Pearl Diver’s highly experienced team brings together best-in-class quantitative analytics and structuring skills with a deep “look through” credit expertise in the underlying asset pools. Prior to founding Pearl Diver Capital, the partners held senior roles in sell side investment banking in the areas of fixed income, securitisation and structured finance, and on the buy side, in corporate credit, trading and loan portfolio management.

    CEO, Managing Partner and Founder


    CIO, Managing Partner and Co-Founder





Neil brings in more than 28-years experience in European Securitised Products, ABS & Structured Finance. Prior to founding Pearl Diver Capital, Neil served in variety of senior roles, most recently as Managing Director and European Head of Structured Products at institutions such as Nomura Securities and Wachovia Securities (now Wells Fargo).

He has led a variety of securitisation transactions in asset classes ranging from consumer loans, mortgages, emerging market future flow assets, to sports event receivables, leveraged loans & high yield, ABS, private equity and hedge fund portfolios.

He is a graduate in Electronics Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and holds an MBA from the University of North Carolina, USA.

Chandrajit brings in over 22-years of experience as a structured finance banker, structurer and trader, covering stints at Wachovia Securities, Nomura Securities, Deutsche Bank, UBS, Old Mutual, Fitch Ratings and JP Morgan. He was responsible for originating and structuring several innovative transactions ranging from leveraged loan CLOs to Private Equity backed and Hedge Fund backed securitisation products.

Chandrajit was formerly a bond trader managing a trading book for corporate credit and sovereign debt. He is a graduate in Electronics Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and holds a Masters in Finance (with Distinction) in Financial Engineering from London Business School (LBS).

Matthew has 18 years’ experience of buy-side credit experience in CLOs and leveraged finance. Matthew joined Pearl Diver in 2009, he heads Pearl Diver’s European business, is a voting member of the investment committee and is co-head of the credit division.

Prior to joining Pearl Diver, Matthew was a Credit Analyst with Alcentra where he covered Publishing, Media, Leisure and Gaming, Restaurants and Environmental Services. His experience covers analysing and investing in CLOs, investment origination, fundamental company level credit analysis and corporate restructurings.

Matthew holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Wales, Swansea.

Tim has over 20 years of experience in building businesses in the financial sector. Prior to joining Pearl Diver Tim served in a variety of senior positions, most recently as Marketing Director for Moneda Asset Management and was previously one of the founders of Arbalet Capital a relative value commodity hedge fund. Tim was also part of the original team that built Measurisk under Bear Stearns & Co. which became the largest firm in the industry for communicating risk and exposures between institutional hedge fund investors.

Tim has led a variety of entrepreneurial ventures throughout his career primarily working with institutional investors on a global basis. His experience includes sales, marketing, product development, management and strategy.

Tim holds an M.B.A in Finance from Babson College and a B.S. Business Administration from Marist College.