DWS has appointment Dan Robinson as EMEA head of alternative credit to accelerate its private credit footprint. This appointment comes as DWS delivers on an initiative to grow its €114b Alternatives franchise. DWS’s Alternatives business has a 50-year plus track record including particular strength in real estate, infrastructure and liquid real assets.
Robinson was most recently Managing Partner of Capital Asset Solutions at Man Group responsible for multi-asset credit in the insurance, institutional and retail channels as well as private equity-led offshore reinsurance growth strategy. He also served as Global Head of CLOs and Loans responsible for developing Man’s structured credit and leverage loan business.
Prior to joining Man Group, he was Chief Investment Officer (Europe) for CIFC Asset Management, responsible for the firm’s investment activity in the region. He was also the senior portfolio manager and chaired the asset allocation committee for their Global Multi-Asset Credit Fund. Prior to this, Robinson was Head of Liquid Credit (Europe) for Apollo Global Management, responsible for all investment activities in the region across leveraged loans, high yield bonds and CLO strategies.
Between 2003 and 2015, he was a Managing Director at Oaktree Capital, responsible for high yield and leverage loan investing as well as establishing Oaktree’s CLO business in 2014