London
Akbar Rafiq
Partner,
Portfolio Manager

Akbar is a Partner of York Capital Management Europe (UK) Advisors LLP, the Head of European Credit and a Co-Portfolio Manager of the York Distressed Asset strategy.

Prior to joining the Firm in 2011, Akbar worked as a Vice President and Senior Distressed Debt Analyst at Deutsche Bank, held various positions in the investment banking division of Bear, Stearns and Co. and as an Associate at Alta Communications.

Akbar is a member of the Board, in his capacity as a York employee, of York Nebraska Wind Partners, LLC, Shoebill Real Estate Limited, Recovery Finance Limited, Istria Real Estate Sarl, all entities related to Yova Investments and all entities incorporated pursuant to York’s partnerships with Costamare, Inc. Akbar holds a BA in Economics from the University of Rochester and an MBA from the London Business School.