Strategy Head, European Private Credit
Leo joined Aksia in July 2016 as a Strategy Head for Private Credit in Europe on the Investment Due Diligence team. Leo’s focus is on providing research and advisory services to the firm’s institutional clients across the European private credit sector encompassing lending, distressed and opportunistic strategies.
Prior to joining Aksia, Leo provided advice to private equity sponsors and portfolio companies on debt raisings, refinancings and restructurings across the European leveraged finance sector for 10 years as an Associate Director within the Debt Advisory practice at Deloitte. Leo’s previous experience includes transactions for Inflexion, Vitruvian, Electra, HgCapital, Close Brothers Private Equity, Uberior Equity, Exponent, Apax, Permira, Bridgepoint, Duke Street, Living Bridge, Mid-Ocean Partners and Star Capital. Leo graduated in 2004 from the University of Manchester with a B.A. in Economics. He is a CFA Charterholder.