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ZCCP adds three to investment team

They are Jedidiah Lee, Gregory Poos and Vlad Vladescu.

Z Capital Credit Partners has hired three directors for its investment team. They are Jedidiah Lee, Gregory Poos and Vlad Vladescu.

PRESS RELEASE

NEW YORK, April 25, 2022 – Z Capital Group, L.L.C. (“ZCG”), a leading private markets asset manager, today announced the hiring of three directors to the Z Capital Credit Partners’ (“ZCCP”) Investment Team:

Jedidiah “Jeddy” Lee has extensive experience in leveraged credit markets, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, securitizations, and middle-market and direct lending. At ZCG, Mr. Lee is responsible for sourcing, research and analysis of existing and prospective performing, stressed and distressed investments, and middle-market loans. Prior to ZCG, he was a Vice President at Bayside Capital, the special situations and distressed debt affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, where he identified, researched, and evaluated investment opportunities in stressed and distressed credit, and an analyst in the restructuring group at Lazard and Houlihan Lokey. Mr. Lee has a B.S. in finance and accounting from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.

Gregory Poos has extensive experience in leveraged credit markets, including leveraged loans, high-yield bonds, securitizations, and middle-market and direct lending. At ZCG, Mr. Poos is responsible for sourcing, research, and analysis of existing and prospective performing, stressed and distressed investments, and middle-market loans. Prior to ZCG, he was a credit analyst at Arrowmark Partners, focused on performing and stressed credit investments across a range of sectors. Earlier in his career, Mr. Poos was a Vice President at Garrison Investment Group investing in credit opportunities across multiple sectors for Garrison CLOs, credit opportunities fund, and private credit funds. He has a B.S. in finance from Virginia Tech.

Vlad Vladescu has extensive experience in leveraged credit markets. At ZCG, he is responsible for sourcing, research, and analysis of existing and prospective performing, stressed and distressed investments, and middle-market loans. Prior to ZCG, Mr. Vladescu was a research analyst at King Street Capital focused on performing and distressed credit investments for King Street CLOs and hedge fund. Earlier in his career, he was a credit research analyst at TIAA-CREF Asset Management covering investment grade and high yield. Mr. Vladescu has a B.S. in finance from Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business.

About ZCG
ZCG is a leading, privately held, New York based investment firm with approximately $5.0 billion of assets under management across complementary private equity and credit businesses. ZCG has industry leading track records in private equity and credit for over 25 years. ZCG’s investors are some of the largest and most sophisticated global institutional investors including pension funds, endowments, foundations, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, and insurance companies.