ORIX USA (ORIX), a division of leading integrated financial services group ORIX Corporation, announced today that Will McCarthy has joined ORIX Leveraged Finance as a Director in the Chicago office. He will be responsible for originating and executing new investment opportunities consisting of senior secured, unitranche and second lien/junior capital solutions primarily in support of middle-market private equity groups across the U.S. Since its inception in 2004, ORIX Leveraged Finance has closed more than 300 financings, committing over $4 billion of ORIX USA’s proprietary capital.
McCarthy, who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Notre Dame, a Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame Law School and an MBA from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business, has over 14 years of experience. Prior to joining ORIX Leveraged Finance, he served as Director at ING Capital LLC – Acquisition Finance Group. McCarthy also previously worked at GE Commercial Finance in the Bank Loan Group and Global Sponsor Finance, as well as at GE Insurance on both the Capital Management Team and Internal Audit Team.
“Will is a welcome addition to our growing team of investment professionals,” said Ted Thorp, Head of ORIX Leveraged Finance. “His extensive market knowledge and experience is an asset to our clients as we expand to meet the increasing market demand for flexible, nonbank financial solutions.”