Financial Services >> CEO Interviews >> October 28, 2013
Interview with the Chairman and CEO: Saratoga Investments Corp. (SAR)
Christian L. Oberbeck is Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer of Saratoga Investment Corp. Mr. Oberbeck is also the Managing Member of Saratoga Investment Advisors, LLC, the company's investment adviser. Mr. Oberbeck is the Managing Partner of Saratoga Partners, a middle market private equity investment firm, and has served on its investment committee since 1995. Mr. Oberbeck assumed management responsibility for Saratoga Partners in 2008, having comanaged the firm since 1995 when he joined Dillon Read and Saratoga Partners from Castle Harlan, Inc., a corporate buyout firm. Mr. Oberbeck had joined Castle Harlan at its founding in 1987 and was a Managing Director, leading successful investments in manufacturing and financial services companies. Prior to joining Castle Harlan, Inc., he worked in the Corporate Development Group of Arthur Young and in corporate finance at Blyth Eastman Paine Webber. Mr. Oberbeck has been a director of numerous middle-market companies while at Saratoga Partners and Castle Harlan. Mr. Oberbeck graduated from Brown University in 1982 with a B.S. in physics and a B.A. in mathematics. In 1985, he earned an MBA from Columbia University. Profile
TWST: Let's begin with a brief historical sketch of the Saratoga Investment Corporation, and then give us overview of what things are like at the present time.