Melissa Tessier

Director
Debt Management

Melissa is a Director for 3i Debt Management with responsibility for fundraising in Europe.

She joined the Company in 2012 from Cantor Fitzgerald where she focused on origination and distribution of European and US Collateralised Loan Obligations (CLOs) and leveraged finance products. Prior to that, Melissa held a number of credit roles on both the sell-side and the buy-side: from 2006-2009 at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she was responsible for primary market CLO syndication, and at  AXA Investment managers from 2001-2006, where she focused on high yield fund management, then on the structuring and marketing of AXA IM-managed funds.

Melissa has over 12 years experience in credit markets. She holds double Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Political Science from the University of California at Davis and attended the Institut d’Etudes Politiques in France. Melissa is approved to perform the FSA controlled function 30.