27 Jul Accelex Expands Business Development Team with Strategic Hires in North America, EMEA
New York and London – 06th June – Accelex, a SaaS platform redefining alternative investment data, today announced two key additions to its global sales team. Simon Tang has joined the company as its new Director of Business Development in North America and Marco Loiacono as the new Director of EMEA Sales, based in London. Each will be responsible for expanding and servicing Accelex’s growing client base of asset owners, asset servicers, fund of funds, secondaries investors and advisors in their respective regions.
“Accelex is emerging as a leader in this nascent category of alternative investment data management, and we are poised for significant growth,” said Michael Aldridge, president at Accelex. “Simon and Marco’s considerable expertise in leading client acquisition strengthens our already experienced team and will be instrumental in enabling Accelex to deliver on our ambitious growth plans.”
Prior to joining Accelex, Simon spent nearly a decade as a director at CEPRES, a private markets data and analytics firm, where he opened the firm’s first office in the APAC region and spearheaded new client acquisition and business development. He brings over 15 years of private equity investment experience, covering the markets of Europe, US and Asia. Previously at Deutsche Bank, he was responsible for the sourcing and due diligence of hundreds of private equity funds for institutional and private clients. Before private equity, he was an officer with the United States Navy. Simon earned his Master of Science degree in Computational Science and Engineering from the Technical University of Munich, and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Virginia.
Marco brings over 10 years of experience in sales roles in financial technology markets, covering both private markets software and data businesses. He spent three years at S&P Global working in sales functions within their Capital IQ franchise. He then moved to iLEVEL as their fourth hire in EMEA, where he helped expand the EMEA market across GPs and LPs working as Senior Sales Engineer first and Sales Director later. He was with the iLEVEL business through the acquisitions by both Ipreo in 2015 and IHS Markit in 2018. Marco completed his Master’s Degree in Economics and Management and a Bachelor of Science in Business Management at Bari University in Italy.
Founded in 2018, Accelex provides data acquisition, analytics and reporting solutions for alternative investors and asset servicers, enabling firms to access the full potential of critical investment performance and transaction data. Powered by proprietary artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, Accelex solutions automate processes for extraction, analysis and sharing of difficult-to-access unstructured data. Accelex is headquartered in London, with offices in Paris, Luxembourg, New York, and Toronto.