Laurent Vaille Principal

StrategyDirect Lending


EducationM.Sc., Audencia Nantes School of Management

Prior ExperienceTikehau
Ernst & Young

Laurent is a Principal at H.I.G. WhiteHorse based in the London office.

Laurent focuses on the French market and is responsible for all key aspects of private debt transactions, including deal origination, transaction structuring and negotiation, and post-closing portfolio company oversight.

Laurent has 13 years of experience in direct lending and corporate finance. Prior to joining H.I.G., he was an Executive Director in the Private Debt division of Tikehau in Paris. Before that, Laurent worked at Ernst & Young and Deloitte Finance.

Laurent holds an M.Sc. in International Strategy Management & Consulting from Audencia Nantes School of Management.