11 January 2022
CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities Limited (the "Company" or "CCPEOL")
(a closed-ended investment company incorporated in Jersey with registration number 112635)
Registered Office: IFC 1, The Esplanade, St Helier, Jersey, JE1 4BP
Appointment of a New Non-Executive Director
The Board of CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities Limited announces that Vanessa Neill has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director with effect from today.
Vanessa is aconsultant specialising in sustainability. She advises global public and private companies on the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into their core business strategy and works with clients to support them in communicating the value and impact of their sustainability initiatives in a clear, transparent and authentic way. Vanessa currently advises companies across multiple sectors, with particular expertise in asset management and private equity.
Alongside her client work, Vanessa is currently undertaking an executive Postgraduate Masters Level Diploma at the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership (CISL), and in April 2021 successfully completed a Postgraduate Masters Level Certificate in Sustainable Business at the same institution.
Vanessa is a senior corporate communications professional with over 20 years of experience. She was formerly a Partner at Kekst CNC, a global leading strategic communications consultancy, where she co-led the firm's ESG and Sustainability Steering Group. Prior to that, she served as Head of Communications for the Investment Banking and Capital Markets Division at Credit Suisse from 2009 to 2018, where she supported the launch of the Impact Advisory and Finance Department.
Richard Boleat, Chairman of CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities Limited, said:
"We are delighted to have Vanessa joining the Board and look forward to working with her. Vanessa's expertise in sustainability, together with her extensive background in advising and working at leading financial institutions, will enhance the Company's ESG capabilities and be of great value to the Board."
CCPEOL is a closed-ended investment company focused on capital preservation that seeks to generate high cash income via a stable and attractive dividend, as well as offering the potential for capital appreciation. It aims to provide shareholders with security, low volatility, liquidity, and low correlation with equities by investing a diversified portfolio of predominantly European senior secured loans and other sub-investment grade corporate credit.
In accordance with paragraphs 9.6.13 (1) to (6) of the Listing Rules, it is confirmed that there are no additional details to be disclosed in relation to Vanessa Neill.
CVC Credit Partners European Opportunities Limited: +44 (0)1534 625522
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