Hayfin hires Wolfman as MD and business development head

Hayfin Capital Management has named Alexander Wolfman as managing director and global head of business development.

Hayfin Capital Management has named Alexander Wolfman as managing director and global head of business development. Previously, he worked at Avenue Capital Group where he was a senior managing director.

PRESS RELEASE

London, 15 September 2020 – Hayfin Capital Management (“Hayfin”) today announces the appointment of Alexander Wolfman as its Managing Director and Global Head of Business Development.
Alex has over 20 years of experience in the alternative investment sector. He joins from Avenue Capital Group, where, in his role as a Senior Managing Director and a member of the firm’s Management Committee, he was responsible for institutional fundraising and investor relations across the global investment firm, as well as product and strategic development.

Prior to joining Avenue in 2004, Alex worked as an investment banker at Citigroup/Salomon Smith Barney, where he focused primarily on capital raising initiatives for private equity firms. He began his career as a corporate attorney with Schulte Roth & Zabel, where he focused on structuring and advisory work for the firm’s hedge fund and private equity clients.

Tim Flynn, CEO of Hayfin, said: “We are delighted to welcome Alex to the firm, who is highly respected in the sector and brings a wealth of talent and experience. Alex’s demonstrated commitment to client service, based on mutual trust and respect, as well as his thoughtful approach to business development, are in line with Hayfin’s core values. We very much look forward to him spearheading the new phase in our growth and development.”

Alex said: “I’m excited to join Hayfin, a world-class investment firm that is uniquely positioned to continue to successfully navigate a challenging market landscape. I’m extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with such a high-quality group of professionals, including a leadership team with a clear vision for future development based on shared principles including an unwavering focus on institutional integrity, close collaboration and partnership with investors, and overall investment excellence.”

About Hayfin Capital Management
Founded in 2009, Hayfin Capital Management (“Hayfin”) is a leading alternative asset management firm with approximately €17 billion of assets under management. Hayfin focuses on delivering best-in-class risk-adjusted returns for its investors across private debt, liquid credit and private equity.

Hayfin has a diverse international team of over 150 experienced industry professionals with offices globally, including headquarters in London and offices in New York, Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, Paris, and Tel Aviv.