23 Capital has appointed Sreesha Vaman as managing director and head of Capital Markets.
Vaman has more than 15 years' experience across the finance, investment banking, sports and entertainment landscape and is joining the team's New York office with a remit to build on 23 Capital's work in the capital markets division globally. He will work closely with the company's Origination and Structuring teams in the US and Europe to expand the firm's capital initiatives as well as its presence in the broader capital markets.
He previously spent seven years as a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, based in New York, across multiple roles, most recently as Co-Head of ABS/CLO Syndicate. During Sreesha's tenure at Guggenheim, he advised and worked with several leading speciality finance platforms on capital markets opportunities in the securitisation/structured credit arenas. Prior to Guggenheim, Sreesha held roles with various investment banking firms in both New York and London, including with UBS and Lehman Brothers. Vaman graduated from New York University's Stern School of Business and holds an MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Jason Traub, CEO and co-founder of 23 Capital said: "Sreesha joins 23 Capital at an exciting time in the company's growth. He brings a wealth of experience in capital markets which will help shape the business as we continue to explore new opportunities within the sports, music and entertainment sectors and look to further diversify our funding solutions and broaden our investor base."
Sreesha Vaman said:"I am excited to join 23 Capital, who bring a dynamic approach to financing the sports, music and entertainment sectors. I look forward to the opportunity to expand 23 Capital's connectivity to investors across capital markets. The vision outlined by our co-founders, Jason Traub and Stephen Duval, as well as the team they have built attracted me to this opportunity."
23 Capital is a capital and solutions company focused exclusively on the Sports, Music & Entertainment sectors. Since inception, the company has deployed and advised on over $3bn of transactions and continues its growth in the US market, a year after opening offices in New York and Los Angeles.