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Credit management

Europe

  • James Brailey

    James Brailey

    London

    James Brailey

    James Brailey

    London

    Director, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    James joined the Credit Management Group in December 2014 and is primarily responsible for investments in the Consumer Goods sector. James joined from Lloyds Banking Group where he worked in the Acquisition Finance team for 4 years and prior to this, James worked in the leveraged debt investment team at Babson Capital Europe. James started his career at Deloitte working within both Audit and Transaction Services, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2005. James graduated from Durham University with an MA in Management.

  • Kieran Carmody

    Kieran Carmody

    London

    Kieran Carmody

    Kieran Carmody

    London

    Director, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    Kieran is a Director for ICM EU with responsibility for all fund reporting and operations of the business. This covers systems, liquidity, portfolio and hypothetical trade evaluation, data integrity and reporting of the ICM series of funds. Kieran joined ICM EU in February 2017, following the acquisition of 3i Debt Management, where he worked for six years. Prior to joining 3i Debt Management, Kieran worked at Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) for six years, holding various roles in the Mezzanine, CDO and secondary debt markets team. Kieran holds a Honours degree in Business studies and Economics and is approved to perform the FCA controlled function 30.

  • Dominic Courtman

    Dominic Courtman

    London

    Dominic Courtman

    Dominic Courtman

    London

    Director, Portfolio Manager, Investcorp Credit Management EU  

    Dominic joined  ICM EU in June 2018 is a Director and Portfolio Manager responsibility for the portfolio management and structuring of closed ended Credit Funds and separately managed accounts in Europe.

    Prior to joining ICM EU, Dominic spent 13 years within the Credit Management business of Rothschild & Co.   He was Portfolio Manager of Rothschild’s closed ended Credit Funds and separately managed accounts since inception of the strategy in 2012, raising and deploying c€2.0 billion of capital in the Strategy.  During his time at Rothschild, Dominic gained a wide range of experience across credit markets, investing into both large-cap and mid-cap leveraged loan, high yield bonds and junior debt.

    Before Rothschild, Dominic worked in both Private Equity and Corporate Finance

    Dominic is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts of England and Wales.

  • Mikael de Pedro Nejjai

    Mikael de Pedro Nejjai

    London

    Mikael de Pedro Nejjai

    Mikael de Pedro Nejjai

    London

    Credit Analyst, Investcorp Credit Management EU Limited

    Mikael joined ICM EU as a portfolio management associate in December 2015 and is now a credit analyst with general coverage. Prior to ICM, he worked in BBVA S.A’s Loan Trading desk within the Loan Syndicate, Sales and Trading division in London. Mikael holds a BSc in International Business, Finance, and Economics from the University of Manchester.

  • David Fewtrell

    David Fewtrell

    London

    David Fewtrell

    David Fewtrell

    London

    Director, Portfolio Manager/Trader, Investcorp Credit Management EU  

    David is a Director and Portfolio Manager for ICM EU having originally joined 3i Debt Management, the predecessor to ICM EU in July 2012.  Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at HSBC where he headed the bank’s institutional loan sales business in Europe.

    David joined HSBC Investment Bank in 1988 to establish and run the bank’s secondary loan trading business before heading leverage and secondary sales within the HSBC’s Leveraged and Acquisition Finance group.  David started his career at NatWest moving to NatWest International and then NatWest Markets undertaking a variety of loan syndication and trading, credit and corporate banking roles.

    David has over 20 years sales and trading experience in the international syndicated loan and leverage finance market and is one of the pioneers of the secondary loan market in Europe. He sat on the board of Directors of the Loan Market Association for over 10 years and was Vice-Chairman between 2006 and 2009. David holds a Banking Diploma from the Institute of Financial Services and is approved to perform the FCA controlled function 30.

  • Masaaki Fudeuchi

    Masaaki Fudeuchi

    London

    Masaaki Fudeuchi

    Masaaki Fudeuchi

    London

    Senior Director, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    Masaaki is a Senior Director for ICM EU with responsibility for the Private Equity Fund of Funds business and fundraising in Japan. He joined 3i Debt Management, the predecessor to ICM EU in 2011 following the acquisition of Mizuho Investment Management (MIM) from Mizuho Corporate Bank.

    Prior to joining 3i, Masaaki began his career at Mizuho Corporate Bank (formerly The Fuji Bank) in 1990.Having built up several years of corporate finance experience in Japan, he joined The Fuji Bank's Syndication Group in London in 1998 and subsequently moved to Mizuho Corporate Bank's Leveraged Finance Group in 2003 where he was responsible for Mizuho's private equity investments. Masaaki holds a B.A. in Politics from Keio University in Japan. Masaaki is approved to perform the FCA controlled function 30.

  • Richard Keast

    Richard Keast

    London

    Richard Keast

    Richard Keast

    London

    Director, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    Richard joined the Credit Management Group in November 2012 and is responsible for analysing new debt investment opportunities primarily in the Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) sector. Richard joined from Lloyds Banking Group where he worked as a Leverage Analyst in the Acquisition Finance team for 2 years. Prior to this he spent 5 years at Allied Irish Bank having completed their graduate programme and held positions in Credit and later as a Relationship Manager. Richard graduated from Surrey University achieving a 2.1 in Business Management with Risk and Finance.

