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CHICAGO, Sept. 23, 2022 – PGIM Private Capital has appointed David Thompson as part of an expansion of its U.S. regional coverage.
Thompson, based in New York, will lead the Direct Lending team focused on building middle-market relationships in New York and the broader Northeastern U.S.
He brings over 20 years of industry experience to the role with a particular emphasis on private credit deal sourcing and execution. Thompson previously spent six years at Brookfield Asset Management on the Special Investments and Principal Credit teams. Prior to Brookfield he was with Garrison Investment Group, GSC Group and Goldman Sachs.
Head of Direct Lending Matthew Harvey commented: “Our approach to direct lending relies on having teams of individuals who thoroughly understand and have well-developed networks in their local coverage markets. I am very pleased that we have attracted someone of Dave’s caliber to this position as we continue to grow our direct lending capabilities in both the U.S. and abroad.”
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The hire of Thompson comes amid an expansion in PGIM Private Capital’s direct lending capabilities that has seen the hiring of 10 new team members and the opening of three new Direct Lending offices over the last 18 months.
Thompson commented: “I am thrilled to be joining Matt and the rest of the PGIM team. The opportunity to help expand PGIM’s direct lending business to more sponsored and non-sponsored businesses in New York and the surrounding area is large and exciting.”
ABOUT PGIM PRIVATE CAPITAL
PGIM Private Capital manages more than $20.0 billion in outside non-affiliated assets through its Institutional Asset Management unit and Alternative Investments unit, comprised of Direct Lending, PGIM Capital Partners and PGIM Energy Partners mezzanine funds. PGIM Private Capital manages a $95.8 billion portfolio of private placements and mezzanine investments through its regional office network (Atlanta; Chicago; Dallas; Frankfurt, Germany; London; Los Angeles; Madrid; Mexico City¹; Milan; Minneapolis; Newark, New Jersey; New York; Paris; San Francisco; and Sydney²) and purchases up to $14.5 billion annually in predominantly senior debt and junior capital. All data as of June 30, 2022. For more information, please visit pgimprivatecapital.com.
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1 The Mexico City office operates through PGIM Real Estate Mexico S.C.
2 The Sydney office operates through PGIM (Australia) Pty Ltd.
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