How Credit Suisse’s private credit dream faltered

By David Rothnie
21 May 2020

Credit Suisse’s plan to launch a private credit opportunities fund has been undermined by a spying scandal, the departure of Jim Amine, and Covid-19, writes David Rothnie.

Shortly after Tidjane Thiam became chief executive of Credit Suisse in 2015, he and Amine sat down and discussed the latter’s future. Amine, who by then had run the firm’s investment banking division for seven years, was beginning his second decade at Credit Suisse, and committed to ...

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