Hayden Smith

Partner - Private Debt Advisory

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Hayden is our Head of Debt Advisory, you’ll find him securing financing, on the best possible terms, for our clients. Hayden joined Fuse Capital in December '21 to lead the deal team and build and manage relationships with our extensive global network of lenders including private debt funds, banks, and alternative finance providers. Since being at Fuse, Hayden has built a dynamic and global deal team spread across the UK, Europe and India.

Before Fuse, Hayden worked across the entire spectrum of the capital structure in structured debt and equity roles across the UK, Europe, and Asia Pacific in senior banking positions for HSBC and ANZ. He has particular expertise in structuring and executing complex, often cross-border, financing transactions involving PE and VC sponsors. He also led the commercial development and successful beta launch of an innovative Fintech lending platform in Australia. Hayden is tertiary qualified with a Master's in Applied Finance, and First-class Honours degree.