CVC Credit Partners announced today that Natalia Nowak has joined the firm as a Managing Director in the European Private Debt team, focusing primarily on opportunities in the DACH region and other European investments. Natalia will report to Neale Broadhead, Managing Director and Portfolio Manager.

Natalia joined CVC Credit Partners from ESO Capital, where she was a Managing Director in the private debt and special situations fund. She focused on sourcing, structuring and executing bespoke financings for European SMEs. Prior to joining ESO Capital, Natalia worked at Arrowgrass and Cerberus Capital, where she worked on deals in private equity, special situations and distressed debt. Natalia began her career at Goldman Sachs in the German M&A Corporate Finance Group and is a graduate of the European Business School and Harvard Business School where she received her MBA.

Natalia Nowak said: "I am very excited to be joining CVC at such an interesting time in the private debt space, particularly as the European market continues to grow. I really look forward to working with Tom Newberry and the wider Private Debt team to build out our presence in the DACH markets and source interesting investment opportunities across Europe."

Tom Newberry, Partner and Global Head of Private Debt at CVC Credit Partners, added: "We are delighted to welcome Natalia to CVC's Private Debt team. Her wealth of experience, particularly in the DACH region, will be invaluable to us as we continue to look for opportunities to support high quality, medium-sized businesses across Europe and the US."