Alantra recruits a Managing Director to reinforce its European Portfolio Advisory business

Date 14 January 2019

Type Press Releases

London, January 14th, 2019 – Alantra, a global investment banking and asset management firm, is pleased to welcome James (“Jim”) Fadel as Managing Director to enhance its European ABS and structured finance capabilities. Jim brings with him over 25 years of experience in structured finance and ABS in Europe and the US and will be based in the Firm’s London office.

Jim founded and lead Deloitte’s Structured Finance Advisory practice in Europe, where he helped raise senior and junior capital for a variety of clients, from newly established specialty finance companies to Footsie 100 corporates. Prior to Deloitte, Jim was Head of EMEA Structured Debt Capital Markets at Jefferies International (2010-2015) and Head of European ABS at Morgan Stanley (1996-2008). Previously, Jim worked in the US at Prudential Securities (1993-1996) and Citibank (1986-1993).

Nicholas Colman, Managing Partner of Alantra CPA, said: “We are extremely proud to have been able to attract someone with Jim’s experience and calibre to our Alantra business and are confident that he will help us better service the funding needs of non-bank lenders – an area we are seeing substantial growth opportunities for our business”.

Commenting on his incorporation, Jim said: “I am thrilled to be joining Alantra, a Firm that has been able to build one of the largest dedicated credit transaction advisory businesses in Europe. I believe that, together with the CPA team, we will be able to create lasting relationships with clients operating in the ABS and structured finance markets in Europe.”