Graeme Delaney-Smith

Graeme Delaney-Smith
European Direct Lending

Graeme joined Alcentra in September 2004. Graeme was responsible for raising the initial Alcentra mezzanine funds, joining Alcentra with a specific mandate to expand the Alcentra strategy into this area. He subsequently raised Alcentra’s existing European Direct Lending Funds from December 2012.

Prior to joining Alcentra, Graeme was an Investment Director at Intermediate Capital Group for nearly seven years. Prior to joining ICG in 1998 he spent five years at The Royal Bank of Scotland, the latter part within the leveraged finance team in London.

Graeme is a graduate of Napier University and a qualified accountant. He also received an MBA from Heriot-Watt University Business School, Edinburgh.


  • EuroHedge Awards 2017 Winner
  • Barron’s
  • HFMWeek 2017 - European Performance Awards
  • Global Capital Awards 2016 - Best Institutional Investor in Senior Loans
  • ALT Credit Intelligence 2016 - European Performance Award
  • BarclayHedge 2015 - Ranked #1 in the Distressed Securities Category
  • CreditFlux 2015 - Manager Awards 2015
  • Private Debt Investor Awards 2014 - Deal of the Year
  • Private Debt Investor Awards 2014 - Direct Lender of the Year
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