali works with the investment team to introduce new opportunities, perform due diligence, and analyse potential acquisitions of private equity funds and portfolio companies.

During Ali’s first year at Hollyport she spent six weeks working in the London office and enjoyed her time exploring the city. Since joining the firm she has deepened her analysis skills across different industries and continues to develop her expertise in fund modelling.

Ali studied at Cornell University where she gained a BSc in Human Development, with a Minor in both Health Policy and Business.

Outside of work Ali enjoys listening to music, trying out new restaurants and discovering new activities in New York City.

Andrew Ward

Andrew joined Hollyport in 2021 as an investment team Principal in the London office and relocated to New York in 2024. He originates potential opportunities and leads project teams as they are evaluated and introduced at Investment Committee. He also focuses on outreach to market intermediaries, fund managers and potential sellers.

Andrew has worked in private equity secondaries for over 10 years, and has seen the market develop from around $20bn of transaction volume to over $100bn. Andrew has focused on GP-led transactions for the last five years and is an expert in this field.

Andrew graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in Banking and Finance and holds an MBA from INSEAD.  He has worked and studied in five different countries: the US, UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, and France. As well as travelling, Andrew loves to ski, hike, play tennis, and listen to live music.

Dani Shayne

Dani joined Hollyport in 2021 as an Associate in the New York investment team. His role covers all aspects of the investment appraisal process; valuing businesses, modelling financials and performing due diligence on private equity managers to form the investment thesis. Since joining Hollyport Dani has deepened his knowledge of the secondaries industry, regularly reaching out to vendors, PE managers and intermediaries. He is now developing his knowledge of macroeconomics.

Before joining Hollyport, Dani was a Senior Associate at Duff & Phelps in the alternative asset advisory department. His role included the valuation of illiquid securities for hedge funds, private equity funds, and business development corporations.

Dani has a BSc in Finance and is a Chartered Financial Accountant (CFA), and also speaks Hebrew. Outside of the office, Dani supports the Mets, Jets, and Nets; and enjoys scrolling FinTwit.