Head of Non-U.S. Investments
Adam Wheeler is Head of Barings’ Non-U.S. Private Finance Investments and a member of the firm’s Asia-Pacific and European Private Finance Investment Committees. He is also a joint portfolio manager for Barings’ Asia-Pacific focused mezzanine funds, Gateway Mezzanine Partners I & II. He is responsible for leading the teams that originate, underwrite and manage private credit investments in Europe and the developed Asia-Pacific region. Adam has worked in the industry since 1994 and his experience has encompassed mezzanine investing, private debt investing, originating, structuring and underwriting leveraged loans. Prior to joining the firm in 2009, he worked for AMP Capital Investors as the head of the Australian and New Zealand Private Debt business where he was responsible for managing a team that originated, arranged and invested in mezzanine and related private debt financings. He was also a member of the AMP Capital Private Debt Investment Committee. Before AMP, he held origination, underwriting and advisory positions at Rabobank Corporate Finance, N.M. Rothschild & Sons and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Adam holds a B.Com. and L.L.B. from the University of New South Wales, a G.D.M. from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.