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Chris MacDonald

Senior Advisor

New York, NY

Chris is a Senior Advisor to SG focused on our Consumer Products and Structured Credit verticals as well as overall firm strategy.  Prior to joining SG, Chris was a Founding Partner of Virgo Investment Group, Fund III. In addition to contributing to the Virgo Financial Services platform at Virgo, Chris was a member of Investment Committee and lead the Firm’s Risk Management team, and Portfolio Review Committee and lead the Firm’s Risk Management team, and Portfolio Review Committee. He was the Chairman of Stonegate, initiated the investment for Virgo and was a lead member of the Stonegate Investment Committee. Chris has over thirty years of experience in the private credit markets and special situations investing. Prior to joining Virgo, Chris was a CO-Head of the Principal Finance Group at Silver Point Capital. Over a five-year period with Silver Point, Chris helped build an investment portfolio of over $3.5 billion and managed over fifty people in five offices across the United States. Chris headed the firm’s Originations team and served on the firm’s deal review committee. Prior to joining Silver Point, Chris spent eight years at Wells Fargo Foothill, where he started their New York office in 1996 and ran originations offices in Chicago and Boston. Prior to Wells Fargo, Chris held various roles over a six-year period the Financial Restructuring Group of CIT Business Credit in New York.