Meet the HMC Capital Chair of Private Credit

Matt LancasterMatt Lancaster has been appointed as Chair of HMC’s Private Credit platform and will be joining the Payton Capital leadership team and Investment Committee.

Matt brings over 25 years of finance and investment experience, including 18 years with Macquarie Group across its Sydney, London, and New York offices. At Macquarie, he served as a Senior Managing Director from 2002 to 2020. Notably, Matt held the position of US Head of Principal Finance and was a member of Macquarie’s Management Committee in the United States. Matt was responsible for over $14 billion in principal balance sheet investments in private credit, achieving an unlevered net return of LIBOR + 9.5% per annum.

As Chair of HMC’s Private Credit platform, Matt will play a pivotal role in establishing a $5 billion+ diversified private credit platform spanning multiple credit strategies. His responsibilities will include collaborating with the Payton Capital executive team to drive business growth and develop new product offerings for both investor and borrower clients.

With Matt’s support, HMC will leverage the Payton Capital platform to expand into larger and more complex areas of the private credit market, including corporate loans, private equity/LBOs, infrastructure/renewable energy, and structured lending. These areas align with HMC Capital’s strengths in investment banking and deal-making, particularly in M&A, complex structured transactions, and business origination within the broader Australian corporate sector.

Matt is excited to work with the Payton Capital team and continue the growth trajectory that Payton has achieved to date.

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