Z Capital taps Coroneos as MD and corporate development global head

Z Capital Group LLC has hired Peter Coroneos as managing director and global head of corporate development. Previously, Coroneos worked at Jefferies LLC where he served as managing director of the private capital group.


NEW YORK, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Z Capital Group, L.L.C. (“Z Capital”), a leading alternative asset manager focused on opportunistic, value-oriented private equity and credit funds, today announced the appointment of Peter Coroneos as Managing Director and Global Head of Corporate Development. Mr. Coroneos will join Z Capital’s New York office and will lead the firm’s corporate development and investor relations efforts.

Mr. Coroneos has more than a decade of domestic and international capital raising experience across numerous alternative strategies and vehicles. Most recently, he served as Managing Director of the Private Capital Group at Jefferies LLC, where he played a senior role raising capital for private equity and credit funds. While at Jefferies, Mr. Coroneos was instrumental in raising billions of dollars for its clients and establishing deep relationships with hundreds of institutional investors. Prior to joining Jefferies, Mr. Coroneos held prominent capital raising roles at Avenue Capital Group in New York, Himelsein Mandel Fund Management in Los Angeles, and Cullen Investments in London and Auckland, New Zealand.

James Zenni, President, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Z Capital Group said, “We are pleased to welcome Peter to Z Capital to support our private equity and credit strategies. We are confident that his proven leadership and capital raising experience will be a great addition to our firm as we continue to expand our investor relations and corporate development capabilities. With his deep relationships in the industry, we look forward to broadening our global footprint of investors.”

Mr. Coroneos said, “I am thrilled to join the impressive Z Capital team and look forward to leveraging my experience marketing private equity and credit strategies to support the firm’s continued growth and development.”

About Z Capital Group
Z Capital Group, L.L.C. is a leading alternative asset management firm with $2.3 billion in regulatory assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. Z Capital manages both opportunistic, value-oriented private equity and credit funds with offices in New York, NY; Lake Forest, IL; and Zurich, Switzerland.

Z Capital’s investors are some of the largest and most sophisticated global institutional investors including public and corporate pension funds, university endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, and insurance companies. For more information, please visit www.zcapgroup.net.