THL Credit Advisors appoints Thomas E. Lane as managing director
Mr. Lane will focus on leading the origination, structuring, underwriting and execution of investments in the Media & Information Services sector for THL Credit's direct lending business.
Mr. Lane has more than 25 years of credit investment experience, most recently as Managing Director at Wells Fargo Capital Finance where he focused on both asset-based and cash flow lending. He was a founding member of Wells Fargo's Technology Finance division and served as the division's National Underwriting Manager.
Since the division's formation in 2007, Mr. Lane's group closed over 200 transactions with almost $4 billion in fundings. His role also included new business assessment, loan documentation and legal counsel management, and he served on the credit committee for over 10 years.
Previously, Mr. Lane held positions in field audit, relationship management and as a credit manager working at IBM Credit Corporation, CIT, Heller First Capital and Fremont Financial Corporation. He has an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Connecticut and a B.S. in Marketing from Babson College.
Additionally, Brett W. Hinton joined the firm as a Director where he will focus on new business development across THL Credit's direct lending and tradable credit platforms.
Mr. Hinton joins THL Credit from the Fortress Group, an independent private placement agent where he spent the last six years. As a Director at the Fortress Group, his role included all aspects of distribution, origination and fund advisory.
Mr. Hinton led coverage of and established strong relationships with investment managers, institutional investors, investment consultants and wealth advisors across various regions. ■