Advent recruits

Global private equity firm, Advent International has announced that Peter Nachtnebel will be joining the firm’s Central & Eastern Europe team. He will be based at Advent’s Prague office.

Nachtnebel joins Advent from UniCredit Markets & Investment Banking, where he was managing director and head of financial sponsors and leveraged finance for Central & Eastern Europe, including Russia and Turkey, and Austria. In that role Nachtnebel became one of Central Europe’s prominent bankers in private equity, providing bank finance and structuring advice on LBOs and corporate transactions for over 100 deals across the region in the past ten years.

Before joining UniCredit, he spent seven years at Creditanstalt (later Bank Austria), latterly as head of debt origination for structured finance, having previously led the bank’s CEE telecoms and media practice and then helped to establish its merchant banking operations.