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Nicole Gates
Chief Credit Officer at Pemberton Asset Management


31 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry including senior roles in the Risk function at GE Capital and Dresdner Bank. Nicole joined Pemberton in 2016.

Nicole joined Pemberton from GE Capital International (GE Capital), where she was a Managing Director from 2005 to 2015 and latterly the Head of Restructuring with primary hands-on portfolio management responsibility for international stressed/distressed assets. Ms. Gates was responsible for overseeing GE Capital’s Early Warning systems, Watchlist policies and valuation models.

Prior to GE Capital, Nicole spent 18 years at Dresdner Kleinwort, most recently as Managing Director in the Institutional Restructuring Unit in London, heading the European Portfolio. Previously, Nicole was Head of Dresdner Kleinwort’s International “Intensive Care Unit”, managing a portfolio of international distressed debt and local work-out teams in Asia, North America and Europe.

Nicole began her career in 1986 at Kleinwort Benson and holds a MA in Classics from Cambridge University and a Diploma, Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants.

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