Vista Equity Partners, a global investment firm focused on enterprise software, data, and technology-enabled companies, has appointed Michael Charlton as a managing director of capital and partner solutions.

In his new role, Charlton will spearhead investor relations efforts for the firm’s credit platform. He joins the firm with over three decades of experience leading marketing and investor relations initiatives and previously served as a managing director and global head of business development and investor relations with Anchorage Capital Group.

“Mike has a proven track record and decades of experience expanding large credit platforms and has led the extraordinary asset growth at some of the industry’s largest institutional asset managers,” says Greg Myers, senior managing director, global head of capital & partner solutions, Vista Equity Partners. “We continue to invest in top talent that enhances the scope and scale of our capital & partner solutions group, and Mike brings deep credit markets expertise and industry relationships, as well as profound business acumen, that will enhance our investor relationships and engagements.”