  • Barry Lane

    Barry Lane

    London

    Barry Lane

    Barry Lane

    London

    Director, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    Barry is a Director with responsibility for European CLO issuance and working on strategic growth projects of the business. During his time with 3i Debt Management, the predecessor to ICM EU, Barry was involved in a number of strategic transactions, including the establishment of 3i Debt Management in 2011 through the acquisition of Mizuho Investment Management and the transaction to establish 3i Debt Management US.

    He has worked on the issuance of each of ICM’s nine European 2.0 CLOs and led the fund structuring of ICM’s European Middle Market Fund. He is a committee member of the BVCA Alternative Lending Group. Barry studied Economics at Trinity College, Dublin.

  • Sarunas Leimontas

    Sarunas Leimontas

    London

    Sarunas Leimontas

    Sarunas Leimontas

    London

    Associate Director, Investcorp Credit Management EU  

    Sarunas joined the Credit Management Group in March 2018 as an Associate Director and is primarily responsible for analysing new debt investment opportunities across all sectors. Sarunas joined from ING Bank, London where he began his career as a graduate trainee in 2011, before becoming an Analyst in the Structured Acquisition Finance team in 2012 and finishing from there as a Vice President for the past two years. Sarunas holds a First Class Honours degree in Economics from the University of Bath and is a CFA® charterholder.

  • Jakob Mattsson

    Jakob Mattsson

    London

    Jakob Mattsson

    Jakob Mattsson

    London

    Associate, Distribution and Marketing, Investcorp Credit Management EU    

    Jakob joined the Investor Relations team in September 2014, prior to this he worked as an Associate in the Institutional Investor Group at Northern Trust. Jakob started his career at Santander Bank after joining the Graduate Corporate Banking Scheme. 

    Jakob graduated in Management from Royal Holloway, University of London in 2009 and completed a Masters in Global Management from Antwerp University.

  • Mark Newman

    Mark Newman

    London

    Mark Newman

    Mark Newman

    London

    Senior Counsel to Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    Mark is Senior Counsel to ICM EU, responsible for the provision of internal and external legal advice and resource. Mark joined ICM EU in 2017 as part of the debt management team acquired from 3i.  Prior to joining Investcorp Mark worked with 3i from 1995 to 2017 and has a gained wide experience of 3i’s business with particular focus on its funding, fund raisings (both private LP funds and publicly listed funds) and the acquisitions undertaken by 3i for its own business development.  Mark’s background is in banking law and the credit markets. Prior to joining 3i Mark spent nearly 11 years with Allen & Overy where he trained, qualified and worked in their Banking and Capital Markets teams typically advising banks on general corporate loans, project financings, large scale corporate restructurings and other debt capital markets events. Mark served an 18 month secondment to the NatWest loans syndication desk and holds an LLB (Hons) degree from Reading University.

  • Neil Rickard

    Neil Rickard

    London

    Neil Rickard

    Neil Rickard

    London

    Director, Head of Credit Research and Portfolio Manager, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    Neil is a Director for ICM EU. Neil heads up the dedicated credit research function at ICM EU and is also the portfolio manager for the ICM Middle Market Fund. Neil joined 3i Debt Management, the predecessor to ICM EU in 2011 following the acquisition of Mizuho Investment Management (MIM) from Mizuho Corporate Bank. At Mizuho Neil was responsible for all of the credit processes within the Company. Prior to joining Mizuho in 2005, Neil held various credit analyst roles within Leveraged Finance at Ahli United, GE Capital and Wachovia.

    Neil has 19 years’ experience within the leveraged finance market and is a qualified accountant. Neil also holds a 2.1 BSc (hons) in Management and Chemical Sciences and an MSc (hons) in International Business, both of which were obtained from UMIST.

  • David Stanbrook

    David Stanbrook

    London

    David Stanbrook

    David Stanbrook

    London

    Director, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    David joined the Credit Management Group in June 2011 and is a member of the European Investment Committee. He is also responsible for investments in the Construction sector. Prior to this, David spent over 4 years at Resource Europe, a top performing CLO manager, where he was a key-man and director. David previously spent 11 years at The Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co., Ltd, latterly as the Head of the Leveraged Loan Investment Department overseeing a £400m portfolio consisting primarily of LBO, acquisition finance and structured finance transactions. David also worked for Standard Chartered Bank for 13 years, latterly as a credit analyst in the Credit Risk Management Department. He qualified as an Associate of Chartered Institute of Bankers in 1991.

  • Andrew Strong

    Andrew Strong

    London

    Andrew Strong

    Andrew Strong

    London

    Portfolio Manager, Investcorp Credit Management EU   

    Andrew is a Portfolio Manager at ICM EU, with 11 years at the company having originally joined Mizuho’s CLO platform in 2006.  Andrew was involved in the transaction to acquire the Invesco Management Contracts in 2012 and subsequently took Portfolio Manager responsibility for these funds. Prior to transitioning to the Portfolio Manager role, Andrew was a credit analyst with specific focus on the consumer sector.  

    Andrew began his career within the Credit Risk and Portfolio Management department at Mizuho Corporate Bank in 2005 before moving to Mizuho’s CLO team. Andrew graduated from Brunel University with a first class honours degree in Economics and Business Finance.