LONDON, 14 January 2015 – Spire Partners LLP (“Spire” or the “Company”) announced today that it is making two additions to its credit team, with Saqib Deen and Henrik Hölcke joining the firm as Senior Credit Analysts.
Saqib was most recently with CarVal Investors having spent 10 years at J.P. Morgan as a credit analyst on the secondary trading desk and high yield research analyst in London and New York. He started his career in investment banking with J.P. Morgan and subsequently Lazard in New York.
Henrik will join from Lyxor Asset Management, where he is a Credit Analyst. He brings 14 years’ leveraged finance and CLO experience, having previously been a Director in Société Générale’s European leveraged finance teams in London and Frankfurt.
Their appointments follow the announcement last year that Rob Reynolds will be joining the Company as Chief Investment Officer and Partner.
“With 13 and 14 years’ experience respectively, Saqib and Henrik are welcome additions to Spire. We have built a strong team of credit analysts, to complement our portfolio management function, as we continue to grow our funds under management.”, said Jonathan Russell, Spire’s Managing Partner.