David S. Wachter has been a director of SLR Investment Corp. and its predecessor fund since February 2007. Mr. Wachter has also been a director of SLR Senior Investment Corp. since its inception in February 2011 and a director of SCP Private Credit Income BDC since its inception in May 2018.
Mr. Wachter is a founding partner, managing director and president of W Capital Partners since 2001. W Capital Partners is a private equity fund manager that acquires direct private equity portfolios in the secondary market. W Capital Partners manages over $2 billion of capital and is a leading participant in providing private equity firms, financial institutions and corporations with a liquidity alternative for their private equity investments.
Prior to founding W Capital Partners, Mr. Wachter was a managing director at Jefferies & Co. from 1999 to 2001, a founding partner and managing director at C.E. Unterberg, Towbin from 1990 to 1999 and an investment banker at Lehman Brothers from 1986 to 1990. In addition, Mr. Wachter presently serves as a member of the board of directors of Solar Senior Capital Ltd., a BDC managed by Solar Capital Partners.
Mr. Wachter has a BS in Engineering, with a major in Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, from Tufts University and an MBA from New York University Graduate School of Business. Mr. Wachter’s extensive knowledge of private equity and investment banking provides the board of directors with the valuable insight of an experienced financial manager.