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THL recruits Maxon as MD and capital markets head

Gregory Maxon will join Thomas H. Lee Partners LP as a managing director and head of capital markets. Maxon’s appointment begins May 23, 2017. Previously, Maxon worked at J.P. Morgan Securities LLC where he served in the leveraged finance group.


BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”), a leading private equity firm, announced today that Gregory Maxon will join the Firm as a Managing Director in the newly created position of Head of Capital Markets, effective May 23, 2017. Mr. Maxon will be based in Boston and will lead capital markets related activities across THL’s growing portfolio. He will be an integral member of all of the Firm’s transaction teams, responsible for building and maintaining THL’s financing and banking relationships across industry verticals.

“Greg has an impressive background in leveraged finance and we are pleased to welcome him to our team,” said THL co-President Scott Sperling. “He has extensive transactional experience with financial sponsors and has developed a deep professional network. Greg’s expertise and relationships will strengthen our ability to identify and secure optimal capital structures for both new investments and current portfolio company transactions, driving continued growth across all sectors in which we invest.”

“THL has an exceptional track record and it is an honor to join such a well-respected firm,” said Mr. Maxon. “I look forward to working with the entire THL team, providing support as they continue to grow existing portfolio companies and capitalize on new investment opportunities.”

Mr. Maxon joins THL from J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, where he served in the Leveraged Finance group since 2007. Mr. Maxon was responsible for structuring and executing high yield bond and leveraged loan transactions for J.P. Morgan’s financial sponsor and corporate clients, mainly focused on the Healthcare industry. Mr. Maxon began his career at J.P. Morgan in 2004 as an Analyst in the Credit Risk group, where he focused primarily on financings for financial sponsor-backed transactions. Mr. Maxon holds a B.A. in Economics from New York University.

About THL
Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P. (“THL”) is one of the world’s oldest and most experienced private equity firms. The firm invests in growth-oriented businesses, headquartered principally in North America, across three broad sectors: Consumer & Healthcare; Media, Information Services and Technology; and Business & Financial Services. Since its founding in 1974, THL has raised over $20 billion of equity capital and invested in more than 130 businesses with an aggregate purchase price of more than $150 billion. THL strives to build great companies of lasting value and generate superior investment returns. For more information, please visit