Tikehau Capital, a leading pan-European listed alternative asset management and investment firm today announced the appointment of Peter Cirenza as Head of its London operations, effective 24 April 2017.
In this new role aimed at broadening the Company’s global leadership team, Peter Cirenza will be responsible for helping develop the firm’s private asset strategies (private debt, real estate, and private equity). He will be running the London operations alongside Chairman Lord Peter Levene.
Peter has been a member of Tikehau Capital’s Advisory Board since 2005. In this role, he has been supporting the company’s leadership team providing his insight as an outside expert in principal investing, structured finance and mergers and acquisitions.
Bringing more than 30 years’ experience in the finance industry to the role, Peter spent 20 years at Goldman Sachs in New York, London and Tokyo, where he served as Managing Director and then Partner from 2000. His missions involved developing and co-leading the firm’s principal finance and special situations investing in North America, Europe and Asia, as well as M&A and structured finance transactions in North America.
He has been a lecturer at the London School of Economics and Political Science since 2009, receiving the Teaching Excellence Award in Economic History in 2010.
Peter holds a BA degree in History from Brown University, an MBA degree in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, an MSc degree in Economic History (Research) and a PhD degree in Economic History from the London School of Economics and Political Science.