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Owen James

Investment Director

Owen joined 17Capital in 2015. He has fifteen years of experience in private equity, banking and accountancy.

Prior to joining 17Capital, Owen was an investment professional at SVG Advisers (now part of Aberdeen Asset Management). At SVG, he worked on primary and secondary fund investment opportunities and direct co-investments across private equity and private debt. He was also involved with the management of several investment vehicles, including structured feeder vehicles, leveraged fund-of-funds and listed investment trusts.   

Previously, Owen was part of the leveraged finance team at Bank of Scotland (now part of Lloyds Banking Group), where he originated and executed debt finance transactions for the UK private equity mid-market. Owen started his career at PwC, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. 

Owen holds a Bachelor’s degree (Hons) in social sciences from Durham University. He speaks conversational French.