Neil Rickard 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, he 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 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.