Hermes Investment Management has expanded its global fixed income team, with the appointment of Carina Spitzkopf as a director for Private Debt.
Spitzkopf will be based in London and work across the private debt platform. The fixed income team, which covers the liquid credit, private debt and real estate debt markets, is now 27 members strong.
In her new role, Spitzkopf will help to develop the Hermes business globally within the private debt market, providing in-depth company analysis, industry due diligence reports and comprehensive financial modelling.
Before joining Hermes, Spitzkopf was a director for UBS, where she covered leverage finance risk and portfolio management of the firm's leveraged loan book in EMEA. Prior to this, she worked across leveraged finance, credit and risk roles at Barclays, Commerzbank and Dresdner, where she developed strong experience in both execution and structuring deals.