Opalesque Industry Update: Greylock Capital Associates, LLC announced today that it has named John C. Maguire, currently Chief Operating Officer, and Juan Pedro (JP) Moreno, currently Managing Director and Head of Research, as new partners at GCA, which is the parent company of Greylock Capital Management, LLC, a leading alternative asset manager focused on the global credit markets with particular emphasis on Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Peripheral Europe and has $600 million of regulatory assets under management.|
As Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Maguire oversees the Operations, Finance and Legal departments at Greylock Capital and is a former Senior Managing Director at Bear Stearns where he co-founded and was Head of the Global Liability Management Group and previously was a Partner at the law firm of Brown & Wood LLP. In his role as Head of Research, Mr. Moreno works with Greylock Capital’s investment committee in developing the overall investment themes for the portfolio and manages the firm’s investment professionals and is a former Vice President at Contrarian Capital Management, where he worked with its Emerging Markets Fund and previously worked as an Investment Banking Associate at Lehman Brothers Inc. and Goldman, Sachs & Co. Inc.
“We are delighted to welcome John and JP as partners,” said AJ Mediratta, Co-President and Partner at Greylock Capital. “John’s 30 years of experience on the legal, business and capital markets side help ensure that we continue to focus on operational efficiencies, transparency and best practices in all areas of the firm.” Hans Humes, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated that “JP’s wealth of experience in the global markets, in-depth knowledge of the credit markets and local market relationships allowed Greylock Capital to provide investors with superior post-crisis returns over the past three years. I look forward to continuing to work with JP on the investment themes that have been put in place for the coming year and with John in furthering the firm’s operations.”