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Lead Left Interview - Niels Bodenheim

This week we chat 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 venture owned

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

Lead Left Interview - George Majoros, Jr. (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with George Majoros, Jr., Co-Managing Partner, EagleTree Capital (formerly Wasserstein Partners). Mr. Majoros joined the original predecessor firm Wasserstein Perella in 1993. He currently serves as Chairman of the Boards of Directors for Paris Presents and Jamberry Nails and is a member of EagleTree’s Investment Committee.  Since 2001, the team

Lead Left Interview - Mary Katherine DuBose (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Mary Katherine DuBose, Co-Head of Asset Backed Finance and Securitization, Asset-Backed Finance, Wells Fargo Securities. ABF provides direct structured lending as well as the underwriting and distribution of asset-backed securities for over 500 clients and a risk portfolio of approximately $120BN across consumer, commercial, residential and corporate debt

Lead Left Interview - Tess Virmani

This week we chat with Tess Virmani, SVP and Associate General Counsel of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association (LSTA). Tess works with the LSTA’s Primary Market Committee and Trade Practices and Forms Committee on legal projects. She also works on advocacy and regulatory matters. The Lead Left: Tess, thanks for joining us. I saw

Lead Left Interview - Chris Ullman (Part 2)

This week we continue our conversation with Chris Ullman, Managing Director and Director of Global Communications at The Carlyle Group. Prior to Carlyle, Chris was Director of Communications at the US Office of Management and Budget, and before that, Director of Public Affairs for the SEC. He is author of the soon-to-be-published memoir and inspirational