Ivan Cornet is co-founder and managing partner of Latitude Five where he is in charge of real estate and infrastructure.
Ivan assists international and local investors active in West Africa, providing market intelligence and identifying off market opportunities, as well as structuring commercial and financial transactions.
With over fifteen years of structured finance experience in Europe and Africa as a lawyer, an investor and a financier, Ivan has extensive practice in underwriting and executing complex, structured transactions in real estate and infrastructure, and a complete understanding of the specificities of emerging and frontier markets. Transactions have included acquisitions, asset sales, construction and renovation financing, refinancing and joint ventures.
Ivan Cornet holds a business law degree and a Master in European Business law (LL.M) from the University of Brussels as well as an INSEAD Master in Business Administration (MBA) and an Islamic Finance Qualification issued by CISI (London) and Ecole Supérieure des Affaires (Beirut). He is called to the bar in Brussels and Paris.