McLean, Virginia-based Gladstone Investment Corp. said Thursday that it has named Peter Kotz as a managing director in its Chicago office. In his new position, Kotz will expand marketing initiatives and be responsible for managing new investment opportunities. Previously, Kotz worked at Gridiron Capital.
MCLEAN, Va., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Gladstone Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: GAIN) (the “Company”) announced today that Peter Kotz has joined the Company’s management team as a Managing Director in its Chicago office. Mr. Kotz will broaden the Company’s marketing initiatives and be responsible for originating, structuring and managing new investment opportunities.
Mr. Kotz has over 18 years experience in private equity, investment banking and the futures industry. He was most recently a Principal at Gridiron Capital, LLC, a private equity fund in New Canaan, Connecticut, where he worked for five years. Prior to Gridiron, Mr. Kotz was at Altus Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity fund, where he was based in Lincolnshire, Illinois. His career also includes having worked at Resource Financial Corporation, an investment bank, and at Iowa Commodities, Ltd.
Mr. Kotz received an MBA with honors from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelors Degree from Boston College, Carroll School of Management. Mr. Kotz has also served as president and board member of the Chicago Private Equity Network (CPEN).
Gladstone Investment Corporation is an investment company that seeks to invest in subordinated loans, mezzanine debt, preferred stock, common stock and warrants to purchase common stock of small and medium-sized companies in connection with buyouts and other recapitalizations. For more information please visit our website at www.GladstoneInvestment.com.