Lukas StepanekManaging Director, Private Debt at Ardian
Lukas Stepanek joined Ardian in early 2015 to work in the private debt department. Initially he worked as part of London-Team with a focus on transactions in Great Britain and the DACH region. In 2017 he moved to Frankfurt where he is currently heading Ardian's Private Debt activities as a Managing Director in the DACH region.
He began his career at UniCredit Corporate & Investment Banking in early 2007 joining the Equity Capital Markets Team in London covering Eastern Europe. After two years he became the business manager for Corporate & Investment Banking in Eastern Europe, providing support to Senior management. In 2010, he joined UniCredit’s Financial Sponsor Solutions team in London, where he most recently was a Vice President responsible for the origination and execution of LBO transactions.
He studied at HULT International Business School London.