Investment Manager

The Company’s investment manager is Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC (“VPC”). VPC is a privately held registered investment advisor dedicated to alternative investing through the management of investment vehicles.

As specialists in credit and private equity investments, VPC focuses on middle market companies across a diversified range of industries. Whether as a lender or a control investor, VPC seeks to identify opportunities where it believes the potential for reward outweighs the risks entailed.

Founded in 2007, VPC is headquartered in Chicago with additional resources in New York, Los Angeles and London.

Biographies of the key personnel of the Investment Manager involved in the provision of services to the Company are as follows:

Richard Levy

  • CEO and Founder, founded VPC in 2007
  • Oversees the firm’s investment and operational activities, and is also the Chairman of the firm’s management and investment committees
  • Previous roles at Magnetar Capital and Crestview Capital Partners

Brendan Carroll

  • Senior Partner and Co-founder
  • Responsible for sourcing, evaluating and executing private debt and equity investments in the specialty finance sector
  • Previous roles at Magnetar Capital, William Blair and Robertson Stephens

Gordon Watson

  • Partner, joined VPC in 2014
  • Responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing and managing of private debt and equity investments in the specialty finance sector
  • Previous roles at GLG Partners and Ore Hill Partners

Cormac Leech*

  • Principal, joined VPC in 2016
  • Based in London, acting as VPC’s European representative and focuses on all aspects of the business including the London listed VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC
  • Previous roles at Alternative Finance at Liberum, JPMorgan and ABN Amro

* Services provided through an appointed representative of Lawson Conner, a firm authorized and regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority.