Peter M. Glaser is the President of Alcentra Capital Corporation and Co-Head of European Direct Lending for Alcentra Limited. He is a Portfolio Manager for Alcentra Limited’s European Direct Lending business and sits on its European and U.S. Direct Lending Investment Committees.
Peter joined Alcentra Group in 2018 as Managing Director and Co-Head of U.S. Direct Lending. In January 2019, he became Co-Head of the European Direct Lending team to support the significant scale and growth of this strategy.
Prior to joining Alcentra Group, Peter was a partner at KKR, where he built and headed the firm’s Sponsor Finance business. In his role, he led the firm’s origination and execution activities providing capital to clients through its Private Credit and Capital Markets platforms. His team’s range of principal and agented capabilities included first lien, second lien, unitranche, and mezzanine lending utilizing credit funds, SMAs, and BDC capital, as well as underwritten and syndicated debt solutions via broker dealer entities.
Peter was formerly a managing director at Barclays Capital and held roles on the U.S. Leveraged Finance team as Co-Head of Origination & Execution and Co-Head of the Financial Sponsors Group. He built and led the firm’s U.S. client coverage activities and managed the team which provided execution for all sponsor and corporate leveraged finance transactions. Over the past three decades, he has also held various positions in mergers & acquisitions and leveraged finance at Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, Dillon Read, and James D. Wolfensohn Inc.
Peter received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania.