CVC Credit Partners ("CVC Credit") today announced that Stuart Levett and Julia Agafonova have joined the firm. Stuart joins as a Managing Director focused on the groups European trading activity. Julia joins as a Director of Fund Administration and will be leading the European Operations team.

Stuart has spent more 16 years in banking with expertise in sourcing, managing and trading of performing, stressed and distressed credit assets. Stuart spent eight years with Credit Suisse and its predecessor Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. More recently Stuart was a Managing Director and senior originator and leverage sales at UBS and Cantor Fitzgerald responsible, inter alia, for sourcing impaired and distressed single line assets and portfolios, trading through capital structures and asset classes.

Julia joins from Chalkhill Partners LLP where she headed Operations and Business Administration. Prior to this, Julia was the Head of Middle Office and Operations at Aladdin Capital Management LLP and at Fusion Asset Management LLP and spent seven years at JPMorgan Chase Bank in operations roles ranging across Emerging Markets, Credit Markets, Credit Derivatives and Structured Finance products. Julia has over 15 years of experience in management of operations and trade/settlement support of Credit Derivatives, Structured Finance, Money Market, Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange instruments.

Commenting on these appointments, Marc Boughton, Chief Executive said: "I am delighted to be working with Stuart and Julia. Stuart, known to many at CVC, has extensive management experience across credit sourcing, origination and trading and Julia brings 15 years of valuable expertise across financial, operations and administration."

Jonathan Bowers, Partners and Senior Portfolio Manager said: "We are delighted to welcome Stuart and Julia onto the platform and both bring significant experience and bandwidth to the team as we continue to broaden our product offering."