Managing Director, Investor Services
Van Thorne is a Managing Director, Investor Services for MetLife Private Capital Investors. He was named to this position in 2012. In his prior role as Head of Relationship Management, Mr. Thorne was responsible for MetLife's private placement direct lending effort.
Prior to joining MetLife, Mr. Thorne was a Managing Director, Head of North American Private Placements and President of RBS Securities Corporation from 1999-2006. At RBS, Mr. Thorne helped transform the team to become a world-class private placement agent. He has raised tens of billions of capital for corporates in the US, UK, Australia, Canada, Iceland, Ireland, Belgium, Austria, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Finland, Mexico, and several other countries. Prior to that, Van was at J.P. Morgan Securities, Inc. for 13 years where he worked in the firm's M&A, Real Estate, Capital Markets and Private Placement Advisory groups.
Mr. Thorne is a graduate of Cornell University and the Morgan Finance Program.