LONDON (CelebrityAccess) – Sreesha Vaman has been appointed Managing Director, Head of Capital Markets at 23 Capital, a leading capital and solutions provider focused exclusively on the sports, music and entertainment sectors.
Vaman has more than 15 years of experience across the finance, investment banking, sports and entertainment landscape and is joining the team’s New York office with a remit to build on 23 Capital’s work in the capital markets division globally.
He will work closely with the company’s Origination and Structuring teams in the U.S. and Europe to expand the firm’s capital initiatives as well as its presence in the broader capital markets. Additionally, he will continue to help establish the company as the pre-eminent provider of capital and solutions to the Sports, Music and Entertainment sectors.
Vaman comes to 23 Capital from his post as Co-Head of ABS/CLO Syndicate. Previously, he held positions with various investment banking firms in both New York and London, including UBS and Lehman Brothers, and spent seven years as a Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners.
Jason Traub, CEO and co-founder of 23 Capital said: “Sreesha joins 23 Capital at an exciting time in the company’s growth. He brings a wealth of experience in capital markets which will help shape the business as we continue to explore new opportunities within the sports, music and entertainment sectors and look to further diversify our funding solutions and broaden our investor base.”
Vaman added: “I am excited to join 23 Capital, who bring a dynamic approach to financing the sports, music and entertainment sectors. I look forward to the opportunity to expand 23 Capital’s connectivity to investors across capital markets. The vision outlined by our co-founders, Jason Traub and Stephen Duval, as well as the team they have built attracted me to this opportunity. I am excited to be a part of 23 Capital’s growth trajectory in realizing its ambition to be the pre-eminent provider of capital and solutions to the Sports, Music and Entertainment sectors.”
Since inception in 2014, 23 Capital has deployed and advised on over $3bn of transactions. The company recently opened offices in both New York and Los Angeles.