Tikehau Capital has named Laura Scolan as head of France and chief operating officer within its private debt strategy. Scolan previously worked at Messier Maris & Associés, where she was most recently a partner and co-head of the debt advisory business.
Paris, 11 January 2021 – Tikehau Capital, the alternative asset management and investment group, today announces the appointment of Laura Scolan within its private debt strategy as Head of France and Chief Operating Officer.
In this position, Laura will be responsible for the Group’s private debt investment activities in France and the operational management of Tikehau Capital’s private debt activity. She will report to Cécile Mayer-Lévi, Head of Private Debt at Tikehau Capital.
Laura joins from Messier Maris & Associés, where she was most recently a Partner and co-Head of the Debt Advisory business, having joined in 2013 as a Director. Prior to that, Laura has held several positions in the Leverage Finance Department of Royal Bank of Scotland and held positions in the M&A teams at LCF Edmond de Rothschild and Lazard. Laura is a graduate of Paris Dauphine University with a specialization in corporate finance and financial engineering.
Cécile Mayer-Lévi, Head of Private Debt at Tikehau Capital, said: “We are delighted to welcome Laura, whom we have known for many years and whose strong expertise will help us to continue developing our private debt platform. Laura’s deep experience will enable us to implement an improved operational structure within our private debt business, allowing us to further optimize our strategy, which today represents €8.9 billion of AUM, and in which Tikehau Capital is a pioneer and recognized player in Europe.”
About Tikehau Capital:
Tikehau Capital is an asset management and investment group with €27.2 billion of assets under management (at 30 September 2020) and shareholder equity of €2.8 billion (at 30 June 2020). The Group invests in various asset classes (private debt, real assets, private equity and capital markets strategies) including through its asset management subsidiaries that act on behalf of institutional and private investors. Controlled by its managers alongside leading institutional partners, Tikehau Capital employs more than 570 people (at 30 June 2020) in its offices based in Paris, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, Luxembourg, Madrid, Milan, New York, Seoul, Singapore and Tokyo. Tikehau Capital is listed in compartment A of the regulated Euronext Paris market (ISIN code: FR0013230612 ; Ticker: TKO.FP)