Prior to joining Portland, Alla worked for 14 years in Export and Agency Finance department at Citigroup and Barclays Capital, advising, structuring, arranging and syndicating ECA and DFI-backed transactions.
Alla advised on or arranged over US$6bn in ECA/DFI-backed debt, focusing on more complex transactions with corporate guarantee and project finance features; transactions ranging from US$40m to $1bn. She has worked with all OECD ECAs as well as with ECIC and Sinosure and with multiple DFIs such as OPIC, Miga, World Bank, DEG, FMO, etc… She has worked with clients globally (both in the emerging markets and developed countries) and across most capital-intensive industries. She brings considerable experience in negotiating with the ECAs, DFIs, banks and institutional investors in order to bring the most competitive solution on best available terms and conditions to her clients. More recently she worked at Legal & General, a UK large institutional investor, where she focused on onboarding ECA/DFI-backed transactions as an asset class.
Some notable transactions include:
Alla speaks fluent Russian, Italian, French, Portuguese and Spanish. She holds a bachelor’s in maths from UC Berkeley and Master’s in international economics/finance from John’s Hopkins (SAIS).
Alla Kruglyak | +44 7393 430 450 | firstname.lastname@example.org