Press Release

Macquarie Capital announces senior appointments in financial sponsors, principal finance and debt capital markets

New York, 02 March 2022

  • Chase Arnold named Managing Director in Financial Sponsors Group
  • Christopher Dorsett named Managing Director in Debt Capital Markets Group
  • Andrea Kim named Senior Vice President in Principal Finance with focus on private credit

Macquarie Capital, the corporate advisory, capital markets and principal investing arm of Macquarie Group, today announced that it has appointed Chase Arnold to Managing Director in its Financial Sponsors Group, Christopher Dorsett to Managing Director in its Debt Capital Markets Group and Andrea Kim to Senior Vice President in its Principal Finance team.

Mr. Arnold joins from Deutsche Bank and was most recently Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance Group leading coverage of the financial technology, financial services and consumer sectors. He was also previously part of the Financial Sponsors Group and has executed transactions across numerous product categories, including acquisition finance, debt financings, equity financings, advisory transactions, derivative products and equity investments. Based in Boston, Mr. Arnold will report to Tom Amster, Senior Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Sponsors.

Mr. Dorsett joins from Natixis Securities Americas where he was Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance Group. He was previously Director in the Leveraged Finance Group at Deutsche Bank where he led leveraged finance for the consumer product, retail, apparel, and restaurant industry. Based in New York, he will report to Steve Mehos, Senior Managing Director and Head of Debt Capital Markets for the Americas and Europe.  

Ms. Kim joins from Ares Management where she was Principal in the Direct Lending Group, originating and underwriting new investments across various senior debt, junior debt and equity securities. Based in New York. she will report to Bill Eckmann, Senior Managing Director and Head of Principal Finance, Americas. 

“We have seen tremendous growth and even greater demand for our ability to develop and execute tailored advisory and financing solutions,” said David Berman, Co-Head of Macquarie Capital in the Americas. “Chase, Chris and Andrea bring extensive experience and long-standing industry relationships that will help us continue to bring value to clients and strengthen our position as a preferred partner in supporting their business objectives.”

“Bringing these appointments onto our team is an exciting development,” said Sam Shah, Co-Head of Macquarie Capital in the Americas. “Their deep expertise and wealth of knowledge across a range of industries in financial sponsors, leveraged finance and principal finance will further deepen our advisory and capital solutions capabilities for the benefit of our clients.”

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