Mr. Chapus is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Crescent supervising the firm’s public and private credit market activities. As co-founder, he helped develop Crescent’s guiding investment philosophies in mezzanine, high yield, senior loans, European lending, special situations and other credit strategies, and as a result, Crescent has become a globally recognized leader in offering credit solutions to growth industries and the private equity community. Additionally, Mr. Chapus has been instrumental in establishing the firm’s private market investment activities as one of the largest and longest-standing platforms investing in private-equity led acquisitions worldwide. Previously, Mr. Chapus was Group Managing Director of The TCW Group, Inc., co-managing TCW’s Leveraged Finance Group, and prior to TCW was an investment banker and capital markets professional. Mr. Chapus is a current and former member of the board of numerous companies and institutions. Mr. Chapus received his MBA and AB in Economics from Harvard University.