Van Thorne joined Whitehall in 2015 as Managing Director and is focused on private debt and private equity capital raising.
With 30 years of investment banking and buy side investor experience, Mr. Thorne was previously a Managing Director at MetLife holding a number of positions including head of private placement direct origination. He was one of the initial members of MetLife Investment Management, helping the team’s successful launch and raising several billion dollars among global institutional investors.
Prior to MetLife, Mr. Thorne was head of North American Private Placements at RBS and the President of RBS Securities Corporation. He started his career at J.P.Morgan where he spent 13 years working in the firm’s M&A, real estate, capital markets and private placement businesses. Having arranged well over $100 billion of financings, Mr. Thorne has worked with issuers and investors in the US, UK, Austria, Belgium, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Venezuela, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Iceland, Sweden, Finland, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.
MetLife, Managing Director
RBS, Head North American Private Placements
RBS Securities Corporation, President
J.P.Morgan, Vice President
Morgan Finance Program
Bachelor of Science, Cornell University
Contact Van Thorne:
Direct: +1 212 205-1386