Cécile Mayer-LéviManaging Director-Private Debt at Tikehau Investment Management
Cécile Mayer-Lévi joined Tikehau Capital in 2013 and heads the Private Debt platform of the asset management firm. She has extensive knowledge in direct lending transactions, and has worked with major private equity houses, investment funds and corporates.
Cécile started her career at Merrill Lynch in 1988 in the Corporate Finance department and in M&A in Paris and New York. In 1991, she joined Elig one of France’s pioneers in capital investment. In 2001, she joined Mezzanis (Omnes), the mezzanine fund of Credit Lyonnais Private Equity, as Investment Director. From 2005 until 2013, she launched and developed the Private Debt activity at AXA Private Equity (ARDIAN). .
She sits as board observers on over 10 Boards of portfolio companies and chairs the Private Debt Commission of France Invest and seats as board member of the Alternative Credit Council (ACC)to promote in particular the collaboration of investors on ESG topics.