Brent de Jong

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Qenta

Brent de Jong has extensive experience in the finance and investment industry. Brent is currently the Managing Partner of De Jong Capital LLC, an investment firm focused on integrating technology with financial and compliance products to create sustainable commodity supply chains and payments. In this role, they have led significant deals, including the acquisition of the second-largest hydrocarbon producer in Peru.

Prior to that, Brent served as the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Qenta Inc. and its subsidiaries, a comprehensive financial technology platform offering various solutions such as cashless payments processing and card processing. Brent successfully managed operations and a team of over 400 people spread across 17 countries.

Before joining Qenta, Brent was a Partner in Charge of Global Special Situations at Castlelake, where they developed an investment strategy and global investment team. Brent'sfocus was on identifying and structuring deep value and opportunistic credit and equity deals in various industries.

Brent also had significant experience at Ashmore Investment Management, where they held the role of Head of Special Situations and Infrastructure. Brent was involved in identifying special situations for corporates and played a key role in creating the Global Special Situations Fund concept.

Additionally, Brent founded AEI Svcs LLC, an energy infrastructure company operating in emerging markets. Brent served as Founder, CEO, and Vice Chairman of the Board, overseeing various transactions and organizational problem areas. Under their leadership, the company achieved notable distinctions for its cross-border M&A transaction.

Brent began their career at J.P. Morgan as an Investment Banking Associate, focused on emerging European and Mediterranean regions. Brent managed relationships with client bankers, supported them in generating new ideas, and led teams for due diligence and transaction management.

Overall, Brent de Jong's work experience spans various leadership and strategic roles in the finance and investment industry, demonstrating their expertise and success in managing complex transactions and driving business growth.

Brent de Jong attended the United States Naval Academy from 1993 to 1995. There is no information available regarding the degree or field of study during this period. Brent then pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics at Georgetown University from 1995 to 1997.

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  • Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

    November, 2019 - present

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