"Victory Park has been a great partner for us in every sense of the word. They are collaborative, creative and eager to help us find solutions. I would gladly recommend them to any company looking for a strategic capital provider to help grow their business."
– Al Goldstein, CEO
Avant Credit Corporation
CHICAGO – March 1, 2017 – Victory Park Capital (VPC), an investment firm focused on private middle market debt and equity investments, announced today the promotion of Tom Welch to Partner. Mr. Welch joined VPC in 2009 and has more than 10 years of alternative investment experience. He will continue to primarily be responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing and managing direct private debt and equity investments in middle market companies within the financial services sector.
VPC has also added four new hires, growing the firm’s capabilities in Chicago, New York and Los Angeles:
“For 10 years, we’ve been growing our firm with talented experts who enable us to identify unique investment opportunities in the middle market,” said Richard Levy, CEO and founder of VPC. “Our team and collective expertise across the U.S. are our greatest assets and we remain optimistic about the future market opportunities.”
Regarding Welch, Brendan Carroll, Senior Partner and co-founder of VPC, said, “Tom has been an integral part of our success at VPC, leading investments in complex sectors and financing situations and helping advance our expertise. His knowledge of the non-bank financial services sector has allowed us to sharpen our firm’s strategy and develop investment solutions that accelerate value creation. On behalf of everyone at VPC, I congratulate Tom on this well-deserved promotion.”