CVC Credit Partners today announced that Josefa Llinares has joined the firm as Managing Director, responsible for sourcing investment opportunities across the platform. Josefa will be based in CVC Credit Partners' London office.

Josefa joins CVC Credit Partners from Taconic Capital and Triton Partners where she was a sourcing consultant. Prior to joining the buy side, Josefa headed the sourcing team at Barclays Capital where she was responsible for the sourcing of distressed, stressed and performing credits. From 2004 until 2010, Josefa was a senior distressed sourced at Deutsche Bank. She holds a first class honours BSc Economics and an MSc Economics from the London School of Economics.

Josefa Llinares said: "I have worked closely with the CVC Credit Partners team for several years and am delighted to be joining the company at such an exciting time in its development. I look forward to working with the team to source excellent credit opportunities for CVC Credit Partners across the European markets as banks continue to reduce their impaired assets."

Mark DeNatale, Partner and Global Head of Special Situations at CVC Credit Partners, added: "We are very excited that Josefa has joined us at CVC Credit. She brings nearly 20 years' experience and a stellar network to the platform, both of which will be invaluable to us as we continue to invest in credits across Europe."