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Powering careers in Credit, Advisory and Legal finance from Associate level all the way through to Managing Director.

Credit recruiting,
made exceptional

In an industry where precision and expertise are key, our team stands out for its unrivalled commitment to excellence and client satisfaction.

We understand both public and private Credit recruitment with our experts finding and placing experienced professionals, delivering outstanding results and promoting inclusivity. Be it in the UK, Europe or USA markets, we partner with companies to recruit candidates to really set you apart from the competition.

Why partner with our
Credit recruitment specialists?

Our specialists have unparalleled expertise and insight into the intricate world of credit recruitment. The team comprises seasoned professionals who possess an in-depth understanding of Credit, Advisory and Leverage Finance. We are committed to supporting you with a wealth of industry knowledge and a vast network of top-tier talent.

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Our client base is deep and diverse.

From asset managers and advisory boutiques, to corporate and investment banks.We built a candidate network to accommodate all hiring strategies, so you can always rely on us to find the exact talent you need.

We recruit across the sector.

We recruit professionals in a range of positions, from Analyst to Managing Director in investment, advisory, and banking.

We support you in every way.

Our team covers areas such as origination, structuring/restructuring, underwriting, syndication, credit analysis, and portfolio management to support you in any form you need.

We operate globally, recruiting beyond borders.

We work internationally and have consultants based in the UK, USA and Germany.


In addition to technical skills, motivation, and experience, we also screen our candidates on relevant soft skills in our recruitment experience and take them into consideration.

We are not just the mediators in the recruiting process, we are advisors to both clients and candidates. We listen and understand your needs to make the screening process as smooth and effective as possible.

What makes
us different?

At Dartmouth, our approach to public and credit recruitment sets us apart through a combination of expertise, innovation, and dedication to delivering a standout recruitment experience. Our experts follow the markets closely and are able to filter out potential risks and current and future challenges faced by organisations within the credit market. In this accelerating and dynamic market, knowledge and understanding is key.

We have a long-standing track record helping firms find the best talent in direct lending, credit opportunities, distressed credit and speciality finance and are renowned for helping with full investment team hiring, from Analyst/Associate level through to Managing Director.

Our team understands the importance of additional skills in candidates that go beyond the required knowledge and experience. In this changing market, professionals must be willing to evolve together with it.

Examples of our roles
in Credit

Examples of the types of roles our consultants successfully place

  • Financial Restructuring Associate
  • Associate (Alternative Credit)
  • Associate (Leverage Finance)
  • Director of Structured Finance
  • Investment Manager (Capital Markets)
  • Director (Hybrid Fund)

Financial Restructuring Associate

Create complex financial models, coordinating and executing business due diligence and preparing preliminary evaluation analysis to support discussions and negotiations with all stakeholders involved in restructuring processes. Participate in negotiations on behalf of clients and provide distressed M&A advisory services.

Associate (Alternative Credit)

Supports origination and evaluation of investment opportunities, including sector analysis, financial modelling, and due diligence in supporting the execution of transactions. Support in the development of Investment Committee memos and supporting analysis. Work with the asset management team to provide support on investments in the portfolio.

Associate (Leverage Finance)

Includes all aspects of the underwriting process such as performing due diligence, negotiating and facilitating transactions, and preparing internal approval documents. Additional portfolio management, review and processing.

Director of Structured Finance

Focus on client origination and partnering with companies in the medium to large cap space. Drive sales strategy creation, delivering end-to-end deals while leveraging existing product specialists and guidance from top management.

Investment Manager (Capital Markets)

Responsible for monitoring of transaction activity in the marketplace to identify new products, new lenders, and provide a markets/funding perspective on revenue forecasting, product strategy and operational requirements.

Director (Hybrid Fund)

Play a vital role in sourcing, evaluating, and executing innovative investment opportunities across the UK market. Responsible for leading transactions, managing all core workstreams and internal resources. Expected to originate transactions from personal network in the UK/European market and continue to build network of advisors. Also responsible for asset management and will be hands-on when required in the portfolio.

“Dartmouth has quickly earned my trust as my go-to advisor in the Financial Restructuring/Advisory space. They have been readily available, always responsive and consistently shared on-time and crucial market intelligence - which has allowed us to pivot our approach to certain mandates. Their pro-active updates - even when there isn’t news -have been a breath of fresh air. I look forward to building the relationship with the team in future years.”

Head of Talent Acquisition

Global Investment Bank

“Tamara has quickly earned my trust as my go-to advisor in the Financial Restructuring/Advisory space. She has been readily available, is always responsive and has consistently shared on-time and crucial market intelligence -which has allowed us to pivot our approach to certain mandates. I look forward to building the relationship with Tamara and team in future years.”

TA and Operations Director

Global Investment Bank

“We have been working together with Joel and the team for over five years. They are without doubt the leading team in the private credit market, delivering top-tier service and candidates. The team is hugely enthusiastic and are great to work with!”

Global Alternative Investor

International Alternative Investor

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exceptional role?

Whatever your next career move, we’re here to guide you through every stage, from application to interview, negotiation and beyond. Let’s find your next exciting opportunity.

Ready for that exceptional candidate?

Building the right team takes more than just searching. It requires market intelligence and a trusted network of partnerships. Our recruitment experts will help you find the best talent to drive your business forward.

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Want to speak with us? Whatever your challenge or ambition, talk to one of our team members, and let’s find the right way forward.