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Apollo taps Park Square’s head of IR for private credit role

Apollo Global Management has appointed Roger Kempink as a partner within its client and product solutions team, based in London. In his new role, Kempink will lead the alternative asset manager’s private credit strategies globally. 

Apollo’s client and product solutions team oversees the firm’s fundraising and investor relations functions, encompassing its global wealth management solutions, institutional sales and global product teams. 

Kempink most recently served as partner and head of investor relations at Park Square Capital, having joined in 2014 and helped to establish its North American investor relations team in 2016. 

Prior to Park Square, Kempink worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nomura and Lehman Brothers, according to his LinkedIn profile. 

According to its financial results, Apollo raised $40bn in capital in Q1 and originated a record $40bn in debt. In March, the firm launched a new private credit fund, Middle Market Apollo Institutional Private Lending, initially seeded with $290m from Mubadala Investment Company. 

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