Black Diamond Hires Biz Dev. Head

Jun 29 2012 | 11:11am ET

Greenwich, Conn.-based Black Diamond Capital Management has tapped Jean Fleischhacker as a senior managing director responsible for business development

Fleischhacker, a 20-year industry vet, comes to Black Diamond from Babson Capital where she served as managing director, heading global distribution. Prior to Babson, Fleischhacker was with J.P. Morgan and before that was a managing director in structured products at Bear Stearns. She began her investment career in the fixed income department of Alliance Capital Management (now Alliance Bernstein).

In her new role, Fleishhacker will be based in Black Diamond’s Greenwich headquarters and will lead structuring and marketing for CLOs, other structured products, and mezzanine debt. She will also head new product development and play an instrumental role in strategic development and growth initiatives.  Fleischhacker will work alongside Michael Moreno, head of marketing and investor relations and a Black Diamond principal. 

“Jean is a seasoned and well respected industry veteran with extensive investment, product management and business development experience and we are very enthusiastic about bringing her expertise and leadership to Black Diamond,” said Stephen Deckoff, Black Diamond managing principal, in a statement. “Her experience and counsel leading CLO issuance and other new product development will be invaluable to clients and Black Diamond, and I am excited that she is going to lead this vital, strategic growth area of the firm.”

Black Diamond has over $11 billion in assets under management across four complementary investment platforms: control distressed/private equity funds, a hedge fund, mezzanine funds and CLO and other structured vehicles.  Foundedin 1995, Black Diamond has multiple offices including Greenwich; Lake Forest, IL; and London, England.


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