Harry Elliott, of MV Credit, an affiliate of Natixis Investment Managers, has been named a “Rising Star”, by the Fund Finance Association.
Elliott works in the Fund Optimisation and Investor Solutions team at MV Credit. The team covers investor activity and business development, and aims to enhance risk-adjusted returns through active debt management (subscription and NAV facilities).
Raisah Yusuf, an associate at MV Credit, said: “Harry has been integral to MV Credit's leverage programme since he joined the firm in 2018. He has built up an extensive array of knowledge and capabilities in just five years of industry experience.”
Elliott has taken the lead in arranging subscription facilities, and has negotiated and executed over €700m in financing facilities for MV Credit funds. He also manages NAV facilities for the funds on an ongoing basis.
“Harry proactively sources innovative financing solutions to suit the needs of investors,” added Yusuf. “He has a keen understanding of the fund finance industry and keeps up to date with innovations, sharing his knowledge with the wider team. For instance, Harry has recently been researching ESG-linked subscription facilities and looking at ways to implement these for our funds.”
Elliott has also been instrumental in setting up MV Credit’s FX hedging programme, and regularly writes research pieces on a range of topics for investors, including ESG, asset allocations and different types of private debt strategies. He spearheaded the LGBTQ initiative with Natixis Investment Managers (MV Credit’s parent company), and took the lead in arranging for MV Credit to sponsor the Natixis Pride Network in 2019.
Elliott said he joined the Fund Optimisation and Investor Solutions team at MV Credit team because he enjoyed solving problems. “I enjoy a quantitative challenge and the various financing requirements certainly provide that,” he said.
Before joining MV Credit, Elliott worked in derivative structuring and trading at River and Mercantile Derivates, and before that was an intern at RBC Capital Markets in Leveraged Finance. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Natural Sciences (Physics) from the University of Cambridge and has completed the CFA certification.
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About MV Credit:
MV Credit is an independently managed private credit firm founded in 2000. One of the first private credit firms to be established in Europe, MV Credit possesses one of the longest established management team in the private credit space, with a senior team who has on average over twenty years’ experience. Since inception MV Credit has invested circa €6bn in debt financing deals, building over time strong long-term relationships with reputable private equity sponsors. MV Credit invests in senior and subordinated debt across Europe, targeting non-cyclical, defensive industries and regions where the team have a strong understanding. The firm’s deep experience enables it to add value by providing tailored financing solutions to high-quality businesses, alongside adding value through active engagement.
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