Musa Sönmez shares primary responsibility for managing the firm’s European operations, as well as for portfolio management of OHA’s European investments, and is based in OHA’s London office. Mr. Sönmez is a member of OHA’s investment strategy, risk and various fund investment committees. Previously, Mr. Sönmez worked for Strategic Value Partners (SVP) where he focused on investments in European distressed credit and special situations. Prior to this, he worked at Lehman Brothers’ European Leveraged Finance Group in London and Lazard’s M&A advisory business in Germany. Mr. Sönmez currently serves on the board of a number of OHA’s portfolio companies. He earned an M.B.A. from the IESE Business School in Barcelona and studied business administration in Frankfurt.