White Oak Global Advisors Hires Felix As Co-Head Of Originations

Sep 27 2017 | 9:04pm ET

Alternative credit and direct lending specialist White Oak Global Advisors has named former Consortium Finance executive John Felix as the company’s co-head of originations. 

Felix will be responsible for sourcing opportunities for White Oak, as well as co-managing the originations team, White Oak said in a statement. 

Felix has been actively investing in middle market companies for over 20 years, the statement continued. Most recently, he founded Consortium Finance in 2013, where he invested across the capital structure of middle market businesses.

Beforehand, he worked at D. E. Shaw Group, where he was responsible for originating and managing a portfolio of direct senior debt, junior debt and equity investments across a variety of industries and opened the firm’s San Francisco office in 2005.

He was previously a managing principal of Banc of America Mezzanine Capital, where he was responsible for underwriting structured senior debt, mezzanine debt, and bridge financing across a variety of industry sectors.

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, White Oak Global Advisors is an SEC-registered investment advisor focused on direct lending and specialty finance. The company is unrelated to hedge fund seeder White Oak Equity Partners.

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