February 11, 2013
Jordan Allen has been named chief operating officer of Victory Park Capital ("VPC"), an asset management firm that specializes in direct credit and control equity investing in middle market and distressed companies
Allen, a 20-plus-year veteran of the hedge fund and private equity industries, will oversee business operations at VPC.
Before joining VPC, Allen was co-head of North America, chief operating officer and chief financial officer of Man Investments USA, comprising five investment management teams, hedge fund research, risk management and sales. Previously, he was president and partner of HFR Asset Management from 2003 to 2009.
Allen has a J.D. degree from Northwestern University Law School and a B.S. in accounting from the University of Illinois.