Greg Galligan was named a senior managing director at Vista Credit Partners, the credit investing arm of alternatives manager Vista Equity Partners Management.
It is a new position, a spokeswoman said in an email. Based in New York, Mr. Galligan joined the firm Monday and reports to David Flannery, president and senior managing director at Vista Credit Partners.
Mr. Galligan is responsible for managing Vista Credit Partners' direct lending business within its multiproduct credit platform. He was previously a partner at Ares Management where he was a member of that firm's U.S. direct lending strategies team. A spokeswoman declined to comment.
Vista Credit Partners has more than $6 billion in assets under management.