SCIO Capital LLP Announces Advisory Board Formation

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SCIO Capital LLP Announces Advisory Board Formation. Founding members feature high-profile industry veterans

LONDON 17 November 2020 – SCIO Capital LLP (SCIO), the London-based direct lender specialising in European secured private credit, today announces the appointment of three senior and highly-experienced professionals to its newly-founded advisory board.

The creation of the advisory board follows the May launch of SCIO’s most recent closed ended-fund offering, SCIO European Secured Credit Fund III. The board will advise SCIO’s senior management on strategy, market trends, business development and governance.

SCIO’s founding Advisory Board members are:

Oliver Wriedt, Director – HighKey Catalyst LLC

Oliver Wriedt is the founder of HighKey Catalyst LLC, an investment company providing both capital and expertise to emerging private asset managers. Most recently, Oliver was CEO of New-York based DFG Investment Advisers where he oversaw day-to-day management of the $7bn firm. Prior to DFG, Oliver served as co-CEO of CIFC Asset Management, a $26bn credit platform. Before CIFC, Oliver also held senior positions at Providence Equity Partners, Sciens Capital Management, GoldenTree Asset Management, Deutsche Bank and NORD/LB. Oliver received a BA in History and Economics from Duke University.

Ganesh Rajendra, Managing Partner – Integer Advisors

Ganesh Rajendra is a Managing Partner of Integer Advisors, an independent regulated investment advisory firm focused on specialty credit opportunities. Prior to co-founding Integer Advisors, Ganesh led the fixed income credit and securitised product strategy team at RBS in London for seven years. Before joining RBS, Ganesh also held senior positions at Janus Henderson Investors and Deutsche Bank. Ganesh is a graduate of Actuarial Mathematics from the London School of Economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Carole Sanz-Paris, Head of Debt Capital Markets – IDB Invest

Carole Sanz-Paris is the Head of Debt Capital Markets & Structured Finance at IDB Invest, the private sector arm of the Inter-American Development Bank Group. Prior to IDB, Carole worked at Moody’s Investors Service, acting as rating committee chairperson for European securitized products, at Deutsche Bank as a director of European securitisation research and JPMorgan as a fixed income structurer. Carole earned an Executive MBA (distinction) from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, a MSc in Polymer Materials from Cranfield University and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from Université de Technologie de Compiègne.

‘It’s an honour to welcome the inaugural members of our advisory board, each of whom will bring invaluable experience and knowledge to SCIO’ said Greg Branch, SCIO’s Co-Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer. ‘It’s been my pleasure to work closely with each of them in the past, and I am confident that the skills and insights these distinguished individuals will provide SCIO as advisors will prove instrumental to our continued growth and ambitious plans going forward.’

About SCIO

Founded in 2009, SCIO is London-based direct specialising in European secured private credit. SCIO provides qualified investors access to ESG-compliant secured private credit via commingled funds and separate accounts.

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