Benjamin Gillet is a senior member of Barings’ Global Private Finance Group. He is responsible for originating, analyzing, structuring and monitoring European private finance investments. As a native French speaker, he has a focus on the French market, but also covers the Benelux and Spanish markets. Benjamin has worked in the industry since 2010. Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Benjamin was a Manager on the Mid-Market Leveraged Finance team at HSBC in London, where he focused on executing sponsor-driven senior debt financing opportunities in the French, Benelux, Spanish and Nordics markets. Prior to that, Benjamin was an Associate in the Mid-Market Leveraged Finance team of HSBC in Paris. Benjamin holds a Master of Science in Corporate Finance from EDHEC Business School and a Bachelor in Mathematics and Economics from University Paris-Dauphine.