History  

Nearly 30 years of credit-focused investment experience

Crescent was formed in 1991 as Crescent Capital Corporation by Mark Attanasio and Jean-Marc Chapus who played an active role in the development and growth of the high yield bond market. In 1995, Crescent was acquired by Trust Company of the West (TCW) and rebranded as TCW’s Leveraged Finance Group. On January 1, 2011, Messrs. Attanasio and Chapus, along with the entire investment team, spun out of TCW and formed Crescent Capital Group LP, a registered investment adviser with $30+ billion1 in assets under management as of December 31, 2020.

Crescent has nearly 30 years of credit-focused investment experience. Messrs. Attanasio and Chapus lead Crescent's management committee that oversees all of our operations.

1: AUM as of 12/31/2020 and includes committed assets and employee investments in Crescent managed portfolios.

Seasoned investment professionals.
Seasoned investment professionals.

The Firm’s innovative products and strategies employ an investment process which has been developed over multiple market cycles. Since our inception, we have grown by developing innovative investment products and expanding into European markets.