Wir sind ein kleines Team von jungen, langfristig orientierten Unternehmern. Unsere Entscheidungswege sind kurz, und wir agieren situationsgerecht, schnell und pragmatisch.

Elliott Nicholson

Managing Director
+44 (0) 782 463 5597

Elliott is a founding member of Longacre and responsible for its investments. Before Longacre, he was a member of H.I.G. Capital’s private equity team in London. Elliott has extensive investment experience completing a wide range of transactions in a variety of industries with a particular focus on industrials, business services and media.
Prior to H.I.G., Elliott was part of the investment banking team at J.P. Morgan Cazenove advising UK industrial clients.
Elliott graduated from University College London with a degree in Economics.


Stani Schmidt-Chiari

Managing Director
+44 (0) 77 133 151 94

Stani is a founding member of Longacre Group and responsible for its investments. He is on the board of Dycem, Taylor Hopkinson, MSS, Pura Diagnostics and Prowrap. Before Longacre Group, Stani was at H.I.G. Capital covering the UK and German speaking countries for private equity investments. Prior to that he worked at Apax Partners focusing on financial and business services companies. Stani started his career at Lehman Brothers in leveraged finance.

Stani graduated from University College London with a degree in East European Studies and Economics and holds an MBA from INSEAD. He is a native German speaker, is fluent in English and French and speaks conversational Russian.


James Moreton

+44 (0) 79 586 333 90

Prior to joining Longacre, James was a Director at Pitt Capital Partners the investment arm of Washington H. Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd (SOL.ASX), an Australian diversified investment house. In this role James led a number of private market investment strategies with a focus on financial and business services. Before joining Pitt Capital Partners, James worked in the financial institutions investment banking division of J.P. Morgan in Sydney and at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. James holds a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Nottingham.

Lisa Schnepp

Business Executive

Lisa is a Business Executive at Longacre and is responsible for Operational aspects. Prior to Longacre she was an Operations Consultant at Excluserv Ltd., a Chief of Staff at NobleCSS, a Cybersecurity Start-up, as well as varied other operational roles at a Service-Design Agency and Berlin Start-ups. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Applied Sciences Arnhem and Nijmegen.