Michiel von Saher has joined Angelo Gordon as a managing director based in London – expanding the firm’s Performing Credit team to 13, including four in the UK.

von Saher is responsible for leading European performing credit research and identifying credit investment opportunities across the region. He will work alongside Managing Director and Portfolio Manager Steven Paget, who joined the firm in 2018 to lead the build out of Angelo Gordon’s European Performing Credit business with Global Head of Performing Credit Maureen D’Alleva and Head of Europe Daniel Pound.

“Michiel is an industry veteran whose decision to join the Firm is a testament to the strength of our Performing Credit platform and our commitment to growing the business. His deep knowledge of European credit markets and extensive experience developing and running research teams will support our ongoing international expansion,” said D’Alleva.

von Saher comes to Angelo Gordon with 24 years of experience as a credit analyst in Europe. He most recently served as a managing director and head of the European Credit Research team at PGIM Fixed Income, where he was also co-chair of the PGIM Fixed Income ESG Committee. Prior to joining PGIM in 2005, he spent six years at NIBC, ultimately serving as head of the Intermediate Capital group, where he focused on arranging subordinated and mezzanine debt facilities for European mid-market MBOs and invested in syndicated mezzanine transactions.

Earlier, von Saher spent six years at MeesPierson/Fortis in various acquisition finance and corporate lending roles.