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 25-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 20-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 16 years of buy-side credit experience in CLOs and leveraged finance and has been with Pearl Diver Capital for 9 years.

Previously Matthew was a credit analyst with Alcentra where he covered various sectors including Publishing, Media, Leisure and Gaming and Environmental Services. He heads the credit team at Pearl Diver Capital and is a voting member of the investment committee.

His experience covers fundamental credit analysis across the capital structure in levered private equity-owned companies held within a securitised format.

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

Tim has 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.