Lead Left Interview – Derek Gluckman

This week we chat with Derek Gluckman, a vice president and senior covenant officer at Moody’s. Derek is responsible for research on the Covenants team. He’s been at Moody’s since 2015. Prior to that he was a corporate attorney at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe.  The Lead Left: Derek, thanks for making time for us today.

Lead Left Interview – Mark MacTavish (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Mark MacTavish, a Managing Director at ONCAP, which is the dedicated middle market private equity platform of Onex Corporation. Onex was founded in 1984 and manages approximately $24 billion in assets, principally through two private equity platforms, in which each Onex is the largest investor. In November 2016,

Lead Left Interview - Daniel Winick & Andrew Young (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Daniel Winick, a partner in the banking and finance group of Clifford Chance US LLP, and Andrew Young, a senior associate in the same group.  Their practice includes representing sponsors, corporates, lenders and participants in multijurisdictional leveraged and other finance transactions. Clifford Chance is a multinational law firm

Lead Left Interview - Tim Hopper (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Tim Hopper, founder of Macro Fund Advisors. Previously Tim was managing director and chief economist for TIAA. Tim has over 20 years of experience writing and speaking about the global economy. Prior to joining TIAA, Mr. Hopper held various leadership positions in global banking and real estate. He

Lead Left Interview - Niels Bodenheim (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with  Niels Bodenheim, senior director of debt research for bfinance. bfinance is an investment consultant that specializes in the implementation of investment strategy, including fund manager research and selection, customized portfolio design, monitoring and fee analysis. Previously Niels was executive director at Mubadala GE Capital, the commercial finance joint

Lead Left Interview - Ilan Nissan (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Ilan Nissan. Mr. Nissan is a senior partner in Goodwin’s internationally recognized private equity and mergers and acquisitions business. His clients include global alternative asset managers including top tier private equity funds, venture funds, venture capital funds, bank holding companies, hedge funds and family offices. In addition to

Lead Left Interview - Stephen Boyko (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Stephen Boyko of Proskauer. Steve is a partner in the firm’s corporate department and co-head of the private credit and finance groups. He represents one of the largest client rosters in the industry, including an array of specialty finance companies, private debt funds, and BDCs. Second of two parts

Lead Left Interview - Jason Block & Fred Buffone (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Jason Block, partner and chief investment officer and Fred Buffone, principal, of Freedom 3 Capital. F3C provides tailored junior capital solutions to middle market companies by providing a combination of junior capital securities to generate current income and capital appreciation. Second of two parts – View part one The Lead

Lead Left Interview - Marc Daniel (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Marc Daniel, managing director, mergers and acquisitions, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. STRH is recognized as a top provider of M&A services for deals under $500 million and has executed hundreds of transactions for private and public companies, as well as financial sponsor firms, across a wide variety of industries

Lead Left Interview - Ted Goldthorpe (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Ted Goldthorpe, head of credit for BC Partners. Ted launched the BC Partners Credit business in 2017 and oversees a team of experienced credit professionals. As a managing partner of the firm, Ted is also a member of the Investment committee of the private equity business. Previously Ted