Prior to joining Green Visor, Lou was Senior Managing Director of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. (“Cerberus”). Based in Tokyo from 1998 until 2010, Lou built and led Cerberus’s Japan office and was the senior ranking executive in Asia. From 2010 until earlier this year, Lou facilitated Cerberus’s activities in Asia from New York, serving as Chairman of Cerberus Asia Pacific Advisors Ltd. and Senior Managing Director of Cerberus Capital Management. Prior to Cerberus, Lou served in senior roles at Angelo Gordon and Co., L.P. and the LeFrak Organization, Inc.
Lou began his career at Goldman Sachs & Co. after graduating with his J.D. from Harvard University. Lou earned M.A. and B.A. degrees from the Johns Hopkins University, where he now also serves as a trustee. Lou is also a board member of the Japan Society.
Simon Yoo, Founder and Managing Partner of Green Visor Capital, said: “Simply put, Lou is one of the best investment professionals around and few know the financial services industry as well as he. Equally important, like every partner at Green Visor Capital, Lou shares a deep passion for making an impact that is beyond just a financial one. Having earned it over a long and distinguished career, Lou can do whatever he so chooses professionally in the years ahead. We are honored that he chose to put his talents to work as our Partner in helping fund and scale the next generation of financial services companies.”
About Green Visor Capital
Green Visor Capital backs passionate entrepreneurs that use technology in innovative ways to solve substantive issues in financial services and to create socially responsible companies. Green Visor Capital was launched in 2013 by Simon Yoo and its General Partners include Joe Saunders, the former Chairman and CEO of Visa, Inc., the world’s largest payments company. Learn more at www.greenvisorcapital.com.