PrincipalVictory Park Capital
Zhengyuan Lu is a principal at Victory Park Capital, where he is responsible for sourcing, analyzing, executing and management of direct private debt and equity investments within the specialty finance sector. Previously, Lu was a senior vice president and head of Capital Markets and Treasury at OnDeck (“ONDK”), where he spearheaded all capital markets and fund raising activities. This also included the management of OnDeck Marketplace, the crowd funding platform of OnDeck and Treasury and Cash Management. As a member of OnDeck’s Executive and Management Committee, Lu was involved in all aspects of its strategic and operational initiatives. Prior to OnDeck, he was a managing director and head of the Asset Financing Group at Gleacher & Company, where he was responsible for the origination and financing of esoteric assets. Before joining Gleacher, Lu was a managing director and head of Structured Products Group at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods (now Stifel Financial), where he ran all banking and trading activities for structured products. He was a senior vice president/executive director with Fortis Bank and WestLB AG. Lu was also a portfolio manager at PPM America (asset management arm of Prudential U.K.), where he built and managed a $3.0 billion portfolio.