Firm Expands Team to Provide Flexible Debt Capital Solutions to Middle-Market
Global Bankers Capital (“GB Capital”), an affiliate of Eli Global, LLC, today announced the appointment of investment veteran Seth I. Friedman as managing director to coordinate the firm’s credit investment and business development activities. Friedman will report to Rob Kiesel, global head of credit at Eli Global.
“We are excited to welcome Seth to GB Capital’s investment team,” said Kiesel, who joined Eli Global in 2017 to build out its direct lending platform. “Seth brings a tremendous level of private debt investment experience and business development relationships in the lower middle market, and we are confident in his ability to leverage our platform and provide access to capital for smaller privately held businesses across the country.”
Friedman has approximately 20 years of financing experience and joins GB Capital following his time most recently as a managing director at RLJ Credit Management, LLC. Prior to that, he worked as a managing director at Perseus Finance, LLC and an associate director in the Mezzanine Equity Finance Group at MetLife, principally focused on sourcing, underwriting, executing and monitoring mezzanine investments and fund investments within the Alternative Investments Unit. Prior to MetLife, Friedman worked in The 1818 SBIC Fund of Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., a lower middle-market fund established to provide junior capital to small businesses. Earlier in his career, he worked as an investment banker with Mesirow Financial, Inc., and as a credit analyst in the leveraged finance group at LaSalle Bank, N.A., a subsidiary of ABN-AMRO Bank N.V. Friedman holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.
For more information on Global Bankers Capital, visit www.globalbankerscapital.com. For more information on Eli Global, visit www.eliglobal.com.
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