TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FrontWell Capital Partners (“FrontWell”), a private credit fund that provides transitionary senior debt financing to middle-market companies in the United States and Canada, today announced that Geoffrey Hiscock has been appointed Senior Vice President, Originations. Mr. Hiscock will join the firm on January 11, 2021 from Canadian asset-based lender Waygar Capital, where he served as Managing Director, Head of Originations. Mr. Hiscock, who brings more than 25 years of experience in origination, underwriting and portfolio management to FrontWell, will be based in the firm’s Toronto headquarters.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Geoff to FrontWell as we continue to partner with client management teams to help sustain and grow their businesses,” said Patrick Dalton, FrontWell’s CEO. “Geoff’s exceptional track record has given him unrivaled relationships with companies seeking capital, as well as sponsors and intermediaries in the middle-market space. We are confident that his unique perspective and passion for delivering superior client service will help us grow our business.”
Mr. Hiscock said, “I’m thrilled to join this talented team and be a part of FrontWell’s true partnership approach to providing middle-market companies with creative and innovative financing solutions that help them achieve their full potential.”
Prior to his tenure at Waygar Capital, Mr. Hiscock held progressively senior positions supporting multi-national transactions across a wide spectrum of industries at Wells Fargo (previously Congress Financial/Wachovia Bank), CIBC (previously CIT Business Credit), and PNC Bank and Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). Mr. Hiscock is currently a member of the Turnaround Management Association and the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Life Science from Queen’s University.
About FrontWell Capital Partners
Headquartered in Toronto, FrontWell Capital Partners provides transitionary senior debt financing to middle-market companies in the United States and Canada. With committed seed capital of more than USD $350 million, FrontWell offers financing solutions, including asset-based (ABL) and cash flow loans, to maximize liquidity support for borrowers that are looking beyond traditional sources of capital. FrontWell’s rigorous approach to origination, underwriting and risk management generates current income while prioritizing the preservation of principal over the chase for yield. FrontWell partners with companies across several industries that display balance sheet capacity and that require liquidity to support a transition in their business, including turnarounds, restructurings, acquisitions and changes in ownership or control. For more information, please visit frontwellcapital.com.
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