LONDON, 18 October 2017 – Spire Partners LLP (“Spire” or the “Company”) announced today that it is has made two additions to its credit team, with Ian Richardson and Antoine Pinton joining the firm.
Ian brings more than 34 years of banking and CLO experience. He was most recently a Director in CIC’s leveraged finance team, having previously spent more than 10 years at IKB Deutsche Industriebank in both their acquisition finance and fund management business units. He started his career in banking on the NatWest management development programme.
Antoine joins from Mediterranean Bank, where he was a Credit Analyst. He brings eight years’ leveraged finance experience, having previously been at GE Capital.
“Ian and Antoine are welcome additions to Spire. We continue to build out our team of experienced credit analysts, to complement our portfolio management function, as we look to raise additional funds.”, said Oliver Drummond Smith, Partner and Portfolio Manager.