DPG Investments adds nine to team

Scottsdale, Arizona-based DPG Investments has expanded its team with nine key hires. Among them are Wes Anderson as chief operating officer, Neil Elsey as managing partner of DPG-Avion Holdings and Jerry Hudspeth as managing director of corporate finance, energy/special situations.


SCOTTSDALE, AZ–(Marketwired – Dec 22, 2014) – DPG Investments, LLC and affiliates concluded the successful structuring in excess of 150mm of private equity transactions in 2014 and is on target to close an additional 100mm in Q1 2015 across a broad range of industries and sectors.

“DPG is providing expedited entrepreneurial capital solutions to underserved markets and niche private equity strategies globally. We are also building proprietary infrastructure internally to manage DPG highly structured products and DPG fund management platforms,” said Dan Galvanoni, chairman and CEO of DPG Investments, LLC.

Building on this momentum, DPG Investments is welcoming nine new team members in key positions within the company:
Wes Anderson- Chief Operating Officer
Neil Elsey- Managing Partner DPG-Avion Holdings LLC
Kevyn Green- Analyst
Jerry Hudspeth- Managing Director Corporate finance, Energy/Special situations
Joe Joseph- Managing Director Real Estate Finance
Chris Perhacs- Business Development
William Raffeale- Business Development
Craig Sherman- Senior Analyst Real Estate Finance
Chas Walker- Managing Director DPG Africa and DPG special situations

“These additions to the company reflect our growth strategy for 2015 and our intention to double capacity and build out the DPG internal fund management business. Each of these uniquely talented executives brings a new perspective and an array of knowledge and skills to the DPG team. We are excited to have them join the family and wish them every success,” said Galvanoni.

About DPG: DPG Investments, LLC (www.dpginvestments.com) and its affiliates provide global alternative investment management and advisory services. With offices in Arizona, California, Connecticut and Georgia, DPG was founded in 2004 from a top tier family office. DPG is a recognized, premier multi-strategy global private equity, merchant banking, alternative investment, and multi-family office advisory firm.

DPG’s diversified private investor base is comprised of a select group of cutting-edge ultra-high net worth and high net worth private family offices, offshore affiliates, private equity firms, public capital corporations, top tier hedge funds, insurance companies, endowments, pension plans and various best-in-class operating partners. As a financier, investor or merchant banker structuring in excess of $1 billion in capital commitments since 2004, DPG currently has 28 private equity holdings with a current focus in global consumer finance products, financial services, specialty finance platforms, real estate, alternative energy, oil and gas, natural resources, entertainment and media, special situation and distressed investing, selective venture capital, direct private lending, structured credit products and fund vehicles.

DPG takes pride in delivering customized capital solutions in a disciplined entrepreneurial system.