Craig Palmer Principal

StrategyDirect Lending


EducationB.S., Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Prior ExperienceGolub Capital
Balyasny Asset Management
Leveraged Finance Group, Merrill Lynch
LaSalle Bank N.A.

Craig is a Principal in WhiteHorse Capital’s Chicago office. He is responsible for originating, structuring and executing middle market financings for private equity sponsors based in the Midwest.

Craig has over 19 years of experience in the leveraged finance industry. Prior to joining WhiteHorse Capital, Craig was a Principal with Golub Capital focused on originating senior and junior debt capital to sponsor-backed companies across a variety of industries. Before joining Golub, he was with Balyasny Asset Management and Merrill Lynch’s leveraged finance and corporate finance groups in London and Chicago. Craig began his career with LaSalle Bank N.A.

Craig earned a B.S. in Finance from the Leeds School of Business at the University of Colorado, Boulder.