9 Jan 2018
Bahrain, January 9, 2018 – Investcorp, a leading global provider and manager of alternative investments , today announces the appointment of Phil Yeates as Managing Director to head its European Credit Funds business, a newly created business vertical for Investcorp Credit Management (ICM). Phil will be based in London and will oversee the structuring and fundraising for closed ended credit funds and separately managed accounts in Europe. Phil will report to Jeremy Ghose, Head of Investcorp Credit Management, the firm’s leading global credit investment business.
Phil joins ICM following 24 years at Rothschild & Co, where he was instrumental in establishing and developing the Global Credit Management business. He brings with him over three decades’ experience in debt capital markets having started his career in Corporate Debt at Hill Samuel Merchant Bank and NatWest Markets.
Commenting on the appointment, Jeremy Ghose, Head of Investcorp Credit Management, said: “We are delighted to welcome Phil Yeates to the team, who has extensive market experience and a strong track record. Since our business was acquired by Investcorp in March, 2017, ICM has continued to show stability and growth as a well-established, diverse global alternative credit manager. We look forward to expanding our platform and product offering, creating new opportunities for our investors, as part of Investcorp’s long-term growth strategy.”