"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 – October 6, 2015 – Victory Park Capital (VPC), an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments, announced today that new hire Karrie Truglia will join the team as a vice president in New York City to further develop VPC’s debt capital markets activity. VPC also announced the promotion of three investment professionals to vice president and the hiring of four new associates and two operations personnel to its Chicago office. Additionally, VPC is expanding its team in Los Angeles with a relocation of Vice President Geoff Mikelsons, who will join Partner Jason Brown.
Truglia joins VPC with more than 15 years of experience in global and domestic financial services organizations. Previously, Truglia spent eight years with Citigroup, where she served as director of global securitized products, offering strategic, solution-oriented advice for key relationship banks, specialty finance and financial services companies. Truglia has held several other management positions at Bear Stearns & Co., Assured Guaranty and BMW Financial Services.
“As a seasoned financial professional with extensive experience in asset-backed security transactions and capital markets, Karrie will make a strong addition to our specialty finance team,” said Richard Levy, CEO and founder of VPC. “Karrie and the additional new hires, as well as our recently promoted investment professionals, help position our firm for continued growth.”
The promotions are as follows:
Victory Park Capital (VPC) is a privately held registered investment advisor dedicated to alternative investing through the management of its 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 Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco. For more information visit: www.victoryparkcapital.com.