WOLFGANG FELIX, FOUNDER
Wolfgang has 18 years of experience in high yield, leveraged loans, distressed debt, re structuring, and special situations investment management and research. Until recently, Wolfgang has been partner and senior portfolio manager of Wiltshire Capital, managing funds under the brands of Wiltshire and City Financial.
Formerly Team Leader at CQS for European Distressed and Value Opportunities, and responsible for European special opportunities at Marathon Asset Management, he has consistently generated client profits and lead a series of successful cross-border restructurings and re-financings. Faced with a lack of opportunities, he liquidated most of his book in early 2008, preserving client capita.
Prior to 2005, Wolfgang was Vice President for the Deutsche Bank Distressed Products Group in London, Europe’s largest distressed desk in the last cycle, and associate at Alvarez & Marsal, where early on he had specialised as interims manager in corporate restructuring and hands-on operational turnaround.
He began his career at KPMG in Germany. Wolfgang is a German national, speaks German, English, French, Spanish and Portuguese, holds a BA (hons) from EBS London and an MBA from the University of Chicago.
MARTHA CHAGAS FELIX, CO-FOUNDER
Martha combines 21 years of experience in design, operations and trade. With her deep understanding of social media, as well as her managerial experience, Martha is responsible for all operations, resource planing, PR, visual content and web design. She is also overseeing matters in relation to finance and accounting.
Prior to Sarria, Martha has been a successful blogger, catering to lifestyle tourists visiting London. Prior to that, from 2003 to 2008, she was key account manager for a leading international shoe supplier, covering and representing the interests of the largest high-street shoe retailers in the UK and also in Europe.
Martha began her career in the 90’s in Brazil as architect, but soon turned entrepreneur, when she co-founded an innovative company, making interior design available to a wider audience.
Martha is a Brazilian national and speaks Portuguese, Spanish and English. She has a University degree in Architecture and Urban Planning from UFRGS and an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona.
TOMÁS MANNION, SENIOR INVESTMENT ANALYST
Tomás has more than fifteen years experience in the European leveraged credit and high yield capital markets, with a particular focus on distressed and special situations investments. He has worked in both buy-side and sell-side roles within the credit market, most recently at Guggenheim Securities brokerage desk.
Other notable experience includes 6 years at Centaurus Capital, an European event driven fund, focused on credit investing. Tomas started his career at Barclays Capital Asset Management - BCAM - investing on behalf of Barclays Capital in stressed and distressed European situations. He has experience of several restructurings and has held board observation rights on a couple of UK Companies post restructuring.
Tomás holds a BBS in Economics and Mathematics from University of Limerick.
BRUNO BIASETTO PHD - SECTOR ANALYST
Bruno has 10 years of experience in teaching and research on economic and financial history, mainly centred in foreign debt crisis in Latin America and the oil industry in South America. With his strong analytic skills and understanding of the global market, Bruno is responsible for market and sector analysis at Sarria.
During 17 years in academia, where he focused his research on global political affairs and the development of the global economy in the 20th century, Bruno has had a successful career as a professor of two universities in Brazil. In 2016, Bruno received a PhD in history from Georgetown University (USA), where he had focused his studies on the history of oil and macroeconomics in South America, having several papers published on that topic.
Bruno is a Brazilian national and speaks Portuguese, English, Spanish, German and Dutch. He holds a masters degree in History of Iberian and American Societies from PUCRS and a PhD in Global Economic History from Georgetown University.
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