By Daniel Lanyon on Thursday 19 December 2019
Niels Bodenheim has been appointed as Head of Alternative Credit at NN Investment Partners (NN IP) as of 13 January 2020. In his role, he will be responsible for overseeing the Alternative Credit platform consisting of asset classes such as Corporate Debt, Residential Mortgages, Commercial Real Estate lending, ECA/Government Loans and Infrastructure Debt/Project Finance with Assets under Management (AuM) of €40bn.
He will report to Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, Chief Investment Officer at NN IP. Niels joins NN IP from bfinance, where he held the role of Senior Director – Private Markets.
In this role, he was responsible for private debt, overseeing the company’s credit research services such as direct lending, real estate and infrastructure. Prior to this, he spent 14 years at GE in various executive roles across GE Capital; Mubadala GE Capital, GE Corporate Finance Bank and GE Healthcare Financial Services, based in the UK and US.
Valentijn van Nieuwenhuijzen, CIO at NN IP said: “Alternative credit is one of our core capabilities as an asset manager, with a strong proposition to bring to our clients. Niels’ appointment further solidifies our commitment to growing our alternative credit capability.”