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October 09, 2015 9:25 AM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C.

Company Overview

Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. is a private equity firm specializing in distressed debt, mezzanine, and turnaround investments in middle market. The firm provides its services to leading institutional investors including pension funds, endowments funds, and insurance companies. It manages private equity funds, hedge funds, and structured vehicles for its clients. The firm invests in the public and private equity; fixed income; and alternative markets across the globe, including North America. Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. was founded in 1995 and is based in Greenwich, Connecticut with additional offices in Lake Forest, Illinois and London, United Kingdom.

One Sound Shore Drive

Suite 200

Greenwich, CT 06830

United States

Founded in 1995





Key Executives for Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C.

Co-Founder and Managing Principal
Senior Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer
Principal, Managing Director, and Head of Marketing and Investor Relations
Managing Director
Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. Key Developments

Black Diamond Capital Management Seeks Acquisitions

Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. through BDCM Opportunity Fund IV, L.P. will seek to buy middle-market U.S. and European based companies, typically through a restructuring or reorganization process. The fund has recently done successful fund raising of $1.5 million. Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC acted as placement agent. Roth & Zabel LLP provided legal advice.

Arclin Reportedly Engages Credit Suisse To Explore Sale

Arclin, Inc. is looking for buyers. According to sources close to the matter, the company has engaged Credit Suisse Group AG to explore a sale that could value it at around $800 million. People, seeking anonymity, added that an auction for Arclinis already under way. The news report added that spokespeople for Arclin and Credit Suisse did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Arclin is majority owned by its former creditors, Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. and Silver Point Capital L.P.

Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. Announces Appointment of Samuel Farahnak as Director in its Private Equity Business

Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C. announced the appointment of Samuel Farahnak as a Director in its Private Equity business. Mr. Farahnak will focus on identifying and evaluating controlling equity investments and M&A opportunities. Prior to joining BDCM, Mr. Farahnak was a Vice President with Platinum Equity where he led many of the firm's business development, investment origination and evaluation activities.

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