Elisa Alvares is a Media & Entertainment Banker with over 20 years’ experience in international corporate and structured finance. Originally from Brazil, she is based in London where she has worked for Dresdner Bank, Taurus Finance and Bank Leumi UK in various executive and management capacities.
Elisa operates as a consultant in Corporate Finance for Media & Entertainment and is a Senior Advisor for the Finnish venture capital fund manager IPR.VC.
She has managed investment funds and led financial transactions in M&E in excess of $800m and her experience ranges from structuring debt and equity investments into entertainment companies to financing entertainment as project finance.
Over the years’ Elisa has been involved in the provision of corporate and project finance for studios such as Universal/Focus, Disney, Lionsgate, Entertainment One, MRC, Skydance, Village Roadshow and, in Europe, Europacorp and Wild Bunch.
Beyond the origination, structuring and execution of investments and finance transactions in Media & Entertainment, Elisa’s experience extends to fund raising, portfolio monitoring and asset management in the sector.