Daily News: November 15, 2012

Whitehouse, Carter Join Tennenbaum Capital NYC Office

Tennenbaum Capital Partners (TCP) announced that David Whitehouse and Keith Carter have joined the firm and will be based in TCP’s newly established New York City office.

As managing director, Whitehouse will work with the firm’s current and prospective investors, communicating and marketing its investment strategies.

As director, Carter will be responsible for helping to originate new investment opportunities from financial sponsors, intermediaries/advisors, other lenders, and directly from middle market companies.

“We are delighted to welcome David and Keith to the firm during an exciting growth phase for TCP,” said Rajneesh Vig, TCP managing partner, and TCP Capital Corp. president. “They bring a wealth of experience in fund marketing and alternative asset management that will complement TCP’s already strong investor relations and investment teams.”

Whitehouse has approximately 20 years of experience in fund marketing. He most recently served as a managing director with the fundraising and investor relations team at Apollo Global Management in New York. Earlier, he was a partner and head of North American investor relations for Apax Partners. Prior to joining Apax, he held positions with Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley.

Carter has most recently worked as a managing director with Stamford, CT-based Plainfield Asset Management. Previously, he was vice president of Briscoe Capital Management, a firm that merged with Plainfield in 2006. Carter has also held positions at Heartland Industrial Partners and in the Leveraged Finance Group of Deutsche Banc Alex Brown.

Los Angeles-based Tennenbaum Capital Partners is a multi-strategy alternative investment management firm focused primarily on middle-market credit opportunities.