Amalgamated Capital, the New York-based leveraged finance and asset-based lending division of Amalgamated Bank, has appointed Mary D’Souza as its Business Development Officer. Ms. D’Souza will be responsible for building alliances with private equity funds, banks, business development companies, commercial and industrial firms, and companies that provide alternative sources of capital. She will report to Robert Love, who directs the Amalgamated Capital division.
Prior to joining Amalgamated Capital, Ms. D’Souza was a Managing Director with GE Capital in New York, where her accomplishments included launching the company’s Second Lien/Mezzanine initiative. She also played a significant part in structuring and placing of debtors-in-possession, EXITS, and restructuring financings.
“Mary brings to us substantial experience in originating, analyzing, structuring, and placing debt and equity securities gained at the leading financing firms. She has built deep and solid relationships with private equity, hedge, distressed and mezzanine funds as well as banks that serve middle and lower middle market companies. An industry generalist, Mary has completed transactions with corporations in the manufacturing, services, airlines, energy, media, healthcare and shipping sectors,” said Mr. Love.
Amalgamated Capital offers both leveraged cash flow-based and asset-based financing to support investments made by private equity sponsors. Investments are made in an array of industry sectors to companies that have annual revenues ranging from $15 million to $150 million and EBITDA’s of $3 million to $20 million. Amalgamated Capital is based in New York, NY (www.amalcap.com).