Strategic Value Partners (SVPGlobal), a global investment firm focused on private credit opportunities, has hired Greg Lawton as co-head of investor relations, Seth Healy as managing director and Liz Bruce as head of communications and brand, to serve on SVPGlobal’s management council. SVPGlobal also named Tom Tull as a senior advisor.

Lawton will lead the investor relations team in the U.S. and focus on the firm’s engagement with investors across North America. He has over 17 years of experience working with institutional investors. Lawton joins SVPGlobal from Crescent Capital Group, where he was the co-head of investor relations, coordinating capital development and fundraising activities as well as managing relationships with institutional investors. Lawton will be based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.

At SVPGlobal, Healy will lead the firm’s engagement with investment consultants across North America. Healy has over 20 years of experience at several financial institutions, including Goldman Sachs, Crescent Capital Group and Lord Abbett & Co. In his most recent role at Crescent Capital Group, he led capital development and fundraising across investment consultants and plan sponsors. Healy will be based in Greenwich.

Bruce will focus on engaging SVPGlobal’s stakeholders and developing and promoting the brand globally. She was most recently a senior managing director at the advisory firm Teneo and the head of communications at Greycroft, a venture capital firm.

Tull has 40 years of investment experience in private and public capital markets and will join the team’s advisory council. He will work with SVPGlobal’s investor relations team on increasing the firm’s connectivity and brand with U.S.-based institutional investors and consultants. Most recently, Tull was the chief investment officer at Employees Retirement System of Texas, where he managed a $36 billion public pension plan.

“We are delighted that Greg, Seth, Liz and Tom have joined SVPGlobal,” comments Victor Khosla, founder and CIO of SVPGlobal. Their experience and relationships reflect our commitment to maintaining a best-in-class Investor Relations function to serve our clients and develop new relationships globally. It is an exciting time for SVPGlobal, as we look to open a new office in Los Angeles and continue to attract top talent to support our evolution and growth into a top global private credit firm.”