Stuart Levett and Julia Agafonova have joined CVC Credit Partners as managing director focused on European trading activity and director of fund administration, respectively.
Levett has spent more 16 years in banking with expertise in sourcing, managing and trading of performing, stressed and distressed credit assets. Levett spent eight years with Credit Suisse and its predecessor Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. More recently Levett was a managing director and senior originator and leverage sales at UBS and Cantor Fitzgerald responsible, inter alia, for sourcing impaired and distressed single line assets and portfolios, trading through capital structures and asset classes.
Agafonova joins from Chalkhill Partners where she headed operations and business administration. Prior to this, Agafonova was the head of middle office and operations at Aladdin Capital Management and at Fusion Asset Management and spent seven years at JPMorgan Chase Bank in operations roles ranging across emerging markets, credit markets, credit derivatives and structured finance products. She has over 15 years of experience in management of operations and trade/settlement support of credit derivatives, structured finance, money market, fixed income and foreign exchange instruments.
Marc Boughton, chief executive, says: “I am delighted to be working with Stuart and Julia. Stuart, known to many at CVC, has extensive management experience across credit sourcing, origination and trading and Julia brings 15 years of valuable expertise across financial, operations and administration."