Karl G. Finegan
Founder and Managing Principal

Mr. Finegan is the Founder and Managing Principal, responsible for implementing investment strategies and portfolio management from acquisition to exit.  Mr. Finegan previously worked at Goldman Sachs & Co. for 16 years, where he was in the Distressed and High Yield Bond business. 

Prior to Goldman Sachs, Mr. Finegan worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in Europe, where he managed the external audits of global corporations.  From 2007 through November 2014, Mr. Finegan was President of the Setai Hotel & Residences Homeowners Association (“HOA”) in Miami, Florida.  

Mr. Finegan earned his B.A Honors in Economics and French from the University College Dublin.  He also earned a Professional Diploma in Accounting from Dublin City University and was admitted as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland.  

Mr Finegan is a member of the Board of Directors of Neuehouse LLC as well as an advisor to several of Aeterna's portfolio companies.

 


MAACHA J. LE BLANC
MANAGING PRINCIPAL

Ms. Le Blanc is a Founder and Managing Principal of Aeterna Capital. She is responsible for implementing investment strategies and managing partnership activities.  Prior to joining Aeterna Capital, she was a Senior Vice President at Capital Group Companies (Private Client Service) where she was responsible for capital-raising efforts and managing consultant, family office, and foundation & endowment relationships throughout the mid-west and eastern United States.  Prior to that, Ms. Le Blanc was head of sales and investor relations for Eidesis Capital, LLC, with a focus on consultants, family offices, pension plans, foundations and endowments.  She previously was head of institutional capital-raising and marketing for Beacon Trust Company and also spent seven years at Brown Brothers Harriman & Co.  Ms. Le Blanc also serves as advisor/trustee to several professional and philanthropic organizations.  Ms. Le Blanc earned a BS in International Culture and Economics from Bentley College.

 


MICHAEL H. SOLLOTT
MANAGING PRINCIPAL

Michael H. Sollott, is a Managing Principal where he is responsible for implementing investment strategies and portfolio management.  Previously, Mr. Sollottwas Head of Portfolio Management and a co-founder of Eidesis Capital (“Eidesis”), a special situations-focused asset management firm that beginning in 1998 raised and deployed over $2.5bn of capital through special opportunity funds focused on strategies in high yield corporate bonds and loans, credit derivatives, distressed collateralized debt obligations (“CDOs”) and mortgage securitizations.  Prior to Eidesis, Mr Sollott was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Falcon Asset Management, a wholly owned subsidiary of USF&G Corp., where he established the high-yield department that grew to more than $800 mm in assets under management and launched a successful CDO business in 1996.  Mr Sollott is a CFA, and he received his M.B.A from the University of Michigan and his B.S. from Duke University.

 


Jared effron
ASSOCIATE

Mr. Effron is an Associate of Aeterna Capital. He joined the firm in August 2016.  He brings several years of experience in real estate, marketing and RE tech to the team. Most recently, Jared worked in Acquisitions, Development and Asset Management for The Witkoff Group, a premier commercial real estate development firm in New York. Prior to this, Jared worked in the corporate marketing division of the Miami Dolphin Organization as a Staff Assistant during the 2011 season and as Marketing Coordinator for a prominent New York based hospitality company. Jared was born and raised in New York City. He received a BS degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011.