Julian Hantrais has over 25 years’ structured and leveraged financing experience, originating, evaluating, structuring and closing major transactions. He is a founding partner of Lennox Partners.
Prior to founding Lennox Partners, Julian was with GE Capital in London for 10 years in a number of roles in Structure and Leveraged Finance principally investing off GE’s balance sheet in infrastructure, Private Equity and leverage loans. Transactions include investing in Eurotunnel distressed debt, committing capital to 3i, Terra Firma & Star Capital Private Equity funds and originating and participating in over 50 leverage loan transactions.
Prior to GE Capital Julian was at CIBC and Hambros Banks with a focus on arranging and investing in US cross-border tax based leasing transactions in the Infrastructure and Telecommunications sectors. In particular Julian was part of the team that created the Qualifying Technological Equipment (“QTE”) lease product and successfully originated and closed transactions for Irish Telecom, Belgacom, Sonera and France Telecom. Julian started his career as a graduate trainee with Price Waterhouse Managements Consultants.