2 December 2019, London — Cairn Capital is pleased to announce the appointments of José Ferrero and Vihren Jordanov as senior credit analysts. José and Vihren will focus on loans and report to Mark Stieler, Head of Credit Research.
Prior to joining Cairn Capital, José was a credit analyst at Partners Group where he was responsible for European coverage of the business and consumer services, chemicals and healthcare sectors. Prior to Partners Group, he worked at JP Morgan in New York.
Vihren joins Cairn Capital from Alcentra, where he was a Vice President. Vihren covered the European cable and telecoms and entertainment/media sectors and has more recently focused on CLO portfolio analysis, construction and optimisation. Prior to Alcentra, Vihren was a credit analyst at Oakhill Advisors focusing on stressed/distressed investments in high yield and leveraged loans.
Mark Stieler, Head of Credit Research, said: “We are delighted to welcome José and Vihren, who will strengthen our loan investment team as we continue to grow this important asset class for the firm.” These two new hires follow on from Cairn Loan Investments II LLP (“CLI II”) having priced Cairn CLO XI DAC on 5th November 2019, adding to the eight CLOs that are managed by Cairn Loan Investments LLP (“CLI”). Cairn Capital provides a range of support services to CLI and CLI II, including credit research. Total loan AUM across Cairn Capital’s platform is approximately €3.3 billion1.
1 AUM figure includes Cairn CLOs which are managed by CLI and Cairn CLO XI DAC which is managed by CLI II. Cairn Capital established CLI and CLI II but they are not affiliates of Cairn Capital nor of each other.
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