SG Corporate & Investment Banking (SG CIB) has announced a key senior appointment to its European debt capital markets loan sales team. Chris Lovgren will join SG CIB in early May as a director within the European leveraged loans team. Based in London, he will report to Chris Baines, head of European loan distribution.
Lovgren is a specialist in leveraged loans having spent four years with the leveraged loan sales team of UBS Warburg in London. He began his career with SG CIB in Paris, first as a graduate trainee and then as a fully fledged member of the Paris loan syndication team. Now returning to SG CIB, Lovgren will work alongside Haresh Sheth, a recruit from Morgan Stanley in 2003, to provide cover to senior and subordinated debt investors, including banks and funds.
SG CIB’s loan distribution platform comprises 12 dedicated loans salespeople in London, Paris and Madrid. It is part of the wider Europe Middle East and Africa loan syndication team, which numbers 43 professionals in those same three financial centres headed by Stephen Swift.