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MD Global Head of Distressed and NPL Assets at Cadogan Securities: Head of Origination.
Specialising in the Italian Market. Ten year track record originating and executing structured
finance deals with counterparties and key investors. Manage end to end transaction: from
origination, investors, European Credit Managers, structuring, syndication, deal counsel, rating
agencies, servicer selection. Originate buy side trades for hedge and private equity investor
clients. Direct relationships with counterparties for investment opportunities covering all asset
classes, secured, unsecured NPL, Distressed; Real Estate and corporate sectors. Generation
investment opportunities to Institutional Investors, Hedge Funds, opportunities include in
illiquid investment markets, distressed assets and special situation/event driven strategies
across equity, debt, and credit.
Built and Manage International Structured Finance Deal Team
Distressed Debt & Credit NPL Assets
Special Situations Origination
Structured Finance & Leverage Finance Product Development
Structuring Trusts and SPV
Cadogan works with Italian tier 2 banks BCC and Popolari who has less visibility and access to
international investors. Together with her Italian team they have created proprietary structured
finance models to help maximize recovery of NPLs for the sellers creating bilateral trades for
her investor clients. They have successfully used the models prior to the recent ECB rule
Prior to joining Cadogan Securities, for over 6 years. Amelia was a buy side analyst at Gehrson
Lehrman Group. Her opinion was highly sought after, her judgment was respected and trusted
by her US, and European based investors. Her investor clients have commented that Amelia has
an acute, commercial eye for situations where she adds tremendous value. Her market
knowledge and analytical skills allow her to identify, create and originate interesting
opportunities that others might pass by.
From 1998 to 2007 she was a corporate finance advisor to UKs leading Private equity funds
working through in full investment cycle. During that time Amelia specialised in TMT. She is a
powerful business driver, whose entrepreneurial instincts and combined with analytics has
carried her clients investments through rapid and continuous growth during that era.
Amelia Colvin attended Georgetown MBA programme. She is a published author for the UK DTI,
She writes a weekly LinkedIn blog on using mindfulness in the workplace. Of course living in
Italy, she is interested in winemaking, drinking wine, eating anything that pairs with wine. She is
able to conduct business in French and Italian.