David LyonCo-Head of Private Credit at Neuberger Berman
David Lyon is a Managing Director of Neuberger Berman and Co-Head of the Private Credit business for NB Private Equity. He is a member of the Private Debt, Credit Opportunities and Strategic Capital Investment Committees. Prior to joining Neuberger Berman in 2014, he was the Director of Research at Ellis Lake Capital, a $500 million event-driven credit hedge fund based in New York. Before Ellis Lake, Mr. Lyon was one of three professionals responsible for the day to day management of the Credit Opportunities Group, a multi-billion dollar portfolio of credit and equity investments at D. E. Shaw. At D. E. Shaw, Mr. Lyon was also responsible for the private equity efforts in the Credit Opportunities Group and sat on several public and private company boards. Previously, Mr. Lyon was a Managing Director at The Cypress Group, a $3.5 billion private equity fund, where he was a member of the Investment Committee. Prior to Cypress, Mr. Lyon was one of five original professionals at Och-Ziff Capital Management and worked in the Mergers & Acquisitions department of Goldman Sachs. Mr. Lyon earned a MBA from Harvard Business School and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame, where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa.