Napier Park Global Capital said Tuesday that Joseph Lane has joined its private equity group, Napier Park Financial Partners, as a managing director. Lane was previously CEO of GE Technology Finance.
New York, NY – July 7, 2015 – Napier Park Global Capital (“Napier Park”) announced today that Joseph Lane has joined the firm’s private equity group, Napier Park Financial Partners, as a managing director.
“We are excited to welcome Joe to Napier Park,” said Manu Rana, managing director and co-head of Napier Park Financial Partners. “Joe brings extensive leadership, governance and investment experience across the broadest range of commercial finance opportunities. Joe’s experience, relationships and judgment will be invaluable as we continue to partner with leading operators and provide them with capital to help achieve their business objectives.”
“At $4 billion and with privileged partnerships with leading operators, the size and scope of Financial Partners’ income and leasing investment portfolio is already significant,” said Lane. “By adding my own skills and experience to such a high-quality team as Napier Park, I look forward to the opportunity to create additional value for our partners as we pursue new opportunities in familiar markets.”
Prior to joining Napier Park, Lane held a number of executive roles in the commercial finance sector, including CEO of GE Technology Finance; president of IBM Credit Corporation, one of the largest captive finance organizations globally; and, president and CEO of GATX Capital. Lane also co-founded Sinter Partners, an investment and advisory partnership. He is a past chairman of the Equipment Leasing & Finance Association, and a trustee and chairman of the Equipment Leasing and Finance Foundation. He is also currently on the boards of the South Bronx Educational Foundation and Inner City Foundation for Charity & Education as well as an Associate Fellow of Davenport College at Yale University. Lane received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University, where he continues to be actively involved with the Yale Entrepreneurial Institute.
About Napier Park Global Capital
Napier Park Global Capital is an independent alternative asset management firm that manages $6.4 billion as of June 30, 2015. The firm offers a diversified product mix including hedge funds, private investments, CLOs and structured credit to large, sophisticated institutional investors. Napier Park Global Capital has offices in New York, London and Switzerland. For more information visit www.napierparkglobal.com
About Napier Park’s Financial Partners Group
Napier Park’s Financial Partners Group is the private equity investment group of Napier Park Global Capital and is focused exclusively on making investments in the financial services industry. Financial Partners’ real assets funds seek to create differentiated investment opportunities for investors to generate long-term attractive returns, on a structured portfolio of real asset investments through periodic cash distributions and residual values, often on an inflation-resistant basis. The funds are strategically developed with leading industry operating partners to access attractive assets and specialized expertise while maintaining independent governance and a strong alignment of interests. Financial Partners also manages growth equity funds that provide companies with flexible financing solutions to support growth capital, secondary sales and recapitalizations.