Daily News: August 23, 2012

LBC Credit Announces Additions to Underwriting Team

LBC Credit Partners announced that Dwayne Kennemore, CFA, has joined the company as a senior associate in the Chicago office and Jesse Wagner has joined the company as an analyst in the Philadelphia office.

They will be responsible for primary research and underwriting of new investment opportunities in both the public and private loan markets.

Kennemore joins LBC from Houlihan Lokey Financial Advisors where he performed fairness and solvency valuations in transformational corporate transactions. He also held positions at McDonnell Investment Management in their alternative credit strategies group and First Capital Alliance where he analyzed merger arbitrage and traditional value equity investment opportunities.

Previously with PNC Bank, Wagner brings experience in corporate underwriting and research. During his time with PNC Bank, he was responsible for analysis and underwriting of credit transactions for a portfolio that included commercial, middle market, and wealth management clients.

“We’re delighted to have Dwayne and Jesse fill out our team. They both bring valuable expertise and will be instrumental in helping LBC assess new transactions, contributing to our clients