Ken Ziman has joined the firm as managing director, effective March 1. Most recently, he was deputy practice leader of corporate restructurings at law firm Skadden, where he was also partner.
James Hunt has been tapped to focus on corporate credit product development for the firm's middle market credit platform
Kevin Reynolds and Timothy Swift will be part of the origination team at the financial services firm.
The promotions include Sarah Griffin, who advises banks and financial institutions on senior lending transactions, and Benjamin Miles who represents investment banks on securities and leveraged finance transactions.
In an interview, venture capitalist and online lending platforms investor Frank Rotman discusses why he believes the universe of online small-business lenders will begin thin as a handful of firms establish dominance.
David Almroth has joined the U.S. leveraged finance practice at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP as partner. He is based in New York.
A bipartisan U.S. House resolution was introduced Friday by Rep. Andy Barr (R-Ky.) and David Scott (D-Ga.) that would create a qualified exemption to risk-retention standards for CLOs meeting prescribed standards for asset quality, minimum capital structures and other criteria.
Ross Catlin has joined Natixis where he will be responsible for the sourcing and acquisition of leveraged financing and acquisition mandates from private equity clients.
Garrett Carpenter and Christina Park have both joined as managing directors in the Acquisition Leveraged Finance Group and will be based in New York.
Michael Weissenburger has been hired by DDJ Capital Management to fill what it calls a void in the marketplace for middle market financing expertise.