Daily News: October 11, 2018

Clifton Joins Great Rock Capital as MD/Originations

Jim Clifton joined Great Rock Capital as managing director of Originations based in Chicago.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jim to the team as we continue to grow Great Rock,” said Stuart Armstrong, Great Rock CEO. “Jim’s strong background, experience, and relationships in the Midwest will enhance our presence and allow us to capitalize on the extensive middle market opportunities in this region.”

Clifton joins Great Rock Capital with more than 15 years of experience, most recently as a senior vice president at PNC Bank, where he focused on originating asset-based and cash flow credit facilities within the PNC Business Credit division. He previously held positions with NXT Capital and GE Capital, where he focused on originating both asset-based and cash flow lending transactions with middle market companies.

“I am excited to join Great Rock and become a part of such a dynamic and knowledgeable team,” said Clifton. “The firm’s creative financing solutions will provide valuable liquidity to middle market companies in the Midwest, and I look forward to expanding the firm’s footprint in this region.”