New York, NY (PRWEB) May 03, 2017
CION Investments ("CION") is pleased to announce that Geoffrey A. Manna has joined the firm as a Managing Director. Among his various responsibilities will be to lead the firm's direct investment activities in the Southeast U.S. Mr. Manna will be responsible for originating, structuring and managing investment opportunities across the capital structure.
Geoff joins CION with over 25 years of experience financing and advising sponsored and non-sponsored middle-market companies across a wide variety of industries. Previously, Geoff held senior banking positions with firms including Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Banc Alex. Brown, Bankers Trust Company, Royal Bank of Scotland and BNP Paribas, where he focused on originating, underwriting, structuring and managing debt and equity transactions for large-cap and middle-market companies. Geoff began his career as a CPA in the audit and transaction services groups of KPMG.
Mr. Manna said, "I'm excited to join the CION team and look forward to expanding the group's direct investment activities in the Southeast U.S. I am equally thrilled to be working alongside CION's Chief Investment Officer Gregg Bresner, whom I worked with at Bankers Trust Company."
"We are very pleased to have Geoff join CION," said Michael A. Reisner, co-CEO of CION Investments. "The Southeast U.S. continues to distinguish itself as a leading financial hub for investment funds and advisers, high net-worth investors and high growth companies. We are excited to be expanding our direct investment coverage platform to south Florida and believe Geoff will be instrumental in helping CION Investments continue to grow and distinguish itself as a direct lender."
CION Investments is a leading manager of alternative investment solutions that focuses on alternative credit strategies for individual investors. The firm currently manages CION Investment Corp., a leading non-traded BDC with approximately $1.5 billion in assets under management and sponsors, through CION Ares Management, LLC, CION Ares Diversified Credit Fund ("CADC"). Its affiliated broker-dealer, CION Securities, LLC (member FINRA/SIPC), distributes its offerings. CION Investments is headquartered in New York. For more information please visit cioninvestments.com