Bedford Row Capital appoints Global Head of Business Development and Distribution
Bedford Row Capital (BRC) has appointed Christoph Kruecken as Global Head of Business Development and Distribution, based in Zurich.
Bedford Row Capital follows a structured approach and its legal and technology innovations simplify the origination and structuring process, supporting greater transparency, accuracy and reduces cost.
Kruecken will be responsible for actively driving the growth and expansion of the business of BRC´s global client base.
Kruecken has over 17 years of experience in debt capital markets and structured finance, having worked across Europe in London, Berlin, Zurich, and Milan. He joins BRC from UBS Asset Management where he held the position of Head Liquidity Management, EMEA at the headquarters in Zurich. In this role, he oversaw the distribution of UBS AM´s liquidity management strategies in EMEA and CH. Prior, Christoph held numerous sales roles, including as a Senior Director in Sales and Relationship Management for BlackRock covering the DACH region within the Global Liquidity team, Vice President at TD Securities covering G20 and EM on the FI Eurobond and Corporate bond side for the DACH and Benelux market and as an Associate Director responsible for the CLO trading book for Bank of Scotland.
Dr Scott Levy, CEO, Bedford Row Capital, says: “Christoph has a proven track record and significant expertise in fixed income markets, having worked for some of the biggest names in the industry. He is a strong addition to the company and supports our growth strategy as we continue to expand our offering globally as we help businesses access new ways of attracting vital financing and help investors access yields in a challenging economic environment.”
Kruecken, Global Head of Business Development and Distribution, Bedford Row Capital, adds: “I am thrilled to be a part of the BRC team. They are at the forefront of innovation and technology when it comes to structure finance. Providing access to a market which has been overlooked by large institutions since the Global Financial Crisis, offers tremendous opportunities for us. Together we will continue to drive the growth forward and our market intelligence will allow us to introduce new product innovations to our client and investor base.”