Joe Lieberman joins Victory Park Capital


Picture 038Former senator and vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman has become the latest politician to join a private equity firm.

Lieberman, who retired from congress a year ago, will now serve as chairman of Victory Park Capital’s executive board, the Chicago-based firm said in a statement.

VPC managing partner and founder Richard Levy said, “Sen. Lieberman’s business acumen and deep policy background will be critical as we position for future growth.

“In today’s heightened regulatory environment, his extensive legislative knowledge will help us navigate an increasingly complex marketplace.”

Since its launch in 2007 Victory Park has invested more than $1.5bn across 40 deals. it is focused on mid-market businesses with revenues of up to $250m.

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