RePlan is backed by US private equity funds specialized in Litigation Finance and Insurance Claim Factoring and is led by a team of highly seasoned finance professionals, with extensive experience in auditing, finance, performance management and operational efficiency.

RePlan´s DNA is largely built from financial control, audit and review. There is a strong focus on compliance and analytics. This is seen in our robust enterprise risk management, focusing on performance and process review. Technology and automation are key, with appropriate controls to maintain a lean organization needed to innovate and execute controlled decisions quickly.

Jean-Francois BahierFounder and Investor

Jean-Francois has over 30 years of investment banking and (re)insurance experience, litigation finance and insurance claim factoring in France, Japan and the United States of America where he held several senior roles in different aspects of financial work, from auditing and consulting engagements to financial and risk control, and ultimately, to marketing and structuring in both the insurance and banking industries, having previously worked for KPMG, Credit Lyonnais, Imagine Group and AmTrust. Jean-Francois is a French Chartered Accountant, holds an actuarial degree in Life and P&C, and received his M.B.A. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

Peter NorrisFounder and Investor

Peter has over 30 years of experience in professional accounting and auditing, (re)insurance underwriting, M&A, litigation finance and insurance claim factoring experience in UK and Ireland, having previously worked for PwC, Zurich, Imagine Group and AmTrust. He is an ACA, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales (1993), as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst (1997).

Ana HilbertCOO

Ana is responsible for all operations-related topics and for product development. Ana has 17 years of experience in accounting, audit and financial control, product structuring and project management, having previously worked for PwC, RBC Investor Services and AmTrust. Ana holds a degree in Business Administration and is a UK Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA).

Shantanu PartagalkarCIO

Shantanu manages the entire development of HESTIA Capital’s proprietary platform and integration with management needs. This includes all technical decisions, overall system architecture, cybersecurity and scalability of the technical solutions. Shantanu has 8 years experience in database management, product development, data mining, and pricing and modeling of property and casualty deals. Shantanu was most recently acting as head of modeling and risk management for the Unique Risk Underwriting group at AmTrust. He has deep experience in VBA, SQL, C++, Java, R programming. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Information Technology from Mumbai University and has a diploma in International Business Management from St. Mary’s University (London).