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14th May 2020

Dee Dee Sklar joins 17Capital as Senior Advisor

  • Global experience in banking and alternatives industries
  • Extensive experience and network within private equity
  • On the board of Women in Fund Finance

17Capital, the global go-to source of preferred equity financing for investors in private equity, is delighted to announce Dee Dee Sklar has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor. Dee Dee is widely known and respected in banking and alternative investment markets with a wealth of experience in private equity. Her extensive network will help enhance 17Capital’s ability to source transactions with private equity investors in North America.


Dee Dee has a wide network and significant experience in private equity, having held several senior roles in the industry. She was most recently Vice Chair Subscription Finance at Wells Fargo, where she helped build the bank into the leading global provider of subscription financing, and previously held senior financing roles at WestLB AG and Rothschild. During her time at WestLB AG and Wells Fargo, she originated over $365 billion of financings. Dee Dee is also a founder and Global Co-Chair of Women in Fund Finance, a worldwide network of over 2,000 women in private equity, banking and law.


Robert de Corainville, Partner at 17Capital, said: “Dee Dee brings a wealth of experience in private equity. We look forward to working with her as we continue to grow our client universe and innovate financing solutions for the private equity industry.”


Dee Dee Sklar, Senior Advisor at 17Capital, said: “I am excited to be working with the 17Capital team and bringing my experience to this important and growing area of the market. I strongly believe that 17Capital is a pioneer and that the team’s approach to financing will help further evolve the private equity asset class.”


Dee Dee joins 17Capital’s current advisors, comprising Senior Advisor Beverly Berman and Supervisory Board Members Carsten Eckert and Andy Moysiuk.