Lawton joins Antares Capital as MD for asset management team

Antares Capital has hired Greg Lawton as managing director for its asset management team. Previously, Lawton was a managing director at Crescent Capital.


CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Antares Capital announced today that Greg Lawton has joined the firm’s asset management team as managing director, raising capital from institutional investors for the firm’s asset management group. In this newly formed role, Mr. Lawton will report to Timothy Lyne, senior managing director and asset management leader.

“As the growth of our asset management business continues to accelerate, we are very pleased to welcome Greg to the team,” said Lyne. “Greg is a seasoned fund raising veteran and we look forward to his contributions.”

Mr. Lawton, based in Chicago, joins Antares after five years as managing director at Crescent Capital. While at Crescent, he raised significant capital for the company with a focus on financial institutions. Prior to Crescent, Mr. Lawton spent six years as a managing director at Wells Capital Management, where he was the lead fundraiser in the insurance asset management group.

About Antares Capital
Antares Capital is a credit manager and leading provider of financing solutions for middle-market, private equity-backed transactions. Offices are located in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Norwalk and Toronto. Antares issued more than $18 billion in financing during 2016, and was named 2015 Dealmakers of the Year and 2014 Lender of the Year by Mergers & Acquisitions. Visit us at or follow Antares Capital on Twitter at Antares Capital is a subsidiary of Antares Holdings LP.