Corporate credit specialist Muzinich & Co has added to its UK private debt team with the recruitment of Grant Davidson (pictured) as Director.
Davidson joins the firm from Investec where he was Senior Origination Director for growth and acquisition finance, responsible for the sourcing and execution of deals for UK mid-market businesses with EBITDAs of up to GBP15 million.
Davidson has also spent time in the industry as a divisional CFO for a private equity backed company and worked for eight years at Lyceum Capital leading equity investments in the UK lower mid-market.
Muzinich Co-Head of UK Private Debt Marc Shirman says: “Our private debt business focuses on the lower mid-market where borrowers need flexibility so we offer solutions through the capital structure – from senior debt to equity.
“In transactions requiring junior capital and equity, Grant’s expertise and experience will be invaluable. He is well networked and has a strong track record in originating, managing and executing deals. I am sure he will be a great asset to the team and the firm.”
Davidson brings Muzinich’s private debt team in the UK to seven strong. The firm has seven offices in Europe, including two in the UK, London and Manchester.
Davidson says: “Muzinich have committed to the direct lending space with a team of 21 globally. Their progress in a short time is impressive and I hope to help further accelerate the growth of the business.