Full Circle Capital Corporation has appointed Crandall Deery as Vice President of Full Circle Advisors, the investment advisor to Full Circle Capital. Mr. Deery will be responsible for transaction execution, underwriting, due diligence and loan monitoring.
“Adding to our investment team is a key element for supporting the growth and expansion of our investment portfolio,” said John Stuart, Chief Executive Officer of Full Circle Capital. “We are pleased to add someone with the wide breadth of experience and proven judgment that Crandall Deery has amassed. We welcome Crandall to the Full Circle team and look forward to his contributions.”
Full Circle Capital lends to and invests in senior secured loans, mezzanine loans and equity securities issued by smaller and lower middle-market companies that operate in a diverse range of industries. The firm is based in Rye Brook, NY (www.fccapital.com).
Mr. Deery has over 15 years of experience in the financial services sector primarily focused on lending to middle market borrowers. Previously, Mr. Deery served as a Vice President of Jefferies Finance, a joint venture between Jefferies & Co. and Babson Capital that was formed to provide non-investment grade senior and subordinated debt to the middle market. In this role, he led a structuring and execution team in addition to managing a portfolio of outstanding loan commitments. Prior to Jefferies Finance, Mr. Deery served as an Associate within the Global Sponsor Finance group at GE Capital where he focused on providing financing to private equity firms for leveraged middle-market transactions.
From 2001 to 2003, Mr. Deery worked in equity research at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. where he was a member of the Institutional Investor-ranked Chemicals team. Mr. Deery began his career in 1997 as an Associate within the Financial Advisory Services group at PricewaterhouseCoopers. Mr. Deery has a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from New York University.