"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 – April 22, 2016 – Victory Park Capital (VPC), an investment firm focused on private middle market debt and equity investments, is proud to announce its CEO and Founder Richard Levy was recognized as one of the most influential leaders in marketplace lending by Morey Publishing, a New York-based media and marketing firm.
In partnership with Mayava Capital, Inc., a small business advisory, the inaugural "Power 20" a list identifies the individuals making a significant impact in the marketplace lending industry.
“I am honored to be recognized as a leader in the growing marketplace lending industry,” said Levy. “As a firm, we are positioned as a frontrunner in the online lending market and this acknowledgement continues to validate our established experience in the specialty finance space.”
Since 2010, VPC has made more than $4.4 billion of debt and equity investments and commitments across 28 non-bank financial services platforms throughout the U.S., U.K., Europe, Australia and Latin America. VPC serves as investment manager to a series of private investment vehicles, as well as the U.K.-based investment company VPC Specialty Lending Investments PLC (Ticker: VSL-L).
Morey Publishing and Mayava Capital partnered with NYFinancialPress.com, a news site focused on alternative financial sectors, to discover the individuals disrupting the marketplace lending sector. The inaugural “Power 20” leaders will continue to serve as advisors for future lists.
Victory Park Capital Advisors, LLC (“VPC”) is an investment firm with a focus on alternative credit and a commitment to delivering attractive risk-adjusted returns and capital preservation for its clients. VPC provides privately negotiated debt and equity capital solutions to small and middle market companies across a wide range of industries. We target fundamentally sound businesses in need of liquidity and/or capital structure transformation and often take a leadership role in the financial restructuring process. VPC’s offerings leverage the firm’s special situations and credit structuring expertise and differentiated deal origination capabilities. The firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago, with offices in London, Los Angeles and New York. VPC is privately held and a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC.