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Avoca signs up Hatchley as co-CEO to spur growth drive

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Avoca, the fast-growing €6 billion European credit investment manager, has appointed James Hatchley as its co-chief executive officer in the latest step in the Dublin-based group’s expansion.

He will join the board of Avoca and work alongside Avoca’s co-founders – chief executive Alan Burke and chairman Donal Daly – and other senior members of the Avoca management team to capitalise on new growth opportunities in European credit markets.

Hatchley joins from Freeman & Co, a financial services-focused M&A advisory and strategic consulting firm where he was managing director and COO of the firm’s European business – which he