CVC Credit Partners is pleased to announce today that Hamza Filali has joined its European Private Debt team as a Director, based in CVC's Paris office. He will be primarily focused on the origination of private debt opportunities in France and will report to Neale Broadhead, CVC's Head of European Private Debt.

Hamza joins from BNP Paribas where he worked in the Leverage Finance team, both in London and Paris for the last 12 years. Prior to that he spent nearly three years at Deloitte in Paris, latterly in their M&A transaction services group. He was educated at ESCP Europe Business School and also holds a master's degree in business law from Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Neale Broadhead, Head of European Private Debt at CVC Credit Partners, said: "I am very pleased to welcome Hamza to CVC Credit Partners. He has a wealth of experience in the European leveraged finance markets and we are delighted that he has joined our team to focus on originating new financing opportunities in France. Along with recent additions to the team focused on Germany and the UK, we continue to grow our Private Debt platform in Europe."

Hamza Filali added: "I am very excited to have joined CVC Credit Partners. Private debt is a rapidly growing sector of the French market and an important part of the CVC Credit Partners business. I am looking forward to working closely with Neale and the team to develop our platform in France and continental Europe."