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Chief Credit Officer - Emerging Markets Private Debt Fund

Location: London, England, United Kingdom

Salary: £Significant 6 Figure Base + Equity + Carry

My client is in the process of launching a direct lending private debt fund that will focus on lending across CEEMEA.

They are looking for a Chief Credit Officer with significant Emerging Markets experience. They are particularly interested in seeing candidates with experience of  complex deals in Emerging Markets, preferably Africa.

The fund will consider opportunities across all sectors and will lend across the capital structure. The role will require someone who can develop a credit risk framework, set risk apetite, help structure transactions and manage the end to end deal process.

The firm will be structured with a clear delineation between origination and risk. The chief credit officer will take responsibility for, and have oversight of, all 2nd line of defence activities.

This is a partner level hire which will require you to deal with investors and will help drive corporate strategy.

The package on offer is very attractive and will include equity and carry.