Our Story

Gold Grain Capital is a boutique firm specialising in structured and alternative investment products, custom securitisation solutions, and wealth management services. We work with institutional and professional investors only.

History

A forward looking family business

The company was founded by father and son, Alberto and Marco Eman, and fuses their longstanding financial services experience with fresh perspectives and a contemporary approach. This combination defines Gold Grain’s mission: to provide bespoke financial solutions at the very highest level, powered by the latest innovation in financial engineering and technology.

Years of experience

Alberto and Marco have augmented their own considerable financial services experience by building an experienced team of investment professionals, including experts in wealth advisory, structured financial products, alternative investments, and securitisation solutions.

Image

Our Values

Expertise

The Gold Grain team’s extensive market knowledge spans all structures and asset classes, and we have developed strong and lasting relationships with a wide range of primary issuing banks.

Trust

Trust is Gold Grain Capital’s guiding principle, shaping every aspect of our interactions. Complete transparency in our services assures our partners that our interests are perfectly aligned with theirs.

Innovation

Cutting-edge solutions keep Gold Grain Capital at the forefront of the industry. We are continually expanding our services to include new asset classes and solutions, ensuring that our partners and clients benefit from the latest innovations in the financial sector.

Bespoke Service

Every situation is unique; the Gold Grain approach combines in-depth consultation and personal service with an agile flexibility that lets us develop custom solutions on the fly.

Image

In Numbers

0+
Banks and issuers
$0bn+
Amount traded since 2016
0+
Another stat goes here

Team

Our experienced team has deep expertise across traditional and alternative investments, wealth advisory, and all aspects of financial engineering

Image
Marco J. Eman
Director

Marco is an expert in structuring and sales of securities who began his career in Sales and Trading in 2010

Read More 

Image
Alberto Eman
Non Executive Director

Alberto is a serial entrepreneur who began his career working for AIG in New York in 1984

Read More 

Image
Simon Lever
COO

Simon is Chief Operating Officer at Gold Grain Capital

Read More 

Image
David Brandeis
CFO

David is an ACCA-qualified accountant with decades of experience in finance leadership in hi-tech and finance.

Read More 

Image
Danilo Carolini
VP - Alternative Investments

Danilo worked for years in the City as an Investment Banker, focussing on Energy, Infrastructure, Tech and Industrials

Read More 

Image
Daniel Elia
Analyst

Daniel studied Finance, Accounting and Management at the University of Nottingham

Read More 

Image
Saul Bendaud
Analyst

Saul holds an MSc Cum Laude in Corporate Finance and a BA in Economics and Management, both from Luiss Guido Carli, Rome

Read More 

Image
Samuel Tabath
VP - Structuring

Samuel holds an MsC in Risk and Finance from EDHEC Business School, and joined Gold Grain in 2023 after starting his career at HPC Investment Partners.

Read More

Image
Frederique Zippel
Cross-Asset Solutions Consultant

Frederique is an expert in the pricing and modelling of structure products

Read More 

Image
James Payling
Cross-Asset Solutions

James graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2021 with First-Class Honours in Business Management

Read More