Tikehau IM appoints two London-based analysts

The French asset manager is expanding its credit research team with two appointments for the London office.

Tikehau IM has hired two credit analysts for its London team, according to a statement from the French asset manager. Ben Rothberg and Christoph Steffan will primarily cover leveraged loans.

Rothberg joins from Credit Industriel et Commerical (CIC) where he was a member of the acquisition finance team. He has over five years of corporate lending experience, according to the statement.

Steffan worked in the credit lending department at Morgan Stanley and has four years’ experience.

Both will report to Rodolfo Caceres, Tikehau’s head of credit research.

Earlier this month, the firm announced that it had hired Emmanuelle Hsu to join its sales team in its Paris office. Hsu joined from Cedrus AM.

Launched in 2007 by the Tikehau Group, Tikehau IM is an asset manager with €3 billion in capital invested in fixed-income and equity products. Tikehau Group is majority owned by its managers, as well as institutional partners, including Credit Mutuel Arkea, Unicredit and Amundi.