Jack Yang

Jack Yang
Head of Americas & Global Head of Business Development

Jack joined Alcentra in March 2013, and is the Head of Americas, Global Head of Business Development, responsible for product development, marketing, fundraising and investor relations.

Prior to joining Alcentra, Jack was at Onex Credit Partners where he was the firm’s Managing Partner. Previously, he worked at Highland Capital Management from 2003 to 2009 where he was the firm’s Managing Partner, President of the firm’s broker/dealer, and business head for Europe. He served as a Vice Chairman and Director of the Loan Syndications and Trading Association, and as a Director of the Loan Market Association.

Jack worked at Merrill Lynch from 1994-2002 where he founded the Loan Syndications Group, and was subsequently the Global Head of Leveraged Finance Products. He chaired the firm’s Debt Markets Commitment Committee, and led the establishment of the firm’s mezzanine debt and bridge loan funds. Prior to Merrill Lynch, he worked at Chemical Securities, Inc. from 1983-1994 where he was involved with starting the Leveraged Buyout and Loan Syndications Groups.

Jack graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. in Economics, and earned an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.


  • EuroHedge Awards 2017 Winner
  • Barron’s
  • HFMWeek 2017 - European Performance Awards
  • Global Capital Awards 2016 - Best Institutional Investor in Senior Loans
  • ALT Credit Intelligence 2016 - European Performance Award
  • BarclayHedge 2015 - Ranked #1 in the Distressed Securities Category
  • CreditFlux 2015 - Manager Awards 2015
  • Private Debt Investor Awards 2014 - Deal of the Year
  • Private Debt Investor Awards 2014 - Direct Lender of the Year
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