Duke Street boosts origination skill set

Timothy Lebus joins from Deutsche Bank to head up the LBO firm’s origination effort.

Timothy Lebus has moved on from Deutsche Bank to join London-based private equity manager Duke Street Capital as director in charge of origination.

At Deutsche, Lebus was a managing director responsible for relationship development and management with a number of private equity and venture capital houses. Duke Street was among his clients.

Prior to working for Deutsche and Bankers Trust before it was acquired, Lebus held positions with Charterhouse Bank and Salomon Brothers. During his career in corporate finance, Lebus worked with private equity investors on public and private company acquisitions, disposals, IPOs and financings.

Initially Lebus practised as a lawyer with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver and Jacobson, the New York-based corporate law firm, having previously qualified and practised as a barrister in London.