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Jeremy Coller

London, UK

Founder, CIO & Chairman

Coller Capital

Jeremy Coller

Biography

Jeremy Coller is Founder, CIO & Chairman of Coller Capital which he established in 1990. It is recognised as one of the world’s leading investors in private equity’s secondary market.

A private equity veteran, Jeremy was recognised by the Financial News in 2018 as one of the 50 most influential people in European private equity and he has won numerous accolades. An entrepreneur and author, his book "The Lives, Loves and Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors" was well received. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and presented at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills.

Previously, Jeremy pioneered the acquisition of private equity secondaries at ICI Pension Plan and was Head of Research at Fidelity International Investment Management.

Jeremy’s extensive philanthropic work is run by the Jeremy Coller Foundation and includes Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return, FAIRR, which is a collaborative investor network raising awareness of intensive livestock production. Jeremy is also Founder of the Coller School of Management at Tel Aviv University which aims to become a global hub for excellence in multi-disciplinary research, management & entrepreneurship.

Educated at Carmel College and the Sorbonne, Jeremy has a BSc (Hons) in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester and an MA in Philosophy from the University of Sussex.

Jeremy Coller’s Newsfeed

These food giants are seizing the fake meat opportunity

"For too long big food has been playing catch up to consumers and start-ups on alternative proteins, when they should be leading this transformation," said Jeremy Coller, founder of FAIRR and chief investment officer of Coller Capital. "This report shows that some food multinationals are seizing the moment by setting clear strategic goals to increase their alternative protein exposure, supported by relevant metrics that are tracked and reported."

Selling a stake in a PE management company is fine, say LPs, depending on the GP’s motivation

“The rigidity that characterised the early days of LP-GP relations is disappearing rapidly,” says Jeremy Coller, chief investment officer of Coller Capital. “Investors are deepening their partnerships with individual managers and becoming far more proactive in managing their portfolios. The downside for Limited Partners themselves is that their workloads are also getting heavier, almost across the board.”

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Jeremy Coller’s Background

Founder, CIO & Chairman
1990 - Present
London, UK
Coller Capital is one of the world's leading investors in private equity's secondary market and acknowledged as an innovator. Coller Capital provide liquidity solutions to global private equity investors.
Director
1985 - 1990
London, UK
Imperial Chemical Industries was a British chemical company and one of the largest manufacturers in Britain. Jeremy pioneered the acquisition of private equity secondaries in their pension plan.
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Other Business Interests

Book : The Lives, Loves and Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors logo Book : The Lives, Loves and Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors logo
Book : The Lives, Loves and Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors
Author
The Lives, Loves & Deaths of Splendidly Unreasonable Inventors is an analysis of 20 inventors who changed the world. Jeremy Coller argues that there are basic personality types; Principal, Broker and Consultant.
Founder
2016 - Present
London, UK
Established by the Jeremy Coller Foundation, the Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return, FAIRR, initiative is a collaborative investor network that raises awareness of the material ESG risks and opportunities caused by intensive livestock production.
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Philanthropy

Founder
2002 - Present
London, UK
The Jeremy Coller Foundation was founded in 2002 and is the philanthropic vehicle of private equity entrepreneur Jeremy Coller.

Jeremy Coller’s Education

Sorbonne logo Sorbonne logo
Sorbonne
Diplôme Cours de Civilisation Française
MA Philosophy
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