ICG appoints global head of credit

by Silvia Saccardi 21 June 2023

ICG has appointed Mathew Cestar as global head of credit, a newly created role.

Cestar has more than 25 years of experience in global capital markets, investment banking and technology. He joins from private fintech company ION, where he served as CEO of Scion Tech Growth.

Prior to that, he worked at Credit Suisse in various leadership roles, most recently as co-head of investment banking and capital markets in London, where he chaired the global credit products capital commitment committee. He also led the firm’s underwriting and capital commitment activities.

Overall, Cestar has developed knowledge of private debt strategies, CLOs, liquid loans, multi-asset credit and alternative credit. He has gained experience in establishing client relationships, spanning GPs, LPs, corporates and entrepreneurs.

In his new role, Cestar will focus on operations and business development, leading ICG’s credit platform.

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