Vijay Rajguru

Vijay Rajguru
Global Chief Investment Officer

Vijay is the Global Chief Investment Officer for Alcentra. He oversees Alcentra’s global direct lending, loan, high yield and structured credit businesses in Europe and the US. In addition he is the Chairman and CEO of Alcentra’s BDC and Portfolio Manager of the Multi-Credit Solutions strategy.

Vijay also runs Alcentra’s capital markets activities and sits on all the investment committees of Alcentra.

Vijay joined Alcentra from GoldenTree Asset Management, where he was a partner, having joined the firm in 2007. His responsibilities included sourcing and originating loan, bond and structured credit investments, as well as restructuring stressed and distressed assets. Prior to GoldenTree, Vijay was Managing Director, and Head of Loan Capital Markets at Barclays Capital, where he worked in leveraged finance for over a decade. He started his career as a banker at Chase Manhattan Bank.

Vijay graduated from Lafayette College with a BA in Engineering (Chem).


  • 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
BNY Mellon