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