Growing Private Debt Muscle
Stockholm (HedgeNordic) – Copenhagen-based credit asset management boutique Capital Four is strengthening its private debt platform with the hiring of Jan Hebeler as a director in the Private Debt Structuring & Origination team. Hebeler joins Capital Four from SEB, where he worked in the Leveraged Finance team in Stockholm for the past 17 years.
“I am very excited to join Capital Four, which is one of the leading independent platforms within Northern European direct lending.”
“I am excited to join the leading independent leveraged finance platform Capital Four as Director, Private Debt from July 1st, 2021,” Jan Hebeler writes in a LinkedIn post. “A huge thank you to my great colleagues at SEB for the last 16+ years: it has been a privilege working with you! Proud of what we have achieved together for and with our clients,” he adds. Hebeler has been working within origination and structuring since 1998. Before joining SEB, he held positions within investment banking at Credit Suisse and BNP Paribas in London, Paris, and Frankfurt.
“We have experienced strong interest from investors for our Nordic focused private debt platform, where we recently had a successful first closing of our next generation of private debt funds (PD III – Senior and PD IV – Flexible), with more than €1.2bn in committed capital,” Sandro Näf, Capital Four’s CEO and co-founder, comments on the appointment. “As a natural step in this process, we have looked to expand our team with a senior private debt professional based in Stockholm,” he continues. “We are very excited to have Jan Hebeler onboard our team, who comes with an impressive experience from working for 20+ years in structuring and origination and a well-established network in the industry.”
“As a natural step in this process, we have looked to expand our team with a senior private debt professional based in Stockholm.”
“The Nordic direct lending landscape continues to evolve, and the market for non-bank direct lending has really taken off over the last decade,” says Jan Hebeler, according to a press release. “I am very excited to join Capital Four, which is one of the leading independent platforms within Northern European direct lending,” he adds. “With a genuine interest in delivering value for its clients and making the right investments, the team has managed to build a strong track record, which I look forward to contributing to.”