Peter Crouchley has 25 years of structured finance, mortgage, consumer loan and esoteric asset related experience. He joined AK Capital in 2017 as Managing Director, whole loan trading, special situations and structured finance. Peter brings a wealth of relationships developed over a long career in Investment Banking and Hedge Funds at firms like Salomon Brothers and Harbourton to his role in client development and sales within the protoCapital division of AK Capital.
Peter began his career as a mortgage analyst at Salomon Brothers and then as Vice President at Financial Security Assurance, Inc. He later worked at two hedge funds and a large family office primarily focusing on special situations related to asset-backed financings, asset-backed securitizations, real estate lending, ABS and RMBS re-securitization and private placements.
Subsequently, Peter co-founded Planet Financial Group, a joint venture with MHR Fund Management to invest in distressed mortgages and real estate.
Peter was also principal of the investment banking firm Vantage Capital Group where he managed asset portfolio trades and arranged financing facilities for mortgage bankers and investment funds.
Prior to joining AK Capital, Peter was head of the special situation investment banking group and whole loan trading at Wunderlich Securities.
Peter received a BA in Economics from State University of New York at Albany.