Hayfin appoints Peter Swanson as Head of US High-Yield and Syndicated Loans


New York – October 26, 2023 – Hayfin Capital Management (“Hayfin”), a leading alternative asset management firm, announces today the expansion of its liquid credit team through the appointment of Peter Swanson as Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of US High-Yield and Syndicated Loans. Peter will be based in New York.

Peter joins Hayfin from Intermediate Capital Group (ICG) where he served as a Portfolio Manager and a Senior Trader investing in syndicated loans and high-yield bonds in CLO and long-only formats. Prior to this, Peter was a Trader at BMO Capital Markets, working on the Leveraged Finance Distribution and Trading team. He brings over a decade of industry experience to the role and will lead the High-Yield & Syndicated Loans team in New York.

Hayfin invests in North American liquid credit assets through its US CLO platform, which manages $2.8bn in AUM across six vehicles. The firm’s US market coverage is complemented by its European High-Yield & Syndicated Loans strategy led by Gina Germano in London.

Peter Swanson, said: “I am excited to join Hayfin at a time when there are attractive return potentials available in North American high-yield credit for those able to navigate uncertain market conditions. The firm has built a high-quality team and a historically robust US CLO platform. I look forward to helping to build on that strong foundation.

Tim Flynn, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer at Hayfin, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Peter to the team. His industry experience combined with Hayfin’s dynamic approach in creating effective capital solutions across the credit spectrum puts the firm in a great position. The US remains a critical market with significant opportunities and we have built a great team to capitalize on that.

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