Graham Rainbow

Graham Rainbow
Co-CIO, Liquid Credit and Head of European Loans

Graham joined Alcentra in August 2008 and is the Co-Chief Investment Officer (Liquid Credit) based in the UK and is the Senior Loan Portfolio Manager of Alcentra’s European Loan Funds. Graham chairs the European Liquid (Loans and High Yield) Investment Committee and is a member of the Special Situations and European Direct Lending Investment Committees in the UK. He is also a member of Alcentra’s Executive Management Committee.

Prior to joining Alcentra, Graham was Co-Head of the leveraged syndicate desk at Barclays Capital, where he was responsible for underwriting senior, second lien and mezzanine LBO debt. Graham joined Barclays in 1995 and performed roles in loan trading, credit and sales before joining the Leveraged Finance team in 1998. Graham’s previous work experience was with a commercial finance consultancy, arranging business mortgages.

He has a BSc (Hons) from Warwick University in Management Science and an M.B.A. from Warwick Business School.


  • 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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