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18 May 2017

Spire Partners Wins Two Creditflux Manager Awards 2017

LONDON, 15 May 2017 – Spire Partners (“Spire”) has won Best Boutique CLO Manager at the recent Creditflux Manager 2017 Awards Dinner. In addition, Aurium CLO II DAC (“Aurium CLO II”), managed by Spire, won Best New European CLO.

Aurium CLO II was one of four CLOs to be shortlisted for Creditflux’s Best New European CLO award from a universe of 41 CLOs with principally European collateral that went effective in 2016. More information on the methodology of the award can be found on Creditflux’s website (www.creditflux.com).

Commenting on the awards, Phil Bennett-Britton, Partner and one of Spire’s Portfolio Managers, said “We are delighted to receive these awards, especially given Creditflux’s objective methodology, and sole focus on data to highlight and reward fund performance. We are grateful to our investors and other market counterparties for their continued support.”

This award follows the announcements that Aurium CLO II was selected by GlobalCapital as the European CLO of the Year 2016, and Global CLO of the Year 2016 by Private Debt Investor.

Creditflux is a leading publisher of credit trading and investment industry news. It publishes daily intelligence and owns comprehensive databases of CLOs and credit fund returns. The awards recognise the very best within the credit space of the asset management industry, providing an impartial metric for evaluating a manager’s performance.