Curiam Capital, a private investment firm that provides financing for high-value litigation, announced that Eric Groberg has joined the firm as Director of Finance with a focus on financial monitoring and reporting for all of Curiam’s credit facility investments. Eric has more than 35 years of professional experience in the financial services industry working with small and mid-sized businesses.
“Eric brings a wealth of financial expertise to Curiam that will strengthen our in-house financial sophistication on credit facility investments. We are delighted to have Eric join the Curiam team,” said Managing Principal, Owen Cyrulnik.
Before joining Curiam, Eric served as Managing Director for the Senior Debt Team at Allied Capital where he was responsible for leading credit, underwriting, and portfolio management for the firm’s middle market senior lending business. Prior to Allied Capital, Eric worked at JPMorgan Chase for more than two decades, ultimately overseeing portfolio management for the Middle Market Financial Sponsor Group.
“I am excited to join such an accomplished, relationship-oriented team in a dynamically growing industry,” said Groberg. “I look forward to working with my Curiam colleagues to advance the firm’s success.”
Eric received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Washington University and his M.B.A. from The Wharton School.
About Curiam Capital
Curiam specializes in finding flexible and creative financing solutions that allow parties to hire the lawyers of their choice to pursue strong legal claims. Curiam’s financing can free lawyers from the conflicts and compromises that can complicate contingent-fee arrangements. Curiam’s investments are generally non-recourse, getting an agreed-upon return only if the litigation is successful. The majority external funder of Curiam is Michael Platt, who co-founded and is the CEO of BlueCrest Capital Management, a private investment partnership and formerly one of the world’s largest hedge fund managers.