Directed Capital was founded in 2001 by a team of thought-leaders with extensive knowledge of distressed debt and a shared conviction that the final arbiter of all investment relationships is performance.
Recognizing that a highly talented, experienced team is critical for success in the firm’s niche space, the founders hand-selected 27 industry best-performers from around the country to work at the company’s headquarters in St. Petersburg, FL, and office in San Diego, CA. Together, these professionals have led and managed the continued success of Directed Capital and its investor partners over the years.
The firm has attained success based on its investment model and successful strategy, which help ensure superior risk-adjusted returns. Its record of performance speaks for itself: To date, Directed Capital has successfully acquired more than $1 billion in assets, sponsored seven investment funds, and underwritten billions of dollars in debt.
As further testament to its success, the team has built strong, mutually beneficial relationships with banks, institutional lenders and individuals based on its sharp focus on a rigorous due-diligence process and reliable decision-making based on real-market factors rather than projections or forecasts. Among these institutions is Goldman Sachs, which extended the firm over $84 million in credit in 2012 and $98 million in 2015.