Senior Managing Director, Leveraged Finance
Spencer Alstodt is a Senior Managing Director at Leerink Partners focused on Leveraged Finance & Debt Capital Markets for the Technology sector. In his role, Spencer advises, structures, originates and syndicates leveraged loans and bonds and works closely alongside corporate clients and investors, overseeing the execution of transactions, and building relationships among borrowers and investors. With more than 25 years of experience, he has led the origination and syndication of 248 deals for over $128 billion in transaction value. Spencer helped lead Leerink Partners’ Tech Investment Banking team to serve as joint bookrunner for Skillz’s $300 million 144A offering of senior notes and co-manager of ZipRecruiter’s $550 million 144A offering of senior notes.
Spencer joined the firm in 2021 from Jefferies LLC where he spent 13 years as a Managing Director in TMT and Industrials Leveraged Capital Markets and sat on the firm’s Debt Review Committee and Debt Commitment Committee. While at Jefferies, he was instrumental in building the leverage finance and capital markets platform, earning #1 league table rankings for sponsor-backed leveraged buyout financings and consecutive years of top honors for total deals and capital raised within the technology sector. Prior to Jefferies, he was a Managing Director at Bear Stearns & Co and began his career at JP Morgan Securities where he worked in the Leveraged Debt Capital Markets Group.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan.