Our Team Averages Over 18 Years of Experience in the Private Credit and Capital Markets, and has Closed Over $3 Billion of Private Credit Transactions.

 

MANAGING PARTNER & CIO

Gerald M. Chaney, Jr. 

Mr. Chaney has over 19 years of private investment experience.  Mr. Chaney was most recently a Managing Director and a member of the US Investment Committee for Intermediate Capital Group, Inc. (ICG).  Mr. Chaney joined ICG in 2007 to found the US business.  At ICG, he was responsible for originating, underwriting and managing senior debt, mezzanine and equity investments made on behalf of the firm. Mr. Chaney was a board observer of numerous portfolio companies. 

Prior to ICG, Mr. Chaney helped found AlpInvest Partners’ mezzanine platform where he was responsible for a number of mezzanine investments aggregating approximately $500 million of invested capital across a variety of industries. Prior to that, he worked at IBJ Whitehall’s leveraged finance group where he worked on leveraged buyout investments and he started his career at The Bank of New York.  

Mr. Chaney received his BA from Hamilton College, as well as his MBA from New York University’s Stern School of Business.  Mr. Chaney is also on the Board of Directors of the Ridgewood, NJ Library Foundation.


MANAGING PARTNER

Melanie Brensinger

For the past 18 years, Ms. Brensinger has been in the leveraged buyout market originating, underwriting, and managing senior debt, junior capital and equity investments.  Ms. Brensinger was most recently a Managing Director and senior originator at GE Capital, Healthcare Financial Services (HFS) where she was responsible for originating and underwriting financings for private equity led healthcare buyouts. Since joining GE Capital in 2006, Ms. Brensinger has originated and closed over 48 new healthcare deals and many other participant transactions aggregating over $2 billion in deal volume. Prior to joining GE Capital, Ms. Brensinger was a Director in the Private Equity Sponsor Coverage Team at Scotia Capital, where she originated and underwrote numerous domestic and international leveraged buyouts in various industries.   

In 2006, Ms. Brensinger established The PIT Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit foundation, to provide education to children in Kenya.  In 2009, Ms. Brensinger was nominated by her peers and selected to receive the Gerald L. Phillippe Award in recognition of her extraordinary record of volunteer service. She was one of only nine recipients selected in 2009 for this recognition from over 300,000 GE employees around the world. In 2012, Ms. Brensinger was nominated and selected for the GE Women in Commercial Program.

Ms. Brensinger received her B.S. from York College with a dual degree in Economics and Finance with a minor in Accounting.